On the eighth floor of an old hotel come office building just off New Orleans' Lee Circle and on the east face of a wall that separated the Bille and Green office from the Ammerman and McDowell office hung a small photo of a less than one year old baby boy. Daniel Paul Bille, first born of Paul and Maryanne, was the only child among aforementioned four, freshly out of university, ready to face the world, and "what business are we in again", Amoco new hires. Being the only baby to the our group, and having such a cute mom, Daniel become "Our Man Dan."

That was yesterday. Today, well a few days ago, May 2001, Dan graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. The next few webpages contain a few photos of the graduation: