Arlen "Benny" Cenac, Jr.

Focused on continued preservation, conservation and sustainability

Arlen “Benny” Cenac Jr., sole owner and operator of Golden Ranch Farms has kept his mission for the farm alive and well since the day he took ownership.

Arlen Benny Cenac a Houma, Louisiana-based entrepreneur with a global reach, an avid philanthropist to the gulf coast region and strong supporter of coastal wetland restoration. Benny Cenac is a third-generation owner of Cenac Towing Company, originally founded in 1927 by his grandfather, Jock Cenac, and now doing business as Cenac Marine Services.


Arlen Benny Cenac Jr. has remained focused on the continued preservation, conservation and sustainability that has been a part of the ranch for hundreds of years. As an avid philanthropist to the gulf coast region and strong supporter of coastal wetland restoration, taking care of this land is second nature to him.


As a dedicated leader in his community, Benny Cenac Jr. has served on several boards and committees, including Nicholls State University College of Business Advisory Board, Nicholls State University Foundation and Restore or Retreat. Benny Cenac is also a member of American Waterways Operators, South Central Industrial Association, Bayou Community Foundation and Greater New Orleans Foundation.


Arlen Benny Cenac Jr. is also a devoted philanthropist, donating both his time and money to dozens of regional, national and international causes. He is most fond of his involvement with the Terrebonne Association for Retarded Citizens, Houma-Terrebonne NAACP, O.N.E./C.H.A.N.G.E., American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation and Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Louisiana Businessman Benny Cenac, Jr.

Arlen “Benny” Cenac, Jr. continues to invest large capital sums to keep the land of Golden Ranch Farms pristine and self-sustainable.


Golden Ranch Farms is the largest privately owned refuge in the state of Louisiana.

Over the years, Mr. Cenac has, and continues to, invest large capital sums to keep the land pristine and self-sustainable. He looks forward to seeing the future of Golden Ranch Farms as it continues to thrive and flourish under his ownership.