Louis graduated as a Pharmacist in 1974, and started his first pharmacist retail unit in Citrusdal in 1975 realizing that there was an opportunity there and eventually grew his business to 9 pharmacies.

Louis realized there was an opportunity to become a wholesaler to the other pharmacies, and later parted ways with the retailers setting himself up as a wholesaler, as well as took hold of an opportunity to launch a courier service for pharmaceutical deliveries.

Louis served as the President of Pharmaceutical Society for a season and quickly grew in stature and influence resulting in his election as the Mayor of Citrusdal where he served for a period of 8 years.