Keith Twitchell

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans, which he led for another 16 years. He has observed, supported and participated in entrepreneurial ventures at the street, neighborhood, nonprofit, micro- and macro-business levels.


Come. Sit. Stay.

Mid-City Animal House 4001 Toulouse Street // New Orleans 504-373-6640 // // //  @MidCityAnimalHouse After receiving her MBA at University of New Orleans, Cali...

Pothole Potential

New Orleans made national headlines last summer when residents along Esplanade Avenue were photographed using a giant pothole in that street for a swimming...

Dr. Rochelle Ford

Dillard University may be a small HCBU nestled quietly in its Gentilly neighborhood, but it clearly punches well above its weight. Under the leadership...

Lucio A. Fragoso

2023 was a year of growth in every imaginable way for Children’s Hospital New Orleans, including programs, staff, partnerships, facilities and patients served. It also...

Eyes on Canal

Eyes on Canal // 4205 Canal Street B, New Orleans 504-777-7780 // // //  @EyesOnCanal As medical care becomes increasingly centralized and corporate, small, independent...

Start a Business in 2024?

While it may not be as common as “I’m going to work out every day,” many people’s New Year’s resolutions may include, “This is...
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New Orleaves

New Orleaves 800 Brooklyn Avenue // Algiers Raven Funches loves her city and her neighborhood, as reflected in both the name and location of her business. New...

Good Guys Finish First

  "Ethical entrepreneurism” is yet another new business buzzword. What exactly does it mean? What are its impacts on the entrepreneurial imperatives of business and...

Still Going Strong

Less than half of new business ventures survive their first five years. By 10 years, two-thirds have failed, and a large percentage of the...

Entrepreneurial Burnout

Entrepreneur fatigue is one of the biggest medical concerns today.” This observation from Tony DiSilvestro is rooted in two aspects of the current state of...

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