Biz New Orleans April 2024

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All the Profit

This month it’s all about the nonprofits. It’s right there in the name, isn’t it? These ventures are not about profiting, not about the...

The Importance of Sending a Thank You Note

Today I received a thank you note that was so powerful it changed my publisher’s note. Some months I struggle with a topic to write...

French Quarter Festival and the Impact on the Community

This year’s French Quarter Fest will be held April 11-14 and promises to be bigger and better than ever. Boasting an expanded footprint, it...

Climate Tech + Community = A Winning Housing Strategy for NOLA?

On January 26, one of the world’s largest nonprofit climate technology investors announced a partnership with a New Orleans housing and development funding agency...

Tips for Businesses Navigating the Current Political Minefield

We are entering what will likely be one of the most divisive election seasons in our nation’s history. Regardless of party affiliation or candidate...

Home Malone: An Owner’s Journey from Artist to Full-Blown Retail

If one neighborhood store serving one neighborhood is a good thing, two of the same store serving two neighborhoods is even better. Such is...
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HUB International Gulf South New Orleans Headquarters Redesign

An insurance brokerage business, HUB International Ltd. was drawn to the Louisiana market by the state’s significant insurance premiums. “The types of ‘risks’ (as we...

Bywater Favorite Suis Generis: A Backstory Like No Other

Although a busy practicing attorney, Ernie Foundas is also a food-obsessed chef and farmer with a bit of mad scientist thrown in. Growing up between...

James Martin

Education: Tulane University (MBA), University of Plymouth (BS) Hidden Gem: Nomiya on Magazine for their awesome Kuro On the Horizon: Our technology footprint at Avondale is...

The Next Chapter of New Orleans Business Alliance 

During my nearly nine years with the New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLABA), the organization has persevered through several periods of change, both internally and...

How and Why We Need to Diversify the Philanthropic Calendar

In the world of philanthropy, year-end giving is an important time, as many nonprofits receive the majority of donations when donors are feeling charitable...

Evaluating NFL Talent is Tricky this Time of Year

We’re in the thick of the NFL offseason, and hope is, mostly, ubiquitous among the league’s 32 franchises. With free agency open and the...
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New Orleans’ Landmark Cases That Shape the Course of American Society

With one foot in the past and the other in the present, the Crescent City has been a crucible for some of the most...

Region’s Maritime Industry Celebrated Multiple Big Wins

While National Maritime Day may not be until May, celebrations began early in March with the release of record-setting data from both Port NOLA...

Why Drone Use in Real Estate Marketing has Risen to Record Levels

In the competitive world of real estate, every edge counts. With the rise of technology, agents are constantly seeking innovative ways to market properties...

NOLA Beer Bus is Reinventing the Old-Fashioned Pub-Crawl

Launched in December 2023, NOLA Beer Bus allows riders to visit any or all of 10 local breweries without driving, ride sharing, biking or...

Next Generation Clubs

Mission: Next Generation’s mission is to empower students to initiate campus clubs offering encouragement and biblical guidance through life-giving mentors. Founded 31 years ago in...

Hancock Whitney

Mission: Each day, Hancock Whitney reaffirms their mission to help people achieve their financial goals and dreams and to help communities thrive by providing...
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New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity

Mission: To responsibly build communities where families can thrive, in homes they can afford. For more than 40 years, New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity...

New Orleans Jewish Community Center

Mission: The mission of the New Orleans JCC is to promote and ensure the well-being of our Jewish community and to instill an understanding of Judaism...

DePaul Community Health Centers

Mission: To improve the health of our community and to be a presence of Jesus’ love in the lives of all we serve.  DePaul...

Gallo Mechanical

Mission: Gallo Mechanical continues to celebrate our employees’ commitment to their communities and the places where we live and work. Thomas Lewis is the Director...

Jefferson Community Foundation

Mission: The Jefferson Community Foundation (JCF) is the nonprofit community foundation for Jefferson Parish dedicated to improving the quality of life for residents, visitors,...

The American Heart Association

Mission: Our vision is to advance health and hope for everyone everywhere and to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier...
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RYCARS Construction LLC

Mission: RYCARS Construction LLC, your premier commercial roofing contractor, values the communities we serve. Under the leadership of Stephanie Burks, RYCARS has cultivated a...

National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana

Mission: The NKFL is revolutionizing the fight to save lives by eliminating preventable kidney disease, accelerating innovation for the dignity of the patient experience,...

Volunteers of America

Mission: Volunteers of America Southeast Louisiana is the premier provider of effective and high-quality social services for children, families, veterans, seniors, and persons living...

Clover

Mission: Clover envisions a city and region where all young children are ready to learn and all citizens are healthy and economically stable. Clover, formerly...

BuildStrong Academy of Greater New Orleans

Mission: The BuildStrong Academy of Greater New Orleans (Powered by HBI) was established as the leading educational resource for career technical education in the...

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