Biz New Orleans June 2022

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Heading Up North

I’m up on the Northshore every week to visit my mom in Mandeville. We have a standing date where I get to hang with...

No Summer Slowdown Here!

This month I want to focus on a few shout-outs and congratulations. First, congratulations to Jerry Bologna and JEDCO — especially the finance team —...

A Fight for Survival

In January, St. Tammany Parish President Mike Cooper proposed a moratorium on rezoning to restrict increasing density for residential development. The moratorium would limit...

The Pandemic After The Pandemic

Starting in the 1950s, if you heard someone was being “sent to Mandeville,” it meant they were receiving mental health care, often involuntary. The...

Come On In, the Water’s Fine

Poppy Tooker has spent her life devoted to the cultural essence that food brings to Louisiana, a topic she explores weekly on her NPR-affiliated...

Chris Combs

Who would play you in a movie? Will Ferrell. No one else has the hair. What’s your favorite nonprofit cause? We support Catholic Charities, The...
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Let’s Fly Over Already!

Jennifer Gibson Schecter was once a tourist in New Orleans herself and is now proud to call NOLA home. On a beautiful spring day in...

On the Road Again

  Spot2Nite Apple and Google apps app.spot2nite.com // spot2nite.com   Summer vacation time is here, and while the COVID-19 pandemic is abating in many areas, both faamilies...

Flood Insurance Fiasco

Big changes are coming to flood insurance, and they’ll affect almost everyone in Louisiana. Under FEMA’s Risk Rating 2.0, most current NFIP policy holders...

What new technology, app, or software are you using to help improve your business or workflow?

Wendi Weilman Senior Sales Executive BearCom/Motorola Personally, LinkedIn is my go-to for pre-connecting before scheduling meetings with potential clients. It has assisted me with my successful sales...

Sun Belt Shining Bright

Chris Price is an award-winning journalist and public relations principal. When he’s not writing, he’s avid about music, the outdoors, and Saints, Ole Miss...

Ancient Entrepreneurism — Italian Style

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. He has observed, supported...
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Heavy Weight Title

In 2021, Fleur de Lis Law & Title opened its new Covington location. Founded in 2011, the company also has offices in Hammond, Amite,...

A Prescription for Success

Ask anyone within the Greater New Orleans region to describe the identity of the Northshore and — depending on the person — you’ll likely...

The Northshore IS TOPS for Retirement

What we really need to see in the future is truly affordable retirement and long-term care options. Much education is needed for people who...

Paying the Price

Thirty percent of the New Orleans executives who responded to this month’s New Orleans 500 email survey said increased energy costs are creating problems...

The Business Community is Talking

Catch all the latest news, plus original reporting, people on the move, videos, weekly podcast and blogs, digital editions of the magazines and daily...

Darlene Lockhart

Darlene Lockhart CPA, CEO | Xplore Federal Credit Union Fun Fact Although I have absolutely no musical talent, I serve of the Board of a community ministry...
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The Longo Group

Standing (L to R): Tracy Clanton, Michael Mayeaux, Marcy Morreale, Stephanie Lawson, Amy Longo. Seated (L to R): Steve Longo, Ted Longo, Chris Collins   Who We...

Senior Solutions

While aging inevitably presents obstacles for older adults and their families, living situations don’t have to be one of them. The region is home...

John P. LeBlanc

John P. LeBlanc CEO | Metairie Bank Fun Fact This is actually my second dream job; my first dream job was to be a record store owner....

Christwood

Christwood Master Plan Task Force (Seated L to R:) Executive Officer, L. Stephen Holzhalb, III, D. Min, Task Force Chair Beverly Gariepy. (Standing L to R:)...

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