Biz New Orleans May 2024

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Editor’s Note: Working Moms Post Pandemic

It’s a sad but true fact that women nowadays need all the help they can get. The last four years have especially been a struggle....

Publisher’s Note: Mother’s Day Wishes

As we enter May and celebrate Mother’s Day, I want to wish not only my wife, mom, and mother-in-law a wonderful Mother’s Day, but...

Phala Mire Explains Why Women Business Owners Should Be WBE Certified

As corporations place a growing emphasis on supplier diversity, it’s more important than ever for women and minority business owners to position themselves for...

9 Working Moms Share Their Tips and Tricks for Work, Home Balance

These women look amazing, and they are amazing. Each has worked their way to the top of their field and done so while balancing...

The Latest Health Care News

The following is an abridged version of five announcements found on BizNewOrleans.com. LCMC Health Launches “Keeping You Well” Program LCMC Health, the Louisiana-based, not-for-profit hospital system...

500: Michelle Craig

Education: Louisiana State University (JD, BCL), Louisiana Scholars’ College at Northwestern State University (BA) Nonprofit Cause: The Innocence Project Hobby/Passion: “Brunch with my girlfriends is my...
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Looking Back: When Eli Manning Was the NFL’s Next Big Thing

While looking at this year’s prospects, it dawned on me that it was 20 years ago that New Orleans’ own Eli Manning was THE...

The Warehouse Co-Working Space’s Newest Renovation

Loccated in an 1868 cotton warehouse in the Bywater, The Warehouse co-working space required extensive renovations prior to opening in 2015. The owners, Albert Walsh...

How Women Are Leading The Charge In Sustainable Finance

Women are carving out their space, challenging stereotypes and driving positive change in an industry long dominated by men. From pioneering innovative financial instruments to...

Neighborhood Gem: The Broad Theater

Neighborhood movie theaters used to be commonplace, but they have been almost entirely replaced by suburban mega-plexes. This did not deter Brian Knighten, owner and...

The Dog House: A Bar for Dogs and People

Pardon the pun, but a new Mid-City bar has really gone to the dogs, and in the best business way. The Dog House officially...

Three Entrepreneurs Share Why They’re Betting on New Orleans

The negativity surrounding our city right now seems relentless, from local media to neighborhood listservs to our new governor, who seems to think New...
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Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana Celebrates 40 Years

This year, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana (HCCL) invites New Orleanians to celebrate the 40th year of advancing the local community and...

The Story of Two Local Chinese Restaurants

When it comes to eating ethnic, Chinese food is America’s clear favorite. Today, there are more U.S. Chinese restaurants than all the fast-food chains...

How Does Programmatic Digital Advertising Work?

Almost everyone has experienced it in one way or another, but many people lack a clear understanding of how programmatic digital advertising works. Prominent examples...

Sandra Lombana Lindquist

Shepherding connections and advocacy to shape New Orleans as a great place to live and do business has been one of the greatest honors...

Tina Dang, MPH

Offering a unique perspective to the world of pharmaceuticals, Tina Dang draws inspiration from healthcare’s transformational power and strives to affect positive change in...

Tamara Kennedy

A nearly ten year veteran of America’s leading grain exporting port district, Tamara Kennedy has recently become Chief of Staff for the Port of...
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S. Eliza James

Growing up in rural Pennsylvania, Eliza James learned firsthand what it meant to care for your neighbors. Her early dreams of becoming a lawyer...

Hedy Kraft

A New Orleans native, Hedy Rose Kraft made the decision to place business roots in the heart of her beloved city in early 2020....

Krista Pouncy-Dyson

In the fast-paced realm of digital media, Krista Pouncy-Dyson shines as a trailblazer, navigating the industry with innovative strategies and an unwavering dedication to...

Avril Habetz

Avril Habetz, the newly appointed Managing Partner/CEO for Northwestern Mutual of Louisiana & Mississippi, brings over fifteen years of financial industry expertise and a...

Julie Couret

Meet spitfire Business Coach Julie Couret. This New Orleans native is known for her straight shooting and highly intuitive approach to eliminating the workplace drama...

Caryn Rodgers-Battiste

Bright Moments is uniquely positioned as a local, minority, and family owned and operated advertising, marketing, and public relations firm. The agency is committed...
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Robin Cassedy

A dynamic and client-conscious attorney, Robin Cassedy has dedicated her law practice at Strauss Massey Dinneen, LLC to the defense of automotive and property...

Heather Matthews

The newly appointed head of The Arc of Greater New Orleans, Heather Matthews, is where she was always meant to be. A 70-year-old institution...

Melissa Bennett Simeon

After completing her international business studies at the University of Georgia, University of Oxford (UK), and Universidad de Cadiz, Melissa Bennett Simeon decided it...

Ceara Labat

A second-generation member of the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans team, Ceara Labat follows in the footsteps of her father, who worked...

Danielle S. Willis, CPA, MPA

After ten years of living away from her hometown of New Orleans, Danielle Willis returned home in 2015 hoping to give back to the...

Dr. Jennifer Couvillon, RN-BC, PhD, CNE

An experienced nurse educator and innovative leader specializing in academic-hospital-community partnerships, professional development, and accreditation, Dr. Jennifer Couvillon is on a mission to make...
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