Biz New Orleans September 2018

Issue Articles

Conference Confidence

Melanie Warner Spencer is editor of New Orleans Bride and New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles and managing editor of Louisiana Life and Acadiana Profile....

Deposits for Our Future

  Theryn Henkel, Ph.D., is the assistant director of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation’s (LPBF) Coastal Sustainability Program. Along with operating water quality and educational...

These Treats Are Extra Sweet

  Jacob Folse knows the exact date and time of his weekly art class; he joyously counts down the days until his next session. This...

Fore-Ward Thinking

  Last fall, three local high school friends (Rummel and Jesuit class of 2001) and golf enthusiasts decided to take a swing at a big...

Well-Crafted

  It’s easy to imagine the building at 817 St. Louis St. in the French Quarter in its earliest incarnation as a residence to the...

The Coolest Secret in Town

Anyone finding themselves at the corner of Gravier and Claiborne might observe a number of things: several parking garages, the towering belfry of St....
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Leslie’s Graduation

  Leslie Jacobs is a successful businesswoman.  Along with her brother, Steven Rosenthal, and her dad, Stan Rosenthal, she helped transform her family’s small, independent...

Employment Drug Testing Policies: Up in Smoke?

  As state laws on marijuana use continueto change, employers are left wondering how such laws may affect their workplace drug-testing policies. While marijuana remains illegal...

What’s the Plan?

  I’m the owner of a small commercial New Orleans general contracting firm and now and again, I get asked what I like about my...

Should You Be a B Corp?

New Orleans is hosting the international B Corp Champions Retreat with events around the city from September 25 to 27. During this three-day event, hundreds...

The Changing Benefits Landscape

Did You Know? The Student Loan Repayment Assistance Act, a bill introduced to the U.S. House and referred to the House Committee on Ways and...

Don’t be an IHOP

Julia Carcamo is president and chief brand strategist at J Carcamo & Associates, specializing in brand and marketing strategy. She is also the co-founder...
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Editor's Note: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

As I’m writing this editor’s note, it’s the weekend before my daughter (finally) heads back to school, and I have just finished a lovely...

Are You Protected?

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

NOFF Returns

Kimberley Singletary is the managing editor of Biz New Orleans magazine. A 20-year Southern California veteran, she has been surrounded by the film industry...

Yardage King

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...

Finger Lickin’ Growing Pains

Jennifer Gibson Schecter was once a tourist in New Orleans herself and is now proud to call NOLA home. She also writes the Wednesday...

Hold The Alcohol, Please

A native New Orleanian, Poppy Tooker has spent her life devoted to the cultural essence that food brings to Louisiana, a topic she explores...
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Event: Emerge Summit: Young Professional Development

 Adrienne May, Eddie Maupin and Kristi Maupin Thursday, July 26 - Friday, July 27 | Ace Hotel New Orleans Hundreds of young professionals gathered for...

Event: ABWA New Orleans July Luncheon

Donna Accardo, Melissa Burbank and Ashley Zabalaoui Thursday, July 19 | The Cannery   July’s luncheon featured guest speaker Theresa Barnard, ADPA, a financial advisor with Waterfront...

Recent Openings

COMING SOON Canal Place Additions Louis Vuitton, Tory Burch and G Star Raw will open their first and only locations in the Gulf region at Canal...

Industry News

Awards Millenial Award-Winners Winners of the 2018 Millennial Awards — conceived and produced by the Spears Group since 2013 — were unveiled on Friday, July 27...

September Calendar

6 New Orleans Chamber of Commerce Women’s Business Alliance 5 to 7 p.m. The Ruby Slipper Café Mid-City 315 S. Broad St. NewOrleansChamber.org   6 New Orleans Chamber of Commerce Educational Seminar with NOLA...

Publisher's Note: Support for St. Elizabeth’s

This month, the St. Elizabeth’s Guild is celebrating it’s 48th Annual Volunteer Activist Awards, and I am truly humbled to have been chosen as...
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