Biz New Orleans September 2021

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D. Scott Crabtree

D. Scott Crabtree President and CEO | Lambeth House Fun Fact My favorite advice is appropriate for current times. It’s a quote from Einstein: “Whoever is careless...

Shelby Russ

Shelby Russ President and CEO | AOS Interior Environments Fun Fact The best piece of advice I’ve received? “Shut up and listen!”   What have been some of your...

Xplore Federal Credit Union

“Beyond our services, we value our role in our community and give back to help our community thrive.” As it approaches the 75th anniversary of...

Milling Benson Woodward LLP

“We combine a thorough knowledge of the law with creative problem-solving to deliver solutions to a wide variety of issues.” Proud to have served New...

General Informatics

“With its innovative and agile business atmosphere, the local business community is a perfect fit for our IT and Core Infrastructure services.” General Informatics joined...

Delgado Community College

“Delgado Community College is one of Louisiana’s largest and most diverse higher education institutions.” A proud member of the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce since...
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Publisher’s Note

I am so excited about our newest publication: We are in the final stages of the first New Orleans 500, which is going to...

Lakeside Lives On

When Lakeside Shopping Center first opened its doors to shoppers in 1960 as an outdoor mall with 13 tenants on a 50-acre tract, a...

AI is Changing Banking

Thanks to RPA (robotic process automation) we’ve been able to reduce some of our onboarding processes from days to minutes, allowing our staff to...

Room for Two

In 2019, Courtney Coleman and Bill Brockschmidt, partners in New York design firm Brockschmidt & Coleman, opened a New Orleans branch of their business...

Blue is Back

The Superdome contributes close to $600 million in annual economic impact to the state of Louisiana, and Caesars is the largest gaming company in...

Archie Manning: A Hall of Fame Dad

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...
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Editor’s Note

The mall was a big part of my adolescence. In my teen years there was just nothing better than getting together a group of...

Higher Ed Check-in

Local institutions of higher learning are a tremendous, if sometimes underappreciated, asset for Southeast Louisiana. New Orleans alone boasts eight colleges and universities. Along...

Setting Sail

With the goal of making Lake Pontchartrain accessible to everyone, Community Sailing New Orleans operates from the northeast corner of West End Park, just...

There’s a lot of talk of weight gain in all ages during the pandemic. Are you seeing this and if so, what health consequences...

  Dr. Carolina Urbizo Internal Medicine/Pediatrics DePaul Community Health Centers During the pandemic, we are seeing weight gain in patients of all ages. A large majority of children...

Adapt or Perish

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

What are some recent or upcoming projects you’re excited about?

  Bert J. Turner Principal Mouton Long Turner Architects We have kicked off a number of projects during the pandemic, which I am delighted to mention. To start,...
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The New Powder Puff on Magazine Street

On July 19, sisters and Tulane alumni Kendall and Libby Glazer officially opened the first New Orleans location of their popular travel accessories boutique...

Advice From a Business Scaling Expert

We all thought we were done with COVID-19: Masks mandates lifted, vaccines administered and businesses returning provided a certain sense of “normalcy” or, at...

Ship Ahoy

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

Owner of Boucherie and Bourrée Goes After a New Demographic

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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