The Idea Village Announces Jon Atkinson As New Chief Executive Officer


NEW ORLEANS — The Idea Village Board of Directors welcomes Jon Atkinson as the new Chief Executive Officer of The Idea Village. Beginning Monday, July 9, Jon will take up leadership of the organization as the board continues to develop and execute programs to support entrepreneurs.

Jon joins The Idea Village with over 10 years of experience in entrepreneurship, finance, investment, and education. He serves as co-founder and administrator for Lagniappe Angels, a local angel investment fund, and also led the Center for Entrepreneurship and Community Development at Loyola University New Orleans, where he served as the first director.

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"We are excited for Jon to join the team as The Idea Village enters its next phase of growth," says Chairman of The Idea Village Board of Directors,
Founder & CEO of Lucid Patrick Comer. "Jon’s unanimous support from the Board of Directors shows he is clearly the right leader for our future."

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