Startup St. Bernard Judges And Prize Package Details Announced
ST. BERNARD PARISH – The 4th Annual Startup St. Bernard competition is on Monday, March 19 from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Docville Farm in Violet, Louisiana. In a recent press release, the St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation (SBEDF) announced the emcee, finalists, judges and prize packages.
Tom Gregory, multiple regional Emmy Award winner and WYES producer, will emcee the event.
Finalists for the 2018 competition include Clean Course Meals, Full Count Athletic Facility, Neptune’s Garden, Neutral Ground: A Digital Woodshop, and Pontchartrain Mushrooms.
The judges for the event will feature Kim Keene, CEO of St. Bernard Parish Hospital; Greg LaRose, City News manager for Nola.com/The Times Picayune; Kevin Pedeaux, owner of Coast Roast Coffee; Dr. Tina Tinney, chancellor of Nunez Community College; and Crystal McDonald, founder and CEO of Acrew.
SBEDF also stated that America’s Small Business Development Center has provided all finalists one-on-one business mentoring sessions in preparation for the competition and an advisory committee offered guidance and feedback on the finalist’s presentations.