Author: Keith Twitchell

New & Notable: Dr. Stacy Greene

“We’re all in this together.” This is the message Dr. Stacy Greene, infectious disease lead for DePaul Community Health Centers, wants everyone to hear in relation to getting the COVID-19 vaccination. Formerly known as Daughters of Charity Health Centers, DCHC…

New & Notable: Joshua Webb

Some of the world’s most famous buildings have been around for thousands of years — and so have some construction methods. Joshua Webb is out to change that. On Jan. 27, 2021, Webb took on the newly created role of…

Opening/Reopening Realities

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. He has observed, supported and participated in entrepreneurial ventures at the street,…

New & Notable: Christine Briede

“If we want to get better — not just grow, but get better — we have to work smarter.” For Christine Briede, executive director of the Jefferson Community Foundation, this means bringing parish government, business interests and the general community…

New & Notable: Louis Lauricella

Louis Lauricella’s company was among the principal developers of Harahan’s Elmwood Shopping Center when it opened in 1975. Twenty years later, the company acquired sole ownership of the tract, and as of 2018, is in the midst of transforming the…

New & Notable: Jackie Dadakis

While Green Coast Enterprises is renowned as a leader in environmentally friendly construction — with local projects including the Pythian Building and Pythian Market — the company is much more than just a builder and developer. “My top priority is…

New & Notable: Richard Tanzella

Becoming CEO of a hospital during a pandemic is challenging enough. Stepping in when the hospital was just sold and is integrating into a new system is even more so. Despite the challenges, however, Richard Tanzella is quick to call…

The North-South Connection

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. He has observed, supported and participated in entrepreneurial ventures at the street,…

Purple, Green, Gold & Sold

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. He has observed, supported and participated in entrepreneurial ventures at the street,…

2 Year

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely taxed every single component of the healthcare system in the United States. None, however, has been more stretched and stressed than medical facilities of all sizes. In many locations, the unthinkable became routine: patients waiting…

Entrepreneurism and Free Speech

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. He has observed, supported and participated in entrepreneurial ventures at the street,…

Elizabeth Haecker Ryan

Specialty General Civic Litigation Company Coats Rose Experience 30 years in practice Education BA Tulane University; JD Tulane University School of Law For Elizabeth Haecker Ryan, the path to her profession was not a direct one. Born and raised in…

Celeste Coco-Ewing

Specialty product liability and toxic tort cases Company Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver Experience 21 years in practice Education BA Tulane University; JD Tulane University Law School The intersection of policy, legislation and the law has long fascinated Celeste…

ENTREPRENEUR | Leaping Over a Low Bar

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. He has observed, supported and participated in entrepreneurial ventures at the street,…

ENTREPRENEUR | Hey, It Could Happen

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. He has observed, supported and participated in entrepreneurial ventures at the street,…

Locals Supporting Locals

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. He has observed, supported and participated in entrepreneurial ventures at the street,…

Wear a Mask, Save a Life…

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. He has observed, supported and participated in entrepreneurial ventures at the street,…

Entrepreneur | Home Alone

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. He has observed, supported and participated in entrepreneurial ventures at the street,…

A Tale of Four Businesses

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. He has observed, supported and participated in entrepreneurial ventures at the street,…

Break On Through

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. He has observed, supported and participated in entrepreneurial ventures at the street,…

Marketing 101

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. He has observed, supported and participated in entrepreneurial ventures at the street,…

Managing for Efficiency

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. He has observed, supported and participated in entrepreneurial ventures at the street,…

Startup Status

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. He has observed, supported and participated in entrepreneurial ventures at the street,…

In the Biz: Need Help Hiring?

So, your fledgling business has made it through those early stages, your customer base and revenues are growing and it’s time to start hiring a few staff members. Now what? It’s no secret that we have challenges with workforce quality…

On the Nile

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. He has observed, supported and participated in entrepreneurial ventures at the street,…

We Can’t Get Complacent

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. He has observed, supported and participated in entrepreneurial ventures at the street, neighborhood, nonprofit, micro- and macro-business levels.   Hard…