Author: Kelcy Wilburn

CPA Realty, LLC

Numbers have always made sense to Jessica LeBlanc who found a passion in accounting as early as high school. Now a CPA, consultant, and real estate broker, Jessica combines her love of numbers with a love for helping others better…

Athena Real Estate

Named a Top 10 Real Estate Influencer in 2021 by Biz New Orleans, Stacie Carubba excels at a career involving the perfect balance of creativity and conviviality. Fostering relationships across the community and making a difference in peoples’ lives are…

Entergy New Orleans

Leading Entergy New Orleans with Deanna Rodriguez, President & CEO, are Sandra Diggs-Miller, Vice President of Customer Service, and Courtney Nicholson, Vice President of Regulatory & Public Affairs. Together, this diverse leadership team helps change the way the company interacts…

Crescent City Living

A native New Orleanian with roots in numerous neighborhoods, Lisa Julien grew up watching the strong and resilient members of her parents and family as their hard work led them down successful paths in law, civil rights, and business. A graduate…

JEDCO

Many of the key leaders driving the economic development strategy and policy for Jefferson Parish are women—at Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO), the innovative approaches of Lacey, Annalisa, Janet, and Kelsey have helped establish the organization as a recognized…

Triton Stone

Kenner natives, sisters Katie Jensen and Rachel Jones come from a family of entrepreneurs. Their father taught them the ropes of owning and running a family business, which they then pursued in 2006 with the opening of Triton Stone. What…

Catholic Community Foundation

With an entrepreneurial spirit and a commitment to living a spiritual life both personally and professionally, Darlene Poché Robért opened Robért Fresh Market in 1994 alongside her husband and high-school sweetheart, Marc Robért. Motivated by God and family, Darlene and…

Engel & Volkers 

Julie Ragusa’s passions—photojournalism, culinary arts, animals, and roller derby—have taken her across the country and world, but, upon returning home to New Orleans, Julie discovered that one passion outweighed the rest: real estate. After founding the first roller derby league…

The Bernard Group & Fidelity Bank

Jolie Bernard and Kiva Reynolds are partners in purpose—both women have a passion for community engagement and making connections between people and potential. By working collaboratively, they are able to expand their individual footprints to help more people across communities…

Port of South Louisiana

Julia Fishser-Cormier’s two biggest driving forces are her home and her work—fortunately for her, the two are remarkably intertwined. As a third-generation resident of St. Charles Parish, Julia is grateful for the community that molded her: the family that provided…

UNO Transportation Institute

Whether by boat, car, plane or train, arrivals to the transportation industry differ person to person. Carol Short’s father started a family tradition by working in the railroad industry, followed by her sons in maritime, while Bethany Stich started her career as…

Cox

Erin Monroe Wesley, Kristina Lagasse Sarai, and Raiza Pitre are three women who prove every day what it means to lead. In their leadership roles with Cox, they demonstrate how to live one’s truth while empowering peers to excel and…

Argent Trust

A Southwest Louisiana native, Jill Knight Nalty moved to New Orleans 35 years ago and began her career in the financial sector, working with Hibernia National Bank and First Commerce Corporation, before retiring to focus on raising children and volunteering…