Author: Kim Singletary

Editor's Note

If there’s one thing this global pandemic has done it’s remind us all of the importance of our loved ones to our happiness and overall mental health. Many of us, myself included, have been spending a lot more time around…

Editor's Note | C’mon Fall!

October is my favorite month. Not only is it home to my favorite holiday, it’s the start of my favorite season. I mean, who doesn’t love fall? The weather starts to cool (hopefully), you have the holidays coming up, (which…

Editor's Note | It’s Time

While struggling to battle a worldwide pandemic, this country has also found itself in the midst of a renewed cry for equity. To be sure, COVID-19 has impacted us all to different degrees, but the facts have shown that —…

Black in Business

In June, the National Bureau of Economic Research came out with its first report on COVID-19’s effect on small businesses and, as was to be expected, the news wasn’t good. From February through April, the number of active business owners…

New & Notable: Deborah Grimes

    “One of the big things COVID-19 has highlighted in the national conversations the health disparities that have been, and continue to be, a reality.” These are the words of Deborah Grimes, RN, JD, MSHQS, who became Ochsner Health…

New & Notable: Mike Stolzman

Since accepting the role of general manager of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Corporation (NOPB), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA), in April 2019, Mike Stolzman has been hard at work. "It’s about…

New & Notable: Dr. Bob Lynch

Dr. Bob Lynch is no stranger to the challenges of guiding a large medical provider through an unforeseen disaster. While working as director of the South Central Veterans Affairs Health Care Network out of Ridgeland, Mississippi, Lynch assisted in the…

Editor's Note: We Can Do Better

As I write this it’s near the middle of June — just a few weeks from the May 25 murder of George Floyd that has galvanized a movement and a discussion on race and equity that has reached across the…

New & Notable: Denis Petrov and Andrey Stanovnov

Denis Petrov and Andrey Stanovnov Co-founders, IDScan.net "Our customers inspired us to provide a solution and we did." - Denis Petrov, speaking on IDScan.net’s newest product, a touchless temperature scanner Neither Denis Petrov and Andrey Stanovnov nor their New Orleans-based…

Editor's Note: Open

IT’S A GLORIOUS FOUR-LETTER WORD. I LOVE SEEING ALL THE YARD SIGNS FROM DIFFERENT businesses proclaiming it. It’s a sign of hope. A sign that, at least in some small way, things are reaching a bit toward normalcy. By the…

Editor's Note: Uncharted Waters

BUSINESS OWNERS PREPARE FOR A LOT OF “WHAT IFS,” BUT I THINK WE CAN safely say “what if there’s a global pandemic and nobody is allowed to leave their homes,” has never been one of them. There is no precedent…