Author: Rich Collins

Week in Review, Aug. 31-Sept. 4: Business Community Helping Laura Evacuees

NEW ORLEANS - City officials, state leaders, the business community and individuals all worked this week to aid residents of southwest Louisiana who have been affected by Hurricane Laura. Among the efforts: New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan is…

Banking on Change

The pandemic accelerated trends that were already going on. Banks are doing more business online, less in branches, and there are fewer new business loans because of all the uncertainty.  - Guy Williams, president and CEO of Gulf Coast Bank…

Urban League Hosts Webinars for Entrepreneurs

NEW ORLEANS - The Urban League of Louisiana Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is hosting a series of webinars about strategies and tactics for entrepreneurs. Session 1: Managing and Pivoting Your Business During and After a Crisis Tuesday, Sept. 1…