Author: Sarah Ravits

Labors of Leadership

As the executive director of a nonprofit, a former board member of the East NOLA Business Development District, and a new member of the New Orleans City Council, Cyndi Nguyen has spearheaded significant improvements in the city, and will continue…

A Steady Comeback

The New Orleans population expanded into the East in the 1960s, and the area became the host of family-friendly and community-minded neighborhoods that we see today. Each subdivision has its own identity and homes built in a variety of architectural…

Committee Spotlight

Ambassador Committee The Ambassadors are a dedicated organization serving as points of contact, continuously welcoming new individual members and businesses in the community. They host meet-and-greets, participate in ribbon-cutting ceremonies throughout the year and serve at Chamber functions. Additionally, the…

Jefferson Parish Update

Keeping citizens informed on municipal updates is a priority of the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce. Last Fall, the Chamber hosted two events that encouraged more civic involvement and transparency between elected leaders, business leaders and constituents. Christy Marino, Advocacy and…

Living Well in Jefferson Parish

In 2017, the Jefferson Chamber formed a new health initiative, LiveWell Jefferson, which focuses on creating and cultivating a culture of health and wellness among both residents and business communities in the area.  Donna Austin of Peoples Health, who serves…

Leadership Jefferson

Leadership Jefferson is a program with an ambitious mission: to develop a diverse network of dedicated business and community leaders to improve the quality of life for all citizens in Jefferson Parish and the Greater New Orleans region.  Over the…