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John Blancher

New Orleans Chamber Member Since 2014 “Chamber resources help Rock’N’Bowl, among other local businesses, to grow and communicate with each other” John Blancher has never been a man to shy away from opportunity. Since he opened Rock’N’Bowl’s doors, he has…

Gordon Stevens

New Orleans Chamber Member Since 2012 “Stevens cites the representation that the Chamber provides for their members and for the business community from networking to politics.” Gordon Stevens, President/CEO of New Orleans Steamboat Company and Gray Line Tours, understands the…

Todd Matherne

New Orleans Chamber Member Since 2010 “Matherne credited the Chamber’s networking prowess and quarterly luncheons as helping the publishing house” Todd Matherne, CEO of Renaissance Publishing, initially joined the New Orleans Chamber to take advantage of the networking opportunities—but soon…

Steven Dugal

New Orleans Chamber Member Since 2010 “Matching Northwestern Mutual with the Chamber, with its large base of employers...felt like the ideal decision .” Steven Dugal, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF, CLF is the managing partner for Northwestern Mutual, Louisiana-Mississippi. Over his thirty…

Associated Benefits

In 1998, Bill Heine at 60, instead of retiring from group insurance sales, started his own business. Associated Benefits Consulting, with a main office in New Orleans, has been in the business of connecting partners and clients for 21 years,…

Corrugated Industries

Seven decades is the better part of a century—and it’s also how long Corrugated Industries has been the leading provider of premier, innovative metal building supplies for the New Orleans area. They have also been a family-owned business for those…

Crescent City Steaks

For the Vojkovich family, the restaurant business is in their blood. For the last 85 years, the family has been behind one of the most famous steakhouses in the city: Crescent City Steaks, founded in 1934 by John Vojkovich, an…

Helm Paint & Decorating

Helm Paint is a household name for New Orleanians—and as they approach their fiftieth year of business in 2020, it’s no wonder. Founded by Ronald “Bunky” Helm in 1970, the store started out on Earhart with only two parking spaces.…

Plush Appeal, LLC

If you’ve been to a parade in New Orleans, you probably know Plush Appeal’s merchandise, even if you don’t know their story. Plush Appeal—The Mardi Gras Spot—began in New Orleans in 1989, when Daryl Fletchinger set out in the amusement…

Rooter Man

When your drain isn’t working, one of the most welcome sights in the city is the familiar red Rooter Man van. A staple in the area since 1974, Rooter Man is a full-service plumbing effort. Rooter Man’s Founder Guy Lavenia,…

RYCARS Construction

Since 2002, RYCARS Construction has grown from a small, grassroots company into a regional powerhouse that has successfully completed over $150 million in commercial roofing projects. The Burks family grew their company from a single room in their Destrehan home…

Home Bank

"Home Bank has invested in re-development, community projects and affordable housing, to enhance economic development and the prosperity of the region for years to come." At Home Bank, business is personal. With over a century of service, the company finds…