Author: Suzanne Pfefferle Tafur

Lighting the Way

Fifteen years ago, in an effort to compete on a national level, three St. Tammany residents who were already shining in the electric utility industry launched Ampirical Solutions, LLC. The Covington-based company now comprises nearly 300 employees and a portfolio…

StudyNOLA

When people around the world think about New Orleans, they likely imagine Mardi Gras parades, spicy Creole food, jazz music, and other cultural characteristics that have made the city famous. Unfortunately, higher education—and New Orleans as a place to learn…

Learning and Growing Together

  In the spring of 2020, as cases of COVID-19 swept through the region, school campuses promptly shut down to protect the safety of students, faculty and their families. Classes – along with lectures, exams, homework and everything that…

The Business of Bites

It’s a fact known around the world: New Orleans boasts exceptional cuisine. But innovators in the food and beverage industry have found other ways to capitalize on that common knowledge, and over the years, breweries, distilleries and food brands have…

Rooted in Greater New Orleans

For Otis Tucker, Jr., a fourth-generation New Orleanian, the Crescent City is as much a part of his identity as it is his home. But that’s not the only reason he felt this region was the best place to launch…