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Ryan D. Mayer

Ryan D. Mayer Owner | Mayer Building Company Fun Fact I have an amazing wife, Meg, who's a high school teacher, a wonderful mother and professional. Together we raise our four healthy, happy children. What unique challenges have you faced…

Scott & Michelle Lovitt, PharmD

Tucked away on a neighborhood street in Metairie, Audubon Care Homes’ Dreyfous House is providing a new caliber of residential assisted living (RAL). After witnessing his grandmother’s quality of life vastly improve in a small assisted living community, Scott Lovitt,…

Darlene Lockhart

Darlene Lockhart CPA, CEO | Xplore Federal Credit Union Fun Fact Although I have absolutely no musical talent, I serve of the Board of a community ministry that encourages youths to individually grow and flourish through music lessons.  What initially…

John P. LeBlanc

John P. LeBlanc CEO | Metairie Bank Fun Fact This is actually my second dream job; my first dream job was to be a record store owner. I worked in a record store all throughout college. Considering what happened to…

Michael A. Roussel Jr.

Michael A. Roussel Jr. VP of Marketing | Xplore Federal Credit Union Fun Fact My father had a lot of good quotes, and if he didn’t say this every day, he didn’t say it at all: “Work to live; don’t…

Brittany R. Major

Brittany R. Major President/CEO | Major Servicesp Fun Fact My favorite book is Eckhart Tolle’s The Power of Now. This enlightening book has had an enormous impact on my life and my ability to be present in each moment while…

Shirley “Toni” McCord

Shirley “Toni” McCord CPA, APAC | A Professional Accounting Corp Fun Fact The best piece of advice I ever received was from a former boss who told me to save something every month. This is often the best piece of…

D. Scott Crabtree

D. Scott Crabtree President and CEO | Lambeth House Fun Fact My favorite advice is appropriate for current times. It’s a quote from Einstein: “Whoever is careless with truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.”   What…

Shelby Russ

Shelby Russ President and CEO | AOS Interior Environments Fun Fact The best piece of advice I’ve received? “Shut up and listen!”   What have been some of your biggest challenges and biggest successes? Hands down, my biggest challenges have…

Jessica Brandt

Jessica Brandt CEO | Ray Brandt Auto Group Fun Fact The best piece of advice I ever received is, “A bad decision is better than no decision at all. Most decisions can be undone, but you have to learn to…

Chris Ferris

Chris Ferris President and CEO | Fidelity Bank & NOLA Lending Group Fun Fact My favorite productivity tool/app is One Note. I receive so much information daily that it’s hard to retain it and often fully understand it’s applicable use.…