Episode 32: The Importance of Supporting Local
This week’s podcast features Maryann Miller of StayLocal, an independent business alliance active in New Orleans since 2001. Miller designs programs and directs operations that support StayLocal’s efforts to build a thriving local economy. Here, she talks about the importance of supporting local businesses in general and during the pandemic in particular.
Miller has also worked to promote the role of historic preservation in economic development at Preservation Resource Center. Most recently, she helped develop new lines of business for the Louisiana State Museum system. She is a certified real estate finance professional with a background in sociology.