Biz The Magazine - February 2022

Faith in Healing

The founders — sisters Diana Fisher, Deborah Peters and Kendall Winingder — honored the building’s Scandinavian roots in the design and atmosphere, infusing it with natural elements. They collaborated with Bell Butler Design & Architecture on…

Goodbye to a Chaotic Year

Chris Price is an award-winning journalist and public relations principal. When he’s not writing, he’s avid about music, the outdoors, and Saints, Ole Miss and Chelsea football. Stability has been a hallmark for the New Orleans Saints in 16 years…

When Opportunity Docks

While the pandemic may have taken a heavy toll on local industries like hospitality, tourism, and even oil and gas, for the state’s maritime industry and Louisiana ports, it may have provided additional opportunities for the region to grow and…

The Business Community is Talking

Dallas Cowboys head coach Tom Landry is carried off the field after his team wins Super Bowl VI Jan.16, 1972, at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans. It’s not necessarily five cities vying for one Super Bowl like it used to…

Back At It

This issue feels a bit weird to me. It’s the first one since Biz’s launch in October 2014 that I did not plan. It’s strange to give up the reins, even for a short time, to something you’ve been doing…

Best Lawyers

This list is excerpted from the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, the pre-eminent referral guide to the legal profession in the United States. Published since 1983, Best Lawyers lists attorneys in 148 specialties, representing all 50 states,…

Grabbing a Getaway

This month I am taking a vacation. Since the start of the pandemic my only travel has been last summer for our daughter’s wedding, which lucky for us happened when COVID was trending down for a short time frame. Of…

Remote is Clicking

Most area executives are continuing to run their businesses using some version of a remote work model according to the latest Biz New Orleans email survey of the “New Orleans 500,” a list of influential CEOs. Biz New Orleans asked…

Here To Stay

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. He has observed, supported and participated in entrepreneurial ventures at the street, neighborhood, nonprofit, micro- and macro-business levels. For virtually…

Off To a Strong Start

There you are, on the cusp of starting your new business or launching your latest product, equipped with your million-dollar idea and limitless determination and drive. Only, that million-dollar idea is just a seed, for now, and nurturing it to…