Biz The Magazine - November 2014

Biz New Orleans Launch Party

                  October 9, 2014 Little Gem Saloon Hundreds of business professionals gathered at Little Gem Saloon for an evening of food, drink and music to celebrate the first issue of Biz New…

WTC New Orleans Executive Speaker Series

September 25, 2014 Westin Canal Place Hotel The third of four speakers in this year’s WTC New Orleans Executive Speaker Series was Walter Robb, co-chief executive officer of Whole Foods Market. Robb joined Whole Foods Market in 1991 and rose…

Jefferson Chamber Port Breakfast

September 23, 2014 Metairie Country Club Banquet Room At this sold-out morning event, Gary LaGrange, president and CEO of the Port of New Orleans since 2001, shared updates and announcements from the Port, including expansions, rankings, and the economic impact…

A Duke Boy And a Dream

Known for his iconic role as Bo Duke in The Dukes of Hazzard, John Schneider takes on a new title as owner of John Schneider Studios in Holden, La.

Stepping Back to Move Forward

Past and present collide in the classical work space of Pres Kabacoff, CEO behind HRI Properties – responsible for $2 billion in revitalization projects around the country.

Still Not On Solid Ground

Although this year’s Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act granted a reprieve from rate hikes of up to 3,000 percent, the issue remains far from resolved.

Oh Yes! We Have Some Bananas

The triumphant return of Chiquita Brands International to the Port of New Orleans is energizing the Port and further boosting the city’s ties with Central America.

Editor’s Note

Sometimes life takes you places you’d never dreamed you’d go. For instance, recently I found myself out in the middle of Holden, La., spending a leisurely afternoon outdoors with the man who, when I was just six years old, officially…

Giving Thanks!

As this is the month of giving thanks, I would like to recognize those who contribute to my personal and professional success. Thanks to my partners Alan Campell, Errol Laborde and the outstanding staff of Renaissance Publishing. They have worked…