Biz The Magazine - October 2022

A Celebration of Space

Real estate is such an exciting industry because it’s all about new beginnings — whether that be a family moving into a new home, or a business finding the perfect new space. New is the birthplace of possibilities, of fresh…

Mark Your Calendar

There are two great events coming up you do not want to miss. The Jefferson Community Foundation is hosting its annual gala on Oct. 28, at Chateau Golf & Country Club, where it will present the Jefferson First Award. This…

Top Real Estate Influencers 

Amy Ybarzabal Executive Officer Northshore Home Builders Association The mission of the Northshore Home Builders Association (NHBA) is to support legislative, economic and educational initiatives that promote and protect the American dream of homeownership. Representing members in St. Tammany, Tangipahoa,…

What’s Time to a Pig?

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. Meetings are…

Shelter from the Storm

Abysmal. Bleak. Challenging. Alarming. These are some of the words used by insurance attorneys when asked to describe the current state of the insurance industry in Louisiana, which has been pummeled by hurricanes over the past two years. In the…

Stemming the Tide

The hope is that by providing this individualized support, we can improve the caregiver quality of life, the patient’s quality of life, help prevent caregiver burnout, and we can reduce avoidable emergency room visits and other kinds of medical crises.…

Foie Gras from Louisiana? Yes, It’s a thing.

Poppy Tooker has spent her life devoted to the cultural essence that food brings to Louisiana, a topic she explores weekly on her NPR-affiliated radio show, Louisiana Eats! From farmers markets to the homes and restaurants where our culinary traditions…

Rushing Race

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. New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram II entered the 2022 season as…

In the Green

  When Fabian Harper — licensed horticulturist, landscape contractor and owner of local landscaping business Flourish NOLA — learned he had won both the grand prize and “Audience Favorite” title at this year’s Water Challenge, presented by Propeller and…

Stone Pigman

With more than 90 years as an integral part of the Gulf South’s legal community, Stone Pigman has earned its reputation as a “go-to” law firm for businesses of all sizes. The firm’s enduring commitment to protecting its clients’ interests…

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…

Senior Solutions

Aging is among one of life’s many inevitable experiences. While getting older often includes some major perks like retirement, grandchildren and a lifetime of wisdom, the process can also pose obstacles with the most common of which being living situations.…