GRAY, La. – Oilfield service provider Danos is the recipient of the 2020 Workforce Innovator of the Year Award by the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry. According to the organization, the award honors organizations “that have provided substantial innovations or contributions to workforce development in Louisiana. The award...
NEW ORLEANS – Port of New Orleans President and CEO Brandy D. Christian received the 2020 C. Alvin Bertel Award at a Nov. 19 World Trade Center award ceremony and luncheon. Christian is also the CEO of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad. The C. Alvin Bertel Award was established...
NEW ORLEANS – A team of biomedical engineering students at Tulane University has won a prestigious award at the annual Collegiate Inventors Competition, a program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame. TrachTech — whose members are  Morgan Bohrer, Stephen Hahn, Michael L’Ecuyer, Alex Verne and faculty advisor Mark Mondrinos...
NEW ORLEANS  – U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have announced their 2021 “Best Law Firms” rankings, recognizing New Orleans-based law firm Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann in 42 practice areas across Louisiana and nationally. For 11 consecutive years, U.S. News and Best Lawyers have joined to rank...
NEW ORLEANS – The Advertising Club of New Orleans named Tulane School of Professional Advancement Digital Design Program Director Amanda Garcia “Educator of the Year” for her work in fostering the growth of the next generation of advertising professionals.  The Advertising Club of New Orleans is part of the American...
BATON ROUGE — Louisiana Economic Development Assistant Secretary Mandi Mitchell has been named a Certified Economic Developer by the International Economic Development Council. This recognition denotes a mastery of skills in economic development and professional attainment, and a commitment to personal and professional growth. An eight-year veteran of LED, Mitchell...
MANDEVILLE, La. – The St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce will host its Business Appreciation Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19 at Benedict’s in Mandeville. This is the 18th year the chamber is recognizing the business community with awards in categories like innovation, golden spoon and...
BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Chemical Association recently announced the four recipients of the association’s annual “Best in Louisiana” Serious About Fostering Excellence Award. This award is given to Louisiana chemical facilities judged to have achieved outstanding performances in employee and process safety and environmental stewardship. “A SAFE award can...
NEW ORLEANS – The members of the National Association of Black Social Workers announced the election of Melissa Haley as their 14th national president. Haley is the director of supportive services at Volunteers of America Southeast Louisiana. In her role, she manages the behavioral health and permanent supportive housing...
NEW ORLEANS – U.S. News and World Report has ranked the Loyola University New Orleans graduate entrepreneurship program in the nation’s top 20. Other graduate business programs named to the annual list include those at Stanford, MIT, Cal-Berkeley, Harvard, Penn, Michigan and Babson. The ranking recognizes the curricular and extracurricular...