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Ashton Oubre

Position: Indemnity Adjuster Hometown: Chackbay, LA, currently living in Folsom   Q. Where did you grow up? A. I grew up in Chackbay, LA. It is a small town on the outskirts of Thibodaux. It is a close community and everyone looks out for one another. We were safe to roam the neighborhood playing untilRead More

Leah O’Shea

Position: Audit Coordinator Hometown: Houma   Q: Where did you grow up? What was the best part about growing up there? A: I grew up in Houma. The best part about growing up there was being a part of a tight-knit community where everyone felt like family. And we have the best food in SouthRead More

On the Issues: Sexual Harassment

Stefanie Allweiss, Co-founder of Gotcha Covered HR It’s no question that sexual harassment is in the news, but keep in mind that the high profile cases aren’t the only incidents taking place. Stefanie Altweiss from New Orleans-based HR consulting firm Gotcha Covered HR explains what you should know and what steps you can take toRead More

Resourceful: Meredith Cherney

Program Manager at Stay Local Meredith Cherney is above, New Orleans’ Independent Business Alliance. She sat down with LCI to share her experiences working with Louisiana’s independent businesses and explained the value of keeping money in our local economies.   Where and when did you begin working with Louisiana businesses? After graduating from Tulane, IRead More

Stafford Tile and Stone

A Pattern of Following Her Passion   About Stafford Tile Located on New Orleans’ busy Magazine Street shopping hub, Stafford Tile and Stone is a distributor and seller of fine tile and stone products used in residential and commercial applications. Stafford Tile works with homeowners, architects, interior designers, and contractors to find unique tile solutionsRead More

Year-End Tax Preparation Tips

Paul Jouet Owner of Tax Help NOLA   Contractor documents, receipts and records, and changing laws all go into preparing your taxes, and it can be overwhelming. I work with a number of different small businesses, and I recommend that they follow these steps at the end of the year.   Preparing 1099S If youRead More

Wonder Years

Wonder Woman   About Wonder Years Wonder Years Child Development Center offers care for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years, including before and after school and summer camp. The two facilities in Livingston Parish serve approximately 250 children and are led by owner, Christy Miranda.   A Long History in Childcare When she wasRead More

Melissa Verdin

Position: Administrative Supervisor Hometown: Loranger, LA; currently living in New Orleans.   Q. Where did you grow up? What was the best thing about growing up there? A. I grew up in a small rural town north of Hammond called Loranger. It was founded as a logging town and then turned into a dairy town.Read More