Alumni News

Mindy Nunez Airhart (C16) of Southern Services and Equipment Company discusses successfully pivoting business during the pandemic.


Camille Manning Broome (C22) of Center for Planning Excellence discusses food insecurities among Louisiana residents.


Sandra Lindquist (C14) of the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce received the Top Female Achiever 2020 award.


Sophie Nord (C15) of The Chimney was able to open for Mother’s Day with dine in customers.


Teresa Lawrence (C2) of Delta Personnel, Inc. was featured in VIVA NOLA, New Orleans Premier Multicultural Magazine (article in Spanish).


Lauren Myerscough (C18) of Cocktail and Sons added online purchases to her business.


Joe Spitale (C12) of Atomic Burger discusses getting his business back to normal.


Jan Ramsey (C11) of Offbeat Inc. Magazine, set up a GoFundMe account to support employees during the pandemic.


Patricia-Ann Donohue (C7) of Maple Street Patisserie honors health workers after mother lost to coronavirus and other acts of kindness.


Kathy Anderson (C1) of Kathy Anderson Photography documents how families are finding joy during the pandemic crisis.


Darren Darby (C9) of Creole Bagelry delivers sandwiches for medical workers at Slidell Memorial Hospital.


Iam Tucker (C5) of Integrated Logistical Support, Inc. created the #localheroeschallenge, which provides meals to local first responders.  She was thanked, along with Emeril's New Orleans, in a video on Good Morning America by the medical crew at Tulane Medical Center. Tucker was also featured in Where Y'at online magazine.


Rhonda Findley (C7) of Funrock'n & Pop City launched Mask Dat, a new business to help fight COVID19 by producing locally made masks and helping to put New Orleanians back to work amid the COVID-19 crisis.


Flynn Zaiger (C12) of Online Optimism LLC discussed using eBay to increase sales during COVID-19 times in an E-Commerce Times article.


Todd Murphy (C16) of the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce, participated in a COVID-19 video update with Biz New Orleans.


Holis Hannan (C25) of Floor Thirteen was featured in a WWL News video and article: “Jefferson Parish artists turns salvaged school desks into works of art for students.”


Jason Goodenough (C15), owner of Carrollton Market, discusses changes to his restaurant and the entire industry because of coronavirus in an interview with WWL News.


Carlo Clesi (C20), owner of Clesi’s Restaurant and Catering, discusses his business with WDSU. 


Daniel Victory (C8) of Victory NOLA hosted a virtual happy hour to support local bartenders.  


Leslie Henderson (C11) of Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company, discusses safety during COVID-19. 


Stephanie Knott (C13) of Bayou Teche Brewing Company offers free hand sanitizer.