John Georges

John Georges is a businessman from New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, who formerly served on the Louisiana Board of Regents, the body which supervises higher education in his native state.   

The first thing they changed was the name  of the newspaper to “The New Orleans Advocate” as they continue to build a unique daily newspaper for New Orleans area readers.

Georges is a commissioner of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad and the chairman of Georges Enterprises.  In 2007, Georges ran for governor and in 2010, he sought the office of mayor of New Orleans.