Our Directory of New Orleans Business Owners and Executives

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Otto Abad
Associated Food Equipment & Supply
Commercial Kitchen Equipment
318-290-8934
45821 Plauche Street, New Orleans, LA 70123
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Marcus Azzarello
Franklynn Pest Control
Pest, Termite & Nuisance Control
504-885-3101
110 Phlox Avenue, Metairie, LA 70001
Biography:

At Franklynn Pest Control, we are proud of our strong community ties. Locally owned by Joseph and Gloria Azzarello, we are a true Louisiana pest control company — in business since 1969. Mr. Azzarello is a Board Certified Entomologist, one of the few working Entomologist in the Louisiana pest control industry. Currently, their son Marcus and his wife Amanda Azzarello run the day to day operations of the family business.
Our company has been serving families and businesses throughout Southeast Louisiana and the New Orleans area by providing quality service performed by highly trained pest specialist. By starting with the proper ID of unwanted guests, we offer tailored treatments for Residential, Commercial and Industrial sites. Our services include Pest, Termite and Wildlife Nuisance Control as well as Tent/Vault fumigations.

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Alison Barrios
Barrios Real Estate Group
504-579-2677
546 Lebeau Street, Arabi, LA 70032
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Marc Beerman
Beerman Precision, Inc.
Power Tool Sales, Service & Rentals
5042076000
4206 Howard Avenue
Biography:

2nd Generation owner/operator with 35 years of industry experience. BS finance and AS in Mechanical Engineering. Year 2000 President of STAFDA. Past board member and Vice President of Evergreen Marketing Group.

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Joey Bender
Retirement Strategies Group
Administration: 401K & Profit Sharing Plans
504-712-0005
800 Commerce Road, Suite 105, New Orleans, LA. 70123
Biography:

I’ve been a member of GNOEA since 2003. The organization has brought numerous business relationships over the years. Our company designs and administers retirement plans for businesses, including 401k plans and profit sharing plans. Please contact me if I can be of service. Thanks

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John Benton
Bayou Tree Service
Tree Service
504-837-8733
264 Industrial Avenue, Orleans, LA 70121
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Charlotte Binnings
Town & Country Travel, Inc.
Travel Agency
504-838-8702
110 Veterans Blvd, Suite 180A, Metairie, LA 70005
Biography:

Town & Country Travel, Inc is the oldest full-service agency in New Orleans founded May 1, 1975. We specialize in cruises, Disney, honeymoons - destination weddings, Sandals & tours.

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Allan Bissinger
Electrical Sales Corporation
Telecommunications
504-833-3646
2500 L & A Road, Metairie, LA 70001
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Ronald B. Blitch
Blitch/Knevel Architects LLC
Architect – Commercial & Institutional
504-524-4634
757 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA. 70130P.O. Box 665, Abita Springs, LA. 70420
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Jacquie Bonano
JB Communications
Marketing & Public Relations
504-512-0147
3350 Ridgelake Drive, Suite 200, Metairie, LA 70002
Biography:

Define the Future of Your Business! Many brands find themselves in chaos. Technology is rapidly changing. Consumers are directly connected to the world and more decisive about their buying decisions. Businesses must be responsive and adaptable to remain relevant to their target market.
Since 1994 clients have partnered with JB Communications to build brands, deliver engaging messages, energize employees, and measure results. When contracting with JBC, clients receive hands-on, cost-effective consultation, creative strategies, and unprecedented responsiveness. JB Communications has a successful track record of working with various industries in the areas of Marketing, Advertising, Branding, Graphic Design, Strategic Media Placement, Digital Strategy, Market Research, Public Relations, Employee Training and Secret Shopping.

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Carl Bourgeois
Al Bourgeois Plumbing
Plumbing
504-486-5731
P.O. Box 231390, New Orleans, LA. 70123
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Dennis Brady
Dennis Brady | Architect
Architect – Residential & International
504-899-7321
1130 Octavia Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
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Susan Busby
Executive Director
504-454-6078
4316 Page Drive, Metairie, LA 70003
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Kevin Cates
Tire Town Auto Service, LLC
Retail Tire
504-324-3414
4020 Gentilly Road, New Orleans, LA 70126
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Todd Clower
Harbor Towing & Fleeting
Marine Towing & Fleeting
504-444-4869
3801 N. Causeway Blvd., Suite 310, Metairie, LA 70002
Biography:

Todd G. Clower is the Vice President of Harbor Towing and Fleeting, LLC. As a third generation family member, Todd oversees the day-to-day operations of four pushboats and Star Fleet, a red-flag fleeting facility in Algiers, LA. Since re-opening Star Fleet in 2010 due to damage sustained from Hurricane Katrina, he has helped the company to expand and grow through renovations and upgrades to vessels and equipment, as well has leading the company’s compliance programs. Todd received a B.A. from Texas Christian University and an MBA from the University of New Orleans.

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Paul Cosma
Uptown Auto Specialist
Auto Mechanic Repair
504-866-8392
501 River Road, Jefferson, LA 70121
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Julie Couret
7602 Coach
Leadership Development & Executive Coaching
504-723-8997
New Orleans, LA 70001
Biography:

New Orleans Executive Coaching and Performance Management.

---- Offering customized leadership training seminars employee engagement workshops to
overcome workplace challenges, build trust and improve performance. ----

Conflict Resolution
----Employee Engagement
----Performance Management

----Executive coaching designed to improve leadership development through weekly one hour leadership training sessions.

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Scot Craig
Katie's Restaurant & Bar
Restaurant
504-250-6861
5837 Marcia Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70124
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William Dalton
Firefly Digital, Inc.
Web Design & Web Hosting
337-269-0299
130 South Buchanan Street, Suite 100, Lafayette, LA 70501
Biography:

Firefly Digital, Inc. brings to each project a mix of marketing, creative and technical expertise, yet what distinguishes us most is our ability to think like business people. This gives us the ability to understand your business, your organizational culture, how you operate, how you compete…and how you think. We’ve done it for 19 years with great success.

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Rene Dupaquier
Crane Builders of New Orleans, LLC
General Contractor
504-897-5461
3807 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
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Dan Duplass
Deluxe Cleaners Laundry Storage, Inc.
Cleaners
504-488-7733
5325 Canal Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70124-1778
Biography:

Dan Duplass maintains a strict focus on quality as the third-generation owner of DeLuxe Cleaners and Laundry. Started in 1940 by John Duplass and sons, DeLuxe operated primarily as a laundry processing sheets for homes and other small enterprises. Soon DeLuxe rose through the ranks as quality became their hallmark. Larry Duplass took over the reins in 1953 with an expansion of machinery for the processing of quality dry cleaning. Dan started working with his father in 1984, adding modern techniques and systems to his father's keen business acumen. During the 1990's DeLuxe rose to being the top-quality cleaners in New Orleans becoming the go-to cleaners for ball gowns, fine suits, elaborate tablecloths, silk blouses, and dresses. DeLuxe became noted for being able to save and rejuvenate most any garment. The business also maintains many of the original processes that help us start. We still store and repair furs being the only local business offering a climate-controlled facility for storing furs during the summer. We also have many customers who still enjoy the expert cleaning and fine pressing for their bed sheets. Alterations and tailoring are available with fittings and advise from our experienced seamstress from 3:00 to 5:45 Monday thru Friday. We have the expertise, the expertise, and a first-class facility to care for your clothes in every way. Located conveniently on Canal Blvd in the middle of the city. Come by and experience quality.

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Charlie Eshleman
Gillis, Ellis & Baker, Inc.
Insurance
504-581-3334
1615 Poydras Street, Suite 700, New Orleans LA 70112-1298
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Justin Farrae
Crescent Payroll Solutions
Payroll Service
504-301-3318
2225 N. Hullen Street, Metairie, LA 70001
Biography:

As a trusted ambassador to the business community, Crescent Payroll Solutions provides integrated options for payroll processing, timekeeping and HR services. We specialize in simplifying the payroll process through automation and advanced technology. We build lasting relationships with our customers by sharing our culture of resourcefulness, effective communication, and excellent customer service. Our commitment to continuous employee training, growth, and development provides the foundation for our success. The goal of Crescent Payroll Solutions is to be a valued partner with both our clients and employees and to contribute to and participate in their growth and success.

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Catherine Hales
Gillis, Ellis & Baker, Inc.
Insurance
504-619-5068
1615 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
Biography:

Joining GEB in 2010, Catherine Hales is a benefits producer working with business and individual clients on their life, health, disability and long-term care needs. She joined Gillis, Ellis & Baker after two years with a benefits agency in Dallas.
Catherine is a member of the Junior League of New Orleans and The Greater New Orleans Executives Association. She, her husband, Will, and their daughter reside in Uptown New Orleans.
GEB has a full Benefits Department to assist our clients in addressing the many risk issues not created by nature or accident, but rather by life itself. The GEB Benefits producers also provide current and insightful information on the ever-changing world of healthcare and healthcare reform.

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Bryon Hatrel
Edward Jones Investments
Stockbroker
504-456-9654
3547 N. Hullen Street, Metairie, LA 70062
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Tyler Hatrel
Edward Jones
Stockbroker
5044566332
3547 NorthHullen Street, Metairie, LA 70002
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Chris Hosch
W.J.S. Enterprises, Inc.
Copy & Fax Machines
504-837-5666
759 Hill Street Jefferson La 70121
Biography:

WJS Enterprises Inc is proud to call Louisiana home. Started over 50 years ago as just a copy and fax dealer for Canon, WJS Enterprises has grown into the organization it is today. With over 5,000 customers WJS Enterprises has come to handle businesses from coast to coast without losing that personal touch. From Mail room production centers, wide format plotters to your small desktop printer we have you covered. We offer solutions from Canon, Lexmark and HP with Mps programs and document retrieval software such as Uniflow. If you would like to see how we can make your office run more efficient just give us a call

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Beau Johnson
Crane Builders of New Orleans
General Contractor
504-891-5461
3970 Tchoupitoulas Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
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Alton Johnson
Vonahi Security
Cybersecurity/Network Security
504-507-0558
1 Galleria Blvd., Suite 1900, Metairie, LA 70001
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Kenny Knobloch
Help! Air Conditioning & Heating
Air Conditioning & Heating
504-733-5888
1309 Dealers Avenue, New Orleans, LA. 70123
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John Kohl
Glacier H2O Systems
Bottle Water
504-361-4900
208 2nd Street, Gretna, LA 70053
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Kevin Laborde
Cash Flow Resources, LLC
Factoring
504-522-6065
4710A Freret Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
Biography:

Founded in late 2003, Cash Flow Resources, CFR, is a private commercial finance company serving local and regional businesses, primarily in the Gulf South. CFR provides funding to its clients by purchasing their invoices (factoring), so clients no longer have to wait for them to be paid. For almost 15 years, CFR has supported businesses in need of working capital and guidance, including existing, start-up, early stage and high growth businesses. In addition to factoring, CFR provides consulting and accounting services to ensure clients make the best of their relationship with CFR.
CFR has years of banking and finance experience on staff. With almost 15 years of experience in factoring, we’re fully invested in our community. Traditional financial institutions aren’t always the best resource for small businesses. CFR, on the other hand, takes the time and effort to assist clients with challenges that arise every day. We aim to use our expertise to guide entrepreneurs so they can thrive in their markets. Through a combination of funding, consulting, and accounting, CFR becomes a financial partner, a true trusted advisor, so our clients can do what they do best – run their business!

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John Lagarde
Classic Cupboards, Inc.
Kitchen Cabinetry
504-734-9088
5809 River Oaks Road South, Harahan, LA. 70123
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Lola Lass
Adeeta Corporate Staffing
Staffing – Accounting & Administration
504-523-1786
701 Poydras Street, Suite #109, New Orleans, LA. 70139
Biography:

ADEETA Corporate Staffing provides top talent to top employers who need staff for Administration, Accounting, Human Resources, Marketing, IT and Project Management positions ranging from support staff to professional level in the Southeast Region of Louisiana. We handle TEMP, TEMPtoHIRE and DIRECT HIRE needs. We've been connecting people since 1998, and we truly love what we do!

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Farrell Latour
J. H. Menge & Company, Inc.
Marine Machinery
504-733-4871
5825 Plauche Street , Harahan, LA 70123
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Brien Lundin
Jefferson Financial, Inc.
Precious Metal / Conference
504-837-3033
111 Veterans Blvd., Suite 1555, Metairie, LA. 70005
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Edward McCloskey
Edward McCloskey Attorney
Attorney / Corporate / Business Law / Estate Planning / Successions
504-267-3122
3045 Ridgelake Drive, Suite 317, Metairie, LA 70002
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George Messina
Messina’s Catering & Events
Banquet & Catering
504-305-5837
2717 Williams Blvd, Kenner, LA 70062
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Stanton Murray
Murray Yacht Sales
Yacht Sales / Brokerage
504-283-2507
6500 Spanish Fort Blvd., New Orleans, LA. 70124
Biography:

Stanton Murray is a business owner of more than twenty-five years with a wide range of experience in the marine industry.
He is President of Murray Yacht Sales, with offices in Texas, Louisiana and Florida, specializing in the sale and service of new and used power and sailing vessels 30’ to 70’ in length. Exclusive Gulf Coast brand representation of Beneteau Sail and EXCESS Catamarans. Stanton’s father, Tim Murray founded the family business in 1974 with Stanton taking the helm in 1991.

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Kevin Nolan
Kwik Service Electric, Inc.
Electrical Contractor
504-468-7864
4209 Loire Dr, Kenner, LA 70065
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Troy Patterson
Oak Family Dental
Dentist – General
504-834-6410
41001 Causeway Blvd., Metairie, LA 70001
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Rick Paulk
Go Mini’s Portable Storage
Storage
504-362-3202
712 L&A Road, Metairie, LA 70001
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Kevin Pedeaux
Coast Roast Coffee Company
Coffee Roaster
504-388-6418
2381 St. Claude Ave New Orleans LA 70117
Biography:

At only 35 years old, Kevin Pedeaux, is a national entrepreneur in the coffee business.

Kevin attended Archbishop Hannan High School in Meraux. Kevin studied four years abroad and attained an English degree from the University of Holy Cross in Algiers. He and his wife, Ashley, live in New Orleans with their three year old son, Owen and newborn baby Philip.

Kevin’s love for coffee started when he entered a roasting shop in Mississippi, which roast coffee in its original form using a roaster from New Orleans created in 1910.

In 2009 Kevin opened Coast Roast Coffee shop in Ponchatoula in partnership with Nonna Randazzo’s Bakery. He also sold coffee at Covington Farmer’s Market for eight years. He then expanded into St. Roch Market in New Orleans.

Smartly, he continued growing the Coast Roast Coffee brand in a wholesale environment by providing businesses with the best cup of coffee. He targets the needs of businesses and creates specialty blended coffee developed specifically for the smallest coffee shops, as well as some of the biggest brands of coffee in Louisiana. Coast Roast Coffee is sold in over 100 shops across the United States. Kevin's business expanded again when Coast Roast Coffee opened in March of 2018 at The Auction House Market in New Orleans.

Kevin also manages to host a neighborhood talk show that he posts on You Tube and Facebook called Coffee with Kevin. Kevin's show features interesting Louisiana natives and visitors, who are frequent customers of Coast Roast Coffee. While being entertained, viewers of the show get to know regulars at Coast Roast Coffee. This encourages growth in the coffee shop and is a great community builder. Kevin enjoys it because, "It’s the original way of getting news, heading down to where the community gathers and shooting the breeze."

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Jim Perrier
Universal Data, Inc.
Integration & Support
504-523-1466
1400 Distributors Row, Harahan, LA 70123
Biography:

IT SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS NEEDS...
Universal Data has over 30 years of experience in providing world-class professional IT services to the Gulf Cost Region. We strengthen the ability of your business to manage and access important information continuously and securely, today and in the future, by utilizing existing and emerging technologies. We pride ourselves in having the flexibility to augment your needs to suite your unique organizational needs. Want to talk more? Call our offices at 504-934-7120, or email at [email protected]

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Robert Ramsey, Jr.
Ramsey’s Diamond Jewelers
Jeweler
504-885-2428
5700 Veterans Blvd., Metairie, LA. 70003-1734
Biography:

Ramsey's Diamond Jewelers we're the diamond experts with the largest selection of Diamond Jewelry in Louisiana with two Locations:
In Metairie 5700 Veterans Memorial Blvd (I-10 @ Veterans exit) 504-885-4653
On the Westbank in Harvey 1901 Manhattan Blvd (Fountain Park Centre) 504-648-2300
website: www.ramseys.com

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Philip Rebowe
Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC
CPA
504-837-9116
3501 N. Causeway Blvd., Metairie, LA 70002
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George Rojas
SCHEUERING SECURITY SERVICE INC
Security Service
504-834-1088
P.O. Box 8896, Metairie, LA. 70011
Biography:

Scheuering Security was founder in 1955, by the former Superintendent of the NOPD, Joseph L. Scheuering. We provide security for Condominiums, Retirement Homes, Schools, Construction Companies, and a variety of other types of Businesses. Our Company is licensed by both then State and the City. All of our security personnel are registered y the State as required by law.

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Jamie Sablich
Fidelity Bank
Banker
504-569-3464
3829 Veterans Blvd., Metairie, LA 70002
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Peter Sather
Kid Gloves, Inc.
Specialty Moving, Storage & Receiving
504-309-6894
601 South Galvez, New Orleans, LA 70119
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Gene Sausse
BooKoo Bounce
Family Entertainment Center
504-835-6424
5604 Blessey Street, Elmwood, LA 70123
Biography:

Father-Husband-Son-Brother-Entrepreneur-Traveler-Sports Fan.
Founder/Owner BooKoo Bounce, LLC & Sausse Properties, LLC.
Fueled by Faith, Family & Friends

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Timothy Scott
Fisher & Phillips, LLC
Attorney / Labor
504-522-3303
201 St. Charles Avenue #3710, New Orleans, LA 70170
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Catherine Shreves
Image Video Solutions
Video Production
504-416-7032
131 W. Harrison Avenue, Suite B, New Orleans, LA 70124
Biography:

As the Owner and President of Image Video Solutions, Catherine brings to her clients over 25 years of experience in television news, video production, advertising, and marketing. Image Video Solutions is a nationally certified woman-owned company, and one of the fastest-growing full service creative agencies and video production companies in the region.

Catherine oversees all aspects of production, from the creative to scripting and post-production. She has produced more than 500 long and short form DRTV commercials, infomercials, and corporate videos for clients that include national and local businesses from virtually every type of industry. With the latest, state-of-the-art equipment, including the Scarlet-W 5K RED Camera, a 32-foot jib, the most advanced editing and animation software, and one of the most powerful workflow servers in the industry, Image Video Solutions can take on any size project from script to screen.

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Lonnie Smith
Guaranty Sheet Metal Works
Roofing Contractor
504-466-3749
2649 Delaware Avenue, Kenner, LA 70062
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Rudy Smith
Rudy Smith Service
Towing & Wrecker Service
504-522-8123
425 N. Claiborne Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112
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Robert M. Steeg
The Steeg Law Firm, LLC
Attorney / Real Estate
504-582-1199
201 St. Charles Avenue, Ste 3201, New Orleans, LA. 70170
Biography:

The Steeg Law Firm is a small, service-oriented law firm that concentrates on real estate and title matters. We handle transactions and litigation involving the following: purchases, sales, leases, donations, real estate taxes, condominiums, zoning and land use, development, limited liability companies, partnerships, corporations, tax sales, purchase agreements, sales of businesses, easements,and construction contracts. Our title agency, Orleans Title, issues title insurance on any real estate transaction, whether residential or commercial. We stress personalized service, cost-effectiveness, and an understanding of the client’s goals.

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Brian Kemper Sublette, ASLA
Daly-Sublette Landscape Architects, Inc.
Landscape Architecture, Construction & Horticultural Services
504-832-9775
216 Ridgelake Drive, Metairie, LA  70001
Biography:

For over 30 years Daly-Sublette Landscape Architects has established a reputation of excellence in Landscape Architecture and Construction. Projects have been featured in local and national publications, television features on 'This Old House' and 'HGTV', in addition to multiple awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects. The scope of services includes residential & commercial gardens, irrigation and lighting systems, drainage, swimming pools, fountains, outdoor kitchens and garden architectural structures such as cabanas and pergolas. The office also provides consulting services to Architects, Engineers, Developers and Contractors.

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Sally Suthon
Suthon Solutions, LLC
Advertising Speciality
504-895-1331
6056 Constance Street, New Orleans, LA 70118
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Robbie Ventura
Ventura Uniform Service
Uniform & Logo Apparel Rental & Sales
504-466-4646
2659 Lexington Street, Kenner, LA 70062
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Angela Verdin
Complete Logistical Services
Maritime Staffing & Logistics
504-266-2994
8320 Lafitte Court, Chalmette, LA 70043
Biography:

CLS has proven expertise in recruitment, supervision, administration, personnel liaison and consultancy in the maritime industry. With worldwide placement capabilities and around the clock service, CLS is poised to provide a competent and stable workforce. Industry professionals recognize Complete Logistical Services as a premiere company of choice in the maritime staffing arena.

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Robert Weinmann
Champion Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
Automotive Dealer
504-250-0220
435 E. Pass Road, Gulfport, MS 39507
Biography:

Robert is the owner and dealer of Champion Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Gulfport, MS. His company is a full service automotive dealerships that take pride in personal relationships and fantastic deals. Let us help you find your next new or pre-owned vehicle. C'mon Man, we are the dealership for you!