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Author: Chasah West

South Louisiana: Coded for Success

South Louisiana: Coded for Success

According to a report from Software.org, the software industry has created more than 20,000 direct and indirect jobs in Louisiana—a 21.7 percent increase in job creation since 2014. This growth has contributed to the $1.5 billion of direct value to the state’s GDP. Each year,

Southern Success Stories: Something Borrowed Blooms

Southern Success Stories: Something Borrowed Blooms

The winning combination of economic investment opportunity, talent, and creativity makes South Louisiana a playground for those with an entrepreneurial spirit. It is a place where startups have access to everything needed to flourish into successful, nationally recognized companies. One such business leading the way

Gov. Edwards, SafeSource Direct And Ochsner Health Announce PPE Production Facilities In Lafayette, St. Martin Parishes

Gov. Edwards, SafeSource Direct And Ochsner Health Announce PPE Production Facilities In Lafayette, St. Martin Parishes

*Facilities to include headquarters and two personal protective equipment manufacturing plants, resulting in over 2,200 new direct, indirect jobs.* BROUSSARD, La. — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards joined Ochsner Health President and CEO Warner Thomas, SafeSource Direct CEO Justin Hollingsworth and other officials to announce the

2020 Business Development Totals

2020 Business Development Totals

2020 was a whirlwind of a year for businesses, entrepreneurs, communities, and everyone in between. From companies that reinvented themselves to small businesses that survived, pivoted, and thrived, we are proud of the strength of our South Louisiana community and grateful for the network of

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