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Don’t sell Eiad Asbahi short

From a suite of swank, sun-drenched offices above an art gallery in Studio Park, hedge fund manager Eiad Asbahi has been waging a proxy war for control of a little-known pharmaceutical company, whose stock...
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State withholds $1.3M from IEM over Restore Louisiana issues

Though Gov. John Bel Edwards’ administration has applauded the performance of the $1.6 billion Restore Louisiana program—a federally funded initiative to get victims of the August 2016 flood back into their homes, the state...

Savvy women know their finances

Did you know that 70% of baby boomer wives are expected to outlive their husbands (Reuters, January 2012)? About 40% of wives out earn their husbands (Bureau of Labor Statistics, November 2017). And by...

Flex time gains ground in Baton Rouge

In an effort to retain high-performing women they might otherwise lose to caregiving responsibilities, some Baton Rouge companies offer ‘flex’ work opportunities, measuring their success by results rather than the time employees spend in...

Work & Life Balance: On the run

I run ... a good bit. As a result, I’m a little thinner than Mamee would like. “You’ll never get rich!” she says, which is what 91-year-old Cajun grandmothers say to people who they...

When she’s the major breadwinner

Although men still take home bigger paychecks in the vast majority of marriages, one in four couples today defies the status quo, as wives increasingly begin to assume the title of household breadwinner. And...

Female representation on boards is slowly growing

In early March, ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Refinery Manager Gloria Moncada was elected chairwoman of the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association. In announcing her new role, the organization marked the occasion as an important milestone,...
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One to Watch: Natalie Noel

While some women may choose to hit the brake pedal on their careers after having children, Natalie Noel is not one of them. This mom of two and former college basketball player worked in...
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JR Ball: Baton Rouge keeps wasting its enormous potential

As someone who grew up somewhere other than here, it’s forever amazing to me how...
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Riegel: One small step for a north Baton Rouge community

In a recent column, I questioned why Louisiana, in general, and Baton Rouge, in particular,...
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Publisher: Dealing with change and neighborhoods

You may have read about the battle brewing in cities, including here in Spanish Town,...

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John Paul Funes, the former chief fundraiser for Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, will appear in U.S. Middle District Court on Wednesday, where he will be arraigned on charges of wire fraud and money laundering in connection with the theft of $550,000 from the hospital foundation...

Business Report Executive Leadership Academy taking applications for fall 2019 session

The Business Report Executive Leadership Academy is now accepting applications for the fall 2019 session. Business Report offers this customized program for advancing professionals and...

Get tickets to the Influential Women in Business Luncheon

Business Report has announced the 10 Capital Region women who will be celebrated as this year’s Influential Women in Business honorees. Those being recognized are: —Stephanie...

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Think your company is one of the best places to work in the Capital Region? Find out by registering for Business Report’s 2019 Best Places...

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