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The $6.2 billion takeover

With the acquisition of Rockwood Holdings Inc., Baton Rouge-based Albemarle emerges as major player in the lithium market. In mid-January, Albemarle Corp. completed the $6.2 billion acquisition...

Case Study: What can I do to manage the transition to a new boss...

Change in the workplace can be unsettling for employees, yet it is inevitable and necessary for a business to survive and thrive. A big transition...

Company of the Year (fewer than 100 employees): InfiniEDGE

In a world where consumers are always chasing after rapidly changing technology, Czarina Walker, founder and CEO of InfiniEDGE Software, remembers a time when...

Voices: Six Capital Region top executives share their least-favorite business jargon

Darrin Goss Sr. President and CEO, Capital Area United Way “Let me be clear.” This one irritates me because most of the time, it is used...

Hall of Fame: Harvey Honore

Thirty-one years after my father’s death I still have people come up to me and tell me how kind and good a man he...

Entrepreneur: The Wellness Studio

Mary Kathryn Rodrigue and Katie Fetzer Position: Co-owners and licensed professional counselors Company: The Wellness Studio What they do: A mental health counseling private practice that offers individual,...

Executive Spotlight Q&A: Bobby “Boots” Adams

Name: Bobby “Boots” Adams Position: President, Integra Insurance Services Age: 44 Hometown: Natchitoches, Louisiana What led you to decide to start Integra Insurance Services? I had worked for three...

Talking Points: Heather Howell on STEM

Heather Howle West Feliciana Parish Council Chairman and STEM teacher at West Feliciana Parish Middle School Sheryl Sandberg’s best selling novel, Lean In, has inspired a...

Pay It Forward: The Bowmans have big goals in mind for their Bella Bowman...

(Photo by Brian Baiamonte) Kim and Trey Bowman have an ambitious vision for the future of the Bella Bowman Foundation: to build a hospice and palliative...

A Day in the Life: Personal trainer Nick Ortego

(Photography by Tim Mueller) Nick Ortego has been active in the fitness game since 1998, so it's no surprise he is fluent in several different...

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