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Entrepreneur: Jacob Jolibois and Matthew Armstrong

Entrepreneur: Jacob Jolibois and Matthew Armstrong are the founders of Block Lawncare, an on-demand lawncare app service with plans to expand beyond Baton Rouge.

Executive Spotlight: Nick Speyrer

Executive Spotlight: Emergent Method, the Baton Rouge-based management consulting company Nick Speyrer founded in 2012, is has seen its revenues grow 635% since 2015.

Women to Watch: Sophia Macias

When 11-year-old Sophia Macias didn’t see a space for local girls her age to connect over golf, she created one.

Cultivating the next gen of entrepreneurs

Deborah Sternberg started the Young Entrepreneurs Academy of Baton Rouge a year ago—and already its impact is promising.
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Entrepreneur: John Neyland

Entrepreneur: John Neyland, founder of Strength Science Studios, is a seriel entrepreneur who has launched two other companies.

Executive Spotlight: Guy Barone

Executive Spotlight: Guy Barone's company has shipped more than 7,000 machines to large manufacturers and retailers across the world.
Entrepreneur Layne Zuelke

Entrepreneur: Layne Zuelke

SETTING SIGHTS While visiting the New Orleans Museum of Art as a child, Baton Rouge-native Layne Zuelke’s eye was drawn to the intricate beauty of...
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Executive Spotlight: Calvin Mills Jr.

Position: CEO/President Company: CMC Technology Solutions, and SLT Technology Inc. Age: 41 Family: Wife, Brittany, two daughters (Bryce and Baylor Mills), and one son (Aiden Mills) Hometown: New...
Entrepreneur Matt Flynn

Entrepreneur: Matt Flynn

HOT AND BOTHERED Matt Flynn remembers struggling to stay properly hydrated on the field as far back as his early days of playing little league...

Executive spotlight: Donn Peterson

Position: Vice President Company: Group Industries Age: 56 (going on 9!) Family: Baby of five siblings Hometown: Baton Rouge, Louisiana Education: Continuing... In the news: With 2018 revenue of $89...

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