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Design: Louisiana Associated General Contractors

Owner: Louisiana Associated General Contractors Architect: GraceHebert Architects Contractor: Stuart & Company General Contractors Cost: $2 million Completed: November 2018 Use: Headquarters office of the Louisiana Associated General Contractors Location: 666 North St. Form follows function... “What we did was turn an old, non-functional...
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Supporting both children and parents the sandwich generation keeps working

If it was up to Frank Jobert, he would’ve worked well past the 30 years he spent with the Louisiana Department of Corrections. But in 2003, he found himself retiring early—at just 52 years...
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2019 WIB: Stephanie Cargile

Profession: Public and government affairs manager, ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Hometown: Baton Rouge Age: 48 Family: Married to husband, John, with three children: Josh, Caroline and Patrick Years with company: 18 As a journalism student at LSU, Stephanie Cargile never anticipated she...
Women in Business Jennifer Eplett Reilly
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2019 WIB: Jennifer Eplett Reilly

Profession: Trustee and co-founder, City Year Inc./founding chair, New Schools for Baton Rouge Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts Age: 55 Family: Married to husband, Sean Reilly,  for 30 years, with three children: Anna (21), Aidan (19), and Rowan (17) Years...
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2019 WIB: Dima Ghawi

Profession: Leadership keynote speaker & executive coach, Dima Ghawi LLC Hometown: Born in Turkey, raised in Jordan, and a proud Louisianan for the past 6 years Age: 43 Family: Single Years with company: 4 The person Dima Ghawi was...
Camille Manning Broome Influential Women in Business
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2019 WIB: Camille Manning-Broome

Profession: President and CEO, Center for Planning Excellence Hometown: Baton Rouge Age: 41 Family: Married to husband, Devin Broome, with two sons: Isaac (7) and Emerson (5) Years with company: 12 More and more, the world has come to understand...
Robyn Merrick Influential Women in Business
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2019 WIB: Robyn Merrick

Profession: Vice president for external affairs, Southern University and A&M College Hometown: Baton Rouge Age: 50 Family: Single, but a villager for many young people (as in “it takes a village to raise a child”) Years with company: 24 With...
Caroline Roemer Influential Women in Business
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2019 WIB: Caroline Roemer

Profession: Executive director, Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools Hometown: Baton Rouge Age: 51 Family: Has a son, Owen (10) Years with company: 11 Within five minutes of meeting Caroline Roemer, it’s clear that she is not only someone you would...
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JR Ball: A golf clap for BREC

Anyone who even occasionally glances at this column knows I have something of an issue...
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Riegel: Inefficiencies of the Baton Rouge entrepreneurial ecosystem

At first glance, a recent study by Emergent Method on the status of Baton Rouge’s...
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Publisher: Thank you, Joe Alleva

Joe Alleva and his wife, Annie, joined the LSU family on April 4, 2008. As...

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