LAFAYETTE:  The705 invites the public to attend the first annual Signature Speaker Series.

Richfield, Ohio – April 25th, 2023 – Town Planner recently held its national conference in Cleveland, Ohio.  At this conference their annual award winners were announced.

Town Planner Corporate gives out this award annually to a publisher who meets the following criteria:

Lafayette, LA— Lafayette’s quality of life and rich culture are two of the most frequently cited reasons visitors love the region. Telling the story of Lafayette’s quality of life, and the quality of business, is the reason behind the latest collaboration between the Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA), Lafayette Convention and Visitors Commission (LCVC), and One Acadiana.

The Louisiana Legislature was in full swing in their second week of business, with packed committee schedules in both chambers. Several 1A priorities advanced through their initial committee hearings, including extension of two of Louisiana’s most impactful economic development incentives and measures to provide for more affordable property insurance in the state.

Lafayette, Louisiana – April 20, 2023 – Brett Jason Broussard, APMA, CRPC, BFA a Private Wealth Advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Lafayette, LA, was named to the list of “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” published by Forbes. The list recognizes financial advisors who have demonstrated high levels of ethical standards, professionalism, and success in the business.

New York, NY, and Baton Rouge, LA: Thursday, April 20, 2023 – Global business advisory firm EisnerAmper announced that the directors and colleagues of Louisiana-based accounting, assurance, tax, consulting and technology firm Postlethwaite & Netterville (“P&N”) will be joining EisnerAmper in a transaction anticipated to close by the summer of 2023.

Ochsner Lafayette General and two agencies are partnering on a respiratory apprenticeship program that will kick off this fall that will address a need for more respiratory therapists in the region.

LSU-Eunice and Acadiana Workforce Solutions are partnering with OLG on the project, which expects to have 10 students enrolled to start and involves 18 months of academic courses followed by clinical rotations with Ochsner in which they will be compensated.

LAFAYETTE, La. – On April 19, One Acadiana (1A) hosted the organization’s annual event to update partners on the regional 55 by 25 educational attainment initiative. The 55 by 25 initiative’s goal is to increase the proportion of working-age adults in Acadiana with postsecondary degrees, certificates, or other high-value credentials to 55 percent by 2025.

1. Give us a brief history of your organization. 

I started residential real estate in 2015 at Latter & Blum, formerly Van Eaton & Romero.

2. What would you tell the rest of Acadiana makes you special?

My love for the real estate profession, helping people find their dream home, and serving the community is what makes my business special.

3. What are you most proud of?

The 2023 Regular Session convened April 10, and as expected, things got off to a quiet start. Bills were read into the record and referred to their appropriate committees, and discussion began on state departmental budgets. Governor John Bel Edwards also gave his annual “State of the State” address, focusing on his priorities for his final year as Governor, which include increasing teacher pay, establishing a state minimum wage, and ending the death penalty.

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Economic Recovery Toolkit

Check out 1A’s quick reference guides to key COVID-19 business assistance programs. Click the image to view.

1A Sites Selection Investment Profile

Check out our Investment Profile featured in Site Selection to learn about Acadiana’s target industries, regional assets, recent business recruitment wins, and business leaders’ perspective on finding success in Acadiana.

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Click the play button above to watch One Acadiana President & CEO Troy Wayman on the Louisiana Business & Industry Show.

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News Page Play Button.pngClick the icon to listen to One Acadiana staff member André Breaux (VP, Policy Initiatives & Governmental Affairs) and Dr. Pearson Cross discussing the 2019 election season on KRVS Radio Acadie 88.7 FM

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