ABWA September Monthly Program - GREATER NEW ORLEANS BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE FUTURE

17sep11:00 am1:00 pmABWA September Monthly Program - GREATER NEW ORLEANS BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE FUTURE

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The month of September we will have our meeting in person but ALSO have the option to watch virtually for those who can not make it in person.  If you are only able to attend virtually, Register for the ZOOM LINK ONLY  Click Here

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OUR TOPIC IS THE GREATER NEW ORLEANS BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE FUTURE.

Our speaker is Evie Poitevent, will share with us an overview of the key areas of focus that  GNO, Inc. has as the regional economic development organization for Southeast Louisiana, as well as the current state of the Greater New Orleans business environment. Additionally she will discuss the ins and outs of her role as a “talent solutions” concierge service for our existing businesses as well as new business GNO, Inc. attracts to the region.

[author_info]Following careers in journalism and family small business ownership, Evie Poitevent currently serves as Human Capital Manager at Greater New Orleans, Inc., the regional economic development organization for the 10 parishes of Southeast Louisiana. In addition to supporting new business attraction and local business retention and expansion projects, Evie oversees talent attraction and retention initiatives such as GNOmatch, GNOu: Employer Connections, and the Remote Worker Program. Additionally, she provides recruiting, talent pipeline development, employer connections, and workforce development support to regional business and industry, higher ed partners, and community partners. Evie also delivers talent orientation and acclimation services to new companies, relocating executives, and trailing spouses, and co-manages strategy and content for quality of life website Destination GNO, regional job and talent board Work Nola, and numerous digital quality of life resources. A graduate of New Orleans’ inaugural cohort of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program (2011), Evie is an active member of the Junior League of New Orleans, where she has held several leadership positions, including serving on the board of directors (2019-2020) and as co-chair of the inaugural Women’s Leadership Summit ( Fall 2020). She served for four years on the board of the Magazine Street Merchants Association, and for eight years on the University of Virginia’s Jefferson Scholars Foundation Selection Committee for the State of Louisiana. Evie also served as co-chair of both the annual Dress for Success “Suits & Salads” luncheon fundraiser (Spring 2017) and the “Just Say YAYA” youth arts program gala (November 2017), and was honored as a 2013 Women of Fashion honoree and a 2014 American Cancer Society “Belle.” In 2018, Evie graduated from the New Orleans Business Alliance’s Economic Development Ambassadors Program and the City of New Orleans’s Civic Leadership Academy. She was selected to participate in Loyola University’s Women’s Leadership Academy (Spring 2021). Evie lives with her husband Lem, daughter Millie, and Golden Retriever Flambeau in New Orleans. [/author_info]

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Time

September 17, 2020 11:00 am - 1:00 pm(GMT-11:00)

Location

The Forum

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