As the former CFO for the Chamber of Commerce and MetroVision, as well as being Chairman of the LA Economic Development Corporation Board for 7 years, I clearly understand economic development. My administration will continue to allocate money toward the efforts to retain, expand and recruit businesses to Orleans parish. My administration will work with the other economic development groups in the City to promote our city has a great place to do business. We will also focus on creating opportunities for entrepreneurs to establish new businesses.
Meet with existing businesses in an effort to retain them and to discuss ways that they may want to expand.
Secondly work with existing business organizations to determine how best to recruit new businesses to our city.
Increase the opportunities for DBE contractors.
Implement the disparity study