Louisiana SBDC launches refreshed brand

MONROE – The Louisiana Small Business Development Center statewide network introduces a new public website with a new domain of www.louisianasbdc.org as part of a refreshed brand for the state’s largest entrepreneur technical assistance provider.


The new public website offers aspiring entrepreneurs and existing entrepreneurs an opportunity to get instant access to resources and information that will answer immediate questions, and give them a jumpstart prior to working with an LSBDC business consultant. The website continues to allow users to request for the Louisiana SBDC’s no-cost consulting services as well as register for the entrepreneurial training and workshops in their local areas.

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Capital One Bank Graduates its 2019 “Getting Down to Business” Class

A Variety of Businesses Represented in New Orleans

By Lisa Stafford, NOELA Services, LLC

On November 21, 2019, I had the honor of being one of the proud graduates of Capital One Bank’s Getting Down to Business small business development program. The program culminated in a ceremony at Xavier University after 12 weeks of sometimes grueling sessions, covering a broad range of subjects structured to create successful entrepreneurs.  

Carmen Sunda (LSBDC), Angele VonDerPool (Business Builders Management & Consulting, LLC), Lisa Stafford (NOELA Services, LLC), Mark Boucree (Capital One Bank), Tiffany Taylor-Hicks (The Velvet Rope Experience) and Maria LeBlanc (The Workaholic). (Photo credit: Tracie Morris Schaefer)

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