Errol Laborde holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of New Orleans and is the Editor in Chief of Renaissance Publishing. In that capacity he serves as Editor/Associate Publisher of New Orleans Magazine and Editor/ Publisher of Louisiana Life Magazine. Errol is also a producer and a regular panelist on Informed Sources, a weekly news discussion program broadcast on public television station WYES-TV, Channel 12. Errol is a three-time winner of the Alex Waller Award, the highest award given in print journalism by the New Orleans Press Club. Errol’s most recent books are Krewe: The Early Carnival from Comus to Zulu and Marched the Day God, a history of the Rex organization. In his free time he enjoys playing tennis and traveling with his wife Peggy to anywhere they can get away to, but some of his favorite spots are the Caribbean and historic locations around Louisiana. You can reach Errol at (504) 830-7235 or email@example.com.
Morgan Packard may not be a native New Orleanian, but with every passing day New Orleans becomes more her home. Attending Newcomb College and gaining her masters from Tulane University, Packard immersed herself in the culture and peculiarities of the Big Easy, the culmination of which was reached when she joined the staff of Renaissance Publishing in May 2006. You can reach Morgan at (504) 830-7227 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bev Church is the executive editor of St. Charles Avenue magazine, a post she has held since its inception 15 years ago. She is the co-author of four bestselling books on entertaining and she writes an entertaining column and editor's note every month for the magazine. After graduating from Tulane University's Newcomb College, Bev taught in the public schools. She and her husband, Dr. John Church, began raising a family and became involved in civic and charitable activities. She was co-owner of a party and decoration shop and is currently owner of Entertaining Celebrations which produced her two latest books: Entertaining Celebrations and Seasonal Celebrations. She has appeared as an entertaining expert on Good Morning America, HGTV and WWL-TV. Bev has her own line of centerpieces and is still involved in many charitable organizations. She is a sustaining member of the Junior League and a member of the Garden Club of America.
Sarah Ravits graduated from Tulane University with degrees in English and Psychology. At Renaissance Publishing she has served as an editorial assistant, associate editor and managing editor of custom publishing jobs. She became managing editor of Louisiana Life and Acadiana Profile and editor of New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles in May 2013. She resides in Mid-City and enjoys running in City Park, reading and live music. You can reach Sarah at (504) 830-7239 or email@example.com.
Lauren LaBorde earned a degree in Mass Communication from Loyola University New Orleans. After graduating, she interned at Washingtonian magazine and was a terrible restaurant hostess before joining Gambit, where she was the calendar listings editor and resident reality TV correspondent for more than three years. She started at Renaissance Publishing in June 2013. She is not related to Errol. Outside of work, Lauren is an improviser and writer at The New Movement comedy theater. You can reach her at (504) 830-7228 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Haley Adams graduated from Indiana University with a degree in journalism and a minor in French. She grew up in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Missouri, but now calls New Orleans home. She interned at Boston Magazine and the Columbia Daily Tribune, then worked at Inside Columbia Magazine in Columbia, Mo., before joining Renaissance Publishing in August 2012. Haley is a news junkie who loves fashion, social media and rom coms. You can reach her at (504) 830-7259 or email@example.com.
Tiffani Reding is the Cajun girl of the office. Originally from the bayou in Cut Off, La., she attended Nicholls State and graduated from Delgado with a degree in visual communications. She has been with Renaissance Publishing since the start of the company in 2006. She loves spending her spare time with her husband Mike and dog Bailey at their home in Harahan. She is a self-proclaimed shoe shopper who is always looking for another pair of heels. You can reach Tiffani at (504) 830-7295 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eric Gernhauser graduated from USL with a degree in advertising design in 1985. He has been designing New Orleans Magazine for more than 10 years. He married his wife, Caroline, right after Katrina on the anniversary of the day they met and had their son Henry a year later. In his spare time, Eric enjoys renovating a family home near City Park in Mid-City, playing basketball and spending time with his family and friends. You can reach Eric at (504) 830-7269 or email@example.com.
Sarah George was born and braised in New Orleans for 26 years at an average temperature of 95 degrees. Although still simmering in the melting pot that is New Orleans, she dreams of one day expanding her existence into cooler, less humid environments. She received her associate's degree in visual communications from Delgado Community College, and hopes to continue her education in the near future. She enjoys light, time, pockets, owls, and moderation. You can reach Sarah at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jonée Daigle Ferrand is the Sales Manager for Renaissance Publishing and has been with the company for six years. She is married to her best friend, Brad Ferrand, with whom she resides in Covington, along with their kitty cat, Bella. Jonée is one of six children and recently welcomed a daughter of her own, Lilette Mae Ferrand. She enjoys working with nonprofit organizations, is a member of the Junior League of Covington and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. You can reach Jonée at (504) 830-7257 or email@example.com.
Erica Northcott Adams was born and raised in New Orleans. She attended The Academy of the Sacred Heart and LSU, where she received her B.A. in Political Science in 2001. She has been in the advertising industry for seven years. In her spare time, she likes to attend sporting events and loves spending time with her family and friends. Erica and her husband, Todd, have a son, Harlan Jackson, who was born in September 2007. You can reach Erica at (504) 830-7246 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shannon Smith was born and raised in New Orleans. She is a graduate of Mount Carmel Academy. She and her husband, Jeff, currently live in Metairie. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her family and friends and watch sporting events. You can reach Shannon at (504) 830-7298 or email@example.com.
Jill Varney was born and raised in New Orleans. She attended St. Mary's Dominican High School and LSU, where she received her B.A. in Mass Communication in 2005. She has been in the publishing and advertising industry ever since graduation. In her spare time, Jill enjoys working with many charitable organizations and serves on fundraising committees for the Louisiana Multiple Sclerosis Society (co-chair), Dress for Success, Saks Fifth Avenue's Key to the Cure Fabulous Under 40 and the Good Shepherd School. In 2013, Jill was nominated as a Millennial, a title given to top professionals in the New Orleans community. You can reach Jill at (504) 830-7219 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brittany Brady is a true Southern-bred girl having been born in Starkville, Mississippi. After graduating from Louisiana State University with a degree in Fashion Merchandising and a minor in Business Administration, she migrated to the New Orleans area and currently resides Uptown. In addition to being a part of the St. Charles Avenue team, Brittany enjoys being involved in the city's music scene, wining and dining, and spending time with family and friends. You can reach Brittany at (504) 830-7248 or email@example.com.
Aimee Arceneaux Rudd is a New Orleans native currently residing in Old Jefferson. She graduated from the University of New Orleans with a marketing degree in December 2004. Since then Aimee has been working in the advertising sales industry and is the Sales Manager for our Custom Publishing division. When she’s not at work, she is planning her June 2013 wedding and hanging out with her friends, family and four dogs. You can reach Aimee at (504) 830-7240 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maegan O'Brien graduated from LSU with a degree in finance in 2010. She recently moved to the city and started working for the company in April 2012. Maegan loves traveling, wining and dining, and spending time with family and great friends. You can reach Maegan at email@example.com.
Elizabeth Schindler is a New Orleans-born, Aries-carnivore who, after graduating from St. Mary's Dominican High School, attended both the University of Southern Mississippi and University of New Orleans, where she studied theatre and journalism. Her favorite things include, but are not limited to, Asian food, music festivals, high heels, the prosciutto-wrapped bread sticks at the Theatres at Canal Place, the Theatres at Canal Place, movie quoting, making friends, buying miscellaneous consumer products from the As Seen On TV aisle at Walgreens, her hilarious parents, sandwiches, costumes, pretty much all of the HBO series and having drinks with friends at various local spots. You can reach Elizabeth at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Erin Fontenot was born and raised in Lafayette, La. She graduated from LSU in 2011 with a degree Fashion Merchandising and a minor in Business. Recently, Erin became a New Orleans gal living uptown. In her spare time, she enjoys shopping, going to concerts, traveling, wining and dining and spending time with family and friends. You can reach her at (504) 830-7222 or email@example.com.
Brooke LeBlanc was born and raised in New Orleans. She attended Archbishop Chapelle High School and UNO, where she received her degree in Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism with a concentration in Marketing. She loves traveling, spending time with her family and friends, movies and wine. You can reach Brooke at (504) 830-7242 or Brooke@MyNewOrleans.com
Kathryn was born and raised in Alexandria, La. She attended LSU and received her bachelor's degree in mass communication with an emphasis on advertising. Kathryn then moved to New York City to work at Woman’s Day magazine. After missing everything about the South, Kathryn moved to New Orleans and joined the Louisiana Life team. She has a slight addiction to television, naps and wine – her three favorite things in life. Realizing how this sounds, Kathryn is looking for new hobbies to put in this biography. You can reach Kathryn at (504) 830-7250 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rebecca is a Lafayette native. She has worked in print media for over 13 years, including over two years with Renaissance Publishing. She and her husband, Mike, have two children (Michael and Lauren). Family fun involves camping and attending all extracurricular activities for Michael and Lauren. In her spare time she likes to take long walks, play tennis, garden and experience different wines. You can reach Rebecca at (337) 298-4424 or email@example.com.
Erin Maher is a native of New Orleans. She graduated from LSU and The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. She is also an alumna of Mount Carmel Academy. She has been with Renaissance Publishing since June 2010. Erin enjoys Jimmy Fallon, dreaming about traveling to Paris and baking from scratch. You can reach Erin at (504) 830-7241 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Staci McCarty began working at Renaissance Publishing since December 2006 and loves her job. She is the proud parent of a two-and-a-half pound mini-Chihuahua named Dozer, but keep it on the D.L. … she can’t have pets in her condo. She enjoys spending time with her friends, having crawfish boils with her family and religiously watching Law & Order SVU (and the Disney Channel, shhh). She is obsessed with her godchild Shayla. She also has a vast collection of Minnie Mouse shoes and carries enormous purses. You can reach Staci at (504) 830-7266 or email@example.com.
Imported from France with a case of wine and a wheel of cheese, Antoine Passelac attended the Ecole de Communication Visuelle in Paris and graduated in 2004. He moved to the U.S. in 2010 to follow his future wife, Amy. After two and a half years in San Francisco and two visits to New Orleans, the two made the decision to make NOLA their new home. Music, food and art: Antoine enjoys every second of his new (Orleans) life! You can reach Antoine at (504) 830-7202 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Todd Matherne is a graduate of the University of New Orleans and has spent his entire professional career in the publishing industry. His favorite thing that he loves about his job is publishing magazines that celebrate life. New Orleans to him is the city that celebrates life unlike any other and he believes our titles here at Renaissance speak to people that want to celebrate with us. You can reach Todd at (504) 830-7247 or email@example.com.
Kristi Ferrante is a graduate of Cabrini High – many moons ago. She is married and has three beautiful girls and two awesome dogs, a Siberian husky named Stoli and a puggle named Buddy. She has been with the company since 1993 years and doesn’t plan on going anywhere soon – unless the company has other plans! In her spare time she loves to listen to music, play cards and board games and read. You can reach Kristi at (504) 830-7264 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christian Coombs is a local boy that grew up a stone's throw away from New Orleans on the "Best Bank." He graduated from the University of New Orleans with a bachelor's degree in communications and became a part of our family in 2007. With his own big family of three boys and one little angel, he and his wife Angie never seem to slow down. Christian can be found driving a very colorful Renaissance Publishing van around the metro area when he's not inside the office, so honk your horn at him and let him know that you support our local publications as well as our great city. You can reach Christian at (504) 830-7244 or email@example.com.
Erin Duhe was born and raised in New Orleans. She attended St. Mary’s Dominican High School then graduated from LSU in 2010, where she studied Business Administration and Communication Studies. She loves going to festivals and watching Bravo in bed, but she loves eating good food most of all. You can reach Erin at (504) 830-7231 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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