Faces of New Orleans 2020

University of Holy Cross
Face of Higher Education

  No matter where you are on your educational and professional journey, there’s no time like the present to take on your next challenge, to build a community of like-minded peers and to launch into the next stage of your…

The Fertility Institute
Face of Fertility Treatment

Since 1976, The Fertility Institute of New Orleans has achieved over 18,000 pregnancies. The physicians and specialized staff are dedicated to helping couples start and grow healthy families, utilizing the most advanced treatments available in fertility medicine. They offer the…

Ursuline Academy
Face of Education

At Ursuline Academy, educators believe that true learning doesn’t just happen in the confines of a single classroom: it happens when students are empowered to collaborate, innovate and raise each other up. In this all-girls environment, students are encouraged to…

Tulane Dermatology
Face of Dermatology

Innovators in the treatment of skin diseases, faculty physicians at Tulane University Department of Dermatology provide cutting-edge general dermatology care, as well as advanced treatment of complicated dermatological problems. Led by Erin Boh, MD, Ph.D, the department offers expert  treatments…

Erin Hardy
Face of Real Estate

When Erin Hardy renovated an historic shotgun house in 2014, she had no idea she was building the foundation of a career in real estate — but she discovered a passion she’s been putting to work ever since. As a…

Surgical Specialists
Face of Weight Loss

Since its founding in 2000 by Dr. Tom Lavin, Surgical Specialists of LA has become one of the most respected, experienced and comprehensive bariatric programs in the country. The largest private practice in the Gulf South, this group is comprised…

Prime Fitness RX
Face of Fitness

If you’re looking for an unbeatable fitness experience where cleanliness and safety are of the utmost importance for members, then look no further than Prime Fitness RX. Owners Mark and Sacha Owens bring New Orleans the EGYM experience that blends…

Oak Family Dental
Face of Family Dentistry

The Patterson family welcomes you to Oak Family Dental, the area’s top provider of friendly, high-quality dental care. For nearly 40 years, Dr. Troy Patterson, Dr. Margaret “Garet” Patterson, and Dr. Troy Patterson Jr. have combined their diverse dental specialties…

Humana
Face of Health Plans

When Rhonda Bagby began her first hospital job at sixteen years old, she did so with one goal: to help people achieve their best health regardless of circumstances. That same core value has been her guiding light through every phase…

HR NOLA
Face of Human Resources

People are at the heart of every business and organization, and how they work together can make or break any team’s success. That’s where Human Resources professionals come in — or as Amy Bakay calls them, “the protectors of culture…

Haunted History Tours
Face of Historic Tours

When he started Haunted History Tours in 1995, Sidney Smith introduced the concept of paranormal tours to New Orleans, and his company has remained as the #1 choice for learning and celebrating the city’s ghostly lore ever since. Any tour…

Gitter Vein Institute
Face of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Richard Gitter, MD, FACS, is a graduate of Isidore Newman, Tulane University, and Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Gitter returned home to New Orleans after serving as Director of Cardiac and Vascular Surgery both in Sioux City, Iowa, and…

Dr. Black Plastic Surgery
Face of Plastic Surgery

When you think of medicine, you might not typically associate it with art — but that’s exactly how Dr. Elliott Black and Dr. Summer Black see their profession. Their jobs as Board-Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons require a fine mix…

Cox Communications
Face of Telecommunications

As the new vice president of Government and Public Affairs for Cox’s Southeast Region, Erin Monroe Wesley could not have envisioned the challenges introduced in 2020. With more than 17 years of governmental affairs, legal, policy and economic development experience,…

Brady's Wine Warehouse
Face of Fine Wines

Patrick Brady believes wine is more than just a drink to pair with dinner. Each bottle is unique, and each sip is a sensory experience that connects the drinker with other times and places. It’s a job not taken lightly…

Alison Calamia
Face of Reverse Mortgage

Who else but Alison Calamia could represent reverse mortgage in New Orleans? After all, she was the one who brought reverse mortgage products to Louisiana in 1991. Calamia leads customers with honesty and integrity through virtually every aspect of the…