New Orleans Magazine - July 2020

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…