CityBusiness names Landis as a part of ‘Driving Forces’ for 40th anniversary

New Orleans CityBusiness is celebrating 40 years of publishing award-winning, in-depth local business news. We are proud to provide the information and analysis you need to help you make money, save money and improve your business.

To mark the anniversary, we are honoring 40 business leaders who have made significant contributions to the economic development of the New Orleans area. The honorees have moved our community forward through their energy, innovative ideas, achievements and commitment to excellence.

The honorees and their company affiliations are:

  • Justin T. Augustine III, Transdev
  • Gayle Benson, New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans
  • Darryl Berger, The Berger Company
  • Walter E. Blessey Jr., Blessey Marine
  • Jerry Bologna, JEDCO
  • Jessica Brandt, Ray Brandt Auto Group
  • Joseph Canizaro, First Bank and Trust
  • Lawrence E. Chehardy, Chehardy Sherman Williams
  • Andrea Chen, Propeller
  • John L. “Jack” Donahue Jr., DonahueFavret Contractors, Inc.
  • Marc F. Eagan, Eagan Insurance Agency
  • Joseph Exnicios, Hancock Whitney
  • Greg Feirn, LCMC Health
  • Arnie D. Fielkow, Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans
  • Ron Forman, Audubon Nature Institute
  • Norman Francis, Xavier University of Louisiana
  • Betsie Gambel, Gambel Communications
  • John Georges, Georges Enterprises
  • William Goldring, Sazerac Company
  • Philip Gunn, Postlethwaite & Netterville
  • Sr. Marjorie Hebert, Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans
  • Bill Hines, Jones Walker LLP
  • Pres Kabacoff, HRI Properties
  • Anne Teague Landis, Landis Construction
  • James Landis, Landis Construction
  • Merritt Lane III, Canal Barge Company
  • Donald Link, Link Restaurant Group
  • Ti Adelaide Martin, Commander’s Palace
  • Ted Mason, LaPorte CPAs
  • Alden J. McDonald Jr., Liberty Bank and Trust
  • Robert W. Merrick, Latter & Blum
  • Gordon H. “Nick” Mueller, The National World War II Museum
  • Loulan J. Pitre, Kelly Hart & Pitre
  • Harry Rosenberg, Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • Donny Rouse, Rouses Markets
  • Paige Sensenbrenner, Adams and Reese LLP
  • José Suquet, Pan-American Life Insurance Group
  • Warner Thomas, Ochsner Health System
  • Sidney Torres IV, IV Capital
  • Guy T. Williams, Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Company

The Driving Forces honorees are profiled in a special issue on July 31 that celebrates the 40th anniversary of New Orleans CityBusiness. 


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