Head, Crissie

Head, Crissie

Crissie Head
Director
LaPorte Sehrt Romig Hand, CPAs
Hometown: Jackson, Miss.
 

StartUp

November 4, 2008 issue
 

Mickey doesn’t vote here

Massive voter registration drives generated more heat and hard feelings than actual new voters. But the alarm raised by bogus and duplicate applications affecting the integrity of the election is nothing more than good campaign fodder.
 

This is regionalism?

Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Lafayette all bring tremendous assets to a potential digital/interactive media triangle. But it won't work as long as parochial attitudes exist. The public needs to recognize the value of regional partnerships.
  The future is upon us

The future is upon us

Massive change is unavoidable over the next 25 years, due to rapid advances in technology. Louisiana needs to take steps, such as improving the education system and challenging students, in order to keep up. Plus: Legislature needs to find ways to save money in order to invest in the future, Baton Rouge Area Chamber looking for volunteers and people step up to help United Way.
 

No news is bad news

The news is there isn’t any news.
  A complex cleanup

A complex cleanup

The largest debris-removal project in Baton Rouge history stretches into its second month, thanks to federal red tape and the enormity of the job.
  Dirty, not-so-sexy money

Dirty, not-so-sexy money

With the clock ticking on EBR’s federally mandated project to improve its sewer system, the parish must first answer some financial questions.
  It’s Saturday night. So how’s business?

It’s Saturday night. So how’s business?

A prime-time LSU football game also is prime time to get out without fighting the crowds—but that’s not so great for some business owners.
  Transformer

Transformer

The former Speaker of the House leads the charge to overhaul health care in the U.S.
 

Business as usual for Britt

After taking just one week off, Donna Britt is back on the air and refusing to let radiation treatment for breast cancer get the best of her.
  Y ask Y?

Y ask Y?

Businesses neglect, at their peril, new expectations of youngest members of the workforce.
  The winds of change

The winds of change

Storm insurance legislation is likely, though insiders warn against following the Florida example.
  Bullish on Louisiana

Bullish on Louisiana

The state’s market appears to be softening despite taking hits from two more damaging hurricanes.
 

Permits

November 4, 2008 issue
 

Company News

November 3, 2008 issue
  Entrepreneur: Joseph Jobe

Entrepreneur: Joseph Jobe

Since becoming president of Desselle-Maggard Corporation in 2002, Joseph Jobe estimates he fielded between eight to 10 calls each year from companies looking to buy his business.
 

Moving up

November 4, 2008 issue
 

Staying in school

(From The Times-Picayune) A tight job market is causing more college students to put off joining the workforce in favor of graduate programs
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