Business Research Center
Dr. A.M.M. Jamal, Associate Director
Herb Holloway, Research Economist
The Business Research Center is a University-based research facility housed at Southeastern Louisiana University's Southeast Louisiana Business Center. The Mission of the center is to provide economic information on the region and conduct applied research projects to further the economic development of the five Florida parishes of the North Shore.
Envoc (formerly known as High Power Consulting)
Calvin Fabre, Owner
Phone: 225-910-8239 x109
Envoc specializes in writing software that fits unique methods of doing business. The company recently changed its name to move beyond a primarily energy-centric clientele.
Louisiana Small Business Development Center
William Joubert, Director
The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southeastern Louisiana University provides low- or no-cost guidance and training for small business owners and potential owners. Part of a statewide network supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Louisiana Economic Development and the host universities, the LSBDC serves Louisiana businesses through confidential counseling, group training, and business information resources.
Hammond Area Economic and Industrial Development District
Clark Forrest, Administrator
The Hammond Area Economic and Industrial Development District is composed of business and community leaders, as well as, the Mayor of Hammond and team members of his administration. The board meets on a monthly basis and its goal is to attract new business and industry to the greater Hammond area while working to retain and expand jobs of the industries that are currently located in Hammond.
The 1-12 Alliance represents five parishes: St. Tammany, Washington, Tangipahoa, Livingston and St. Helena each bringing unique assets to a regional perspective. The I-12 Alliance’s target industries include energy, logistics, material supplies and aerospace manufacturing.
Tangipahoa Economic Development
Stacey Neal, Director
TEDF assists businesses with: finding alocation, info on tax incentives, serving as a liason between you and parish and local officials to facilitate your expansion efforts, reference point to other organizations who can provide assistance, and locating low interest loans.
5 Stones Media
Owners, Brian Walker and Tim San Fillippo
5 Stones Media has over a decade of experience helping organizations and businesses across the southern region and internationally make an impact with effective marketing communications. The company employs integrated communication strategies to convey consistent messages across different forms of marketing media to give their clients the most impact.
The JBM Group
Operated by Barbara M. Ruppert and Michael DiMaggio
The JBM Group is a company of computer consultants focused primarily on services for law enforcement agencies. The company operates in an environment of honesty and integrity and. Their belief is that providing high-quality, sound solutions to their clients will in turn create long-term continuing relationships that will give them the competitive edge in the custom software arena.
New York Life Insurance Co.
Agent Gary W. Sandifer, CLU
Founded in 1845 and headquartered in New York City, New York Life Insurance Company is a Fortune 100 company and the oldest and one of the largest mutual life insurance companies in America. Agent Gary W. Sandifer offers many programs to assist you with providing protection and financial security for you and your family.
Southeast Louisiana Business Center
1514 Martens Drive
Hammond, LA 70401