Business Research Center
Bill Joubert, Director
Herb Holloway, Research Economist
Phone: 985-549-3167
Website: www.selu.edu/sbrc
Email: brc@southeastern.edu
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.


Louisiana Small Business Development Center
William Joubert, Director
Phone: 985-549-3831
Website: www.selu.edu/sbdc, www.lsbdc.org
Email: sbdc@southeastern.edu, lsbdc.slu@lsbdc.org
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
Phone: 985-549-3160
Fax: 985-543-3161
Email: info@haeidd.org
Website: www.haeidd.org
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 JBM Group
Owners: Barbara M. Ruppert and Michael DiMaggio
Phone: 985-222-2941
Website: www.jbmt.net
Email: michael.dimaggio@jbmt.net, bruppert@jbmt.net
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.


Northshore Technical Community College - Workforce Division
David Lloyd, Executive Director
Phone: 985-549-3163
Website: www.northshorecollege.edu
Email: davidlloyd@northshorecollege.edu
NTCC's Workforce Development Division offers non-credit customized workforce training, industry certification programs and grant-funded programs, in addition to NTCC's standard programs of study.


Congressman Steve Scalise
Regional Rep, Justin Crossie
Phone: 985-340-2185
Website: scalise.house.gov