Blog Archives

Brianna Cunningham

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Brianna is no stranger to StayLocal’s work and mission. She served as an Americorps member with StayLocal in 2016, assisting in the creation of networking and marketing opportunities for StayLocal members.  Since receiving her BA in Sociology and English from … Continue reading

Christy Williams

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Christy Williams’ work with the Urban Conservancy and Stay Local began more than 15 years ago, when, as a small business owner recovering from Hurricane Katrina she was determined to build her business back alongside other independent business owners. She … Continue reading

Emily Snyder

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Emily has been a member of the New Orleans environmental education community since 2009. She’s worked with students, mostly young people, in forests, fields, ropes courses, canoes, gardens, marshes, swamps, and in their classrooms and community centers. She manages the Front Yard … Continue reading

Matthew Ricchiuti

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Matt Ricchiuti is a New Orleans native and recent graduate of Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business, where he received an undergraduate degree in Management with a focus in Entrepreneurship. Generally fascinated by the New Orleans nonprofit ecosystem, Matt is … Continue reading

Maryann Miller

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Maryann designs programs and directs operations that support all of the StayLocal efforts which support a thriving local economy. Maryann has worked to promote the role of historic preservation in economic development at Preservation Resource Center. And, most recently, she helped … Continue reading

Dana Eness

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Dana Eness has been Executive Director of the Urban Conservancy since 2007. She first became involved with the organization in 2003 as a founding board member of StayLocal, the UC’s initiative to create a strong network of local independent businesses. … Continue reading