Matt Stuller – Jewelry Business Magnate With a Heart for His Community

Matthew “Matt” Gordy Stuller has forged his own success in life, entering the jewelry business as a high school student in his beloved hometown of Lafayette LA. Against the advice of his parents, Dr. Gilbert and Alma Stuller, as well as industry titans he met at the age of 18 when he traveled to New […]

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Fay Harris – Faith and True Grit Define This Survivor

Fay Harris has always been an active community volunteer and a respected professional in the hotel, radio, tv, and sports industries. She joins Jan Swift on this episode of Discover Lafayette to discuss how her faith in God and belief in the power of prayer are the essential components in her recovery from a life-threatening […]

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Adam Daigle, Business Editor of the Acadiana Advocate

Advocate To Host Acadiana Economic Outlook Summit on January 15, 2020 Adam Daigle, Business Editor of the Acadiana Advocate, joined the newspaper in August 2018 as the organization ramped up its daily business coverage online and in print. Its daily email business newsletter has consistently continued to add online subscribers as it feeds the need […]

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RADER Team Talks Cyber Security and Reasons Businesses Need to Be Proactive in Protecting Their Data

In this episode of Discover Lafayette, Jan Swift meets with the Cyber Security Team at RADER: Chief Security Officer Tim Fournet, Sarah Bryson, Head of Security Operations Team, and Tyler Robertson, Cyber Security Analyst, who discuss the importance of planning ahead to avoid hacks that can bring down a business. Since 2002, RADER has helped […]

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Ted Kergan: Kergan Brothers Sonic CEO Talks Life, Business, and Spending Decades Finding His Brother’s Killers

Ted Kergan, one of Sonic’s most successful franchisees in the U. S., began his career with SONIC in 1977 as general manager of an Alexandria, LA location. Today, Ted is CEO of Kergan Bros. Sonic, which owns 60 Sonic locations across Central and South Louisiana, and employs more than 4,000 people each year. In 2015, […]

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