Just nine months ago, Laurel Hess launched hampr, an on-demand laundry service designed to take the stress out of busy families’ lives. Who could have predicted the pandemic would hit the U. S. that same month and upend our normal way of life? Laurel Hess joined Jan Swift of Discover Lafayette to discuss her newest […]
Meet Casey Hoyt and Michael Moore, Founders of VieMed, Largest Provider of Non-Invasive Ventilators in U. S.
Casey Hoyt and Michael Moore, founders of VieMed Healthcare, Inc., the largest independent non-invasive ventilation therapy provider in the U S., joined Jan Swift of Discover Lafayette to discuss their journey. They were joined by Casey’s dad, Max Hoyt, who has been a mentor, investor, and V. P. of Governmental Relations for VieMed until recently. […]
Lafayette Parish Mayor-President Josh Guillory joined Jan Swift of Discover Lafayette to discuss his first year of service to the community. Guillory took office on January 6, 2020, and has faced unprecedented challenges this year as the coronavirus rolled in with its ensuing physical and economic chaos, the oil and gas market collapsed, several hurricanes […]
Jim Dore, Executive Business Coach with Vistage, the world’s largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organization, joined Discover Lafayette to discuss his career and passion for helping business people become leaders in their field. Jim’s role in serving as Vistage Chair is to lead and challenge executives from small and midsize businesses as they learn […]
Amanda Landers, Regional Director of Vitalant Blood Services, Discusses Urgent Need for Blood Donations
Discover Lafayette welcomes Amanda Landers, Regional Director of Vitalant. Vitalant, formed in 1943, was formally known as United Blood Services and is one of the nation’s largest non-profit blood transfusion organizations. Vitalant has served as our area’s community blood provider since 1954, serving the blood needs of patients in over 27 parishes and 31 hospitals […]