Community Partners

 

Many organizations in Northeast Louisiana have the common goal of assisting entrepreneurs with Business Start-ups and Technical Assistance.  Below is a list of these organizations:

 

University of Louisiana

Small Business Development Center

LSBDC@ULM

700 University Ave.

Monroe, LA 71209

318-342-1224

www.lsbdc.org

lsbdc.ulm@lsbdc.org

 

 

The Foundation for the Mid South

134 East Amite Street

Jackson, MS 39201

601-355-8167

www.fndmidsouth.org

 

 

Mississippi Housing Initiative

350 W. Woodrow Wilson Suite 3480
Jackson, MS 39213

1-866-354-2473

www.mhbec.com/home.htm

 

 

Monroe Chamber of Commerce

Sue Nicholson, Executive Director

212 Walnut St., Suite 100

318-323-3461

www.monroe.org

 

Northeast Louisiana Economic Alliance (NELA)

Tana Trichel, President/CEO

903 Lousiana Ave.

Post Office Drawer 746

Ferriday, LA 71334

318-757-3033

ttrichel@nelea.us

www.nelea.us

 

 

Northeast Louisiana Economic Partnership

Liz Pierre, V.P. of Business Development/

Renewal Community Coordinator

1900 N. 18th St., Suite 501

Monroe, LA 71201

318-387-0787

www.nlep.org

lpierre@nlep.org

 

 

SCORE

Veronica Johnson- Co-Chair

1810 Auburn Ave, Suite #102

Monroe, LA 71201

318-323-0878

www.score.org

vronkiejohnson@hotmail.com

 

 

Downtown Economic Development District

Myra Gatling, Executive Director

401 Lea Joyner Expressway

Monroe, LA 71201

318-329-4947

www.downtownmonroe.org

myra.gatling@ci.monroe.la.us