Louisiana Economic Development recognized business owners who exemplify Louisiana’s entrepreneurial spirit at the 2021 Louisiana Small Business Awards ceremony hosted by LED Secretary Don Pierson.
Michael Berthelot of Rockin Mozart Academy, LLC was among the recipients. The music school has locations in Donaldsonville, Plaquemine, and Port Allen.
“According to the SBA, small businesses account for 53 percent of Louisiana workers, and 99 percent of Louisiana employers,” Gov. John Bel Edwards told attendees of the virtual event. “Every day, we witness their dedication – to their companies, their employees, and their communities. When your business thrives, Louisiana prospers. So it gives me great pleasure, on behalf of the entire state, to join you in honoring companies who have earned special recognition over the past year.”
Pierson noted that LED and the Louisiana Small Business Development Center Network served 17,534 small businesses and…