Jeanette WeilandSr. Director of Bio Business Development & Strategy at New Orleans Business Alliance
Jeanette serves as the Senior Director on the Industry Attraction & Retention team, specifically leading efforts focused on New Orleans’ bio industry at the New Orleans Business Alliance. In this role it is her responsibility to facilitate collaboration with local institutions and companies, attract new businesses and investment to the ecosystem, assist existing businesses with retention and expansion efforts, and work with area partners to help ensure that the state’s legislative environment is friendly to all of these efforts. Jeanette most recently served as the Financial Operations Manager for Ochsner Health System’s Retail Division, where she created strategic plans and managed budgets, projections, productivity dashboards, and built pro formas for numerous business units of the healthcare system. Before joining Ochsner Health System, Jeanette served as the Executive Vice President of CIC Wealth – a privately-owned, independent wealth management firm with several offices located in the greater Washington, D.C. area. Jeanette graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in International Trade and Finance, and received both her Master of Arts degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of New Orleans.