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    Lori Harper

    Lori A. Harper is one of the most successful women on the Coast, respected for her accomplishments and honored for her leadership and humbleness. Like many accomplished women, Harper’s drive to succeed has been fueled and underscored by the circumstances around her. Harper, recently retired as vice president of Supply Chain Management at Ingalls Shipbuilding, […]

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    ICONIC BEAUTIES

    The Gulf Coast Woman Iconic Beauty Look-alike Contest winners define beauty’s inner glow, outward confidence and extend blessings. Sharmaine Rieux FITNESS ENTHUSIAST | WAVELAND, MS “True Beauty is undefined. Beauty is whatever you want it to be. However your eyes perceive it, and however your soul reflects it.” Sharmaine Rieux is a graduate of the University […]

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    Lemoine-Raymond, Comeaux & Cusick

      HOLLY LEMOINE-RAYMOND When you meet Holly Lemoine-Raymond, you feel her vibrant personality even before she greets you. Her energetic presence is contagious, and it’s no wonder why she’s highly successful and widely known. As owner and operator of HL Raymond Properties, a boutique real estate brokerage representing buyers and sellers along the Coast, Lemoine-Raymond […]

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    Transformed to transform others

    Rebeca Gonzalez was working the night shift at the hospital when a patient “coded,” signifying emergency care was necessary. She and her team immediately started compressions to resuscitate the patient. “Compressions have to be fast and deep enough to be fully effective in saving a life,” the registered nurse says. “Within minutes, I became tired, […]

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    The Survivors

      She was determined Cancer wasn’t going to beat her   Being a breast cancer survivor does not define Margaret McKenzie. There is no “before” or “after” cancer for her. “It was a bump in the road and is now firmly in the rear view mirror. I am looking forward and focused on what’s ahead.” In […]

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    4 Women Standing Tall

    Joanne Joanne Bullard O’Keefe, 57, has owned Nezaty’s Cafe, a popular and successful brunch and lunch stop on Courthouse Road in Gulfport, for 12 years. Many of her customers know her by name and pause to share with her as she works right alongside that day’s crew. As a matter of fact, she sees her […]

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