October 25th, 2013
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A native New Orleanian, Marshall received a Presidential scholarship and graduated from the School of Business and Industry at Florida A&M University in 2001. In 2009 Nolan received the Fritz Wagner prize for academic achievement and community service in Graduate Urban Studies at the University of New Orleans. Prior to joining the DDD Nolan worked at Tulane University's Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives as the Director of Policy and Advocacy and previously served as the Associate Director of Common Good at Loyola University, a diverse community-based coalition founded after Hurricane Katrina to assist in crafting policies which would help rebuild New Orleans better and stronger than it had been.
Marshall has led two for profit companies: Good Citizen, a consulting firm specializing in political, outreach, and engagement campaigns, and NAM-IT, a promotional and printable products company. Nolan has been an active civic leader serving as the president of the Young Leadership Council, president of the board at Einstein Charter School, and serving on the board of the Audubon Nature Institute, New Orleans City Park Commission, Human Relations Commission, Citizens for 1 Greater New Orleans Resource Council, New Orleans Crime Coalition, Court Watch NOLA, and the New Orleans BioDistrict.
In his new position, Marshall will work to strengthen the DDD’s relationships with Downtown stakeholders and other governmental and economic development agencies and will work with the CEO and Board of Commissioners to craft public policies beneficial to Downtown and its stakeloders.
New Orleans named Major Market of the Year Southern Business and Development
New Orleans ranked in top 10 "Next Cities" of the best places to live and work for young professionals Next Generation Consulting
"The transformation that's taking place in New Orleans both socially and economically is stunning." World Trade 100 Magazine
Downtown is 1.2 walkable square miles
New Orleans ranked #2 employment market in the country Manpower
Downtown's population has doubled in the past 10 years to 5,100 residents. It is expected to double again by 2020.
New Orleans listed as 1 of 5 safe havens to ride out the recession Christian Science Monitor
New Orleans is #1 Top City for Young Entrepreneurs 2011 Under30CEO.com