Welcome to LSBDC
at Xavier University of Louisiana


We offer no-cost confidential business consulting and affordable workshops to new entrepreneurs and existing business owners.

With expertise in accessing capital, developing loan packages, and funding proposals, we are focused on strategies to adapt and thrive in the evolving marketplace. Our consultants assist business owners with new growth opportunities, financial management, marketing and research, e-commerce, and cybersecurity.

We have 15 years of disaster response and recovery experience with expertise in Federal and State financial recovery programs and assistance. Additional specialties include disaster preparedness, business resiliency, sustainability planning, culinary and restaurants, seafood, music, retail, and international trade.

The regional center serves Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, and St. John the Baptist parishes.


909 South Norman C. Francis Pkwy,
Xavier South – Room 325,
New Orleans, LA 70125


Monday-Friday: 9:00AM-5:00PM

Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Success Stories

Local Partners

The LSBDC at Xavier University of Louisiana partners with local organizations including economic development agencies, Parishes, Chambers of Commerce, Community Organizations, Businesses and Lending Institutions to provide consulting and training to entrepreneurs and small businesses throughout Greater New Orleans and the Bayou region.