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Wealth & Wellness

Mackie Shilstone isn't only New Orleans' health and fitness guru, he's a worldwide sports phenomenon. Mackie talks about working with superstar athletes — like Serena Williams, whom he recently helped recapture Wimbledon — and his own will to win.

New Orleanian Jessica Blanchard was a successful Accenture business consultant in Nice, France, before turning her back on international finance and devoting her life to health and wellness. Jessica is co-founder of Balance Yoga and Wellness Studio in Mid City, where she teaches yoga and pranayama, and practices Ayurvedic medicine.

Peter Ricchiuti is the finance professor you wish you had back in college! His insight and humor have twice made him the top professor at Tulane University's A.B. Freeman School of Business. After a successful career on Wall Street, Ricchiuti served for five years as Assistant State Treasurer and Chief Investment Officer for the State of Louisiana. There he skillfully managed the State's $3 billion investment portfolio.