About Nicole Webre

CEO & Founder, Lead Consultant

Nicole Webre is a New Orleans native and received her undergraduate degree from Tulane University and her juris doctor degree from Loyola University College of Law. Since 2003, Nicole has created legislation and lead projects for redevelopment and new construction. She has spent 16 years in city government and the legal field helping residents, business owners, governmental agencies, educational institutions, and real estate developers navigate local and state government. In 2021, Webre Consulting was honored as a 2021 Love Your City Award Finalist in the Housing category. Nicole has been recognized by New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles (2019 Design Masters, Master of Preservation), New Orleans CityBusiness (2017 Silver Award, Top Home Builder and 2016 Women of the Year), Biz New Orleans (2017 Top 10 Influencer), New Orleans Magazine (2016 Top Female Achiever and 2015 Steel Magnolia). Nicole was featured in CNBC’s The Deed staring Sidney Torres for her residential urban-infill development, Bakery Village.

She specializes in government and community relations, especially local and state regulatory compliance, land use planning, zoning and options for future real estate development, permitting, commercial and residential entitlements, historic tax credits, restoration tax abatement, and legislative-based economic incentives. She tackles every project or problem with the utmost attention and energy. In addition to advising clients, she is also a real estate developer, having developed Bakery Village, a 15-lot residential development in the Historic Irish Channel, New Orleans…     READ MORE

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About Kelly Duggan

Senior Consultant

Kelly Duggan is a Baton Rouge native, holding a Bachelor’s degree in Art History from Louisiana State University. After working as an art historian for a few years, she felt compelled to contribute to post-Katrina planning efforts in New Orleans, and obtained a Master’s of Urban and Regional Planning from the University of New Orleans. Kelly began her planning career as a Preservation Planner for the Vieux Carré Commission and later served as a Senior Planner for the New Orleans City Planning Commission. 

Kelly has also provided technical planning support, created design guidelines and developed comprehensive plans for municipalities on a freelance basis as a planning consultant. Most recently, she served as the Assistant Director of Urban Trails Planning at BREC. She is certified as a planner through the American Planning Association and holds a certificate in Historic Preservation from UNO.

About Lily McNee

Senior Associate

Lily received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Historic Preservation from Savannah College of Art and Design. She has over 15 years of experience in historic preservation and code enforcement having worked with the City of New Orleans in multiple capacities since 2007. In her most recent position as Enforcement Coordinator in the Department of Safety and Permits, she created and led the current City of New Orleans compliance & adjudication procedure focusing on the enforcement of city code and the City Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance (CZO). She also managed enforcement for the Historic District Landmarks Commission (HDLC), the Vieux Carré Commission (VCC).

Lily has lived in the Bywater neighborhood for over 30 years. In her spare time, she enjoys being creative and spending time with her daughter.

About Lisa Picone Love

Director of Operations, Associate Consultant

As Associate Consultant, Lisa specializes in SLDBE certification and outreach for tax credit clients, and licensing and permitting for hospitality clients. As Director of Operations, she oversees client project management and office management. Her career experience includes marketing, media sales, and non-profit management. She holds a B.A. in Mass Communications from Louisiana State University and an MFA in Performance from University of New Orleans. Lisa is a member of American Business Women’s Association and the Krewe of Iris.