Olinde’s was honored as Retailer of the Year by the North American Home Furnishing Association in the category of businesses with more than $10 million in annual sales.

The Baton Rouge-based furniture store, which has been in business for more than 120 years, has locations in Baton Rouge and Lafayette, along with mattress stores in Baton Rouge and Central.

Rudy Smith has been selected by the Greater New Orleans Executive Association as its Executive of the Year.

Smith is president of Rudy Smith Service, a towing and recovery company. Smith was recognized for his outstanding service as president, past president, committee chairman and member of various committees since 1985.

Lexi McWiggins, a senior marketing coordinator in Postlethwaite & Netterville’s New Orleans area office, has been named 2014 Rookie of the Year by the Association for Accounting Marketing.

She was recognized for extraordinary contributions to the firm’s success within the first two years of her marketing role at P&N.

Louisiana Clean Fuels has presented in the local area its Innovative Project of the Year to the St. Landry Parish Waste Disposal District as part of the organization’s first Leader Awards based on the amount of petroleum and greenhouse gases reduced by public and private fleets in LCF’s annual reporting.