Meet the Team

Edward Sakakeeny

Edward Sakakeeny serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of Carey New Orleans, which he co-founded in 1994. Edward embodies a true entrepreneurial spirit and has been in the transportation industry for over 25 years.  He is an active member of the community and is involved in Habitat for Humanity, Susan G. Komen For The Cure, Make-a-Wish and various other organizations.  He maintains professional involvement both locally and nationally.  Edward is proactive and contributes heavily to our overall operation.  He is a confident and determined leader!


John Abadie

John Abadie serves as the Director of Operations.  John joined Carey New Orleans in 1999 as chauffeur and he then became lead trainer and dispatcher.  In addition, he is a certified Smith System Defensive Driving Instructor. His logistical expertise is invaluable to our operation and our clients.  He effortlessly and successfully manages groups of all sizes to provide flawless service. John is detail-oriented, cool under pressure, patient and resourceful. No matter what he gets the job done!


Paul McNish

Paul McNish serves as Senior Operations Manager of Carey New Orleans.  He originally joined the team in 1996 as a chauffeur and was subsequently awarded the Worldwide Chauffeur of the Year by Carey International in 1999 and the Taxicab, Limousine and Paratransit Association’s National Chauffeur of the Year in 2006.  Paul was a crucial member of the Carey International Emergency First Responder team responsible for evacuations.  Paul is a dedicated, quick-witted, walking Atlas, who provides a wealth of information and always, always finds the answer to complex transportation needs.