Baton Rouge neighborhood
Health system of the Franciscan missionaries of Notre-Dame named LaDonna Butler Green as COO of his multi-state physician organization made up of over 900 providers.
Green, who will lead in conjunction with Dr James Craven, is responsible for the operations, human resources, financial performance and growth of the medical group, specifically overseeing the clinical operations located regionally in Baton Rouge, Acadiana. , Monroe, North Shore and Jackson, Mississippi.
Green was Vice President of Operations for Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group, a network of over 500 providers serving the Baton Rouge area and the North Shore. Under his leadership, the group acquired and opened 47 new clinics. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in public administration from Southern University of Baton Rouge.
Marcia Blanchard was promoted to president by the Louisiana Healthcare Quality Forum.
Blanchard will be responsible for the implementation of the corporate strategy defined by the CEO and the board of directors. She has the ultimate oversight and responsibility for guiding and leading the management team and developing future planning of operations. The private, non-profit organization is dedicated to improving healthcare. Blanchard holds a bachelor’s degree in communication with a focus on cross-cultural communications and a master’s degree in health care administration from Colorado State University.
LSU AgCenter entomologist Kristen healy was elected by the American Mosquito Control Association to become vice-president from March and become president in 2022.
The organization, which began in 1935, has members around the world, the majority in the United States. Members are governed by a board of directors of 15 elected members. Healy holds a PhD in Philosophy and Entomology from Rutgers University, an MA in Public Health from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, an MA in Entomology from the University of Rhode Island and a bachelor’s degree in zoology from the University of Rhode Island.
Kirk lacour was appointed Director of Litigation at Acadian businesses.
He was an associate lawyer and associate privacy officer for the legal and compliance department of Acadian Ambulance Services and director of the National EMS Academy. As Director of Litigation, he will be responsible for working with the six Acadian Divisions to assess and mitigate litigation risks and will work with internal and external Acadian legal teams.
LaCour has worked in the field of emergency medical services for 20 years and has worked as an EMT, paramedic, field training officer and EMS instructor. LaCour has also worked as a police officer, firefighter, correctional officer, assistant coroner and licensed attorney in Louisiana. He holds associate degrees in emergency medical services and biology and bachelor’s degrees in human medicine and health sciences, as well as an MBA and doctorate in juris.
Ashbel Mountains, vice-president of strategic initiatives and innovation at Acadian businesses, was appointed to American Ambulance Association Board of directors.
He will be Director of Region IV for two years starting in 2022. The region spans Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico. Montes has been a member of the association since 2009 and was previously a member of the board of directors from 2010 to 2013. He was co-chair and is currently chair of the organizations payments reform committee, and served on the data collection committee on costs. .
New Orleans area
Sean P. Sullivan has been appointed partner of the Florida-based multi-practice business law firm Kelley Kronenberg, leading its expansion to New Orleans.
The New Orleans office will be the 12th firm, driven by expanding business and customer service in the insurance industry. Sullivan focuses his practice on first party insurance defense litigation, including coverage and bad faith litigation. He also has experience handling cases in state and federal courts. Sullivan is licensed to practice law in Alabama, Louisiana, Washington, and in the United States District Court for the Eastern, Western and Middle District of Louisiana, the Eastern and Southern District of Texas, the Southern District of Alabama and the Western District of Wisconsin.
Lord Locke elected as partner Peyton Lambert in his office in New Orleans, effective January 1.
Lambert focuses his practice on property and casualty, bankruptcy, insurance coverage, commercial litigation and general civil litigation. He has particular experience in insurance defense and civil litigation at district and appeal court level. He has represented national and international plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state courts and in arbitration cases,
Memorial of Dignity promoted Sean Melendreras to the commercial director of advance planning for the New Orleans market.
Dignity Memorial owns and operates several funeral homes and cemetery properties in the greater New Orleans area. Melendreras was an advance planning consultant for the organization.
Fishman Haygood announced that William H. Patrick III and Tristan E. Manthey will lead the corporate restructuring and bankruptcy practice as it expands its capabilities to assist troubled business and property clients.
The team, previously with Heller, Draper, Patrick, Horn & Manthey, also includes Cherie Dessauer Nobles and support staff. He will work with clients outside of the firm’s offices in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, and the firms have scheduled an office in Houston.
Their experience also includes representing creditors ‘and shareholders’ committees; individual creditors and other stakeholders in Chapter 11 reorganizations; out-of-court restructuring and other insolvency-related proceedings and litigation; and work with a range of companies in the energy, hospitality, real estate, retail and manufacturing industries.