Baton Rouge space
Patrick D. Seiter has joined the Girl’s Hospital as normal counsel, offering authorized assist and course and oversight of compliance and all hospital contracts.
Seiter was a companion at Taylor Porter, representing well being care shoppers usually enterprise, transactional and regulatory issues and has expertise within the relationships and challenges of educational medication. He offered authorized companies for the Our Woman of the Lake and LSU partnership, in addition to different public/non-public well being care partnerships throughout the state. He previously served on the Girl’s Hospital board of administrators.
Blue Cross and Blue Defend of Louisiana has promoted Natalie McCall to vice chairman, supplier efficiency and analytics, working with community supplier companions in Blue Cross’ medical and affected person applications and offering management on knowledge analytics, efficiency reporting and operational assessments.
McCall was director of accountable care engagement at Blue Cross and had spent a number of years in efficiency enchancment with the Common Well being System in Baton Rouge. She additionally labored as a well being care advisor and analyst in Chicago. McCall has a bachelor’s diploma in science-business from the College of Notre Dame.
The Better Baton Rouge Business Alliance Inc. has promoted Sue Leger to affiliate director of selling and administration and Brandon Smith to affiliate director of security, well being and safety.
Leger joined the alliance in 2008 as administrative assistant, overseeing all administrative, workplace, monetary, occasion planning, advertising, gross sales and assortment actions. Sue will tackle new occasion coordination, administrative, knowledge evaluation and advertising efforts. She beforehand labored for the post-Hurricane Katrina Highway Dwelling Undertaking and the American Institute of Architects. Sue additionally operates and owns a small enterprise she started in 1972. She attended Tyler Junior School and College of Houston.
Smith joined the alliance in 2017 to guide security, well being and safety strategic initiatives. In his expanded position, Smith will work together extra with exterior stakeholders, handle the group’s web site and model and tackle new administrative obligations. He has greater than 10 years of occupational security expertise, having labored for Pool Corp., the Louisiana Affiliation of Timbermen and Hartt Security at ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Polyolefins plant. He earned a bachelor’s diploma from Southeastern Louisiana College in occupational security, well being and setting.
New Orleans space
Harbor Towing and Fleeting LLC has employed Robert “Rusty” Barkerding Jr. to help with exterior affairs.
Barkerding began with a steamship company in New Orleans and went on to personal and function a ship and barge cleansing agency headquartered in New Orleans with operations all through the Gulf of Mexico and later two associated port and vessel safety companies: Admiral Safety Providers Inc. in New Orleans and Admiral Safety Providers of Alabama Inc. He additionally has served the business as a commissioner after which chair of the board of commissioners for the Port of New Orleans, as a director of the New Orleans Board of Commerce and a member of the board after which president of the Propeller Membership of New Orleans.
The Pelican Institute for Public Coverage has named John Kay as vice chairman for advocacy and to imagine the identical position with an aligned tax-exempt group referred to as Pelican Motion Inc.
He’ll lead the Pelican Institute’s grassroots networks and handle all public and lawmaker communication across the organizations’ varied situation advocacy efforts. Kay’s introduction additionally signifies the group’s plans to rally Louisianians round its new Get Louisiana Working marketing campaign, designed to enact private and non-private sector options to carry governmental burdens off Louisianians and safe pathways to jobs and alternative within the aftermath of COVID-19.
The Shreveport native beforehand served because the political director for the Alabama Republican Occasion earlier than turning into deputy state director for the Louisiana chapter of People for Prosperity in 2014. He was promoted to state director of the group in 2016. A graduate of LSU Shreveport, Kay served because the Scholar Authorities Affiliation president and later labored in U.S. Rep. John Fleming’s congressional workplace, and in addition served in quite a lot of capacities on quite a few political campaigns.
Punctual Summary has promoted Nick Sagona to chief know-how officer.
Sagona will spearhead company knowledge safety; supervise IT professionals; and is the chief software program engineer for PABS, the agency’s Punctual Summary Base System proprietary software program. Sagona has labored with the corporate for eight years, most not too long ago as a senior software program developer. He’s a graduate of the College of Mississippi.
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