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Stafford Maestri

Public Relations Director
New Orleans & Bayou Region

Stafford is the Director of Public Relations for Ochsner Health System.  After graduating from Louisiana State University, she began her career at Peter A. Mayer Public Relations before leaving to pursue her Master's degree and establish her own PR firm.  A lifelong resident of Louisiana, she loves eating out, and as a result, exercising, in addition to traveling, reading and pop culture.  She lives in uptown New Orleans with her husband and their Labrador, Jax.

Giselle Hecker

Senior Public Relations Specialist
New Orleans & Bayou Region

Giselle Hecker is the Senior Public Relations Specialist for Ochsner Health System. After nearly eight years in Chicago, she willingly escaped the cold and moved home just in time for the New Orleans Saints to win their first Super Bowl. In her spare time, Giselle is often traveling the world, cheering on the Saints or making up for lost time by eating countless amounts of oysters and crawfish. 

Stephanie Friedrich

Senior Public Relations Specialist
Baton Rouge Region

Stephanie is the Senior Public Relations Specialist for Ochsner Health System in Baton Rouge. A native of Charlotte, N.C., she completed undergraduate school at the University of Georgia and is now pursuing her MBA at Louisiana State University – Geaux Dawgs! Her passion for health and wellness motivates her both personally and professionally. In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys learning something new, working out, spending time with family and friends, traveling to new places and going to concerts.

Stacy Gilmore

Marketing Manager
North Shore Region

Stacy Gilmore is the Marketing Manager for Ochsner - North Shore.  Originally from Massachusetts, she moved to New Orleans after college, and began her career at one of the top advertising agencies in the city. Stacy has a love for the water - from swimming to boating and fishing, too. It's no wonder that she has found herself living in Covington off the Tchefuncte River.