Director, Public Relations - System
Giselle Hecker is the Director of Public Relations for Ochsner Health System. With more than 15 years of experience, she is responsible for strategic planning and direction of all external and media-specific communications for all Ochsner Health System regions and entities, and related ventures, affiliations and partnerships. Giselle direct all aspects of external communication and relationships with the local, regional, national and industry media including reputation management and crisis communications for the system. Prior to Ochsner, she lived in Chicago leading and executing public relations campaigns for national and global clients across various industries for Weber Shandwick, Leo Burnett and Cramer-Krasselt. In her spare time, Giselle is often traveling the world.
Regional Director of Communications – Baton Rouge
Daryl Cetnar is the Regional Director of Communications for Ochsner Health System, working in the Baton Rouge and southwestern Louisiana markets. Prior to Ochsner, he served in the same role at Lafayette General Health for six-and-a-half years and in public relations director roles for professional and collegiate athletics for the previous 15 years. A native of New York, Daryl still holds his passion for the New York Yankees very near and dear to his heart. As a “retired” college hockey player, he’s the rare person in Louisiana looking for an NHL game on TV.
Katie Fauquier, MBA
Manager, Public Relations - System
Katie Fauquier is the Manager of Public Relations for Ochsner Health System. A Louisiana native, Katie spent nearly a decade working in marketing agencies, developing and implementing national campaigns for clients in the healthcare, nonprofit, governmental and tourism industries. A self-described “old soul” and music lover, Katie’s favorite concert experience was attending 2016’s Desert Trip Festival.
Christine Rigamer, APR
Senior Public Relations Specialist - System
Christine Rigamer is a Senior Public Relations Specialist for Ochsner Health System. An accredited public relations professional (APR) with more than seven years experience, Christine has worked with clients across a variety of industries including business, hospitality and nonprofit. Christine was named the 2014 PR Practitioner of the Year by the Public Relations Association of Louisiana – New Orleans chapter. Originally from Texas, Christine considers herself an adopted New Orleanian.