President and Chief Executive Officer, Ochsner Health System
Warner Thomas officially assumed the role of Ochsner Health System President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on September 1, 2012. As the CEO of Ochsner, Louisiana’s largest non-profit health system, Mr. Thomas is responsible for the system’s overall strategic growth and development.
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Ochsner Health System
As Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Ochsner Health System, Hulefeld has operational responsibility for Ochsner's 29 owned, managed and affiliated hospital locations, more than 60 regional clinic locations and all corporate functions. He joined Ochsner in 1998 and most recently served as the Chief Executive Officer of Ochsner Medical Center.
Chief Medical Officer, Ochsner Health System
Executive Vice President and CFO, Ochsner Health System
Scott J. Posecai is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Ochsner Health System. Posecai joined the Ochsner Clinic in 1987 and was named Chief Financial Officer in 1995, where he served until the merger of the Ochsner Clinic and the Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation in 2001. Upon merger, he was named Chief Financial Officer of the Ochsner Clinic Foundation and in 2006 for the Ochsner Health System.
Executive Vice President and Treasurer, Ochsner Health System
Bobby Brannon has responsibility for Treasury/Portfolio Management, Insurance, Capital Financing, and Real Estate Management. Brannon has been an employee of Ochsner Clinic Foundation (OCF) for over 36 years, serving as Controller, Vice President and Director of Finance, and Executive Vice President, Director of Finance & Treasurer.
Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Ochsner Health System
Pete November serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. He manages shared services for Ochsner Health System including Legal Department, Internal Audit, Facilities and Real Estate, Information Technology, Compliance and Supply Chain Services.
Chief Executive Officer – System Retail Services & Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Ochsner Health System
David Gaines joined Ochsner Health System in 2010 and is the CEO of System Retail Services & Senior Vice President of Public Affairs. Gaines is responsible for the areas of Executive/Corporate Wellness, the Brent House Hotel, Elmwood Fitness Center, Durable Medical Equipment, and the development and growth of other retail services. In addition, Gaines oversees the Marketing and Communication functions for the System.
Senior Vice President of Strategy & Business Development, Ochsner Health System
As Senior Vice President of System Strategy & Business Development, Muller is responsible for the Ochsner annual operating calendar, strategic plan, market analysis and business development, strategic programs, and Lean deployment. Previously serving as the System Vice President of System Strategy and Business Development, Muller also has a leadership role in the development of International Business.
Chief Development Officer, Ochsner Health System
Michelle came to Ochsner from the University of South Carolina where she served most recently as the Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs and was responsible for all programs and activities related to philanthropic support and alumni engagement. To date, she has raised over $700 million dollars toward a goal of $1 billion for the University.
Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, Ochsner Health System
William “Bill” McDade, M.D., Ph.D. is the Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer for Ochsner Health System.
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Ochsner Health System
Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, Ochsner Health System
Vice-Chairman, Department of Cardiology
Dr. Milani brings a unique level of innovation and expertise to his role as Chief Clinical Transformation officer for Ochsner Health System. He is currently Vice-Chairman of the Department of Cardiology, Professor of Medicine, and Epic Physician Champion at Ochsner Health System, Ochsner Clinical School – The University of Queensland School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Chief Quality Officer, Ochsner Health System
Richard D. Guthrie, Jr., M.D., C.P.E., is the Chief Quality Officer for Ochsner Health System. Guthrie oversees the culture of patient safety and continued quality improvement.
Chief Nursing Officer & Vice President of Quality, Ochsner Health System
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System Vice President and Chief Information Officer , Ochsner Health System
System Vice President, Partnerships & Integration, Ochsner Health System
System Vice President of Service Lines, Ochsner Health System
Chief Executive Officer, Ochsner Baptist
Dawn joined Ochsner from St. Louis University Hospital, a 356-bed academic medical center, where she served as Chief Operating Officer for the past two years. She also held the positions of Senior Administrator, Administrator of Academic Services and Director of Graduate Medical Education at the hospital. Prior to that, she was the Director of Medical Education at the Baltimore location of MedStar Health, Inc., a not-for-profit integrated healthcare delivery system with six hospitals in the DC/Baltimore area.
Chief Executive Officer, Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge
Eric McMillen currently serves as Chief Executive Officer for Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge. He previously served Ochsner as Chief Operating Officer for the Baton Rouge region.
Chief Executive Officer, Ochsner Medical Center - Jefferson Highway
As CEO-Ochsner Medical Center, Robert (Rob) Wolterman has responsibility for Ochsner Medical Center, Ochsner’s flagship hospital. He also maintains administrative responsibility for the Ochsner Group Practice in New Orleans.
Chief Executive Officer, Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner
Stephen Robinson, Jr. joins Ochsner with over 14 years of progressive health care leadership. His prior experience includes Vice President of Operations / Administrator for Tulane-Lakeside Hospital and AVP of Operations for Tulane Medical Center. Most recently, he served as the Chief Operating Officer at Lakeview Regional Medical Center in Covington, Louisiana.
Chief Executive Officer, Ochsner North Shore Region
Bradley (Brad) Goodson is the Chief Executive Officer for the Ochsner North Shore Region.
Chief Executive Officer, Ochsner St. Anne General Hospital and Chabert Operational Management Company
Tim Allen earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Northern Colorado in 1989 and a Master of Science in Health Administration from the University of Colorado in 1991. Allen has served as the Chief of Strategy and Business Development for Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) in Houma.
Chief Executive Officer, Hancock Medical Center
Chief Executive Officer, Ochsner Medical Center -- West Bank
Chief Executive Officer, St. Charles Parish Hospital
Senior Vice President and the President , Ochsner Health Network
System Medical Director, Ochsner Health Network
Dr. Doug Ardoin joined Ochsner Health System on October 20, 2014 as System Medical Director, Ochsner Health Network. Dr. Ardoin is responsible for the oversight of growth and management of Ochsner Health Network, including the development of Ochsner Physician Partners, population management, medical management and ambulatory quality for the network.