Chief Executive Officer, Ochsner Health
Pete November serves as the chief executive officer of Ochsner Health, Louisiana’s largest not-for-profit academic health system and its largest private employer. November was named CEO in 2022 after serving in numerous senior leadership positions within the organization since 2012. Instrumental in many of Ochsner’s recent milestones, November shepherded several significant partnerships, improving healthcare access for tens of thousands of community members across the region.
Prior to being named CEO, November served as executive vice president and chief financial officer at Ochsner, leading accounting, financial planning and analysis, reimbursement, revenue cycle and financial operations for the system. In this role, November also oversaw the information services, real estate, supply chain and partnerships and integration teams.
A champion of the use of innovation and technology in healthcare, November previously served as Ochsner’s executive vice president of digital health and chief administrative officer, where he managed leading-edge initiatives including innovationOchsner (iO), digital medicine, telehealth, and information technology. Under November’s leadership, Ochsner became nationally recognized for its use of technology to improve health outcomes and help patients better manage chronic conditions from home.
In 2018, November spearheaded the development of Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana. In partnership with LSU Health Shreveport, Ochsner created meaningful impact across Shreveport, Monroe and the surrounding communities by hiring more than 300 physicians, expanding behavioral health services and delivering community investments of more than $200 million. Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport’s transformative work continues in north Louisiana thanks to enhanced workforce and educational investments to train the next generation of healthcare professionals.
November joined Ochsner in 2012 as senior vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer. Prior to joining Ochsner, he served as executive vice president, general counsel and head of acquisitions for LHC Group Inc., one of the largest providers of home care in the nation. Prior to LHC Group, Inc., November was an equity partner with Alston & Bird, an international law firm, where he helped a wide range of healthcare organizations navigate growth and complex partnerships for more than 14 years.
November is a graduate with a degree in Accounting from the University of Kentucky and received his Juris Doctorate at the University of Kentucky College of Law. He is also a Certified Public Accountant. November is actively involved in the community and serves as an Adjunct Professor and Guest Lecturer at Loyola University College of Business, was a member of the Governor John Bel Edwards Healthcare Transition Team and serves on the Board of Trustees for the National World War II Museum. For nearly 15 years, November has proudly called Louisiana home with his wife of 29 years and two adult children.