Dr. Casey Chapman was appointed chief medical officer for GI Alliancethe nation’s largest independent gastroenterology service organization.
Chapman is a leader in gastrointestinal clinical research, inflammatory bowel disease, and physician quality improvement efforts. He has been Regional Medical Director for Clinical Research and Education since July 2016.
Chapman practiced at Gastroenterology Associates and the Louisiana Endoscopy Center before joining GI Alliance. He was medical director at the Baton Rouge General Health System Crohn’s and Colitis Clinic.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in zoology and his MD from LSU. He completed his residency and fellowship in gastroenterology at LSU Health Science Center in Baton Rouge.
Terrel A. Thomas joined Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson‘s Workers Compensation Group in its Baton Rouge office.
Thomas is a former attorney for the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Corp., where she managed and maintained cases dealing with state workers’ compensation defense, Second Injury Fund litigation, subrogation and submissions. to Medicare.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in international business and finance from LSU and a law degree from Southern University Law Center.
Calvin Johnson was appointed interim CEO for National Alliance on Mental Illness of New Orleans.
Johnson is a retired Orleans Parish Criminal District Court judge. He established Louisiana’s first mental health treatment court in 2002. He also served several years as a volunteer board member of NAMI New Orleans.
He earned his undergraduate degree at Southern University, served four years in the Air Force, then earned a law degree from Loyola Law School.
Zehnder Communicationsa full-service advertising agency, made several staff moves.
Stephanie Funti was promoted to Director of Human Resources and Administration.
Funti joined Zehnder in 2016 as Human Resources Manager. Prior to joining the company, she spent over 20 years in the hospitality industry, managing hotels and conference centers.
Kevin Sylvera was hired in the New Orleans office as a junior planner media buyer.
Sylvera previously worked as an account executive at WGNO-TV. He earned a bachelor’s degree from LSU.
Emma Giroir was hired in New Orleans as a UI/UX designer.
Giroir previously worked as a UX designer for Amaly, developing screen designs and style guides for the company’s mental health app. She received a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University.
Katlin Morris was promoted to billing specialist in the Baton Rouge office.
Morris joined Zehnder in 2019 as Billing Coordinator. She received a bachelor’s degree from Southeastern Louisiana University.
the New Orleans Women and Children’s Shelter elected its Board of Directors for 2022.
David Schlakmanvice president and executive director of Early Learning Focus, serves as president, while director of Jefferson Parish’s public information office, Gretchen Hirt Gendronwill serve as Vice President. Bonnie Dyeattorney at McGlinchey Stafford and owner and owner of Café Bon Ami, will serve as treasurer, while owner and owner of Twelve Mile Limit and The Domino, Cole Newtonwill act as secretary.
The members of the council are: Dan Silverman, Sherolyn Brown, Amy Dye Domangue, Anne Duplessis, Derrick Freeman, Paulette Irons, Allen Kirkley, Cindy Landry, Viet Tran and Melissa Vandiver.
Brett P. Fenasci is back as a partner in Kean Miller’s New Orleans office, practicing in the offshore energy and marine litigation group.
Fenasci has extensive litigation and trial experience in matters involving Admiralty and Maritime Law, Jones Act, Energy Law, Personal Injury, Ship Collisions and Allies, Marine Insurance and commercial disputes.
He received his bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Georgia and his law degree, magna cum laude, from Loyola University New Orleans, College of Law. Fenasci is an Adjunct Professor at Loyola University New Orleans, College of Law.
Trahan Architects promoted several staff members at its New Orleans studios.
david david is now a senior project manager.
Travis Lombardi is a senior project designer.
Andrew “Drew” Hutcheson is a senior project designer.
Kyle Culver is a senior project designer.
Gabriela Calzada is a designer.