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Leadership Team

St. James Parish Hospital is proud to employ a diverse team of experienced leaders who are responsible for supporting teams and leading initiatives that improve service, quality, safety and technology in our hospital.

Our leadership team is committed to our mission of providing excellent, quality, compassionate healthcare and dedicated to pursuing our vision to unite the parish by being the community’s first choice for health and wellness needs.


  • Mary Ellen Pratt, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer
  • Jeremy Martin, Chief Operating Officer
  • Tracy George, Chief Financial Officer
  • Rhonda Zeringue, RN, Chief Nursing Officer
  • Rachel Becnel, RN, Chief Clinic Operating Officer
  • Brittnay Bourgeois, RN, Chief Quality Officer


  • Lisa Faucheux, Director of Human Resources
  • Derin Donaldson, Director of Information Systems
  • Kassie Roussel, Director of Marketing and Foundation
  • Erin Becnel, Controller
  • Brandon St. Pierre, Director of Development & Community Education
  • Leslie Fisher, RN, Clinical Educator & ED Manager
  • Scott Dantonio, RPh, Director of Pharmacy & Supply Chain
  • Jennifer Rodrigue, Physician Clinic Manager
  • Hallie Waguespack, RN, Infection Control & Quality Improvement Specialist
  • Andrea Walden, RN, Director of Case Management
  • Melba Perez-Berguno, Social Worker
  • Karley Babin, RN, Acute Nurse Manager
  • Tanya Morris, RN, Patient Care Supervisor
  • Robert Louque, RN, Patient Care Supervisor
  • Kelli Dugas, Director of Laboratory
  • Mike Luminais, Director of Diagnostic Imaging
  • Laurie Webb, RRT, Cardiopulmonary Manager
  • Sabrina Anderson, RN, Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist
  • Terrie Hymel, Infection Preventionist
  • Kara Dornier, RN, OR Nurse Manager
  • Todd Lambert, DPT, Rehab/Therapy Manager
  • Kourtney Wingate, RD, Director of Dietary Services
  • Ethan Bland, Materials Manager
  • Susan Duhon, Director of Health Information Management
  • Monica Trosclair, Director of Patient Financial Services
  • Lameka Williams, Patient Access Manager
  • Scott Blank, Director of Facilities
  • Jenny Rizzuto, Safety/Risk Management Specialist & Environmental Services Manager
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