Ochsner LSU Health System CEO Headlines SHBA September General Meeting

The Southern Hills Business Association General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, September. 29 at noontime at the Southern Hills Business Conference Center located at 9701 Baird Rd. in Shreveport.  Chuck Daigle, CEO of Ochner LSU Health, along with PR Director, Tina Martinez, and a doctor from their hospital will update members on the services of Ochsner LSU Health and overview of what it is like to be on the front line of this Covid-19 crisis.

The meeting will also be available via  ZOOM. Let Beverly Sater know if you wish to participate by ZOOM and she will contact you to join before the meeting at noon.  Lunch will be available at 11:30 am from Little Caesar’s  for only $10 payable at the door.  To reserve a meal, please contact Beverly @ shba@bellsouth.net or by phone: 318.687.7808. The meal will include a variety of pizzas, salad, desserts and tea.

The meeting is open to the business community.  All are welcome to attend the meeting at no charge. Please adhere to Covid-19 guidelines. Hand sanitizer will be available at the check-in desk. Members who bring a guest(s) as a possible future member are eligible for an extra special gift and their meals will be compliments of John Settle and his daughter, Emily Merkle (a local candidate for judge).

More About our Presenter
Chuck Daigle serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Ochsner LSU Health System – North Louisiana, a partnership jointly formed by Ochsner Health System and LSU Health Shreveport.as CEO, Daigle has responsibility for overseeing the healthcare delivery system in Shreveport and Monroe and coordinating activities between the LSU Health Sciences Center.  He has operational responsibility for the North Louisiana Hospitals, including Ochsner LSU Health  Shreveport–the only Level 1 Trauma Center in North Louisiana, Ochsner LSU Health’s Monroe Medical
Center, and the ambulatory surgery and diagnostic centers, and has administrative responsibility for the Ochsner LSU Health Physician Group and its clinic locations.

Daigle brings 25 years of experience in health care management and health insurance, including roles as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Willis Knighton Health System in Shreveport, La. and Vice President of Management and Professional Services at Our Lake of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge, La. He has served in various Board capacities including as a member the Executive Committee, and Chairman of the Louisiana Hospital Association, and the Vizient/VHA Gulf States Board.

Daigle holds both a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Louisiana State University.  He and his wife, Brandi, have two sons and reside in Shreveport.


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The Southern Hills area has over 1,000 businesses operating from commercial locations.  We also know there are thousands more working from home.  Help us to identify these businesses. Invite them to join SHBA and to an upcoming meeting.  For only $100 a year a homebased business owner can join and reap full benefits as well as an opportunity to participate in two of our new Makers Fair events per year at no additional cost.  For more information about membership, events, programs and volunteer opportunities,  contact SHBA.