dr. Charles Hemenway has joined Children’s Hospital New Orleans as chief of service line for the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.
Hemenway is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist. He will be clinically in charge of the nationally recognized and recently expanded Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, which treats more than 1,100 children with cancer or blood disorders annually.
Hemenway most recently served as director of the combined MD/PhD program at the Stritch School of Medicine at Loyola University Chicago.
He is a graduate of Middlebury College and the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School. He completed his residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of Florida/Shands Hospital and his fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at Duke University Medical Center.
Ryan Gote General Contractors van Metairie has hired the following people:
Kevin Haslauer as senior project manager
Lee Cooper as project manager
William Phillips as a project engineer
John Boyd as project leader
Ron Garic as project leader
Shelley Napolitano has joined Foley & Mansfield as a litigation partner in the New Orleans office.
Her practice focuses on asbestos and talc litigation and she will be a member of the company’s Toxic Tort, Environmental and Product Liability practice groups.
Napolitano joins Foley & Mansfield after primarily representing building owners, suppliers and various equipment and product manufacturers in traditional asbestos litigation, as well as product manufacturers and suppliers in talc litigation.
Mike Humphrey has taken over as managing broker of McEnery Residentials Uptown and Mandeville offices.
Humphrey began his full-time real estate career in 2002 and has held leadership and coordination roles. In 2021, he became director of sales and training for McEnery.
Lauren Hebert-Henderson has joined Baton Rouge General as director of community relations.
Hebert-Henderson most recently served as Program Director for the Mayor’s Healthy City Initiative, working with more than 100 community partners to deliver programs and resources. She also has experience in the mental health field, working hands-on with patients in rehabilitation and crisis intervention.
She received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Southern University.
The Louisiana Bar Foundation recently installed its 2022-23 board.
Alan G. Brackett, of New Orleans, will serve as president. Brackett is the managing member of Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett, where his practice is aimed at representing clients in the defense of claims for personal injury at sea, including claims for damages for employees of the federal longshore and the Defense Base Act. He received his bachelor’s degree in law from Tulane University.
Deidre Deculus Robert, of Baton Rouge, is vice president. Robert is director of rural development for the state of Louisiana at the United States Department of Agriculture. Until recently, Robert was the executive advisor to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. She has also served as general counsel to the Southern University System and deputy director of the Litigation Division of the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office. She received her bachelor’s degree from LSU and her law degree from Southern University Law Center, where she serves as an adjunct professor.
Judge of the Ninth Judicial District John C. Davidson, of Alexandria, is treasurer. Davidson was elected district judge in 2004. He started his private practice in New Orleans in the field of complex commercial litigation and bankruptcy. Davidson moved to Alexandria in 1992 and continued his private practice in commercial litigation, general defense, personal injury and domestic law. He received his law degree from the LSU Law Center, where he was coif and a member of Louisiana Law Review.
Edmund J. Giering IV, of Baton Rouge, is secretary. Giering is a general counsel to the Baton Rouge Area Foundation and his practice focuses on corporate law and governance, corporate, real estate and complex gift transactions, risk management, and non-profit and tax-exempt organizations. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history, a master’s degree in business administration and a law degree from LSU.
New board members are Linda Law ClarkBaton Rouge; George D. ErnestLafayette; Theresa King, Houma; and 1st Circuit Judge page McClendonMadisonville.
Other members of the board of directors include: Stephen I. Dwyermetairy; Wendy EW Giovingomonroe; 14th Judicial District Judge Cynthia Clay GuilloryMore Charles; Colleen C. JarrotNew Orleans; Julie M. LafargueNew Orleans; Ashley Kelton “Kelly” LongwellNew Orleans; Michael J. MestayerNew Orleans; John NickelsonShreveport; Christopher K. RalstonNew Orleans; Maggie T. SimaroSaint Martinville; Shayna L. SonnierMore Charles; Anthony J Stainesmetairy; Judge of the 24th Judicial District Ray S. Steib Jr.Gretna; Adrienne D White, Mansfield; and Zebulon M. WinsteadAlexandria.
Susanne Hall has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer for: Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Unitedwith effect from August 1.
Hall will oversee national retail, marketing, on-premise, revenue growth management, e-commerce, and planning and analytics for the third-largest Coca-Cola bottler in the US. She will replace Mike Suco, who will become president and CEO of Coca-Cola United.
She has been vice president of the West Region of Coca-Cola United since 2016, based in Baton Rouge, and oversees 2,600 employees and 12 sales centers in Louisiana and Southern Mississippi.
Born in New Iberia, Hall has been part of the Coca-Cola system since 1996 and has held several senior positions in finance, category management, sales and operations. Before that, she held finance and accounting positions at McIlhenny Co., maker of Tabasco-branded products.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of New Orleans.