New hires at Mary Bird Perkins, Premier Health, Dunham School | Business

Baton Rouge

The Louisiana Clean Fuels Coalition has named former technician and crew chief John Storey as coordinator of electric vehicles and Mary Broussard as the manager of business development and communications.

Storey is a Marine Corps veteran with 10 years experience in fleet maintenance. He has held various assignments in fleet work with Ryder and Penske.

Storey earned a bachelor’s degree in administration from LSU-Shreveport. He also received a diesel technician’s degree from the Capitol Area Technical School System and an associate degree in business management from Mississippi College.

Broussard retired from Entergy and Dixie Electric Membership Corp., where she worked for 25 years in customer service, communications, economic development and marketing. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from LSU.

Wes Dunaway has joined the staff at The Dunham School as director of maintenance and operations.

In this role, Dunaway will manage the day-to-day operations of Dunham’s physical plant, including maintenance, facilities management and campus construction.

Dunaway has more than 20 years of experience in comprehensive plant management and operation with a focus on productivity, safety and innovative solutions. He most recently served as industrial and engineering manager at MP Materials in Mountain Pass, California.


Lisa Napier Martin has been named chief financial officer for Premier Health.

Martin comes to Premier Health after having worked with some of the leading health systems in the nation, including University Medical Center in New Orleans, Steward Healthcare of Boston and Tenet Health Care in Atlanta

She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from Eastern Kentucky University.

Richard “Rich” Griffith and Shannon Hyde have joined the leadership team at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center.

Griffith will serve as administrator for the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center’s Baton Rouge locations. He is a process improvement expert with over more than 10 years of management experience in health care services. Since 2017, he served as the CEO of Jackson Oncology Associates, a 118-employee private practice spread across three locations that provides care to patients in Jackson, Mississippi.

He earned a degree in health services administration from Malone University. He is pursuing an MBA from Western Governors University.

Hyde will serve as the organization’s senior director of network development/provider relations.

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She recently served as oncology service line outreach executive for Mary Bird Perkins-Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center/Woman’s Breast & GYN Cancer Pavilion. Hyde has 20 years of experience in the health care industry.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from LSU.

New Orleans

Jennifer Toups has joined New Orleans Marriott and Sheraton New Orleans Hotel as a senior sales executive for the complex’s sales team.

Toups will focus on group room blocks of 600 rooms and larger for the respective properties and for the combined 2,443-room complex known as the French Quarter Connection.

Toups began her career 14 years ago as an account executive in market sales. In 2013, she joined the New Orleans Marriott as a senior sales executive supporting northern mid-America markets. In January 2020, Toups joined Marriott’s Convention Resort Network as a global account manager. 

Kristen DeDual has been promoted to chief lending officer of OnPath Federal Credit Union.

DeDual started with OnPath, formerly known as ASI Federal Credit Union, in 2014 as director of lending. She was promoted to director of lending and collection in 2017 and vice president of lending in 2018.

Candace Weber has joined the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children as director of partnerships.

Weber will foster and grow LPIC’s strategic relationships with other organizations, businesses and government agencies that work in the early education sector.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Xavier University of Louisiana, a master’s degree in business administration from Pepperdine University and a master’s degree in educational leadership from The Broad Center. Weber is pursuing a doctorate in public policy with a concentration in early education policy from the Nelson Mandela College of Government and Social Sciences at Southern University.

Around Louisiana

Stacy Wiggins has been hired by Rouses Markets as regional vice president of operations, overseeing the east region of the company.

Wiggins brings more than 30 years of expertise leading strategy and operations to the role.

She has spent the last 10 years at Ahold USA Stop and Shop brand. Most recently, Wiggins held the position of vice president of e-commerce operations and was responsible for inbound ordering, selection, fulfillment, distribution logistics and delivery across all Stop and Shop locations

Wiggins is an Army veteran and has been named to the Progressive Grocer’s Top Women in Grocery list three times.