Nancy R. Cassagne is the President and Chief Executive Officer of West Jefferson Medical Center. She was appointed CEO in April 2008
after serving as Chief Financial Officer since October 2006 when she was hired to fill a vacancy created in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
She has over 30 years of experience in healthcare, government, not-for-profit and utility organizations. Ms. Cassagne currently serves as a member of
the Finance Committee and the Legislative, Regulatory and Policy Council for the Louisiana Hospital Association, is a past Chairwoman for the
Community Hospital Coalition and for the Metropolitan Hospital Council. Her community involvement has included serving as the Chairwoman for
the American Heart Association’s "Go Red for Women" campaign and she has been active in the American Cancer Society’s "West Bank Relay for Life"
event as well as having served on the local Board of the American Cancer Society. Nancy has also served on the boards of Wynhoven Health Care,
Chateau de Notre Dame Nursing Homes and Visitation of Our Lady Parish Finance Committee.
Nancy has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Nicholls State University, is a Certified Public Accountant, and is board certified as a
healthcare executive (Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives).
Nancy is married to Craig Cassagne and they are the proud parents of Craig Jr. and Christopher who both currently reside in Baton Rouge.
West Jeff Medical Center President and Chief Executive Officer