November, 23, 2011
MidSouth Bank has promoted Marcia Angelle to assistant VP-collections and ombudsman manager. A Breaux Bridge native, she has been with the bank for 11 years. To assist customers who consistently overdraw their accounts, MidSouth Bank in March created an ombudsman program that helps customers properly maintain and monitor their accounts in order to avoid excessive overdraft fees. Angelle has 30 years of collections experience, including 15 years in legal collections.
Ryan Bonin, Candace Mann Miller and Lauren Ruggles have joined Keller Williams Realty Acadiana. Bonin is a 2007 graduate of Lafayette High School and is pursuing his finance degree at UL. He is a writer for ProHockeyNews.com and co-owner of Acadiana Specialty Services. Miller is a native of West Texas and has been a Realtor in Lafayette since 2000. She has experience in residential, commercial, and investment properties and specializes in first time home buyers and real estate investment properties. Originally from New Orleans, Ruggles is a licensed cosmetologist pursuing a new career as a Realtor.
Dana Oliver, shop foreman at Moss Mercedes-Benz, was recognized for his dedication to the Mercedes-Benz brand, receiving the highest level of achievement within the Standards of Excellence program. Achieving the Master Certified level, which less than 1 percent of dealer network employees earn, included an October trip to Germany. Oliver has been employed by Moss Motors for the past 29 years. He was selected based on his commitment to continuous learning and ability to consistently deliver on business objectives, along with other values commensurate with the Mercedes-Benz brand. The seven-day trip took him to various Mercedes-Benz production facilities, sightseeing in Germany and Switzerland, touring castles and experiencing the culture and traditions of Germany, specifically, Stuttgart.
Dr. Philip Meyer, a board-certified diagnostic radiologist, has joined the staff of the Elaine M. Junca Women’s Imaging Centre, an affiliate of Women’s & Children’s Hospital, as medical director. Meyer received his osteopathic medical degree from Des Moines University and completed his internship at Des Moines General Hospital and residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He most recently practiced at the Oklahoma Breast Care Center in Oklahoma City and has more than 28 years of comprehensive experience in diagnostic radiology.
Terry D. Broussard has joined the staff of Pixus Digital Printing as sales executive. Broussard, owner and operator of Terry D. Broussard Photography for the past eight years, has experience in photography, sales and marketing.
BBR Creative has added Lauren Ducote, who has experience in account management, campaign development and integrated marketing communications, as account manager. The firm recently added 14 hospitals in Georgia and Florida to its client base and needed an account manager to assist its account team with the management of multiple online and offline advertising initiatives. Ducote earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from UL Lafayette. She joins BBR from Calzone & Associates, where she also served as account manager.
Susannah Johnson Malbreaux has joined the sales management team at Holiday Inn Lafayette. Malbreaux, an active member of the Lafayette community, has more than 30 years of management and sales experience. Malbreaux attended UL Lafayette, majoring in home economics in education. Prior to joining the Holiday Inn, she was the owner of Elite Photography & Business Services and is the publisher of The Southern View Magazine. Malbreaux is a LEDA commissioner and serves on the organization’s executive committee. A graduate of Leadership Lafayette, she is a member of Lafayette Public Library Foundation Board, LaPESC, Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Southwest Louisiana Black Chamber of Commerce.
Beau Box, a commercial real estate firm with offices in Baton Rouge, Lafayette and New Orleans, has hired Bill Stevenson as a commercial agent and development/project manager in its Lafayette office. Stevenson will help develop new projects and manage several active projects. He started his career in real estate marketing and worked in commercial real estate as a financial analyst, project manager and vice president. He most recently was the executive VP, CFO and a partner in United Growth of San Francisco. He participated in the development of 65 projects in 10 states, comprised of more than 750,000 square feet. With United Growth, he maintained offices in San Francisco, Chicago, Orlando and Irvine. Stevenson is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Louisiana CCIM Chapter, and is working to obtain the CCIM designation.