BATON ROUGE, La. - The Baton Rouge General Foundation recently announced
four new members of its Board of Governors, each elected to serve a three-year
term beginning January 1.
The board’s first new member is Lucie Kantrow, general counsel for
Bernhard Capital. Kantrow is also a member of the Episcopal School of
Baton Rouge’s Board of Trustees and the Rotary Club, and has previously
served on the Board of Trustees of the Boys & Girls Club.
Joining Kantrow on the board is Meg Mahoney, Manager of Stakeholder Relations
for Methanex Corp., where she manages all community engagement, government
relations, social responsibility, public policy and communications efforts
for the company. Mahoney serves on the boards of directors for Junior
Achievement and the Baton Rouge Area Chamber.
Padma Vatsavai, Founder and CEO of Vinformatix, is another new face to
the Foundation’s board. A first-generation immigrant from southern
India, Vatsavai has become one of Louisiana’s most celebrated tech-space
entrepreneurs and an inspiration to women seeking leadership roles in
software development and other STEM fields. She is a member of the U.S.
Chamber of Commerce Small Business Council.
Rounding out the board for this term is Kathy Fletcher Victorian, Medicaid
Territory Marketing Manager for Healthy Blue. Victorian has more than
20 years’ experience in public relations and marketing in both the
public and private sector. She is chair-elect for the Louisiana Art &
Science Museum Board of Trustees, also serving as the museum’s gala
chair. She is a past president of the Junior League of Baton Rouge, Rotary
Club, Habitat for Humanity, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.
||Kathy Fletcher Victorian
Other members of the board include:
- Scott Kirkpatrick, Chair - Roedel Parsons Baton Rouge
- Rick Bond, Vice Chair – Clear Net Worth LLC
- Michael Albritton, Secretary – ASA Properties
- Patrice Jones, Treasurer – CPA, community activist
- Mark Goodson – CSRS Inc.
- Rick Lipscomb – WHLC Architecture
- Phyllis McLaurin – Retired, JP Morgan Chase; Community Volunteer,
BRG Board of Trustees Chair
- Ernest J. Mencer, MD – Retired Director, BRG Regional Burn Center
- Keith O’Neill – Culinary & Nutrition Solutions at HHS Inc.
- Laura Parr -- BRG Auxiliary Board President
- Bart Phillips – Baton Rouge Cargo Services Inc.
- Jim Purgerson - Citizens Bank & Trust
- William Russell, MD – BRG Radiation Oncology
- Edgardo Tenreiro, ex officio member – BRG President and CEO
About the Baton Rouge General Foundation
The Baton Rouge General Foundation is a non-profit organization that raises
funds to support programs, education, services and research for Baton
Rouge General. The hospital's mission is to preserve and restore health,
one person at a time. Foundation donors directly impact and improve healthcare
provided to the Greater Baton Rouge community by supporting the enhancement
of key service areas, establishing new programs and purchasing of new
equipment or technology. For more information, visit
About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first community
hospital with 588 licensed beds between two campuses. Baton Rouge General
opened its doors in 1900, and has provided the Greater Baton Rouge community
with high-quality healthcare for generations. An accredited teaching hospital
since 1991, Baton Rouge General serves as an affiliate of Tulane University
School of Medicine, and offers other medical education programs, including
a School of Nursing, School of Radiologic Technology, Family Medicine
Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Sports Medicine
Fellowship Program. For more information, visit
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