Open Accessibility Menu

Baton Rouge General Foundation Announces New Board Members

  • Category: News
  • Posted On:
  • Written By: Baton Rouge General

BATON ROUGE, La. - The Baton Rouge General Foundation recently announced three new members to its Board of Governors -- Lindsey Thomas Easterly, Trey Godfrey, and Vasudev Tati, MD – each elected to serve a three-year term.

Lindsey Thomas Easterly currently serves as the head of the Newton B. Thomas Support Foundation. As a registered nurse who is passionate about healthcare, she appreciates opportunities to help organizations make an impact in our region.

Trey Godfrey currently serves as senior vice president of policy at the Baton Rouge Area Chamber. In this role, he drives regional and state-level initiatives to create a more competitive region for business growth and talent development, particularly through the organization’s public policy and government affairs activity.

Dr. Vasudev Tati is an internal medicine physician at Baton Rouge General, working as a hospitalist. He is also on the teaching faculty for Baton Rouge General’s Internal Medicine Residency program. Dr. Tati received his medical degree from Kasturba Medical College in Karnataka, India and completed his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Pittsburgh.

The three new members join the current BRG Foundation Board of Governors:

  • Bart Phillips, Chair - BLP Holdings
  • Kathy Victorian, Vice Chair - Healthy Blue
  • Jim Purgerson, Treasurer - Citizens Bank & Trust
  • Lucie Kantrow, Secretary - Bernhard Capital
  • Leslie Berg - Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry
  • Rick Bond - Immediate Past Chair, Bond Construction Co. LLC
  • Mark Goodson - CSRS Inc.
  • Shane Kirkpatrick - GROUP Contractors
  • Mimi Singer Lee - b1BANK
  • Meg Mahoney - ExxonMobil
  • Ken Perret - BRG Auxiliary Board Chair
  • Jordan Tremblay - Shell
  • Eric Waechter - Merrill Lynch
  • Kendall Johnson, ex officio member - BRG Chief Financial Officer
  • Edgardo Tenreiro, ex officio member - BRG President and CEO

For more information on BRG’s Foundation, click here.

About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first community hospital with over 600 licensed beds between three 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 is affiliated with several medical school programs, 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, find us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter @BRGeneral and Instagram @batonrougegeneral.