New Orleans 500: Benjamin Richaud

CEO of Lakeview Hospital

Education: The University of Alabama at Birmingham (MSHA, MBA), The University of Alabama (BA)

Hidden Gem: Port of Call

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Advice: Be mentally tough. Face adversity and negative events without a loss of effort or attitude or enthusiasm. Develop the ability, mental toughness and resiliency to just focus on the next most important thing.

Nonprofit: Unbound, whose mission is to walk with the poor and marginalized of the world

Hobby/Passion: Family time. I have an 8-year-old daughter and a 4-year-old son. Nothing better than spending time with them and my wife.

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Best Part of the Job: Everything. It’s health, care, education and community relationships. It allows for such a tremendous opportunity to be impactful.

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Did you know? A Northshore native, Benjamin Richaud is responsible for overseeing Lakeview Hospital’s operations, leading the development of strategic initiatives, and ensuring the delivery of high-quality care to patients. Lakeview Hospital is a 167-bed, full-service hospital serving patients from across St. Tammany Parish. Richaud has more than 10 years of experience in hospital operations, strategic planning and financial management. Most recently, he served as CEO of Baptist Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas.

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