- Metairie US-LA
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My mission is to serve as a catalyst for growth, economic development & community recovery -- conceiving, implementing & leading business development & marketing communications strategies that enable individuals, start-ups & established organizations to exceed goals & expectations.
Worked with Mark Gentry at Beam Partners and at Ochsner Health Plan.
Also worked with John Blake at Beam Partners.
Also worked with Dr. Roach at Ochsner Health Plan.
Former colleague at Peoples Health and with the Tenet Healthcare System.
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Worked with Mike Rogers at Ochsner Health Plan.
Parent organization for Ochsner Health Plan.
Former client and colleague.
Colleage at Beam Partners. Former colleage at Ochsner Health Plan.
Also a colleage with Beam Partners.
Former colleague and boss at Ochsner Health Plan/Humana.
Post-Katrina, disaster recovery initiatives.
INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENTNow focusing on real-time marketing & strategic planningAs an Associate with BEAM PARTNERS, LLC, I directed the development of a marketing communications system and campaigns for the launch of a Medicare Advantage health plan. Initiatives included: the development of marketing P&P’s; branding and direct response ad campaign development, implementation and compliance; interviewing candidates for full-time positions; overseeing market research, website development, inbound telemarketing and fulfillment for the January 2010 plan launch. Throughout 2009, I also provided marketing advice and counsel while contributing to corporate communications and website development for NATIONWIDE ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS, LLC. I now serve as an independent Marketing Associate. NES provides an effective, affordable, long-term solution in the battle against toxic-mold spores, most viruses and bacteria.As an independent consultant and full-time contracted employee (2004-2005), I provided marketing strategy for LHC GROUP, INC., contributing to brand enhancement, a successful public offering and a 28.3% increase in annual net services revenue for this Louisiana-based post-acute healthcare company now operating nationwide. I automated the production and distribution of sales and marketing materials to meet the individual needs of over 350 locations while maintaining corporate brand integrity (see "Pittman Visual CV" above). Coached customer services representatives. Visit www.lhcgroup.com.Immediately following Hurricane Katrina (2005-2006), I provided integrated marketing communications solutions for the launch of several post-disaster healthcare initiatives provided by the ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW ORLEANS CATHOLIC CHARITIES.
Linking need-to-opportunity, challenge-to-solution in Louisiana & the Gulf Coast. The mission of the GULF COAST MARKETPLACE is to contribute to community recovery by providing opportunities for economic growth and financial independence to individuals and families, especially those impacted by disaster.The Gulf Coast Marketplace, www.thegulfcoastmarketplace.org, is as an online marketplace for hand-crafted products & services. Still a work in progress, this virtual marketplace will serve as an economic stimulator for the region, while promoting & celebrating the rich diversity of cultures & talents that exist throughout Louisiana & the Gulf Coast.Options for Independence, a non-profit social service organization, provides services & support for people experiencing barriers to recovery & success in their communities. Among our many services, Options delivers case management, crisis counseling & outreach for those impacted by the Gulf oil spill and other disasters that challenge Louisiana & the Gulf Coast. OPTIONS WORKFORCE PARTNERS, a division of Options For Independence, provides, promotes, & expands employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities & other barriers to employment. An alternative staffing organization (ASO), Options helps motivated, disadvantaged individuals participate & succeed in the mainstream labor market through temporary & temp-to-perm job placements.Options works in partnership with business & industry toward a diverse & inclusive employment community that leads to self-sufficiency & decreases reliance on tax supported programs & services. In collaboration with local, regional & state economic & workforce development efforts, we identify labor market opportunities & help low-skilled, unemployed & disadvantaged individuals to access them.
Provided marketing commmunications strategy and support for JEDCO and their cutting-edge new Business Innovation Center at Churchill. The BUSINESS INNOVATION CENTER is designed to assist in the development of business start-ups and early-stage companies by providing them with the advantage of lower operating costs, interaction with other entrepreneurs and direct interaction with business experts and resources. Early-stage growth businesses enjoy ready access to JEDCO's resources and expertise by locating their business within the Business Innovation Center or by participating remotely in the incubator program. As an additional benefit to incubator tenants and remote participants, the Small Business Development Center Greater New Orleans Region will have an office at the Business Innovation Center to assist early-stage businesses.It’s not just a great facility, it’s a program designed to connect business innovators, market experts and capital providers to transform business ideas into viable business ventures. The Business Innovation Center at Churchill provides an atmosphere in which start-up businesses can survive and prosper. Our programs – including consultations, seminars and courses, a virtual tenant program, and other outreach programs – are available to Churchill tenants as well as member businesses throughout the Southeast Louisiana region.JEDCO is an independent, yet complementary arm of Jefferson Parish government with the main objective of attracting, growing and creating new business in our area. JEDCO's mission is to drive wealth creation through entrepreneurship, quality jobs and investments.
A 41,000+ member Medicare Advantage administrator with customers throughout New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Earned URAC Accreditation in 2008.
HMO market leader. #1 Top Private Company, New Orleans CityBusiness, 2002, 2003 & 2004. NCQA (National Committee for Quality Assurance) “Excellent” Accreditation status awarded in 2002.
Contributed to the success of AstraZeneca by increasing access to targeted customers and promotional effectiveness at the local level. Supported three Regional Directors, six District Sales Managers and 50 sales representatives located in five Southeastern US states.
Provided strategic planning, customer relationship marketing, branding, internal and external communications, public relations, media relations, writing, desktop publishing, coaching, mentoring, advertising, and compliance.