BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center names a new vice president of Finance.

Scott Richard, CPA, is a Louisiana native who received his bachelor’s in accounting and MBA degree from LSU and is a certified Public Accountant (CPA). He has been the Director of Finance for five years and is currently the Interim Chief Financial Officer for Our Lady of Lourdes.

Richard has almost 25 years of experience in the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, including time as the CFO of Our Lady of the Lake Ascension and Interim CFO at St. Francis Medical Center.

“Scott has been an invaluable member of the health system for more than two decades and I know he will continue to help our ministry grow in his new role,” said Lowell Stanton, SVP, Regional Chief Financial Officer for Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. “I am excited to have him as a member of our executive team.” 

“I am extremely excited to continue my journey within the health system and take on this new role,” said Richard. “The future of Our Lady of the Lake is bright, and I look forward to continuing to promote our mission of extending the healing ministry of Jesus Christ to those in need.”