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Board of Directors

The members of the University Medical Center Management Corporation (UMCMC) volunteer their time to serve our hospital.

2022-23 Board members

Donald T. “Boysie” Bollinger

Mr. Bollinger is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bollinger Enterprises, LLC and the former Chairman and CEO of Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. a family-owned business established in 1946.

Dan Foley
Vice Chairman

Mr. Foley is an attorney at the firm Foley, Lamy & Jefferson and an expert in Maritime Personal Injury Law. He also practices in the areas of Medical Malpractice, Worker’s Compensation, and General Tort Litigation.

Jack Andonie, MD

Dr. Andonie is a retired obstetrician/gynecologist from Metairie, Louisiana. Currently, he serves on the National Board of Directors for the LSU Alumni Association, a role he has held for nearly 25 years.

Elaine D. Abell

Ms. Abell has extensive experience on the boards of business, civic, university and community organizations across the region. She currently serves as President of the Board of Directors for Fountain Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery and is a member of Leadership Louisiana.

Darryl D. Berger

An investor, developer, and financier of real estate, Mr. Berger is also at the forefront of the local tourism industry as the Chairman of the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation and as a Board member of the Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Sandra Brown

Dr. Brown is Dean and Professor at the College of Nursing and Allied Health, Southern University. She serves as co-chair of the Louisiana COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force.

Jaimmé A. Collins

Ms. Collins is General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Liberty Bank & Trust Co. Trustee of the Children’s Bureau of New Orleans since 2010, which she chaired for four years.

Greg Feirn

Mr. Feirn is the Chief Executive Officer at LCMC Health, providing strategic leadership and direction across all locations. Mr. Feirn brings three decades of healthcare leadership experience to the table

Paul Gladden, MD

Dr. Gladden is a Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon and an Associate Professor of Orthopaedics at Tulane University School of Medicine. He currently serves as Medical Staff President at University Medical Center.

Dr. Edward Helm

Dr. Helm is Emeritus Professor of Surgery and Public Health and a past Associate Dean for Community and Minority Health at LSU Health Science Center.

Ruth Kullman

Ms.Kullman is the owner of Kullman Consulting which specializes in non-profit consulting and political fundraising. Her community involvement includes serving as past President of Touro Synagogue, Planned Parenthood of Louisiana, and New Orleans Outreach.

Alden J. McDonald

Alden McDonald is Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Bank and has the distinction of being the nation’s longest tenured African-American financial executive. Mr. McDonald has also been an active force in the New Orleans business community, and played a central role in the establishment of the Black Economic Development Council.

Stephen Sontheimer

Mr. Sontheimer is the senior consultant of funeral services at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home and Cemeteries. Mr. Sontheimer is a fourth-generation funeral director as his family has been in the industry since 1916.

Mary Werner

Ms. Werner serves as Director and Vice President of The Sweet Lake Land & Oil Company and The North American Land Company. A commitment to community service was instilled in Werner as a young child and she is proud to have served on numerous civic and cultural boards.