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Opelousas General Health System Announces Promotion of Jim Juneau to Executive Vice President of Business Strategy and Finance

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Opelousas General Health System Announces Promotion of Jim Juneau to Executive Vice President of Business Strategy and Finance

Lance Armentor, President & CEO has announced that Jim Juneau has been promoted to the role of Executive Vice President of Business Strategy and Finance.  For the past 14 years, Juneau has served as Opelousas General Health System’s Chief Financial Officer. His leadership, extensive knowledge and experience in accounting, budget development and financial strategy has played a significant role in the success and growth of this organization.

“As we navigate the challenges of healthcare, I am extremely pleased to announce the promotion of Jim Juneau. His exemplary leadership in financial stewardship, coupled with a strategic vision for our organization, will strengthen our commitment to delivering the highest level of quality care.  This promotion demonstrates our dedication to effective resource management, ensuring our continued success in advancing healthcare excellence.  Coupled with his outstanding past performance of revenue generation, Juneau is sure to lead us into a new level of prosperity and growth,” said OGHS President & CEO Lance Armentor.

Juneau’s journey began at OGHS in 2007 when he served as Controller.  In 2010, he assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer.  Prior to Juneau’s healthcare history, he served in both the Navy and Marine Corp.  After graduating from Louisiana College with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, History and Business, he started his career in banking. He then moved into manufacturing before his first healthcare role at Rapides Regional Medical Center in 1978.

He also worked for HCA, Triad and Provence Health in both CFO and CEO roles for 12 years.  In 2003, he went to work for Doctors Hospital of Opelousas as their Chief Financial Officer for Lifepoint.

In his role as Executive Vice President of Business Strategy and Finance, Juneau will be responsible for all aspects of fiscal management including the development and implementation of financial strategies to maximize profitability and shareholder value as well as strategic planning for growth opportunities and market analysis. He will partner with the CEO and other executives to set long-term goals and objectives while providing financial guidance and operational data to identify trends, opportunities, and risks.  Additionally, with his leadership experience, he will mentor the health system’s finance professionals and build relationships with key stakeholders across the organization, including other executives, board members, and investors.

Please join us in congratulating Mr. Juneau on his new role.