Worker's compensation company LWCC has named Kappie Mumphrey as chief information officer.

Mumphrey was senior director in the office of the chief information officer for CB&I and previously was chief information officer for the LSU AgCenter.

Mumphrey holds a bachelor's degree in computer science and an MBA, both from LSU.

Group Industries LLC has named Lance Arvel as Louisiana region business development manager.

Arvel worked in business development for GIS Industrial and has worked across the nation on the West coast, Midwest and Northeast.

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center has named Dana Neucere as chief financial officer.

Neucere was chief financial officer for Tenet Healthcare/Coast Healthcare Management LLC in Cypress, California, and began her career locally at Riverside Medical Center in Franklinton. She has a bachelor's degree in accounting from LSU and a Master of Business Administration from University of Southern California.

Neucere succeeds Paul Nowacki, who is retiring in December after serving as CFO at Mary Bird Perkins for nearly 20 years.

Local home mortgage lender Assurance Financial has named David Alello as manager of the company’s Bluebonnet branch, a position previously held by company President and Chief Executive Officer Kenny Hodges, who will now assume his president/CEO duties full time at the company’s branch operations division on Jefferson Highway.

Alello, a nine-year veteran with the company, was a loan officer at Bluebonnet and then opened and managed the Denham Springs branch. He is a Baton Rouge native and a graduate of LSU and Catholic High School.


Gibbs Construction LLC has promoted Brian Bertucci and Lauren Gibbs to vice president.

Bertucci has 30 years of experience in construction, 25 with Gibbs Construction, having worked as a carpenter, drywall mechanic, foreman, project superintendent and project manager.

Gibbs has been with the company for six years, starting her career in Nashville, Tennessee, where she earned a master’s degree in civil engineering, and worked in project management for American Constructors. She has served as a project coordinator, project engineer, project manager and executive in charge.