Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana appointed Stephen Brunet as manager of documentation and metrics in the company’s business engineering unit, Michelle Salim as information technology change manager and Thea Christy as manager of corporate and ecommunications services in corporate communications. Brunet was senior technical writer at Molina Medicaid Solutions Inc. Salim was enterprise change manager with Anthelio. Christy was creative production specialist at Blue Cross.

Glen Smith, chief executive officer of the Magnolia Companies, a 16-company conglomerate based in the River Parishes, has been named a member of the nonprofit Committee of 100 for Economic Development Inc.