Wendy Singleton, Woman's Hospital

Baton Rouge area

Woman’s Hospital has promoted Wendy Singleton to associate chief nursing officer.

Singleton has served as director of nursing administration for the past six years. Singleton began her nursing career in 1998 as a clinical nurse and charge nurse on the mother/baby unit at Woman’s. She earned her advanced practice registered nurse certification and served as clinical nurse specialist before moving on to director over nursing administration, informatics and patient experience. She has also worked as a nurse practitioner in the Woman’s Employee Health Clinic for 15 years.

Josh Descant has been named chief executive officer of REV Broadband, the parent company of RTC, Eatel, Vision Communications and Venyu.

He was president, responsible for day-to-day management, operation and strategic vision for the telecommunications provider and its data centers, with more than 400 employees serving over 60,000 residents and businesses in Louisiana.

New Orleans area

Robert Taylor Sr. has joined the River Parishes Tourist Commission as a St. John the Baptist Parish appointee, representing the economic development committee. The lifelong Reserve resident is a retired master sergeant for the U.S. Air Force and retired from Marathon Petroleum after 35 years of service.

Garrett Monti, of St. Charles Parish, general manager of Quality Cleaning Equipment & Supply in Luling, serves as the commission's board chair; Elizabeth Joseph. of St. John the Baptist Parish, a senior software engineer at Geocent in Metairie, as vice board chair; and Camella Landry, St. James Parish, as treasurer/secretary. Other board members are Evin Stein, of St. John the Baptist Parish; Ricardo Smith, of St. Charles Parish; Paul Aucoin, of St. James Parish; and Tracy Smith, of St. Charles Parish.