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Chad Haydel

Richard (Chad) M. Haydel Jr.

M.H.A., Chief Executive Officer

Richard M. Haydel Jr., M.H.A. is a founding member and chief executive officer of Haydel Memorial Hospice. He has a combined 18 years of clinical and healthcare management experience. Prior to the hospice venture, Mr. Haydel has most recently co-developed assisted living and senior care properties in Louisiana and Mississippi. He currently has an ownership interest in The Suites at Sugarmill Point (Houma, La) and Alden Pointe Assisted Living (Hattisburg, MS). He is an associate of Schonberg & Associates, LLC, the management firm which owns and operates The Suites at Sugarmill Point (Houma, LA) and Alden Pointe (Hattiesburg, MS). In 1999, he co-founded Monier, Haydel, & Associates, L.L.C., a health care operational and administrative consulting firm for large medical practices and clinics throughout Southeast Louisiana. Currently, Mr. Haydel serves as Practice Administrator for Haydel Medical & Surgical Clinic, a large family medicine and general surgery multi-specialty practice in Houma, Louisiana. His direct experience includes large group physician practice administration, organizational and strategic planning, business office operations, marketing and public relations, human resource management, physician recruitment and practice expansion, financial  management, and quality improvement.

Mr. Haydel has a Master of Healthcare Administration (M.H.A.) degree from Tulane University School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Science degree in Cardiopulmonary Science from L.S.U. Medical Center at New Orleans. He is a member of the American Academy of Healthcare Executives, an affiliate of the Medical Group Management Association, a member of both the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and Louisiana / Mississippi Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. He also serves as a board member for the American Heart Association, the Terrebonne Foundation for the Mentally Disabled, and Maria Immaculata Catholic School Advisory Committee.