Stan Shelton

Senior Vice President/Chief Strategy Officer

Stan Shelton joined Woman’s in August 1989 as Director of Human Resources and was successively promoted to Senior Vice President of Planning, Development and Construction in March 2007. He was responsible for the replacement hospital project and currently oversees strategic campus development as well as facilities management. Other major projects completed under his leadership include developing a comprehensive cancer center for women in partnership with Mary Bird Perkins-Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center, and the subsequent design and construction of the Breast and GYN Cancer Pavilion; the negotiation of the agreement for BASIS to operate a charter school on Woman’s campus; and the development of Materra, Woman’s mixed use real estate project. Stan served as the Hospital’s Incident Commander during Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Stan received an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from LSU in 1980 and a Master of Science in Organization Development degree from Pepperdine University in 1996. Prior to joining Woman’s, Stan served as Assistant Vice President of Human Resources at United Companies Financial Corporation in Baton Rouge, as Director of Personnel at Mary Chiles Hospital in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, as Director of Human Resources at Physicians and Surgeons Hospital in Shreveport, and as Assistant Director of Industrial Relations at Libbey Glass in Shreveport. He is a 2005 graduate of Leadership of Greater Baton Rouge and a 2014 graduate of Louisiana Leadership.

He currently serves on the board of BASIS Baton Rouge and previously served on the boards of Health Care Centers in Schools, Family Services of Greater Baton Rouge and the Westminster/Pine Park Civic Association.