Stephanie Anderson, CPA, MBA was elected to the American Heart Association Greater Southeast Affiliate Board of Directors. Anderson will serve on the board during the Association’s 2018-2019 fiscal year. The American Heart Association is the world’s leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The American Heart Association Greater Southeast Affiliate services Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Puerto Rico.
Ms. Anderson is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Woman’s Hospital Baton Rouge.
“The American Heart Association works tirelessly to promote cardiovascular health throughout the country and to improve the lives of those living with heart disease,” said Anderson. “It’s a privilege to continue to work on behalf of this dedicated organization as a champion for disease prevention.”
Stephanie has been involved with the American Heart Association for a number of years. She is President of the Capital Area Board of Directors and has been involved locally with Baton Rouge events, especially Go Red For Women. She has also served on the Go Red Executive Team. She has played an active role in the market’s community health plan and promoted various programs and events in collaboration with the AHA at her hospital.
During the upcoming year, Ms. Anderson will continue to play an instrumental role in guiding efforts to reduce the incidences of heart disease and stroke, the No. 1 and No. 5 leading killers, respectively, of American men and women.
Anderson resides in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Stephanie has been at Woman’s since 1990 and was promoted to her current role in April 2014. She served as Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer prior to this promotion. She received both her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and her Masters of Business Administration from Louisiana State University.
About the American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – the two leading causes of death in the world. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Dallas-based association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. To learn more or to get involved, call 1-800-AHA-USA1, visit heart.org or call any of our offices around the country. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
About the American Stroke Association
The American Stroke Association is devoted to saving people from stroke — the No. 2 cause of death in the world and a leading cause of serious disability. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat stroke. The Dallas-based association officially launched in 1998 as a division of the American Heart Association. To learn more or to get involved, call 1-888-4STROKE or visit StrokeAssociation.org. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.