Chief Executive Officer – Noel Twilbeck, Jr., MBA

Chief Executive Officer – Noel Twilbeck, Jr., MBA, provides the leadership role to the project team. Twilbeck has worked in various capacities in the agency since 1989 before his appointment as Executive Director (later CEO) in 1999. Twilbeck is responsible for the operation and administration of CrescentCare. As CEO he is responsible for the day-to-day […]

Chief of Staff – Alice Riener, JD

Chief of Staff – Alice Riener, JD, provides legal advice, oversight of compliance and audit requirements, administrative support for grants, and guides the human resources aspect of CrescentCare. She leads strategic initiatives and numerous special projects, including the Elysian Fields project. Riener staffs the Board Executive Committee along with the CEO and steers Board education […]

Chief Medical Officer—Nicholas Van Sickels, MD

Chief Medical Officer—Nicholas Van Sickels, MD, is originally from San Antonio Texas, and has been in New Orleans for 11 years. He went to the University of Texas at Austin for undergraduate training, and earned his medical degree at the University of Kentucky in 2005. After graduating, he moved to New Orleans, where he completed […]

Chief Operations Officer – Reginald Vicks, RN, BSN, MBA

Chief Operations Officer – Reginald Vicks, RN, BSN, MBA brings more than 27 years of health care leadership experience to oversee and monitor the agency’s multi-site specific programs and operations. Vicks is a registered nurse with experience in health care management in both acute care and community-based settings. His professional background includes both direct patient […]