Meet our caring and devoted staff

The goal of our well-trained staff is to deliver the best possible experience in senior living. Our courteous and attentive staff members listen thoughtfully and make every effort to understand your unique wishes and needs. Everyone on our staff strives to attain the highest standards of professionalism and service, with an emphasis on hospitably and personal attention.

L. Stephen Holzhalb, III D. Min.

Executive Officer

Contact L. Stephen Holzhalb, III | Christwood

The Rev'd L. Stephen Holzhalb, III, D.Min., Executive Officer, acts as the Executive Officer of Christwood since January 2004. He was rector of the Episcopal Church that founded Christwood and served as its first Board president. He was instrumental in the founding of Christ Episcopal School, a day school adjacent to Christwood's campus and St. Michael's Episcopal.

Ladonna Allen

HR Director

Contact Ladonna Allen | Christwood Ladonna Allen, HR Director, is responsible for equal employment opportunity compliance, staffing, workman's compensation, unemployment, compensation and benefits, HR development, training and payroll. She has served as HR Director at Christwood since November 1999. She attended Delgado Community College.

Randy Becnel

Wellness Director

Contact Randy Becnel | Christwood Randy Becnel, Wellness Director, is responsible for managing, developing and implementing wellness programs for the Community Center at Christwood. Mr. Becnel's commitment to the health and wellness for the senior population has greatly benefited the residents of Christwood and surrounding community. Before joining Christwood, Mr. Becnel was the Wellness Director at East Jefferson Hospital Wellness Center, leading operations, program development, and several disease management programs. Mr. Becnel has a BS in Health and Human Science from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Elizabeth Jackson

Marketing Director

Contact Elizabeth Jackson | Christwood Elizabeth Jackson, Marketing Director, is responsible for the development, implementation and management of Christwood's marketing and sales department. Mrs. Jackson joined Christwood in 2013. Prior to joining Christwood, she was Manager of Sales and Marketing for Coastal Cargo Co., Inc., a stevedoring firm located in New Orleans. Mrs. Jackson attended Berry College, Institute Catholique in France and Loyola University City College in New Orleans.

Ann Menge Loomis

Director of Community Life

Contact Ann Menge Loomis | Christwood Ann Menge Loomis, Director of Community Life, is responsible for the development, implementation and management of programming for the Christwood community to include the Community Center at Christwood and The Atrium Art Gallery. Ms. Loomis' experience as the first Director of the St. Tammany Art Association and her commitment to seniors "Actively Aging" creates a rich environment for Community Center members and for residents living on Christwood's campus. Prior to joining Christwood in 2006, Ms. Loomis was a Real Estate Broker/Manager dedicated to senior clients.

Tami Perry, LPN

Residential Health Services Director

Contact Tami Perry | Christwood Tami Perry, LPN, Residential Health Services Director, manages the operations and staffing of the Assisted Living Unit and is also responsible for the development, licensure, implementation and management of Christwood's Home and Community Based Services. Ms. Perry joined Christwood in 1996.

Lee Trumble, CPA

Director of Financial Services

Contact Debra H. Pertuis, CPA | Christwood Lee Trumble, CPA, Director of Financial Services, is responsible for the accounting, finance, and insurance needs of the Christwood community.  Mr. Trumble joined Christwood in 2018.  Before joining Christwood, he had 25 years of experience with 15 years in public accounting, and most recently serving for 10 years as the CFO for a group of related internationally-owned companies in New Orleans.  Mr. Trumble graduated from Loyola University New Orleans with a BBA in Accounting.

Ray Rabidoux

Interim Executive Director, Christwood Foundation

Ray Rabidoux has had an accomplished career spanning over 40 years in long term care administration including administrative and executive positions in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. In 2017, he retired from his full-time career after eighteen years as the President & Chief Executive Officer of Glacier Hills, an Ann Arbor, Michigan, Catholic-sponsored, full continuum non-profit senior living community. During Ray’s tenure at Glacier Hills, the organization grew to add additional independent living apartments and villas, a home health care agency, a foundation, a memory care residence & life enrichment center and an 88-bed care & rehabilitation center. Upon his retirement, he was honored by the Glacier Hills Board of Directors with the title of President Emeritus for his dedicated and visionary service.

Scott J. Jones

Executive Director, At Your Service by Christwood

Scott J. Jones is responsible for providing leadership, management and operations for “At Your Service” by Christwood, which provides trusted Christwood services to adults fifty-five and older who wish to age in their own home.  Mr. Jones joined Christwood in January of 2019 bringing with him thirty-five years’ experience in Marketing Communications and Public Relations. After retiring in 2004 as the Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and Public Relations for Global Payments, Inc., a billion-dollar publicly traded company based in Atlanta GA, he purchased and operated a boutique hotel and fine dining restaurant on the resort island of Martha’s Vineyard. Mr. Jones is a native of New Orleans and attended Louisiana State University.