Leadership Team - Overton Brooks VA Medical Center
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Overton Brooks VA Medical Center

 

Leadership Team

Richard L. Crockett, Medical Center Director

Richard L. Crockett | 318-990-5133

Medical Center Director

Mr. Richard Crockett was appointed as the Medical Center Director of Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in October 2017. He served as the Interim Medical Center Director for approximately eight months prior to his appointment. He previously served at the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System where he served as the Deputy Medical Center Director. Mr. Crockett began his VA career 25 years ago as a nurse in medical/surgical and ICU in Salt Lake City, Utah, a large 1A facility. While there, he served as a clinical informaticist and programmer, and later as Executive Assistant to the Chief of Staff. Mr. Crockett then transferred to VISN 15 in Kansas City, Missouri, as the Network Program Director for Purchased Care and Utilization Management, and then as Executive Assistant to the Network Director. He also serve as the Interim Network Business Manager and Interim Deputy Network Director. Mr. Crockett then accepted the position of Associate Medical Center Director in Muskogee, Oklahoma. While there, he served as Interim Medical Center Director. Mr. Crockett brings a wide breadth of experience, a broad understanding of clinical and operational issues in health care, and a continued passion for the VA's mission of caring for our Veterans.


Zachary Sage, DETAILED-Associate Director

Zachary Sage | 318-990-5149

DETAILED-Associate Director

Mr. Zachary Sage, MHA was appointed Associate Director of Overton Brooks VA Medical Center (OBVAMC) in Shreveport, Louisiana, effective October 2, 2016. Mr. Sage previously served as the Associate Director of the VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System. Mr. Sage joined the VA in 2007 through the Student Career Exploration Program as a Medical Support Assistant at the Lexington VA Medical Center in Kentucky. He continued his career as an Administrative Fellow at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, Texas. Upon completion of his Fellowship, Mr. Sage continued serving at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center as a Supply Systems Analyst for the Logistics Management Service, and then as Administrative Officer of the Diagnostic and Therapeutic Care Line. Mr. Sage also served as the Health Systems Specialist to the Associate Director at the Robley Rex VA Medical Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Mr. Sage earned his Master of Health Administration from the University of Kentucky in 2009. He completed a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Science Education from the University of Kentucky in 2007. Mr. Sage is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).


Kimberly Lane, Interim Associate Director

Kimberly Lane | 318-990-5156

Interim Associate Director

Ms. Kimberly Lane has been an employee of Overton Brooks VAMC for over 18 years. She has held the position of Chief of Finance since 2007. Other positions held at Overton Brooks include the Assistant Fiscal Officer, Chief, Accounting Section and Staff Accountant. She has dedicated her career to serving the Veterans and employees in Shreveport. She received her BS in Accounting in 1996 from Louisiana State University in Shreveport. Ms. Lane is a 2015 graduate of Leadership VA, a year-long leadership development program that cultivates high-performing leaders. Her group project was the first selected for presentation to the Secretary of VA and represented improving the culture within VA. Ms. Lane served as the chair and member of the national Financial Management Advisory Council, representing VISN 16 and 17. Ms. Lane holds Fellowship status as a Mentor from VHA. She has mentored 11 VA employees and was recently selected as a preceptor for two technical career field employees. Ms. Lane was awarded the “Excellence in Local Budget” by the VHA CFO in 2004. Ms. Lane lives in Shreveport with her husband and two daughters. She is an active participant in the community and has spent many years as an advocate for her youngest daughter, who has special needs. Ms. Lane has also donated her time as a Sunday School teacher, softball coach, and a Girl Scout leader. Today she is a certified coach for the Special Olympics, participating in swimming, powerlifting, and bowling.


Dr. Dr. Sevetri Moore-Guillaume, Chief of Staff

Dr. Dr. Sevetri Moore-Guillaume | 318-990-4986

Chief of Staff

Dr. Moore-Guillaume was appointed as the Shreveport VA chief medical officer, April 15, 2019. Dr. Sevetri Moore-Guillaume, a native of Stonewall, Louisiana, was educated in Desoto Parish and then attended Louisiana State University Shreveport and Louisiana State University Medical Center as part of the accelerated 6-year program. She then completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Tulane Medical Center and affiliated hospitals in New Orleans. After residency, Dr. Moore-Guillaume served as Co-Chief of Medicine at a Tulane affiliated hospital. From there she moved to North Louisiana and served as the Director of the Emergency Department at Huey P Long Hospital in Pineville, LA. Dr. Moore-Guillaume returned to New Orleans and worked in the private sector until 2005, when she returned to Shreveport after Hurricane Katrina. She was employed at Christus Schumpert as a hospitalist for five years and transferred to Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in 2010, where she has served as the Section Chief of General Internal Medicine and Assistant Chief of Medical Service. Dr. Moore- Guillaume is board certified in Internal Medicine and completed her Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in 2015 at Centenary College. Dr. Moore-Guillaume completed the premier VA Health Care Leadership Development Program in 2016. Dr. Moore-Guillaume was also Physician of the Year in 2016. She is also a certified and an active member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, and in 2018 she became a fellow. She is married with two daughters and very involved in her local church as a praise team member and altar server.


Stacey Bedsole, Acting Associate Director Patient Care Services/Nurse Executive

Stacey Bedsole | 318-990-5365

Acting Associate Director Patient Care Services/Nurse Executive

Stacey Bedsole began her nursing career as a Licensed Practical Nurse in July of 1994, in rural North Mississippi. Mrs. Bedsole returned to North Louisiana in August of 1996, where she began a rewarding nursing career at the former Doctors’ Hospital, for more than 11 years. Mrs. Bedsole came to Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in June 2007 as a staff nurse in Specialty Care Clinics. She became the Nurse Manager for Specialty Care in January 2013. She has also served in clinical leadership positions for Community Care and Ambulatory Care. Mrs. Bedsole earned an Associate Degree in Nursing from Northwestern State University in May 2001, followed by a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing in December 2005. Ms. Bedsole earned a Master’s Degree in Nursing Informatics from the University of South Alabama in August 2014. Veterans and Military are very special to Ms. Bedsole as she is the proud granddaughter of a WWII purple heart recipient and mother of a Marine. Her son, Nicolas served seven years in the U. S. Marine Corps.