About Us

LAMMICO Management Team


J. Michael Conerly, M.D., FACS, MBA
LAMMICO President/Chief Executive Officer
Joan Winters Burmaster, RN, J.D.
Assistant Corporate Secretary
President/Chief Executive Officer
General Counsel
Kristi Verrette, CPA, CGMA
Chief Financial Officer

Karen Nugent, CPA
Divisional Vice President of
Support Services
Shawn Paretti, CPCU
Divisional Vice President of Insurance Operations


Ross McBryde
Director of Claims


Aimee Arceneaux, CPA

Human Resources/Administration

Cynthia Cox
Director of HR and Administration

Information Technology

Gene Knobloch
Director of Information Technology

In-House Law Firm

Deborah Deo Gracias Trahan
Managing Attorney, Schroeder & Trahan


Darrell Hoffman, LUTCF
Director of Marketing

Risk Management and Patient Safety

Dawer Azizi, MHA, RN, BSN
Director of Risk Management and Patient Safety


Lisa Smith
Director of Underwriting