Heather Broussard – Executive Director

Heather is from Minden, Louisiana and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communications and a Master of Science Degree in Human Services Administration from Louisiana State University in Shreveport. Her background includes marketing, community and media relations, public policy/ government affairs, and fundraising. She has assisted organizations across the state of Louisiana through her consulting firm and while working at a non-profit in Shreveport. Heather is active in the community while serving on the David’s Gift organization board and as a committee member at Asbury Methodist Church. She has volunteered for several local organizations including St. Jude, the Boys and Girls Club, and the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Heather is married to Adam Broussard of New Orleans and they have two children. She loves calling Acadiana home!
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Reecie Gilmore – Program Director

Reecie was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. She began her professional career in the employment staffing industry. After spending 10 years in staffing Reecie joined a marketing / advertising firm and from there grew and branched off and started her own design company. With over 10 years experience in marketing she had the opportunity to brand businesses, assist with special events and found a love for event planning. In 2008, Reecie’s family suffered the loss of her precious 2 year old son, Clint, due to an accidental drowning. It was then that her journey changed and she searched to find “Clints Purpose!” Clint was a tissue donor and Reecie jumped in feet first and became involved with LOPA (Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency). It was through her volunteer efforts that she found a passion for helping people with a similar loss and also found a love for public speaking. Reecie has 8 years experience in dealing with bereaved families and found her hearts passion. Reecie is married to Justin Gilmore and together they have 5 beautiful daughters and one granddaughter!!!!
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