Nov. 29, 2016 05:15 PM

Natalie Domino Person has joined governmental affairs and consulting services firm The Picard Group as director of consulting services. Person aims to enhance the firm’s executive level consulting, which focuses on health care finance, reimbursement, revenue cycle operations and managed care.

Based in Lafayette, The Picard Group also has offices in Washington, D.C., and Baton Rouge.

A Lafayette native, Person is a graduate of St. Thomas More Catholic High School and LSU, where she earned a bachelor of science degree in finance. She went on to earn an MBA with a concentration in finance from The Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. While at Tulane, Person was named associate director of the Burkenroad Reports, the student-run equity analyst program.

Person previously worked as director of cash management in Dallas for Lafayette-based Schumacher Clinical Partners, an emergency medicine hospitalist management firm. While at Schumacher, she managed cash activities and reconciliation for three separate billing systems, four banks and more than $850 million in deposits annually.

Through two large acquisitions, she was responsible for consolidating cash operations of acquired companies requiring bank account migration, lockbox restructuring, offshore team onboarding, personnel ramp down, and integration of processes spanning multiple offices. Person started her career as associate analyst for a hedge fund, Maple Leaf Partners, analyzing companies and industry trends, and preparing long-term operational and financial models to support stock recommendations.

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