Charles Fenstermaker has been elevated to CFO of Fenstermaker & Associates following the retirement of longtime CFO Dan Lavergne, who held the post for 18 years. Charles is the former director of administrative operations for the Lafayette-based engineering and surveying company. He has held various positions with the firm since 1995, including survey technician, director of human resources and director of operations for the company’s Houston office. Charles is the grandson of the company’s founder, Charles Howard Fenstermaker Jr., and the son of CEO William H. Fenstermaker. He has an MBA from UL Lafayette and serves on the Executive Committee of One Acadiana.
Taryn Daigle, continuing medical education director of the Woman’s Foundation, was installed as a director of the Louisiana Society of Association Executives.
Tom Elliott has joined Postlethwaite & Netterville as an associate audit director in the firm’s Lafayette area office. Elliott, who has more than 19 years of audit experience, performs and supervises audits and prepares financial statements for clients with a variety of industry backgrounds. Prior to working for P&N, he served as an audit manager for a public accounting firm.
Dr. Jatinder Bhardwaj, a boardcertified pediatric gastroenterologist, has joined Women’s & Children’s Hospital. Bhardwaj, who specializes in the diagnosis, management and treatment of children’s gastrointestinal system conditions, also specializes in managing various liver disorders including fatty liver, autoimmune hepatitis, cirrhosis and biliary atresia. Bhardwaj attended Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi, India, where he earned his bachelor’s degrees in medicine and surgery in 1999. After finishing his residency in pediatrics at Flushing Hospital Medical Center in Queens, N.Y., in 2007, he completed a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology/ hepatology/nutrition at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. He is board-certified in both pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology by the American Board of Pediatrics.
Abi Broussard Falgout has joined Ninety-Two West, a public relations and social media agency, as new business development director, and Lindsey Guidry has been promoted from administrative assistant to account coordinator. Falgout has been a public relations consultant since 2007, working largely in the restaurant industry where she specialized in social media and event coordination. She is a founder of Bread & Circus Provisions and the public relations director at PAR Realty. Guidry has been with 92W for more than a year, assisting on accounts like Costa Sunglasses, Grand Opera House and the Jose Wejebe Spanish Fly Memorial Foundation.
April Guillote has joined Right Angle as traffic and production manager. A native of Edgemont, S.D., Guillote has an associate’s degree in business management from the University of Phoenix.
She previously worked as a financial specialist and office administrator.