Executive Director

Shelley Murdock

Shelley Murdock has been with the Blake at Lafayette for over 3 years. Shelley has 17 years of experience in the senior living industry and has served as an Executive Director in both California and Texas. Shelley has an enthusiastic passion for seniors and a dedication to quality service and care for seniors.

Director of Sales

Kim St. Blanc

Kim St. Blanc is Director of Sales for The Blake at Lafayette. St. Blanc comes to The Blake after serving as the Donor Recruitment Representative for United Blood Services covering the southern region. Kim was born in Wichita, KS, and has lived most of her life in Lafayette.

Director of Wellness

Pat St. Ann

Pat St. Ann comes to the Blake at Lafayette with over 15 years of nursing experience. As a Registered Nurse, she has worked as a Director of Nursing, Director of Nursing Services, Director of Nursing Assistants, Specialty RN and a Cardiac Nurse.

Director of Dining Services

Brian Smith

Brian Smith, our Director of Dining, has 32 years of experience in the restaurant and consulting industries. Brian attended Lafayette La. Ovey Comeaux High School, and earned a Culinary Arts degree from Lafayette Regional Technical College.

Director of Activities

Anne Orsak

Over the past several years, Anne has enjoyed working and volunteering with various organizations throughout Acadiana.  Event and activity planning has been a large part of Anne’s life and understandably her chosen work for The Blake.   Her studies in Business Administration at the University of Louisiana led well into her management and responsibilities with her numerous work and volunteer endeavors.

Walk With Me Coordinator

Tiffany McFatter

Tiffany was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, but has spent the last five years living in Lafayette, Louisiana. She has enjoyed serving at The Blake at Lafayette for three years as the activities assistant as well as in other departments throughout our community.

Director of Business Operations

Krista Ruiz

Krista Ruiz joined The Blake at Lafayette in 2018 and serves as the Director of Business Operations. She is a native of Covington, Louisiana and attended Southeastern State University. She has over 20 years of experience in accounting, having spent the last 16 years in the construction industry.

Director of Facilities

Sal Mena

Sal has over 15 years of experience in Environmental Services as a District Manager for 16 Nursing Homes in Louisiana, Manager in Lafayette General Medical Center and Area Manager for Baker Hughes.

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