Leigh Ann Christovich

Assistant Vice President of Internal Communications - Ochsner Health System

Leigh Ann Christovich is the assistant vice president of Internal Communications at Ochsner Health System, where she leads system executive communications as well as strategic planning and direction for all internal communications across Ochsner Health, inclusive of all regions, associated facilities and partnerships. Her focus and oversight includes proactive, reactive and crisis communications as well as critical change management across the system. She leads the development and execution of executive voice and internal thought leadership across the system’s 12-member executive leadership team and associated regional executive teams, as well as leading Ochsner’s philanthropic messaging across audiences and service lines. Her work extends to internal communications technology platforms, including the optimization of Ochsner’s intranet and custom message deployment platforms. Christovich began her career in tourism marketing on the Gulf Coast. She has served in various editorial, corporate, executive and employee communications positions with UPS in Atlanta and has operated her own marketing communications consulting practice with an emphasis on effective promotional messaging and organizational voice. She joined Ochsner in 2014. Ochsner Health is a member of Ragan's Communications Leadership Council.