Meet the Apex team...
The team at Apex provides exceptional, high quality, interactive educational products which set us apart from other educational applications. We design, manufacture and provide tools, software, competencies, resources and educational web-based programs for individuals, universities, organizations and corporations around the world. Our corporate offices are in the heart of Acadiana - Lafayette, Louisiana. Rich with culture and known for its food, festivals and Cajun charm, Lafayette is one of Louisiana's most rapidly growing and technologically diverse cities. We have the experience, vision and ability to give you what you deserve and expect, helping to meet your needs and ensuring your success!
Marianne Bourgeois, BSN, RN - President
Entrepreneur, creator of MI Rule, founder of Apex Innovations, educator, leader, 30 years of Emergency Department experience, mom, grandmother, golfer, wine lover, member of ENA, AANN, ANPD, AHA, and ENA and AACN Exhibitor Advisory Board.
Nancy Boutte, MSN, RN, NE-BC - Director of Clinical Compliance
Experienced in Hospital Administration, Nursing Administration, Compliance/Regulatory, and Med-Surg, including Neurology, Orthopedics, Trauma, Wound Care, Bariatrics, and Stroke Service Lines. Clinical experience in Perioperative Nursing, Neurosurgery, and Vascular Services. Loves playing with her grandchildren, gardening, reading, and has an ardent interest in world news and national politics.
Leah Breaux Simon, BS, RHIA, HCS-D, BCHH-C - Administrative Affairs and Compliance Manager
Proud mom, band director's wife, credentialed Registered Health Information Administrator, Home Care Coding Specialist - Diagnosis, and Board Certified Home Health - Coder. Member of ULL Alumni Association, American Health Information Management Association, Louisiana Health Information Management Association, Board of Medical Specialty Coding, Association of Home Care Coding & Compliance, and the National Credentialing Board of Home Health & Hospice. Detailed-oriented, jack of all (Apex) trades and Ragin Cajuns fan!
Steven Savant, MSN, RN, MBA, CPHQ, CPPS - Clinical Education Development & Design
Clinical background in Critical Care, Cardiac Cath Lab and Oncology with administrative experience in Performance Improvement, Quality and Risk Management and Clinical Education. Hobbies include singing, spinning, travel, and cats. Producer and owner of international award winning Persian and Exotic Shorthair cats for the past 35 years.
Nock LeMeunier - Director of Sales
Husband, family man, devoted father of four sons, grandfather, church steward, entrepreneur, customer service expert, Catholic boarding school graduate, 25 years inside and outside sales experience, college and NFL football junkie.
Jason Blalock - Account Representative
Devoted husband and Dad, Louisiana Tech Graduate, sports fanatic, outdoors enthusiast (this may be a bit of an understatement), contagious positive attitude with an expertise in customer service and an award winning smile!
Mike Rubio - Director of Operations
Devoted husband and father. Magna Cum Laude graduate with B.S. in Accounting & B.S. in Finance from UL - Lafayette. Member of Beta Gamma Sigma international honor society. Football fanatic. Thrill seeker. Let's do it!
Katie Anders - Customer & Administrative
UL-Lafayette graduate with a B.A. in Mass Communications with a concentration in print journalism and minor in English. Proud mom to the best little boy ever. Loves reading, shopping, and spending time with family.
Chase Champagne - Lead 3D Artist, Developer
Oversees the creative development for all 3D assets and components for animations, and web based interactivity. Performed as a 3D stereoscopic conversion artist on motion pictures such as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Furthers the graphical development and quality of Apex's visual content through his understanding of 3D applications. Mountain biker, airbrush artist, world traveler and huge fan of the New Orleans Saints.
Eddie Muller - Developer, Network Administrator
Jack of all trades, master of none...except music!. Graduate of The University of Louisiana at Lafayette and The University of Southern Mississippi with a masters in Trombone Music Performance, but somehow ended up in IT. Has always had an affinity for computers, cars, and music. Basking in the best of both worlds, developing software all day and performing music at night!
John Klein - Developer, Software Engineer
Graduate of The University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a B.S. in Media Technology - Informatics, plays the part of backend web developer, flash developer, programmer, report generator, and graphic designer. Has a passion for technology, food, and hiking and is now part of the IT team involved in the creation and maintenance of next-generation interactive healthcare educational applications.
Brian White - Senior Vice President
Husband, Dad, and Sommelier... seriously! Loves God, wife, son, country, wine, cooking, golf and music... in that order! Former paramedic, cardiovascular technician and pharmaceutical sales rep. I'm a computer geek (my first was an Osborne), a paper shuffler, a renaissance man, Apex's air traffic controller and a huge class clown! Most folks don't know I'm also a closet Egyptologist and a wannabe Indy-Car driver!