Pickens Joins St. Bernard's as Marketing VP

JONESBORO, AR - Laura Pickens of Jonesboro has been named vice president of marketing and public relations for St. Bernard's Healthcare.

Pickens, who has worked as the director of marketing for Healthcare Medical Group (HMG) in Jonesboro since June 2005, will be responsible for planning and marketing efforts for the St. Bernard's.  She also will develop and maintain communication with organizations, physicians, media and other publics.

The Winona, MS native worked as the director of marketing for NEA Medical Center for four years and as a publications director and project coordinator for the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce for two years.

Pickens is a 1997 graduate of Ole Miss.