People in business for Sept. 12

Justin Alleman has been named operations coordinator for Acadian Ambulance’s capital operations. He was a paramedic field supervisor and also coordinates the LSU football medical response team and volunteers.

Jim Engster, president of the Louisiana Radio Network, has been named president-elect of the National Association of Statewide Radio Networks. Engster is the host of “The Jim Engster Show” on WRKF-FM, the NPR affiliate in Baton Rouge.

Local businessman Camm Morton has opened a Baton Rouge location for VR Business Sales, marking an expansion into south Louisiana for the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., business brokerage firm.

Morton is former president and CEO of Commercial Properties Realty Trust.

VR Baton Rouge, which will specialize in mergers, acquisitions, business valuation and exit strategy consulting, is at 4914 Jamestown Ave., Suite 202. The telephone is (225) 663-5999 and website is

Kimely Pitre, of Regions Bank in Gonzales, has been installed as president of the Baton Rouge Association of Health Underwriters.

Other officers are Bill Lee, of Long-Term Care & Life Insurance in Baton Rouge, incoming president; Debbie Beaucoudray, The Beaucoudray Group in Prairieville, past president and awards; Sarah Rainwater, NFP Benefit Solutions Group in Baton Rouge, secretary; Perrin Watkins, Lewis Mohr Agency in Baton Rouge, treasurer.

Also, Sandy Davis, Louisiana Business Resources in Watson, education chairman; Hugh Ross, The Louisiana Insurance Center in Baton Rouge, legislative chairman; Tonya Aiken, Humana MarketPoint in Baton Rouge, membership chairman; Claudia Ross, Ross & Co. of La. Inc. in Baton Rouge, retention chairman.

Also, Suzanne Moore, Community Financial Insurance Center in Baton Rouge, facilities chairman; Stephanie Phillips, Louisiana Companies in Baton Rouge, media chairman; and Trish Freeman, Trish Freeman Insurance Services in Gonzales, communications chairman.