Clayton James Aguillard

BATON ROUGE, LA: Clayton James Aguillard, RN, BSN, BA, has been named to the position of Chief Executive Officer for the Baton Rouge, Louisiana behavioral health hospital, Seaside Health System.  Franklin Roemer, CEO of Seaside Healthcare, announced the selection of Aguillard to the position. Roemer commented, “Clay’s extensive managerial background coupled with nearly two decades of service in the field of behavioral healthcare administration made him a strong candidate for this key leadership position in our company. We are pleased to have him as part of our Seaside Healthcare family as he leads our Baton Rouge facility into the future.”

Aguillard, a resident of Baton Rouge and native of New Orleans, Louisiana served as administrator for several regional  behavioral health hospitals in his career as well as serving as president and CEO of a psychiatric consulting firm.  His experience includes work in preparation for more than 20 Joint Commission surveys including holding of preparatory mock surveys and post survey compliance implementation. Earlier in his career, Clay also served as vice president of managed contracts and business development with Seaside Healthcare. His career background includes expertise in the field of regulatory compliance and financial goal setting along with strong team building skills and program planning and development. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from William Carey College, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Loyola University and a minor in Business Administration.

Seaside Health System of Baton Rouge, Louisiana is a behavioral health service provider offering a broad range of counseling and treatment services for adults  ages 18 and above in an inpatient setting. The mission of Seaside Health System is to provide exceptional evidence based care to individuals in the Baton Rouge and surrounding areas suffering from mental illness and substance use disorders, in an atmosphere that promotes a culture of safety and holistic therapy, empowering the community by enabling individuals to lead productive lives.

Seaside Health System is part of the Seaside Healthcare family of companies across the southern and eastern United States including Texas, Louisiana, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.

More information on Seaside Healthcare can be found through their website at Questions concerning program development or acquisition referrals can be made to Patrick Doyal, VP of Development at More information on Seaside Health System of Baton Rouge can be obtained by contacting their 4363 Convention Street, Baton Rouge office at 225-522-4076 or by visiting their website at