Joe Rosier is the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Rapides Foundation, a position he has held since 1995. Under Rosier's leadership, the Foundation has continually updated its funding strategies and initiatives to reflect expert advice, issue-specific information and evidence-based research, while holding true to the Foundation's mission to improve the health status of Central Louisiana.
Rosier serves as the Chairman of the Governing Board of Rapides Healthcare System, the Limited Liability Corporation which owns Rapides Regional Medical Center and its affiliates. Rosier also represents The Rapides Foundation at the national, regional and state levels in multiple advisory, steering and participatory roles for panels and organizations whose objectives match to The Rapides Foundation's focus areas.
Rosier received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Louisiana State University, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Louisiana State Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst with an extensive background in accounting, financial, estate, gift and strategic planning, portfolio management and administration.