Delgado Foundation’s Fundraiser to Roast Ochsner President and CEO

March 08, 2019

The Delgado Community College Foundation will host the 2019 Roast of the Town fundraising event on Friday, March 29, 2019, at the Harrah’s New Orleans Theater, 8 Canal Street, New Orleans. Proceeds from the event will benefit scholarships and programs at Delgado Community College.

The event will roast Warner Thomas, president and CEO, Ochsner Health System. Roasters will include Dr. Joseph Dalovisio, senior physician and medical director, Ochsner Health System; David Gaines, senior vice president of public affairs and chief executive officer – System Retail Services, Ochsner Health System: Tracey Moffat, chief nursing officer and vice president of quality, Ochsner Health System; The Honorable Steve Scalise, United States House of Representatives, First Congressional District; and Andrew B. Wisdom, president, Crescent Capital Consulting.

Eric Paulsen, WWL-TV news anchor, will be the master of ceremonies.

The evening will include a reception and silent auction beginning at 7 p.m., followed by dinner, the roast and a live auction.

Attendees must be 21 or older. For more information, or to purchase table packages or tickets, go to, email, or call (504) 671-5412. 

Delgado Community College will celebrate 100 years of service to the New Orleans region in 2021. The oldest and largest community college in Louisiana, Delgado provides instruction online and at seven locations. Fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Delgado offers students the most comprehensive array of education and training services available in the 10-parish New Orleans region. Additionally, Delgado has articulation agreements with most of the state’s four-year colleges and universities that allow students to transfer their Delgado credits to bachelor’s degree programs. As well as offering degrees and transferable college credits, Delgado provides diplomas and certificates in many professional and technical areas. Workforce development is a priority at Delgado, hence the college’s well-known motto: “Education that works!”