Senator John B. Breaux was appointed to the LHC Group Board of Directors in 2007. He retired from our Board effective with the closing of the Almost Family merger. Sen. Breaux has served in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Most recently, and until his retirement from public service in 2005, Sen. Breaux represented Louisiana in the U.S. Senate for three consecutive terms. Prior to his tenure as a senator, he served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1972 to 1987. Sen. Breaux began his career in 1972 with his election to the 92nd Congress in a special election. At the age of 28, he was then the youngest member of the House. As a member of the Senate, Sen. Breaux was chair and ranking minority member of the Senate Committee on Aging, a member of the Senate Finance Committee, and a member of the Senate Commerce Committee.
Sen. Breaux is a director of CSX Corporation, serves on the board of IMG, and is a former senior managing director of the Clinton Group, an investment advisory firm. Sen. Breaux is also a partner in the Breaux-Lott Leadership Group, a partnership that offers strategic advice, consulting, and lobbying services, which he co-founded in 2008.