Chief Executive Officer –
Alice Riener, JD
As Chief Executive Officer, Alice Riener partners with the Board and leadership team to develop CrescentCare’s strategic goals in pursuit of its mission while building a more sustainable future for the organization and community. Prior to her leadership position, she spent over a decade with CrescentCare as Director of Housing, Chief Legal and Policy Officer, and most recently as Chief of Staff. During that time, she led transformative work in response to the COVID pandemic, helmed the development and opening of our flagship St. Roch clinic, and championed numerous internal strategic initiatives. Originally from Washington, DC, she has lived in New Orleans since 2007 when she joined the staff at Southeast Louisiana Legal Services as a housing attorney. She graduated magna cum laude from Columbia University with a Bachelor of Arts in English, and holds a Juris Doctor from American University’s Washington College of Law.