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Memorial Welcomes New Director of Security

Paul EspeyLake Charles Memorial Health System welcomes Paul Espey as its new director of security. Espey is charged with the day-to-day security operations at all Lake Charles Memorial campuses and clinics.

Espey has more than 15 years of healthcare security and crime prevention experience. Most recently, he managed security operations at several Memorial Hermann Health System campuses in Houston, Texas. Prior to that, Espey held multiple leadership roles at Allina Health System and Park Nicollet Health System in Minneapolis, Minnesota area.

Espey implemented the first of its kind Crime Prevention Program at Allina Health, which won Business of the Year Award from the Minnesota Crime Prevention Association. He earned an Associate in Applied Science degree in Law Enforcement from Alexandria Technical College in Alexandria, Minnesota. He is a Certified Healthcare Security Supervisor and a Crime Prevention Practitioner. He is also a commissioned officer with the Texas Department of Public Safety.