At the Acadian Companies virtual annual meeting, Administrative Assistant Erin Norton was awarded as the 2020 Air Services Employee of the Year. She represents the company’s Acadian Air Med and Executive Aircraft Charter Service divisions.

Norton was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, and raised in Alexandria, Louisiana. She graduated from Bolton High School in Alexandria and attended Louisiana College in Pineville, Louisiana, where she studied Voice Performance for two years. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Norton began her career with Acadian Companies in 2012 and has worked in various roles and departments, including risk management and public relations & marketing before joining the air services team. 

A mother of two, Norton has been an active member of various organizations. She has served on the board of directors for three Mardi Gras krewes. She has also served on the Board of Directors for the Lafayette Education Foundation, where she was a participant in their annual fundraising event, ReProm. 

Erin goes out of her way to make sure our air services department runs smoothly. Her attention to detail and can-do attitude make her an invaluable team member,” said Vice President of Air Services Michael Sonnier.

Acadian Air Med was founded in 1981 and currently operates a fleet of 12 medically configured helicopters and seven fixed-wing aircraft from bases strategically located throughout Louisiana and Southeast Texas. They are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems, the gold standard for air ambulance services in the United States.