Logansport Memorial Hospital names new CEO

Last Updated on October 21, 2015 by cassnetwork

lmh_ceoThe Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Perry Gay, MBA, has agreed to join Logansport Memorial Hospital as President and CEO. Official action will be taken by the Board of Trustees at the October 26, 2015 board meeting.

“Perry’s knowledge of healthcare, his work ethic and values are a great fit for us at this time,” said Dallis Bowditch, MD, Chairman of the Logansport Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees. “The Board of Trustees has been through an eighteen month process to determine the future of the Hospital. We reached a consensus that we will remain an independent community hospital. We believe Perry’s leadership will help us navigate our future for years to come. The search process was very thorough, and there were many talented candidates. The decision to hire Perry was unanimous among the Board, physicians and Executive Leadership.”

Gay has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Toppenish Community Hospital, Toppenish, Washington, since early 2014. Prior to that, he was Chief Operating Officer of Yakima Regional Medical and Cardiac Center in Yakima, Washington as well as of Toppenish Community Hospital. “I am looking forward to joining Logansport Memorial Hospital and am excited by this opportunity to partner with hospital employees, leadership and medical staff to continue providing excellent care for patients and the community,” Gay commented.

Perry Gay holds an MBA in Accounting from St. Leo University, St. Leo, Florida. Gay served on the Board of Directors for the Toppenish Rodeo Foundation and has been an active leader in the communities in which he has served, including his most recent membership in the Toppenish/Zillah Rotary Club. During his career, he has also served as Chief Financial Officer of Shands Live Oak Regional Medical Center in Live Oak, Florida; Chief Financial Officer of Hulbert Construction, Inc. in Lakeland, Florida and also served as Controller for Yakima Regional Medical Center and Toppenish Community Hospital.

Perry and Keva Gay will be moving to Cass County. They have four school-age children.

Logansport Memorial Hospital is an 83-bed, HFAP accredited, regional medical center providing healthcare services to residents in Cass County and the surrounding areas of north central Indiana.

SOURCE: News release from Logansport Memorial Hospital