Ray A. Landry, M.S., FACHE
Chief Executive Officer
Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, and Chief Executive Officer of Hospital Service District #2, Parish of Vermilion, Abbeville General Hospital. Landry, a native of Abbeville, has over 40 years of hospital administration experience, with 27 years at Abbeville General. Landry is a 1974 graduate of Abbeville High School, 1978 graduate of USL, and in 1992 received a Master of Science in Healthcare Science Administration from College of St Francis, Joliet, Illinois. He is a graduate of Leadership Vermilion Class 1.
Chief Financial Officer
Native of Gueydan, has 23 years of hospital and nursing home financial management experience, 20 of which are at Abbeville General. Hair is a 1988 graduate of Gueydan High School, and a 1994 graduate of Louisiana Tech University. He is a graduate of Leadership Vermilion Class 4.
Heidi Broussard, RN, BSN
Chief Nursing Officer
Native of Maurice, has 25 years of nursing and management experience, and a total of 26 years working for Abbeville General. Broussard is a 1990 graduate of North Vermilion High School and a 1995 graduate of USL with a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing. She became Board Certified in Infection Prevention and Control in 2015. She is a graduate of Leadership Vermilion Class 3. Effective March 28, 2016, Broussard was promoted to the position of Chief Nursing Officer. She is currently enrolled at Loyola University of New Orleans, pursuing a Master in Nursing/MBA-Healthcare Systems Administration & Leadership (HSAL) degree to complete in December 2021.
Tom Pigott, RN, BSN
Chief Operating Officer
Native of Picayune, MS, has 23 years of clinical nursing and hospital administrative experience and has been employed by Abbeville General since 2006 as an Administrative Officer. Pigott attended Pearl River Central High School in Carriere, MS, and graduated from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in 1994 and University of South Alabama in 1997. Pigott was promoted to Chief Operating Officer on March 18, 2020 and is currently enrolled in an MBA program.
Brittany Thibodeaux, RN, BSN
Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer
Native of Erath, has 12 years of clinical nursing and hospital administration experience. In September 2016, Thibodeaux received a Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma performance management theory. Thibodeaux is a 2002 graduate of Erath High School and 2007 McNeese State University College. She is a graduate of Leadership Vermilion Class 2. Effective April 4, 2016, Thibodeaux was promoted to Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer.
Dondi Arceneaux, MHA
Chief Support Services Officer
Native of Lafayette, LA, has 16 years of clinical and hospital administrative experience, 3 of which are at Abbeville General. Arceneaux is a 1994 graduate of Northside High School, a 2015 graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and earned a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from Louisiana State University in 2017. He is a current member of Leadership Vermilion Class 7.
Chuck Guidry, RN, MBA
Chief Information Technology Officer
Native of Kaplan, has 22 years of nursing management and administrative experience, all at Abbeville General. Guidry is a 1991 graduate of Kaplan High School, a 1997 graduate of USL with a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing and in 2016 received a Master’s in Business Administration from LSU. He is also a graduate of Leadership Vermilion Class 2. He served as COO from 2015 to 2019 and over the last year has worked on broadening Abbeville General’s presence in the community in Network Development. As of November 2020, Guidry was promoted to Chief Information Technology Officer.
Chief Medical Officer
Native of Abbeville, Dr. Miller is a 1971 graduate from LSU Baton Rouge and received his Medical Degree from LSU New Orleans in 1974. He completed his Surgery Residency at LSU Affiliated Hospitals in New Orleans in 1978. His first work experience at Abbeville General was 1967. Miller served as Chief of Staff in 1983 and has been on Medical Staff of Abbeville General since 1978. He practices as a Board Certified General Surgeon in the community and is Chief Medical Advisor to the hospital.
Gregory Fontenot, M.D.
Chief of Medical Staff
Native of Lafayette, Dr. Fontenot received his B.S. in Business Administration in Finance from Loyola University, New Orleans in 2009. He then received his Medical Degree from LSU Health Science Center in New Orleans in 2014 and completed his Residency at LSU-HSC in Family Medicine in Lake Charles in 2017. Dr. Fontenot joined the Abbeville General team in 2017, where he currently serves as Chief of Medical Staff.