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Lake Charles Memorial Welcomes Devon Hyde New President and CEO

photo of Devon HydeThe Board of Trustees of Lake Charles Memorial Health System has named Devon Hyde as the next President and Chief Executive Officer to lead the largest health system in Southwest Louisiana. Mr. Hyde will be the fifth CEO of Memorial, which opened in 1952.

Mr. Hyde comes to Memorial with 15 years of executive healthcare management experience having led both for-profit and not-for-profit hospitals and medical centers throughout the United States. He recently served as the CEO of Presbyterian Hospital, the largest acute care hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Prior to that, he was the CEO at AllianceHealth Deaconess in Oklahoma City and the Chief Operating Officer at Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa, and Valley Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas, respectively.

Mr. Hyde has a degree in business administration from the University of Oklahoma and a Master of Business Administration from Oklahoma City University. He is a member of American College of Healthcare Executives and the Institute of Healthcare Executives and Suppliers. He and his wife, Betsy, will be moving to Lake Charles from Albuquerque, and he will assume his new role April 12.

About Memorial
Lake Charles Memorial Health System is a community-owned, not-for-profit health system with 407 beds among Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital for Women and the Archer Institute. The health system also consists of the Moss Memorial Health Clinic and various medical clinics and offices throughout Lake Charles and Southwest Louisiana. Memorial is the largest health system in the area with more than 2700 employees.