Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) announced that Kerry Chauvin and Ben Adams, MD, have been appointed to the TGMC Board of Commissioners. Michael Bergeron has been re-appointed to a second term.
Chauvin is a native of Terrebonne Parish, and the retired chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc.
Chauvin previously served on many boards and received the Distinguished MBA Alumnus of the Year Award given by the LSU Alumni Association. He was a founding member of the South Central Industrial Association, the Terrebonne Waterways Association, and a founding director of Synergy Bank, where he served as the chairman of the board of Synergy Bancshares, Inc. and its subsidiary Synergy Bank from 2003-2006. He is the past president of the Terrebonne Economic Development Authority and Partek Laboratories.
Ben Adams, MD, is a member of the TGMC active medical staff where he serves as the Surgery Department chair and as the medical director of surgery. He has previously served as the Medical Center’s vice chief of staff from 2015-2016 and as chief of staff from 2016-2018.
Adams was recognized as Becker’s Hospital Review 2016 Rising Stars: 50 Healthcare Leaders Under 40.
Michael Bergeron has served on the TGMC Board of Commissioners since his original appointment in 2000 and has been reappointed for another term. He previously served on the TGMC Board of Commissioners as the chairman of the board, Quality Committee chairman and Finance Committee chairman. He is a certified public accountant (CPA) and the managing director of M. Bergeron + Co., LLC, CPAs, a CPA firm with offices in Houma and Thibodaux. .
“We are honored to welcome Mr. Chauvin, Dr. Adams, and to welcome back Mr. Bergeron as valued members of the TGMC Board of Commissioners,” said Phyllis Peoples, president and CEO. “We look forward to utilizing their special and unique talents in their respective areas of expertise to provide and expand leading edge healthcare services to the people of Southeast Louisiana.”