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Covenant Health System Names Troy Thibodeaux as New Chief Operations Officer

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) – Covenant Health System is pleased to announce Troy Thibodeaux will become the new chief operations officer (COO) of Covenant Health System.

As COO, Thibodeaux will oversee the operations of Covenant Health System, including Covenant Medical Center, Covenant Women's and Children's and Covenant Specialty Hospital.

"Beyond his extensive experience in the health care industry, Troy possesses humility, wisdom, humor and a strong faith," Richard Parks, president and chief executive officer of Covenant Health System, said. "I am convinced his leadership strengths and personal values will be a perfect fit for Covenant."

Thibodeaux's career in health care system leadership spans 18 years. He comes to Lubbock from Longview where he served as the executive vice president and COO for Good Shepherd Health System.

Prior to working at Good Shepherd, Thibodeaux was the vice president of operations for East Texas Medical Center located in Tyler.

A committee comprised of a physician advisory group, Covenant's administrators and Covenant's Board of Directors chose Thibodeaux out of 200 applicants.

Thibodeaux received his bachelor's degree in psychology from Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos and a master's degree in health care administration from Texas Woman's University in Denton. He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Source: Press Release

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