Executive Leaders

Perry Gay

Perry Gay, MBA

President and Chief Executive Officer

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Tenure: Since 2015

Responsibilities: Perry holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from St. Leo University in St. Leo, Florida. He leads Logansport Memorial Hospital’s commitment to quality and customer service, and advocates at the state and national level for improvements in healthcare.

All other members of executive leadership work together to assist the President and Chief Executive Officer as well as the Board of Trustees in the development, formulation, and implementation of hospital strategic plans. Part of serving on the organization’s senior leadership team enables each of the following individuals to provide direct input on the hospital’s organizational structure that is related to their specific areas of expertise, ensuring that plans and decisions are collaborative and multi-disciplinary.

This positions is in the process of being filled.

Sherri Gehlhausen

Chief Financial Officer

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Tenure: Since 1996

Responsibilities: The Chief Financial Officer oversees the financial operations, Compliance and financial strategies for Logansport Memorial Hospital and Physician Network.

Departments: Accounting and Finance, Budget, Patient Financial Services, Patient Access (including Registration, Centralized Scheduling, and Switchboard), Medical Necessity, Medical Records, Medical Transcription, Interpreter/Translation Services, Risk/Compliance, and Managed Care Contracting

Tara McVay

Tara McVay, RN, BSN, MSN

Chief Nursing Officer

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Tenure: Since 1997

Responsibilities: The Chief Nursing Officer oversees various nursing-related patient care divisions within the hospital while managing, directing, planning, and coordinating the functions and activities within those assigned areas. Other responsibilities include oversight and administration of specific patient care programs and services.

Departments: Nursing Services (Medical/Surgical, ICU, OB/Newborn, Surgery, Emergency Department), Case Management, Infection Prevention, Hospitalist Program, Inpatient Pharmacy, Diabetic Education, Resource Coordinators, and Logansport Memorial Cancer Care Center

Beth Jump, RN, MS


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Tenure: Since 1990

Responsibilities: The Chief Operating Officer oversees and supports all operations of various departments that provide support services for hospital patients. Other responsibilities include oversight of the credentialing and peer review processes for employed and affiliated medical staff providers.

Departments: Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab, Community Pharmacy, Cardiopulmonary Services, Medical Staff Services, Peer Review, Medical Imaging Services, Laboratory Services

Lynda Shrock

Lynda Shrock, MS, SPHR

Vice-President of Human Resources

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Tenure: Since 1999

Responsibilities: The Vice-President of Human Resources is responsible for staff recruitment, retention, and development, as well as Human Resource policy administration.

Departments: Human Resources, Benefits, Employment Practices, Payroll, Employee Health, Workplace Wellness, Staff Education, Workforce Health

Jeanette Huntoon

Jeanette Huntoon, RN, BSN, MSM

Vice-President of the Physician Network

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Tenure: Since 1989

Responsibilities: The Vice-President of the Physician Network oversees the medical practices in the Logansport Memorial Physician Network (LMPN), and the physicians employed by LMPN. Tracking and reporting on quality initiatives and measures is also part of the responsibilities assigned to the
Vice-President of the Physician Network.

Departments: LMPN Physician Offices, LMPN employed physicians, Organizational quality, Care Coordination Program

Vicki Byrd

Vicki Byrd

Vice-President of Planning and Development

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Tenure: Since 2006

Responsibilities: The Vice-President of Planning and Development oversees and manages all aspects of project development and strategic planning. Other responsibilities include acting as a community liaison representing LMH and promoting community health and wellness initiatives. Hospital marketing and grant development/administration are also managed by the VP of Planning and Development.

Departments: Planning, Marketing, Physician Recruitment, Logansport Memorial Hospital Foundation, Volunteer Auxiliary, Concierge Program, and Customer Experience

Dan Hildebrand

Dan Hildebrand, MBA, MSIT

chief information officer and vice-president of plant operations

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Tenure: Since 2003

Responsibilities: The Vice-President of Information Systems and Plant Operations is responsible for the development, oversight, and support of the technological and informational needs of the organization in transforming health care delivery. The information systems throughout the hospital create business value by leveraging technology to ensure that all systems and procedures lead to outcomes aligned with business goals. Other responsibilities for plant operations include the overall leadership and management of the facilities department including planning, organizing and coordinating the activities of facilities and services, ensuring compliance with all state and federal regulations. 

Departments: Information Systems, Telecommunications, Cybersecurity, Meaningful Use Initiatives, Clinical Engineering, Safety, Security, and Plant Operations

Rachel Theodore

Rachel Theodore, MS, MPM

Vice-President of Workforce Health and Sports Medicine

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Tenure: Since 2012

Responsibilities: The Vice-President of Workforce Health and Sports Medicine oversees and manages all affiliated services for the sports medicine and workforce health service lines. Building relationships with key community partners for the development of on-site clinic-based care is also within the scope of responsibility for this role.

Departments: Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy, Workplace Wellness, Occupational Medicine/Healthy Companies, LMPN Orthopedics clinic, Sports Medicine services, Athletic Trainers, Speech Therapy