June 28, 2016 05:19 PM

Donald D. Trexler is taking the helm at Acadia General Hospital in Crowley, according to press release from David Callecod, president of Lafayette General Health.

Trexler previously served as CEO of Cypress Pointe Surgical Hospital in Hammond. Prior to that he served as a health care strategy consultant and served as CEO at TAP Group New Orleans and Southern California Orthopedic Institute. Trexler also served in a senior management position at the Trover Clinic Foundation.

The new chief executive is already active in the Crowley community. Past professional and community involvement includes serving on the board as well as chairing the Academic Excellence Committee at Saint Scholastica Academy in Covington, the Tangipahoa Parish Chamber of Commerce and the United Way of St. Tammany Parish.

Trexler earned a BS in health management information and dual master’s degrees in health care administration and business administration at the University of Pittsburgh.

“I am dedicated to growing Acadia General and exceeding its potential,” Trexler says in the release. “In addition to working with our medical community, my main focus will be to bring financial stability to AGH.”

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