Originally from New Orleans, Mary Deynoodt currently serves as CEO at Ochsner Medical Center-West Bank.
Mary joined Ochsner Health System in July 2000 as an administrative fellow and has held various leadership roles. Currently, she is responsible for the strategic, financial and operational performance of the hospital in Gretna, Louisiana. Prior to this role, Mary served in leadership roles responsible for physician practice management, inpatient services as well as ancillary services. In addition, Mary also served as COO for St. Thomas Community Health Center, which is a federally qualified health center in New Orleans. During her time at St. Thomas, she led the organization through a successful triennial HRSA site visit. Mary has a broad base of experience in healthcare operations.
Mary holds a BS from Newcomb College of Tulane University and a MHA from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine of Tulane University.