Yeates Awarded Nicholls State University’s “Outstanding Alumni Award“

Houma, LA–04/25/2016

Diane Yeates, Chief Operating Officer at Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC), was recognized by Nicholls State University College of Business with the “Outstanding Alumni Award”. The “Outstanding Alumni Award” recipients are chosen each year by their respective colleges/college deans as individuals who are outstanding in their fields. Yeates is a 2004 Master of Business Administration graduate from Nicholls State University College of Business and was presented the award by Dr. Marilyn Macik-Frey, Dean of the College of Business Administration.

Yeates has worked in the healthcare industry for over 27 years. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants.  She is a Fellow in both the Healthcare Financing Management Association and the American College of Healthcare Executives. In 2013, she was recognized as a New Orleans CityBusiness Healthcare Hero and in 2014 she was selected as a CityBusiness’ Woman of the Year honoree.  From a community standpoint, over the years she has been involved in several advisory boards such as United Way, Chamber of Commerce, and Community Hospital 100.

“It is an honor to have our Chief Operating Officer recognized with this prestigious award,” explains Phyllis Peoples, TGMC president and CEO. “Diane’s dedication to providing quality healthcare to our community makes her an ‘Outstanding Alumni’ and COO, as well as an outstanding member of our community.”


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