Acadian Ambulance Senior Director of Operations Troy Guidry has been named as the new Regional Vice President of the company’s western Louisiana service area, effective November 1, 2020. He moves into the role following Justin Back’s promotion to Acadian Ambulance President.

Guidry joined Acadian in 1981 and has worked as an EMT, paramedic, paramedic field supervisor, operations supervisor, operations manager, director of operations and senior director of operations.

He has assisted in all of Acadian’s expansions since 2004. He is also the ambulance strike team leader for all Louisiana Rural Ambulance Alliance (LRAA) deployments and serves as a Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS) committee member. In addition, he has a long history of serving in fire and law enforcement roles throughout Acadiana.

Guidry is a native of Arnaudville, Louisiana, and a graduate of Teurlings Catholic High School.

“We congratulate Troy on his many years of dedication and service to Acadian and look forward to his contributions in his role as regional vice president,” said Acadian Companies Chairman & CEO Richard Zuschlag.

“I am excited about the future growth of our great company and look forward to leading and conquering the continued challenges that the days ahead will bring us,” Guidry said.

Acadian Ambulance is one of the largest ambulance services in the nation, offering emergency and non-emergency transportation to areas in Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi and Tennessee. They are employee-owned and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services.