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Wingerter Named LCG Chief Administrative Officer

Jan 15, 2020 11:58AM ● By Flint Zerangue, Sr.

Lafayette, LA. -- In a statement released Wednesday morning, Mayor-President Josh Guillory announced that he has replaced recently appointed Beth Guidry with Cydra Wingerter as LCG's Cheif Administrative Officer (CAO).  

The brief statement noted that as of 9:am Wednesday morning, Beth Guidry is no longer with Mayor-President Josh Guillory’s administration. Guillory went on to say that given this is a personnel matter, he does not wish to go into details of Guidry’s departure at this time. 

“I named Beth as my CAO because of her strong leadership skills and her extensive background in economic development. Those traits will carry her far in her next endeavor,” stated Guillory.

On the appointment of Wingerter, Guillory shared, “During the transition, and since taking office, Cydra has earned my trust and respect. I am confident she will fulfill her duties in this pivotal role with excellence and distinction. I’m committed to ensuring we have the right leaders in the right positions in Lafayette Consolidated Government, and Cydra is the right choice to serve our people as CAO.”

Wingerter has worked for LCG under the Durel, Robideau, and now Guilloy administration. She is known for her bold and inspiring leadership and dedication to the betterment of Lafayette.

In 2016, Wingerter was featured as the cover story in FACE Magazine (Sister company of Parish News).  Click here to read her story in Face Magazine.  

 Photos courtesy of Face Magazine