Leadership

Staff & Leadership

Tony LaBato

Tony is a native of Lake Charles. He holds degrees from McNeese and Louisiana State Universities. He has been a CPA since 1999 and is currently a partner in a local CPA firm. He is married to Stacie and has three children, Karlie, Evan, and Ryan. Tony is a big fan of LSU sports and can
sometimes be found fishing on a Saturday morning.

Tom Keith

Born in Michigan, Tom spent time in the US Army before pursing his education at Prairie Bible Institute and Sowela Technical College. Later he married his wife Debbie in 1969. Together they have four children and twenty grandchildren. Bethel has been their church home since 1994.

Jody George

Jody and his wife Amy have been married for sixteen years. Jody is a father to three children ages 14, 10, and 7. He is a native of Carlyss, Louisiana, and has been a physician in the Lake Charles area for twelve years. In addition to caring for his patients, he also devotes much of his time to mentoring medical students from nearby universities. As most of the locals, he likes to hunt and fish on his time off (especially fly fishing). Along with his duties as deacon, Jody has partnered with other parents in the church to lead the youth at Bethel.