Leadership

Senior Leadership Team

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Steve Hannah 

Chief Executive Officer

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Joyce Beck

Chief Operating Officer

Al White

Chief Financial Officer

Joan Napolilli

Chief Nursing Officer

Dr. Alan Saliman

Dr. Alan Saliman

Chief Medical Officer

Julie Disher

Director of Medical Staff Services

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Director of Human Resources

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Director of Provider Services

Leann Tobin

Leann Tobin

 Director of Marketing and Public Relations

Jessie Neitzer

Director of Quality and Risk Management

Jenni Sopsic

Director of Philanthropy

Patricia Chaloupka

Compliance Officer

 

Board of Directors
The Board of Directors (the "Board") has overall responsibility for the Hospital's operation and patient care. The Board consists of nine members and all Board members serve for four year terms.

Dr. Mike Brezinsky  

Dr. Mike Brezinsky

Dr. Michael Brezinsky is a board certified Internal Medicine physician originally from Chicago, Illinois who was elected to the MMHI Board of Directors in 2015.  He attended Northwestern University in Evanston, IL and went on to attend medical school at Loyola-Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, IL. He completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics, where he also served as a Chief Resident from 1996-1997. He and his wife, Christine, have 5 children and have lived in Montrose since 1997. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family, doing medical mission work in impoverished countries throughout the world and fly fishing. 

 

Casey Corrigan   

Casey Corrigan

Casey Corrigan was elected to the MMHI Board of Directors in 2014. Casey started her career in television news as a producer and news writer. She segued that work into a public relations profession, working with brands such as Walmart and Dunkin’ Donuts.  Much of that time she telecommuted from her home office in Montrose.  Casey currently consults, she is a BodyCOMBAT instructor, and is active in the Montrose community. Casey and her husband Chris Reichmann escaped from New York City in 2008. (Big change but worth it!) They now have a toddler daughter named McKinley

 

 

Ron Courtney   

Ron Courtney

(Chair)

Ron Courtney was elected to the MMHI Board of Directors in 2013 and has made his home in Montrose for the last 28 years.  His great grandmother’s family homesteaded on Wilson Mesa in the late 1800s and he has spent his life in Colorado.  His two children attended Montrose schools and now make their home on the western slope of Colorado.  Ron left a career in banking and moved to Montrose to begin his career in public accounting with Dalby Wendland and Co. working in both the auditing and tax divisions of the firm.  He now makes his career in private industry serving in various senior leadership positions.

 

Dr. Kjersten Davis   

Dr. Kjersten Davis

(Vice Chair)

Dr. Kjersten Davis is an equine veterinarian originally from San Francisco, California who was elected to the MMHI Board of Directors in 2014. With an undergraduate degree from Cal Poly she obtained her veterinary degree from the University of California, Davis.  After working in Pennsylvania and California, she settled in Montrose.  She and her husband, Kevin, have two grown sons.  Kjersten is interested in community service and serves, or has served, on different boards, including the Montrose and Olathe School Board, Center for Mental Health and the Montrose Community Foundation. In her free time, she rides horses and loves to run our local trails.

 

 

Debra Harmon   

Debi Harmon

(Past Chair)

Debi Harmon was elected on the Board of Directors in 2008.  During this time, she served on multiple committees, held the office of Board Secretary/Treasurer (2010-2012) and served as Board Chair (2012-2015).  Debi’s background in healthcare administration helped her keep a “binocular vision” of board governance.  She is extremely passionate about the hospital system and will continue to play an important role beyond her tenure on the Board.  Debi is the Broker/Owner of 20 Sleeps West Real Estate and is deeply embedded in the community in many different capacities.  Debi and her husband Mark moved to Montrose in 2006 and they enjoy hunting, fishing and hiking the great outdoors with their puppy. 

 

Bert Hatter   

Bert Hatter

Bert Hatter, BSN was elected to the MMHI Board of Directors in 2015. Bert came to work at MMH in August of 1969 and retired July 2013. In the 44 years she was employed at the hospital she worked as a staff nurse, nurse director of the Med/Surg unit, house supervisor and spent eight months as the interim director of nursing. She spent the last 20 years as the Director of Quality Management which encompassed risk management, infection prevention, and compliance.  She obtained certifications in both Infection Control and Quality Management. She and her husband Shelby have 3 grown children, 5 grandchildren and enjoy golfing and spending time with their family.   

 

Lance Lehigh   

Lance Lehigh

(Secretary/ Treasurer)

Lance Lehigh was elected to the MMHI Board of Directors in 2013.  A native of Montrose, Lance is passionate for this area. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Mesa State College (Colorado Mesa University), and his Master’s degree from Colorado State University.  Lance’s background in non-profit and governmental accounting lends itself to the fiduciary responsibilities critical to being a member of the Board.  He is the CFO at the Center for Mental Health, and sees the need in healthcare for the whole person, mentally and physically.  Lance is married to Teresa and enjoys his children and our great outdoors.

 

Dr. Mary Vader   

Dr. Mary Vader

Dr. Mary Vader is number seven out of 11 children born and raised on a ranch in Gunnison and was elected to the MMHI Board of Directors in 2013.  She studied medicine at North Texas State University and Pediatrics at St Joseph's Medical Center in Phoenix. The western slope called her back and she joined Pediatric Associates in 1990. She specializes in child abuse and neglect and provides forensic exams and consultation for the 7th Judicial District. A passion has been to take vacation time to participate in medical missions all over the world which she has done for 26 years. Mary is active in local community service and started a foundation called the Helping Hand Fund, part of the Montrose Community Foundation.