Leadership

Meet the MRH Leadership Team

Jeff Mengenhausen
Chief Executive Officer

Jeff Mengenhausen joined Montrose Regional Health as the Chief Executive Officer on August 30, 2021. Jeff was chosen for his executive healthcare experience, ability to create service line and hospital growth, and visionary and coaching leadership. A former Navy SEAL, Jeff has more than 15 years of successful experience leading a diverse array of operations with an unrelenting focus on quality and service. Prior to joining MRH, Jeff was the CEO of Madalia Health – which was named a Top 20 Critical Care Hospital in Patient Experience in 2020 & 2021, awarded by the National Rural Health Association.

Prior to his work at Madalia Health, he served as Sr. Executive Director for Monument Health Hospital, Rapid City, South Dakota, a 417-bed level II trauma center, a role he advanced to after being CEO for Monument Health, Sundance, Wyoming, for one year. Mengenhausen earned both his Master of Business Administration/Business Operations (MBA) and BA in Business Administration/Management from American Intercontinental University. He is certified in LEAN Six Sigma by Villanova University.

CoralAnn Hackett
Chief Nursing Officer

CoralAnn Hackett, DNP, MSN-ed, RNC-OB, has been with MRH since 2004. She received her BSN and Master’s Degree in Nursing Education from the University of Phoenix. She also received her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in Nursing Leadership from Grand Canyon University.

She has been an RN for over 26 years and has worked in administrative roles for 18 years. She is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an Inpatient Obstetrical Nurse. When she’s not at work, CoralAnn enjoys traveling – especially to spend time with her two grown children and three grandchildren.

Jessie Neitzer
Chief Operating Officer

Jessie Neitzer has been at Montrose Regional Health since 2015. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Adams State University in Colorado. After completing her MBA with an emphasis in healthcare Jessie worked with Southwest Health System, Inc. in Cortez, Colorado. Jessie is responsible for oversight of Pharmacy, Imaging, Laboratory, Information Services, Provider Recruitment and Retention, Compliance, and the Quality Management Systems used to facilitate improvement throughout the organization.

Jessie is passionate about continual improvement and her background in leadership development, coaching, and organizational growth and accountability help our organization to continually focus on being better every day. Jessie was born in raised in southwest Colorado, she enjoys playing and coaching volleyball as well as spending time with her husband and daughter experiencing all the outdoor activities our area has to offer.

Erin Skees
Chief Human Resources Officer

Erin Skees was born and raised right here in beautiful Montrose, Colorado. She received her degree from the University of Northern Colorado and spent the first seven years of her Human Resources career working for organizations in the Greeley/Longmont/Loveland area before relocating with her family to Montrose. Since her return to the area 13 years ago, Erin has held Human Resources leadership positions in retail, construction and the last seven years in health care.

She has served on a number of boards including the Chamber of Commerce and most recently as the Board Chair for the Western Workforce Development Board. Her passions include spending quality time with her family, traveling and enjoying the many wonderful outdoor activities that southwestern Colorado has to offer.

Leann Tobin
Chief Marketing/Philanthropy Officer

Leann Tobin is the Chief Marketing and Philanthropy Officer. She has been at MRH since 1989 and participates in strategic planning and leadership for the organization. Leann is responsible for directing hospital and medical staff marketing efforts, including developing and managing the budget, managing media relations, coordinating public relations activities; participating in developing and implementing the institution’s Strategic Plan, and creating and developing hospital promotional materials.

Leann grew up in Lakewood, Colorado, graduated from Green Mountain High School and received her bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University. She and her husband Pat met while traveling together in the International program Up with People. They have two sons Bryce and Dylan and enjoy spending time boating, ATVing, camping and being with family.

Yvonne Wigington, CPA, MBA, FHFMA
Chief Financial Officer

Before joining MRH, Yvonne Wigington worked in Casper, Wyoming for Wyoming Medical Center (WMC). The hospitals have similarities with being independent, non-profit hospitals serving a rural region. The two hospitals operate in the quickly changing healthcare environment that includes caring for communities while facing declining reimbursements from the federal government. Wigington has lived in Casper, Wyoming most of her life – but feels the Montrose region will be a great fit.

Yvonne loves the mountains and sunshine of Colorado and enjoys riding her horses around the Western Slope.