Nathan C. Olson
President and Chief Executive Officer
Nathan C. “Nate” Olson joined Rocky Mountain Health Care Services in November 2017 as its President and CEO. Nate has 35 years’ experience in finance and healthcare with 25 of those serving as President and CEO of numerous healthcare systems throughout Colorado, Nebraska, Illinois and Montana. Nate opened the new Colorado Springs’ St. Francis Medical Center in 2008 and served as its CEO for five years. Having grown up in Woodland Park, Nate is excited to be able to serve once again in his hometown area. Nate has been married for 37 years to his high school sweetheart, Kris. They have two grown daughters and four grandchildren.
David A. Richman, MD
Chief Medical Officer
David A. Richman, MD, joined Rocky Mountain Health Care Services as the Chief Medical Officer in January 2017. He brings more than 25 years of experience in the health care industry to the nonprofit organization. Dr. Richman attended medical school at the University of Buffalo and completed his residency at the University of Buffalo and the University of Rochester. He practiced in Chicago and Tennessee before moving to Colorado Springs in 1998. Richman’s specialties include Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. His background includes roles as Chief Resident, Associate Medical Director, and Partner and a member of the Board of Directors of one of the largest Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation organizations in the state. He most recently was the Medical Director at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in Colorado Springs. Dr. Richman has served on the board of the El Paso County Medical Society for five years in Colorado Springs. In his free time he enjoys showing his dogs in dog shows, serving as the President of the Olde English Bulldogge
Kennel Club, and is an avid Buffalo Bills fan.
Alan J. Spidel
Chief Financial Officer
Alan J. Spidel joined Rocky Mountain Health Care Services in August 2018 as its Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Spidel has 30 years of experience in finance and healthcare including CEO, COO, and CFO positions. He served as the Controller for the State’s Medically Indigent and Child Health Plans. Mr. Spidel was a Regional Vice President at a healthcare investment bank. His healthcare experience includes academic medical centers, behavioral healthcare, and specialty practice management. Mr. Spidel earned a BS in Business from The University of Colorado and a Master of Science degree in Healthcare Systems from The University of Denver. He enjoys spending time with family ranging from Ft. Collins to Pueblo.
Chief Operating Officer
Charlie brings over 30 years of operational health care leadership experience to Rocky Mountain Health Care Services. After retiring from the United States Air Force, he served as Director of Rehabilitation, Respiratory Care and Orthopedic Service Line at Penrose-St. Francis Health Services. Charlie has extensive experience in the mission-driven, non-profit health care environment. He is a Physical Therapy Assistant, and he earned his Masters Degree in Clinical Practice
Management from George Washington University.
Quality & Compliance Officer
Kim Lopez joined Rocky Mountain Health Care Services in 2018 as the Quality & Compliance Officer. She brings over 17 years of experience in quality, risk management and compliance, which includes almost 7 years with Colorado’s first PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care) provider. Following her experience at Total Longterm Care/Innovage, she later took on the role of National Director Care Continuum Compliance for Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) where she assisted post-acute facilities achieve their quality and compliance goals and developed comprehensive compliance programs specific to each setting. Prior to her promotion as the National Director Care Continuum Compliance at CHI, she served in a quality capacity teaching facilities high reliability concepts, leadership methods and error prevention techniques. As she is passionate about bioethics, Kim served on a voluntary community bioethics committee for several years and also provided leadership for Total Longterm/Innovage’s ethics program.
Vice President of Human Resources
Kim Ginter joined Rocky Mountain Health Care Services in February 2017. She has more than 25 years’ experience in management and human resources within the non-profit sector. Following 18 years with National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), she joined the National Conference of State Legislatures as the Director of Human Resources. Prior to her time with NSCA, Ginter was with the American Numismatic Association for ten years. Kim has a degree in Human Resource Management from Regis University and has been a member of the Society of Human Resource Management since 2000. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren, gardening and traveling.
Vice President of Cultural Transformation and Business Development
Nigel Guyot joined Rocky Mountain Health Care Services in 2016 as the Intake and Enrollment Manager for the PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) and BrainCare programs. He was promoted to the Director of Business Development role in 2017 and to the VP of Cultural Transformation & Business Development in 2018. He brings over 20 years of management experience to the organization. His leadership experience began with LexisNexis in 1995 in legal publishing followed by a production management role with AVX Corporation (part of the Kyocera Corporation), starting in 2005. Guyot was with El Paso County Public Health from 2007-2013 as the Program Manager/Chief Deputy Registrar of Epidemiology & Research/Vital Records and as the Community Health Program Director. He worked for Catholic Health Initiatives from 2013-2014 as the Grants Development Manager and for Dominican Home Health Agency in Denver from 2015-2016. Guyot has been married seventeen years and has a fifteen year old son. He enjoys spending time with his family and is an avid reader.
Vice President of IT & Facilities
Wendy Jones has been with Rocky Mountain Health Care since September of 2003. Wendy brings more than 20 years of operational experience and expertise both with the organization and from operating a sole proprietorship. Wendy has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a master’s degree in Business Administration in Operations Management. Wendy is responsible for overseeing Information Technologies and Facilities.
Vice President of Rocky Mountain PACE
Andi McDonough joined Rocky Mountain Health Care Services as the Vice President of Rocky Mountain PACE in June 2018. Andi brings over 20 years of leadership and patient care experience to Rocky Mountain PACE. After graduating from CU Health Sciences Center with a master’s degree in physical therapy, she began her career at Penrose St. Francis as a staff physical therapist. She advanced through various leadership roles culminating as the director of rehabilitation and respiratory therapy. In her spare time, Andi enjoys spending time with her daughter, family, friends, and her dogs and cats. She also enjoys reading and traveling.
Director of BrainCare
Linda joined Rocky Mountain Health Care Services in 2017 as the Neuropathways Center Manager for the BrainCare program and was promoted to the Director of BrainCare in 2018. Draayers received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern College, located in Orange City, Iowa. She spent 18 years with an agency in Wisconsin as the Training Director and Program Administrator in direct service of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities with complex diagnoses.
Director of Administrative Services
Tasi Mafo’e joined Rocky Mountain Health Care Services in 2007. She brings over 16 years of management and administrative experience to the organization. Tasi is the executive admin to the CEO, COO, and CFO and liaison to the Board of Directors. She manages the front office staff at various locations and provides administrative support to the Executive Leadership Team as well as being a member. Tasi has been married 13 years, has several nieces and nephews and enjoys spending time with family, loves competitive softball and the San Francisco Giants baseball team.