Jenna serves as the Chief Executive Officer and one of the Founding Partners of Nuclear Care Partners (NCP). Graduating Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, CO; her early experiences in health care were in psychiatric nursing and then as an intensive care nurse. Although Jenna valued her time in critical care, she found her true calling in healthcare leadership and a true passion for serving former atomic workers. Jenna co-founded NCP in 2011, a modest beginning with two employees. Currently NCP is a national industry leader, with 500 employees and operations in a dozen states. Jenna currently sits on the Community Hospital Foundation Board, Colorado Mesa University Alumni Board and Strive Foundation Board. Throughout her career, Jenna has worked to balance having four children and her passion for nursing and leadership. As an Executive Director at NCP, she enjoys being able to inspire others in the specialized healthcare arena.
Leslie earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from San Diego State University, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Her passion for nursing was solidified early on as she experienced and supported a loved one’s battle with terminal cancer while in nursing school. Her early nursing career was spent gaining experience in the operating room, outpatient procedure centers and orthopedics. Leslie balanced mothering four children while starting and operating a medical transcription business but eventually felt the pull to return to nursing where she would have more exposure to patients and their families. She spent several years working as a case manager and clinical director with a national company serving Department of Energy workers. Leslie quickly fell in love with the senior population she served and found the true ability to connect with people struggling with chronic illness. She currently sits on the St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation Board of Trustees. Today, Leslie serves as an Executive Director for Nuclear Care Partners and is inspired daily to be sharing a mutual passion for helping former Department of Energy workers.
As Chief Financial Officer, Troy is responsible for ensuring Nuclear Care Partners’ long-term financial sustainability. He oversees accounting and finance, strategy, performance and enterprise risk management. Since 2011, Troy has been an active participant in the success of Nuclear Care Partners, however he did not officially join the organization until 2015.
Prior to joining Nuclear Care Partners in 2015, Troy worked for 360 Insurance, a large insurance firm based in Grand Junction, Colorado. While in the insurance business, Troy was a multiple time qualifier for the industry leading association known as the Million Dollar Round Table.
Troy also served as Project Manager for Criterion, a national ag based technology company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from South Dakota State University and currently serves as a board member for Securisyn Medical.
“I love being able to teach and coach employees on how to make daily decisions, like a business professional, while still being able to focus on the highest level of care for Nuclear Care Partners patients.”
As Vice President of Clinical Compliance, Patti leads the organization’s strategic and regulatory compliance initiatives that create value for our patients. Patti is a highly experienced health industry veteran. Prior to joining Nuclear Care Partners in 2012, Patti was the Administrator of Home Care for local Grand Junction home care agencies. She has also held the position of Assistant Director of a medical oncology unit at Swedish Hospital in Englewood, Colorado. Patti has worked in numerous health care and medical settings which has allowed her to develop expertise in the home health care industry. Patti holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Colorado Mesa University and a master’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in health care management from University of Phoenix.
Patti is dedicated to the health care community and has served on multiple volunteer boards including, State and Veteran’s Nursing Home Commission, Home Care of the Grand Valley, and Colorado Mesa University – Nursing Program Advisory Board. She is currently an active member of the Health Care Compliance Association.
“I love being able to help people. Whether it is patients or employees, I enjoy being a part of an organization dedicated to providing improved patient and agency success.”
Monica leads Nuclear Care Partners’ clinical operations team, with a focus on delivering value and excellent service to the organization’s patients and staff. She is responsible for directing clinical teams across multiple regions and increasing ensuring that quality care is provided to Nuclear Care Partners’ patients.
Before joining Nuclear Care Partners in 2011, Monica led hospital nursing teams and has been a registered nurse for over 30 years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Monica is an avid participant in her local community. She has served on numerous community and professional boards including, the National Children’s Alliance board, Our Savior’s Lutheran Church Council, and Siouxland Child Protection Council. Monica is the co-founder of Child Advocacy Centers of South Dakota which provides training, support, technical assistance and leadership to local child advocacy centers and communities throughout South Dakota responding to reports of child abuse and neglect. During her career Monica has received multiple awards including, Florence Nightingale Award, Nuclear Care Partners Director of the Year Award, Siouxland Child Protection Award and the David S. Birkeland Clinical Innovation Award.
Monica enjoys mentoring nurses and promoting their development as clinical leaders. She believes it is all about working behind the scenes and planting the seeds of success to help others excel in their role and discover the rewards of their profession.
“Our patients are heroes, who sacrificed their health to keep all of us save; they deserve the best! It is very rewarding, knowing that we can help a former worker, have an improved quality of life and stay in their own home as long as they are able.”
As Vice President of Operations and Human Resources, Taylor is responsible for developing and maintaining an equitable balance between operational policies and employee relations. Successful methodology assures daily efficiency in operations and high employee morale, both being key components for Nuclear Care Partners’ long-term growth. Taylor is dedicated to creating and sustaining a productive workforce and positive work environment.
Prior to joining Nuclear Care Partners in 2014, Taylor held various executive leadership roles in assets protection and human resources. She attended the University of Colorado where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in human resources.
In her free time, Taylor loves spending time with family, exercising and playing volleyball. As a new mother, she is overjoyed at the many first experiences she gets to see each day with her daughter.
“Each day. I get to support and develop others to do their best, including getting to share with them the joys of overcoming challenges. When you get to help others every day, you know you selected the right job.”
Tyler directs Nuclear Care Partners marketing and business development strategy and execution. This includes market and patient research, services management, public relations and campaigns designed to build brand awareness and demand for Nuclear Care Partners’ services. During his tenure, Nuclear Care Partners has grown to serve hundreds of patients in more than a dozen states across the country.
Before joining Nuclear Care Partners in 2014, Tyler held marketing leadership positions in a variety of industries, most notably with Harmony Home Health and Hospice where he received the marketer of the year in 2010. He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing from Weber State University.
Tyler is an eager community volunteer and actively participates at his local church. His volunteerism took him to Winnipeg, Canada while serving an LDS Mission. When not at Nuclear Care Partners, Tyler is an avid fly fisherman and he also enjoys spending time with his wife, Tiffany, and being able to raise his three beautiful daughters.
“My biggest enjoyment at Nuclear Care Partners is working with a wonderful team of marketing specialists. I love seeing how Nuclear Care Partners has developed into something so meaningful and recognizable nationwide. I also love being part of a growing company with a leadership team that is dedicated to helping employees succeed and grow to their fullest potential.”
Amber leads Nuclear Care Partners’ operational development activities, with an emphasis on creating strategic partnerships between Authorizations, Marketing and Clinical teams. This partnership generates both new business opportunities and goodwill with patients. She drives performance by working closely with the Department of Labor to ensure the organization can evolve to meet program requirements.
Before joining Nuclear Care Partners in 2014, Amber held various leadership roles in retail management and criminal justice. She is a graduate of Colorado Mesa University with a degree in criminology along with a master’s degree in business administration from University of Cincinnati, and Master of Science in Criminal Justice from University of Phoenix. In her free time, Amber enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter in the great outdoors hiking and kayaking.
"I love the continuous focus on learning and understanding the intricacies of the Department of Labor program to ensure each Nuclear Care Partner patient is receiving the highest quality of care available.”
Kat is responsible for leading and directing Nuclear Care Partners’ financials in accordance with federal, state and local compliance regulations. Included in the reporting function, while not only preparing monthly financials for all locations and company-wide, she creates Key Performance Indicators for each of our locations and provides data and analysis to location leaders to help make sound business decisions. A graduate of Oklahoma State University (OSU), Kat holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting with a certified public accountant (CPA) designation. While at OSU, Kat was a member of the Oklahoma State Women’s Soccer team where she achieved 2nd Team All-Big XII and NCAA Leadership Conference Nominee.
Prior to joining Nuclear Care Partners in 2016, Kat worked with Dalby Wendland & Co. P.C. (DWC) where she held multiple leadership roles. During her 13 years at DWC, Kat provided clients with audit and accounting services in a variety of industries, including health care, financial institutions, hospitality, nonprofit, construction and manufacturing. Kat is a member of the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Outside of work, Kat enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, Jared, and their two sons.
“The most rewarding aspect of leadership is providing and creating opportunities to see team members grow and achieve their own personal goals.”
As Director of Information Technology, Josh is responsible for developing and driving the implementation of Nuclear Care Partners’ technology strategy and leading our IT operations, business applications, and digital channels teams.
Josh is a seasoned IT executive with in-depth technology, strategic delivery, and operational experience. Prior to joining Nuclear Care Partners in 2014, he served as IT Manager for a Third-Party Administrator in Salt Lake City. Josh holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Weber State University and a master’s degree in business administration from University of Phoenix.
In his free time, Josh is an avid triathlete. He loves spending time with his family including his wife, Kimberly, and their three amazing children.
“The most rewarding part of my role at Nuclear Care Partners is every day I am able to help co-workers and the organization better our processes. Being able to make the organization more efficient, allows us to succeed together and develop an enjoyable work experience for all.”