Teresa is currently the Administrator and CEO. Teresa was hired as the Laboratory Manager in May of 1991. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN with a Bachelor’s in Clinical Laboratory Science. She attended Graduate school at the University of Minnesota – Minneapolis where she completed a certificate in Long Term Care Administration, became a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator in March of 2008 and completed Master in Healthcare Administration in August of 2013. In October of 2006 she became the Assistant Administrator and in January of 2015 became Administrator and CEO.
Kaylee Hoard graduated from Bemidji State University in 2003 with a Bachelors Degree in Accounting with an emphasis in Management Information Systems. Following graduation, Kaylee worked as a staff accountant for several years. She joined the Cook Hospital in November 2006 as a Controller (accountant) and moved on to become the Chief Financial Officer in 2009. Kaylee is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, which is an association that is considered to be a respected thought leader on top trends and issues facing the healthcare industry.
Nichole Chiabotti is current the Director of Nursing for the Hospital. She graduated from Hibbing Community College with RN and AA degree and from St. Scholastica in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Nichole started working at the Cook Hospital in 1999 as a RN staff nurse. In 2007 she assumed the role of Assistant Director of Nursing and was responsible for Infection Control, Employee Health, Discharge Planning/Case Management, and was a member of the core team with EMR implementations for the nursing staff and physicians. In 2012 became the Director of Nursing for the Hospital, and also holds the role as Risk Manager and Patient Safety and QAPI Coordinator for the facility.