“Your entire staff were loving and caring. I was grateful for the experiences that provided me with some unique personal contact that was helpful in returning back into actual society, SOBER!”

Brad Z.

Our Staff

Rimrock’s professional staff welcomes you!


Lenette Kosovich, RN, MHAChief Executive Officer

Lenette Kosovich has over 20 years of senior management experience in healthcare administration. Starting as a Pediatric Registered Nurse, and then acquiring a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration, her level of responsibility grew exponentially. She has a breadth and depth of experience in the healthcare field including serving as the Regional Director in the “cutting edge” industry of establishing Employer Based Clinics for a third party administrator and also provided leadership as Director of Human Resources to a major Montana healthcare system. Her commitment to learning is kept active through her work as an adjunct professor at Montana State University- Billings in the Healthcare Administration program. Lenette is also a member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP).

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Coralee Schmitz, MS, MBA, MACChief Operations Officer

Coralee Schmitz is the Chief Operations Officer at Rimrock. She holds a Master’s Degree in Psychology, a Master’s in Business Administration, and is licensed by the state of Montana as an Addiction Counselor. She also holds accreditation from the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselors as a Masters level Addiction Counselor and holds certification from CSAT (Center for Substance Abuse Treatment) for Motivational Enhancement Therapy for Adolescent Cannabis abusers.

Coralee is responsible for managing the general operations at Rimrock, to include Adult Treatment, Adolescent Treatment, Sober Housing, and the Treatment Court Programs.

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Christi Beals, RN, MBAChief Nursing Officer and Senior Director of Inpatient Services

Christi Beals has dedicated more than 15 years to the healthcare profession, spending the last nine years in leadership positions. Christi graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management from Montana State University. She later earned a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Mary. Christi has extensive experience leading a broad range of nursing departments in the acute care setting including a Senior Leadership position for one of the largest acute care hospitals in Montana. Along with her nursing leadership positions, Christi has also been an Executive team member of a psychiatric residential treatment facility where she led the departments  responsible for business development, marketing, public relations, and human resources. Christi is a Montana native and when she is not at work she is enjoying the beautiful outdoors with her family.

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David Carlson, MDPsychiatrist

Dr. Carlson earned his medical degree at the University of North Dakota. He then completed his residency through Washington University at Barnes Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri. Licensed by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr. Carlson provides services to both patients and their families. Prior to his work at Rimrock, he practiced and provided consulting services to many Montana hospitals and organizations including Billings Clinic and St. Vincent Healthcare.

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Michael Metzger, MD, FASAMPhysician

Dr. Metzger provides highly skilled medical services to Rimrock patients where his many years of professional health care experience includes being Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Previously he practiced at St. Vincent’s Hospital and has served on the Attorney General’s Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force. Dr. Metzger received a B.A. in pre-Medical Sciences from the University of Montana and an M.D. degree from the University of Washington’s School of Medicine. Dr. Metzger is also a Diplomat of the American Board of Addiction Medicine, and is a Fellow of ASAM. Both achievements are due to his prestigious work in the field of addiction treatment.

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Jim Eckenroad, MSManager of Safety

Jim’s responsibilities include overseeing all safety compliance issues for Rimrock’s facilities. He has a wide background as a highly successful business owner, Director of Residence Life at MSUB, and Director of Development at Rocky Mountain College. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Ashland University and a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Bemidji State University.

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Shirley Ehlang, BS, BADirector of Business Operations

Shirley has been employed at Rimrock for more than a decade as financial Controller. Her comprehensive responsibilities include supervision of accounting, data systems development, insurance and financial reporting duties. Shirley received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an Accounting major.

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Malcolm Horn, LCSW, MACDirector of Special Services

Malcolm received her Master’s in Social Work from Walla Walla College and has over 10 years of progressive clinical experience working with the complex diagnoses that often accompany addictions and co-occurring disorders. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and is licensed by the state of Montana as an Addiction Counselor. She also had accreditation from the NAADAC (National Association of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselors) as a Masters level Addiction Counselor. She is responsible for ongoing training and education for clinical and support staff.


Dion NebelDirector of Facility Services

Dion has been a Rimrock team member for 13 years. He served in the U.S. Army and is an Operation Desert Storm veteran. He currently manages the Foundations’ vehicle fleet, maintenance and Hospitality Services departments for the Foundation and its’ outlying facilities. He is licensed as a high pressure boiler operator, sanitation officer, and has extensive training in OSHA safety regulations.

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Nickie LangeliersMedical Records Supervisor

Nickie has been a member of the Rimrock team for almost 28 years. Prior to becoming the Medical Records Supervisor she worked in the Medical Records Department as the Quality Review Coordinator. Nickie has assisted Rimrock through 9 very successful national accreditation surveys. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Montana State University Billings and has extensive training in patient rights and confidentiality issues. Nickie is responsible for assuring the quality of the patient record meets the accreditation guidelines, additionally she oversees dissemination of requested health care information.

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Michelle Pinnow, PCLC, MACDirector of Adolescent Services

Michelle started at Rimrock in 2009. She has a Master’s in the Science of Mental Health and Rehabilitation from Montana State University-Billings and obtained her Bachelor’s in Psychology from the University of Montana. Michelle is responsible for the oversight of adolescent programming including; adolescent residential programs, adolescent outpatient program, school-based services, Truancy Program, and the Behavioral Health Home. She is licensed in the state of Montana as an Addiction Counselor and is currently a professional counselor candidate. She also holds accreditation from the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselors as a Masters Level Addiction Counselor.

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Erin Rodriguez, MS, LACDirector of Court Services

Erin Rodriguez serves as the Director of Court Services for Rimrock Foundation. Erin has been a team member for 11 years. She currently serves as a key team member on several treatment court teams; including Misdemeanor DUI and Drug Courts, Municipal co-occurring treatment court,  Felony Impaired Driving Court, Veterans Treatment Court, and Felony Drug Court. She has been instrumental in obtaining and maintaining NADCP mentor court status in the treatment Courts. Erin oversees the Prime for Life DUI school program. She holds a degree in Chemical Dependency Counseling, Health and Human Resources, and a Master’s of Science, Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling.

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Jennifer Verhasselt, BS, LACOutpatient and Residential Supervisor

Jen received her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from University of Montana in Missoula and is licensed in Montana as an Addiction Counselor.  She has substantial clinical experience working with adults with addictions and co-occurring disorders. Jen has worked at Rimrock since 2008 and is responsible for the oversight of our Peer Support as well as Long Term Residential Services including Michel’s House,  Willow Way, True North, and Elm House.

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Danielle Dunn, BS, LACManager of Admissions

Danielle is the Manager of Admissions and has 20 years experience as a Licensed Addiction Counselor. She has a Bachelors Degree in Human Services from Black Hills State University, as well as many years experience facilitating Aftercare, Relapse Prevention and Family Support Groups. Danielle is one of our experts in assessing, diagnosing and level of care placement. She enjoys mentoring and training a host of clinicians as it grows the whole team.

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Elisha KeierleberManager of Rehabilitation Technicians

Elisha has been a Rimrock team member for over 8 years. After starting as an RT, she then became the RT Supervisor, and now holds the role of Manager of Rehabilitation Technicians. Elisha also was the Recreation Therapy Coordinator for a few years where she planned and implemented a wide variety of therapy services for patients. As the Manager of RTs, Elisha is a peer mentor and also oversees scheduling and training of new hires and aims to helps her staff to develop the skills necessary to enhance their job performance. Elisha’s strategic planning goal is to grow her staff to move into other hired positions here at Rimrock.