“Words cannot express! Rimrock compassionately offered the help I needed and was the beginning of a very crucial life change and positive growth for the rest of my life. Thank you!”

Nicholas T.

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.

Burke Kufeld, MBAChief Financial Officer

Burke Kufeld has 25 years of experience working in healthcare finance.  Burke graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Finance from the University of Montana and later earned a Master’s of Business Administration with a Finance emphasis degree from Washington State University. He started working for Lutheran Health Systems (now Banner Health) at their System Office in Fargo, ND before taking leadership positions at facilities in Brush, Colorado and Loveland, Colorado.  Prior to coming to Rimrock, Burke worked for the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth  Health at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings and Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.  Burke has extensive experience working in healthcare finance including strategic planning, budgeting, and capital and operational analysis in both rural and non-rural settings.

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.

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.

Rebecca Clinch, MBA, SPHRDirector of Human Resources and Corporate Compliance

Becki Clinch is the Director of Human Resources and Corporate Compliance with over 15 years of experience in the private, government and healthcare sectors. Becki is responsible for implementing human resource management strategies that enable Rimrock to recruit, train and retain a high performing and motivated workforce. Becki holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Montana and a MBA in Strategic Human Resource Management. Becki maintains an active membership in the Society of Human Resource Management at the local and state levels. She is also certified through the Human Resource Certification Institute as a Senior Professional in Human Resources.

Cathy CullenDirector of Development Services

Cathy Cullen is Rimrock’s first Director of Development Services.  Cathy’s responsibilities include fundraising, corporate giving, grant writing, event planning and community education/outreach.   She brings many years of experience in large scale community nonprofit fundraising events in addition to being heavily involved in many service organizations here in the Billings community including the Billings Chamber of Commerce, Westend Exchange Club and the Yellowstone Rimrunners.  Cathy studied Business Management at the University of Montana and Eastern Montana College.  She is a native of Montana and loves to play golf and travel in her spare time.

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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.

Michelle Pinnow, LCPC, MAC, LACDirector of Adolescent Services

Michelle Pinnow 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 a licensed clinical professional counselor. She also holds accreditation from the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselors as a Masters Level Addiction Counselor.

Erin Rodriguez, PCLC, MAC, 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. 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.

Jennifer Verhasselt, BS, LACDirector of Long Term Residential

Jen Verhasselt 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.

Brittany Christofferson, BS, LACDirector of Admissions and Outpatient

Brittany received her Bachelors of Science in Human Services from Montana State University Billings. She has been in the Health and Human Services field  since 2008 and has substantial expertise in domestic violence and sexual assault rehabilitation. Brittany is responsible for the oversight of the admissions department as well as the outpatient services.

Dion NebelDirector of Facility Services

Dion has been a Rimrock team member since 2000. He served in the U.S. Army and is an Operation Desert Storm veteran. He currently manages the Foundation’s vehicle fleet, maintenance and Hospitality Services Departments for the Foundation and it’s outlying facilities. He is licensed as a high pressure boiler operator, sanitation officer, and has extensive training in OSHA safety regulations.

Nickie LangeliersMedical Records Supervisor

Nickie has been a member of the Rimrock team since 1987. 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.

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.