Meet Our Leaders

Dr. Hector Stella, Medical Director

Dr. Stella joined Advanced Care Hospital in February 2016 and became the medical director in September of 2016. He has been board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine & disorders.

Dr. Stella has a passion for patient care, a dedication toward the team approach, and a strong desire to help ACHM be an integral part of the Billings healthcare community. In addition, he has an amazing sense of humor; just ask to see his socks! He never passes a chance to recognize the staff for their contribution to our hospital and the patients.

Aubrey Peterschick, Chief Executive Officer

Aubrey possesses 16 years of experience in healthcare, with six years of leadership, focusing on nursing and hospital operations. Today she is responsible for business operations, strategic planning, and leadership and growth of staff at Advanced Care Hospital of Montana.

Aubrey earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Montana State University and completed her Masters of Science in organizational leadership from the University of Colorado-Boulder. She is also a member of the Montana Hospital Association Nurse Leader Board as well as a member of the Montana QUIN Council.

When Aubrey is not following her passion for leadership and providing excellent patient care, you may find her boating on the lake with her husband and two boys, working on a craft or sewing project, or skating down the street, flat track, or on the ice.

“Why do I work at Advanced Care Hospital of Montana? I work here because the employees are passionate about what they do every day. I work here because seeing patients leave here so much better than when they came in is so fulfilling. I work here because I believe in what we do, the services we provide, and the excellent patient outcomes we have.

Paige Parker, Director of Marketing and Business Development

Paige joined the leadership team after having spent two years as a clinical liaison at Advanced Care Hospital of Montana. Prior to joining the marketing team as a liaison, she practiced at the bedside in an intensive care unit.

Paige received her Bachelor of Business Administration in healthcare administration from the University of South Dakota. Upon graduation, she operated as the administrator for a skilled nursing facility in Huron, South Dakota. Upon moving back to Montana, she resumed school and graduated with her Bachelor of Science in nursing.

Paige is the mother of two girls and many pets. She enjoys spending time with her husband and daughters.

Heidi Bibler, Director of Patient Outcomes

Heidi received her bachelor’s degree in health and human services from Montana State University in Billings. She brings over 20 years of experience in case management services from working with the developmentally challenged, to working in the ICU and emergency room before joining ACMH eight years ago.

“I love working at ACHM. We have a compassionate case management team that brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table. I love the teamwork and passion that each employee brings to provide excellent care to our patients and families. Seeing patients medically improve and walk out our doors is something that we all look forward to seeing.”

In her free time, Heidi enjoys spending time with family, being outdoors, and fishing when she can.

Amy Ross, Director of Pharmacy Services

Amy Ross received a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the University of Montana in 1992 in Missoula, MT.

Amy brings more than 25 years of inpatient hospital experience to her role serving as a clinical pharmacist, clinical coordinator, antimicrobial stewardship pharmacist program lead, manager, and director at Advanced Care Hospital of Montana. She has served as a preceptor for pharmacy students from Montana for 20+ years.

At ACHM, she is responsible for continuously expanding clinical pharmacy services to ensure the best possible patient outcomes.

In her spare time, Amy and her family like to enjoy the many outdoor activities Montana has to offer.

Kathy Satterfield, Director of Therapy Operations

Kathy has been at Advanced Care Hospital of Montana for 13 of her 31 years as a speech-language pathologist. She has been the director of therapy operations since 2012. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from what is now MSU-Northern and went on to obtain her Master’s in communications, sciences, and disorders – speech-language pathology from the University of Montana (Go Griz!). Being a part of the ACHM family and being a part of a super therapy team is an honor.

Kathy was born and raised in Montana and comes from a very large, close-knit family. With most of her family in Montana, she very much appreciates being able to spend time with them and family gatherings are frequent. Warm weather is her friend with golf and water activities her favorite ways of enjoying Montana summers.  Other spare time is spent taking care of Maggie, Dixie, and Callie – three very special felines!

Kasey Crownover, Chief Nursing Officer

Kasey graduated nursing school in December 2008 and has been a nurse for 14 years. She has experience in critical care, post-surgical care including PACU, home health and COVID care. In 2018, she earned a BSN, and then continued her education to obtain a MS in nursing leadership in 2019 from the University of North Alabama.

“I am very passionate about process improvement that improves the frontline of nursing for patients and staff members. I grew up in west Tennessee in the small town of Beech Bluff. It was there I met my high school sweetheart, now my husband of 20 years. We relocated to Alabama for my husband’s job and over the years had three beautiful children. We decided to make the shift to Montana to allow a slower, more adventurous pace for our younger children to grow up in. I enjoy spending time doing nearly anything outdoors with my family and especially love horseback riding.

Prior to nursing, I trained young horses as well as dealt with horses with behavioral issues. I love the passion I see every day in the ACHM team. Everyone truly cares about each patient and works very hard for the best outcome for them.”

Shelly Van Buren, Human Resources Manager

Shelly comes to us with over 25 years of experience in human resources. After earning a bachelor’s degree in business from Black Hills State University in Spearfish, SD, she also completed her master’s degree in healthcare administration at Montana State University in Billings, MT. Shelly has been an active member of the Society of Human Resource Management since 2002 and has held the Certification of Professional in Human Resource since 2004.

Shelly has always enjoyed the challenges the human resource professional faces, be it staffing or regulatory in nature. It is never boring! Shelly enjoys spending time at the lake house with family and friends. Summers are best-spent boating and gardening.

“I have enjoyed working at ACHM because of the teamwork among our leaders and staff to reach the highest quality of patient care.”

Jana Hinkle, Lead Wound Care Nurse

Jana joined Advanced Care Hospital of Montana in 2009. Jana has 18 years of nursing experience and has been wound care certified by the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy since 2012. Jana works closely with our local plastic surgeons to ensure continuity in treatments and our wound care vendors. She is also certified to perform conservative sharps debridement at the bedside.

Jana was born and raised in Montana and attended Montana State University – Billings. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, camping, crafting, and spending time with her husband and two children.

Kelsey Meyer, Director of Compliance

Kelsey Meyer joins the leadership team as the Director of Compliance with over 13 years of experience in nursing. She is passionate about providing safe, quality care to patients and staff. With a strong ethical and moral compass she enjoys working with the ACHM team to contribute to the quality of care provided to patients and families in our community.

Kelsey is a Montana native, earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Montana State University. After graduation, she remained in Montana, starting her nursing career with 6 years in a post-surgical care unit and later transitioning to Professional Development  for seven years. During this time she developed and coordinated an accredited Nurse Residency Program.  Kelsey’s work has been recognized by her peers, as well as on a national level in the Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing for outcomes supported education and professional development transition in the Nurse Residency Program.

Kelsey, a lifelong learner, is referred to as a hobby enthusiast, often looking for another activity or interest to develop. She is the mother of one daughter and two incredible bonus kids.  She enjoys chasing them around and cheering them on in their extracurricular activities such as swimming, track, softball, and band.  When she is not cheering on her kids, you can find her developing a new hobby or spending time with her family and sweetheart camping, hiking, jet skiing, playing with her dogs, enjoying a cup of coffee, or reading a good book.

Tom Ordorff, Director of Facilities Management

Tom possesses almost 3 decades Maintenance experience, the past 12 years in the healthcare field. Tom has a High Pressure Boiler license and has knowledge of all the inner workings of the systems necessary to maintain a safe and fully operational medical facility. Tom is detail oriented and does not shy away from any task. A person would have to search long and hard to find even a burned out lightbulb when Tom is in charge.

Tom and his wife have been married for 14 years and have four children. Tom has a shop where he fixes and rebuilds cars with his nine year old son. Tom’s two daughters have him wrapped around their little pinkies and are definitely daddy’s girls. Their oldest son lives in an assisted living apartment in Billings and spends his time gearing up for Special Olympics and has his father’s gift of gab. Tom’s family enjoys camping, boating and spending time with extended family and friends.

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