Leadership

Brian Brigham

Chief Financial Officer

Prior to joining the hospital in 2014, Brian worked for nearly 20 years in a variety of financial roles at L-P Corporation,...

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Shelby Cathey

Business Office Director

Shelby joined Northwest Specialty Hospital in 2015 as Business Office Manager. Shelby offers more than 20 years of professional experience in healthcare,...

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Chris Gregg

Human Resource Director

Chris brings over a dozen years of experience in the healthcare industry, with the bulk of those years witnessing the growth of...

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Joanna Koszykowski

Executive Assistant

Joanna joined Northwest Specialty Hospital in 2020 on the patient care side and has transition in 2022 as Executive Assistant to Todd...

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Craig McIntosh

IT Director

Craig joined Northwest Specialty Hospital in January 2013 as the IT Director. Before joining NWSH he spent 19 years working in the...

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Barb Patton

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Barb joined Northwest Specialty Hospital in 2014 as the Executive Assistant to Rick Rasmussen. She began her career in Healthcare Administration in...

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Todd Putren

Chief Nursing Officer

With more than two decades of professional experience in healthcare, Todd brings a wealth of knowledge in emergency medicine, trauma, and critical...

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Rick Rasmussen

Chief Executive Officer

Rick joined Northwest Specialty Hospital in 2012 as Chief Financial Officer and Facility Compliance Officer. Before joining NWSH he spent 25 years...

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Curt Smith

Director of Plant Operations

Curt joined Northwest Specialty Hospital in 2020 as the Plant Operations Director. Before joining NWSH he spent 40 years working in the...

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Mike Varga

Director of Pharmacy

Mike joined Northwest Specialty Hospital in 2010 as the Director of Pharmacy. Before joining Northwest, Mike earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree...

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