Administration & Department Managers

Jacque Gardner

Chief Executive Officer

Jacque started her healthcare journey in 1989 when she became a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at the McCone County Nursing Home in Circle, Montana. She resigned from the nursing home in 1990 after getting married. In 1996, Jacque was hired...

Mary Skyberg

Registered Nurse, Director of Nursing

Kama Urton

Lab Manager

Kim Brown

X-Ray Manager

Scott Goodness

Plant Manager

Tami Gunsch

Dietary Manager

Tami started working at MCHC in 2012 as a cook in the dietary department. She became Assistant Dietary Manager in 2016 and took on the roll of Manager in December of 2017.  Tami was raised in Circle, but moved to...

Brittany Wellnitz

Activities Coordinator


Laurie Schneider

Housekeeping and Laundry Manager

Medical Staff

Bruce Swarny, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Bruce Swarny has been MCHC's Medical Director since July of 1999; and is employed by Glendive Medical Center. Dr. Swarny is a licensed psychiatrist and is on-site twice a month and is our supervisor for Physician Assistants working at...

Arvin Ward, DMS, PA-C

Director of Hospital Operations

Patti Wittkopp, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Penny Denning, PA – C

Physician Assistant

Fred Kelly II, FNP

Jerry D. Day, PA-C

Critical Access Hospital Office

Bridget Loudon

Business Office Manager

McCone Clinic Office

Shelby Beery


Tawny Hansen

Office Assistant

Kim Brown

Medical Assistant