MSSF Staff

Executive
Finance
Marketing
Operations

Executive

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Andy Holmlund, Montana School Services Foundation CEO

Andy Holmlund has been part of Montana’s public schools for the past 25 years serving in the capacity of coach, teacher, principal, and superintendent. Prior to joining MSSF, he served as the Superintendent of Schools in Ronan from July 1, 2003 until his retirement on July 5, 2016. He was also the Wolf Point Superintendent of Schools for 3 years prior to returning to his hometown of Ronan.

Throughout his administration career, Andy has been involved with many state and national organizations including Montana Schools Group Insurance Authority (MSGIA), School Administrators of Montana (SAM), Montana Association of School Superintendents (MASS), Indian Impact Schools of Montana (IISM), Federal Legislation Insurance Committee (FLIC) for the School Leaders Risk Management Association (SLRMA), and the American Association of School Administrators (AASA). He has also served as director of the Montana Quality Education Coalition (MQEC) since its inception. Andy holds a B.S. in Education from Montana State University, and a M.A. in School Administration from Heritage College in Washington. Andy has also been involved at the community level with the City of Ronan Parks and Recreation, Mission Valley Heritage Association, and Chamber of Commerce. He is the proud father of Kara and Drew, who are the light of his life.

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Jeaneen Campbell, Vice President of Operations

Jeaneen Campbell joined MSSF in 2016 as the Vice President of Operations, bringing with her, 18 year of experience in the healthcare industry.  Prior to joining the MSSF team, she was the Chief Financial Officer for the Montana Health Cooperative for 4 years and also spent 12 years as the Vice President of Operations and Chief Financial Officer with a subsidiary of BlueCross BlueShield of Montana.

Jeaneen graduated from Carroll College with a BA in Accounting and has been licensed as a CPA in Montana since 1997. She is a Montana native who enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, 2 sons and 3 grandsons. She enjoys golfing, fishing, and traveling whenever possible.

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Molly Plummer, Administrative Officer

Molly Plummer has over 20 years of experience in the health-insurance industry, including serving as the Privacy Officer for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana for four years. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP).

Molly received her B.A. from Montana State University, Bozeman, and her ABA-approved paralegal certification from Denver, Colorado.

Both Molly and her husband, Jarrod, are native Montanans and enjoy spending time with their three children outdoors, with family and at sporting events.

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Devonn McGrorty, Executive Assistant

Devonn McGrorty joined MSSF in May 2016 as the team’s Executive Assistant. After working for over 11 rewarding years as a Special Education Paraprofessional in the Helena School District, she is excited to return to office support. She brings seven years experience as Office Manager for United Catcher Boats and four years as Executive Secretary for a seafood company, both located in Seattle, Washington.

Devonn was born and raised in Seattle and moved to Helena in 2004. She has three amazing children and two very precious grandchildren.

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Finance

 

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Dena Gormely, Accounting Supervisor

Dena Gormely joined the MSSF team in July 2002. She is a CPA and earned a bachelor’s degree from Carroll College, majoring in accounting, business administration and finance. Dena brings over 35 years’ accounting experience to her position with MSSF, helping to ensure the business is run as efficiently as possible.

Dena and her husband, Glen, are both Montana natives.  They live near Canyon Ferry and enjoy boating, camping, hiking and other family activities with their two children, Krista and Jason.

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Pam Chappell, Accounting Specialist

Pam Chappell joined MSSF in October 2006.  She worked for several years as a health paraprofessional in the Helena School District and has several years of experience as a medical coding and billing specialist.

In her spare time, Pam enjoys hiking and spending time with her family and dogs.

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Kelli Hargreaves, Accounting Specialist

Kelli Hargreaves joined MSSF in April 2006. She has over eight years experience in accounting in State government, including three years with the Teachers’ Retirement System. She earned an associate’s degree in accounting from the University of Montana – Helena College of Technology in May of 2000, and she is currently working toward a medical coding certificate from the Great Falls College of Technology. Kelli is a native of Helena, and she enjoys golfing, camping, and boating in her spare time.

 

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Marketing

 

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Deb Barrett, Marketing Coordinator

Deb Barrett joined MSSF in April 2013. Her previous employment was with American Chemet, so she brings 15 years of experience as an Administrative Assistant. Deb and her husband Bernie reside in Montana City and enjoy camping, golfing, and Carroll College football.

Tamara Crowder, Marketing/Field Services Representative, Northeastern Montana

Tamara Crowder joined the MSSF marketing team in November 2004, and obtained her Montana insurance license in July 2005. Tamara provides service to MUST member groups in an area stretching all the way from Ekalaka in the south to Whitewater in the north.

A native of northeastern Montana, Tamara graduated from MSU-Billings with a degree in marketing. Prior to joining MSSF, Tamara operated a daycare for nine years and also worked in the field of drug and alcohol prevention.

Tamara and her husband, Larry, live in Culbertson with their three children. Tamara is the president of the Culbertson Women’s Club and is actively involved in community fundraising activities. She has served on the board of her church, and also enjoys scrapbooking and officiating MOA volleyball.

Greg Disney, Marketing/Field Services Representative, Southcentral Montana

Greg Disney joined the MSSF marketing team in November 2004, and obtained his Montana insurance license in 2005. He provides service to MUST member groups in a large region that extends from White Sulphur Springs and Gardiner to Miles City and Broadus.

After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in business technology from MSU-Northern, Greg worked in the automotive industry for 20 years as a sales consultant and finance manager, and brings a wealth of business and customer service experience to his current position.

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Marcia Ellermeyer, Marketing/Field Services Representative, Southwestern Montana

Marcia Ellermeyer joined MSSF in November 2004 as the marketing assistant, and earned her Montana insurance producer’s license in August 2005. In January 2008, she took over the marketing representative position for the southwest region, serving from Lincoln to Lima and across to West Yellowstone. In a challenging and ever changing industry, Marcia is proud to serve the hardworking and dedicated educators of the state of Montana.

Marcia was raised in the Pittsburgh area and is a graduate of Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania. Like most of those raised in the City of Champions, she remains an avid supporter of the sports teams located there, with football and hockey being her favorites. Marcia’s ties to Montana are also quite strong. Her father was born and raised in Great Falls and she remains close to family members from all parts of this great state. She and her family have called Montana, specifically East Helena, home for 22 wonderful years.

Marcia has served on the East Helena School Board for more than 15 years, a position that she finds both challenging and rewarding. During her time on the Board, East Helena has been honored with several awards, most recently the MASS School Board Award. In addition to her service to East Helena, Marcia also serves the Montana School Group Insurance Authority (MSGIA), and was recently elected secretary of the Board.In her spare time, Marcia appreciates spending time with family and friends, enjoys travelling to exciting destinations, and relishes new experiences like zip lining and scuba diving.

 

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Dawn Smith-Sullivan, Marketing/Field Services Representative, Northcentral Montana

Dawn Smith-Sullivan joined the MSSF marketing team in October of 2007 and is the representative for the Northcentral region.  Dawn’s mother was a school teacher in a one room schoolhouse in Craig.  It is there that Dawn started first grade with six students in the entire school – all were girls. Dawn brings extensive experience in the insurance industry having first been licensed in 1993. She has worked as an independent agent selling and servicing both property/casualty insurance and health and disability insurance. She has also served as the Deputy Clerk and Recorder in Teton County.

Dawn and Joe reside in Choteau and together have four grown children.

Fabian Deneault, Marketing/Field Services Representative, Western Montana

Fabian Deneault joined the MSSF marketing team in May 2017 and has over 30 years of marketing, customer service, and management experience. Fabian brings a unique skill set to MUST with his knowledge of school budgeting and business knowledge. He understands how to work through difficult issues to achieve the best possible results.

Before joining MSSF, he was the CEO of an international Environmental Technology Company working to improve global environmental issues. Throughout his life, he has been involved as a School District Trustee and MTSBA School Unemployment Board Trustee. He coached girls’ softball and boys’ baseball.  During his six years in Las Vegas and was a member of the Nevada Oil Association and volunteered at a local boys and girls club.

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Operations

 

 

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Trina Bertram, Operations Supervisor

Trina Bertram joined the MSSF team in February of 2016. She is a graduate from Carroll College and holds her degree in Elementary Education and Endorsement in Special Education. Her previous employment was at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana as a Senior Wellness Analyst. Trina is a certified Wellness Program Coordinator.

In her free time, Trina loves spending time with her husband and son. She also enjoys spending time outside and camping with her family and friends.

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Lori Adams, Enrollment/Eligibility

Lori Adams joined the MSSF team in March of 2014. She has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. Previously coming to MSSF she was with BCBSMT working at various positions in the Membership Department, including Membership Training. She is a Montana licensed Broker. Lori uses her experience and training to accurately apply our eligibility guidelines when enrolling and maintaining our members’ records while providing excellent customer service.

Lori lives in Townsend with her husband, Bill. They have three children and two grandchildren.

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Judy Sanchez, Enrollment/Eligibility

Judy Sanchez has been with MSSF since 2003, providing customer service to member groups and participants, and serves as the contact person for users of the MUST website.

Before coming to MSSF, Judy worked for the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Helena branch) and for Hydrometrics, Inc. in the accounting department. Since joining MSSF, Judy has completed numerous insurance education programs, including HIPAA compliance classes and Health Insurance Association of America courses. In 2005 she earned the professional Health Care Customer Service designation. She believes that developing ongoing relationships with our member groups and participants is the reason for MSSF’s success. Judy lives in Helena with her husband, Chris, and their two daughters.

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Missy Smith, Project Manager/ Trainer

Florence “Missy” Smith has over 18 years of experience in the health-insurance industry. Previously, she was a trainer for BCBSMT.  In addition, Missy retired from the Montana Army National Guard honorably in 2004. Missy uses her training experience to present exceptional training to our staff and members.  She also uses her military background to successfully manage projects for MSSF/MUST.

Missy lives in Helena with her husband. They enjoy Montana-living by hunting, fishing, camping, and hiking every chance they get with family and friends.

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