Our Team

Executive Officers

Derek Valdo, Chief Executive Officer
Pueblo of Acoma

Geoffrey C. Blackwell, Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel
Muscogee (Creek) Nation

Ken Black, Chief Operations Officer

Robert Dahl, Program Manager

Leadership Team

Alan Romero, Director of Claims
Aleksandra Myga, Finance Director
Arthur McConnachie, Manager of IT
Audrey Gachupin, Office Manager
Pueblo of Jemez/Zia
Brianna Coriz, AMERIND Benefits Account Manager
Pueblo of Santo Domingo
Irene Flannery, Director of ACI
Jessica Armijo, Customer Experience Manager
Karen Lonjose, Accountant
Pueblo of Zuni
Kenneth Ruthardt,
Safety Manager
Mescalero Apache
Lynnette Toya, Sr. HR Generalist
Pueblo of Jemez
Mike Melchior, Workers’ Compensation Claims Manager
Rebecca Torres, Quality Assurance Specialist
Shannon Lastyona,
Underwriting Manager
Pueblo of Zuni
Tina Duncan,
Business Development Manager
Navajo

Aaron Archuleta
Alice Sena, Pueblo de Cochiti
Andrew Shipman, Cherokee
Anita Hansen
April Abeyta, Ohkay Owingeh
Charlotte Elliott
Delane Big Crow, Santa Clara/Oglala Sioux
Denise Cheresposy, Pueblo of Laguna/Jemez
Denyse Carr, Pueblo of Laguna/Hopi
Ellen Ostrowsky
Eva Taylor
Gary Wheeler
Glendon Toya, Pueblo of Jemez
JerriDine O’Donnell, Pueblo of Acoma
Julie Pecos, Pueblo of Jemez
Johnny Eastwood
Keiona Taylor, Ft. Yuma Quechan
Kietz Garcia, Pueblo of Santa Ana
Kurt Mora, Pueblo of Jemez
Leah Cristobal, Pueblo of Santa Ana/Tlingit Tsmishian

Monica Madrid, AMERIND Benefits
Nancy Balcer
Natowa Garcia, Pueblo of Santa Ana
Pattie Perez
Randy Griego, Pueblo of Acoma
Raquel Shroulote, Pueblo of Acoma
Regis Pino, Pueblo of Zia
Rita Cardona
Rosella James, San Felipe Pueblo
Sandy Ademuyiwa
Sheldon Purley, Pueblo of Laguna
Tamela Richards
TeCina Lente, Pueblo of Laguna
Terri Patterson
Valerie Lucero, Pueblo of Acoma
Yvonne Van Horn