Our Team

Executive Officers

Derek Valdo, Chief Executive Officer
Pueblo of Acoma

Robert Dahl, Chief Operating Officer

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

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, Employee Benefits Account Manager
Pueblo of Santo Domingo
Delane Big Crow, Safety Manager
Oglala Sioux/Pueblo of Santa Clara
Irene Flannery, Director of Critical Infrastructure
Leah Cristobal, Customer Experience Manager
Pueblo of Santa Ana/Tlingit/Tsimshian
Lynnette Toya, Sr. HR Generalist
Pueblo of Jemez
Mike Melchior, Workers’ Compensation Claims Manager
Shannon Lastyona, Underwriting Manager
Pueblo of Zuni
Tina Duncan, Business Development Manager
Navajo

AMERIND Team

  • Aaron Archuleta
  • Alice Sena, Pueblo de Cochiti
  • Alysia Coriz, Pueblo of Santo Domingo
  • Andrea Allison, Navajo
  • Andrew Shipman, Cherokee
  • Anita Hansen
  • Brianna Coriz, Pueblo of Santo Domingo
  • Denise Cheresposy, Pueblo of Laguna/Jemez
  • Denyse Carr, Pueblo of Laguna/Hopi
  • Gary Wheeler
  • Gia Gilk
  • Glendon Toya, Pueblo of Jemez
  • Heather Fellows
  • J’Dynn Loretto, Pueblo of Jemez
  • Jody Welch
  • Johnny Eastwood
  • Jordan Patricio, Pueblo of Acoma
  • Julie Pecos, Pueblo of Jemez
  • Karen Lonjose, Pueblo of Zuni
  • Kathleen Jaquez
  • Kietz Garcia, Pueblo of Santa Ana
  • Lauren Lynds
  • Lindsay Gunther
  • Lisa Short
  • LoRheda Vigil, Pueblo of Jemez
  • Michela Chinana, Pueblo of Jemez
  • Molly Givens
  • Monica Braine, Assiniboine/Lakota
  • Monica Madrid
  • Nancy Balcer
  • Natowa Garcia, Pueblo of Santa Ana
  • Pattie Perez
  • RanDee Toya, Pueblo of Jemez
  • Randy Griego, Pueblo of Acoma
  • Ravshan Muminov
  • Renae Roybal
  • Rosella James, Pueblo of San Felipe
  • Ruth Rooney
  • Sheldon Purley, Pueblo of Laguna
  • Terra Kuhn
  • Terri Patterson
  • Tim Williams
  • Winter Johnson, Navajo
  • Valerie Lucero, Pueblo of Acoma
  • Valerie Pecos, Pueblo of Jemez