The administration of Three Rivers Hospital is committed to promoting and fostering a positive work environment. We encourage our employees to actively participate in the growth and development of our facility and encourage pursuit of professional excellence. We believe that support of the continued dedication and focus of individuals creates the best opportunities for the whole team to achieve our goal of the highest level of patient care and satisfaction.

Scott Graham CEO

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER 
Scott Graham   509.689.2517  ext. 3340

Scott Graham was born and raised in a rural area in eastern Utah, graduating from the University of Utah with a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 1986. He graduated from Eastern Washington University with a master’s degree in psychology. For 15 years, he worked as a mental health professional at Sacred Heart Medical Center and later at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute in Spokane. In 2000, Scott began his career in administration at St. Luke’s and eventually became Chief Operating Officer in 2008. In 2009 he was recruited to work at Coulee Medical Center, first as the Chief Operations Officer and then as Chief Executive Officer in 2010. Scott also spent two years in El Salvador, where he learned Spanish.

Scott is the current president of the Association of Washington Public Hospital Districts and is active in the Washington State Hospital Association, having recently served as a member of its board of trustees and as the Columbia Basin Council President. The Chief Executive Officer oversees all the directors and their departments within the hospital and answers to the Board of Commissioners.

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER 
Melanie Neddo   509.689.2517  ext. 3342

Melanie Neddo graduated from Eastern Washington University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. For the past 10 years, Melanie has worked in healthcare beginning at Coulee Medical Center as the Clinic Manager, then moving to the Director of Quality position. Melanie has been the Chief Operating Officer at Three Rivers Hospital since July 2014. Melanie is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the National Association for Healthcare Quality. Melanie has received extensive training in the Lean Methodology through Virginia Mason and Joan Wellman and Associates. The Chief Operating Officer oversees hospital’s quality program, facilities, pharmacy, clinic, radiology, lab, dietary, and utilization review.

Gretchen Aguilar CNO

CHIEF NURSING OFFICER 
Gretchen Aguilar
, MSN, RN    509.689.2517  ext. 3341

Gretchen Aguilar graduated from Wenatchee Valley College North with honors as an LPN in 2002, continued her schooling and again graduated with honors as a Registered Nurse in 2003. Her nursing career began at North Valley Hospital as an LPN in 2002 and then as RN in 2003. Initially hired at Three Rivers Hospital as a night shift Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurse in 2004, Gretchen moved to a day shift ICU/ER nurse position, then on to a day shift charge nurse, and then returned to night shift again — this time as charge nurse — in 2008. In 2011, she was appointed interim Chief Nursing Officer and was soon hired as the Executive Director of Patient Care and Chief Nursing Officer. Gretchen’s duties include overseeing several Three Rivers Hospital patient care departments including acute care, emergency room, and OR/surgery.

Jennifer Munson CFO

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Jennifer Munson 
   509.689.2517  ext. 3344

Jennifer began her career at Three Rivers Hospital in 1998 as a registration clerk. While continuing her education, she worked in radiology as a clerk, a transcriptionist in the health information and accounts payable departments, then as a fiscal assistant in payroll. She was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in 2007. She earned a bachelor of science in technical management with an emphasis in Accounting.

Anita Fisk

DIRECTOR of HUMAN RESOURCES
Anita Fisk 
   509.689.2517  ext. 3343

Anita Fisk was born and raised in South Dakota. She spent 11 years in human relations, six years with a publishing company and five years in the health field in Nebraska before moving to North Central Washington. In July 2009, Anita began her job at Three Rivers Hospital as the human resources generalist. Her responsibilities include providing the best possible working environment for employees, working with applicants for hospital employment, and orientation and training programs for new employees, as well as helping them settle into their jobs. She also coordinates and manages employee benefits, mentors supervisors’ management skills and builds employee morale.

CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
Ty Witt, M.D.
   509.689.2517  ext. 3631

Dr. Ty Witt is a knowledgeable gynecologist with over 30 years of experience in women’s health. Since August 2014, he has practiced at Three Rivers Family Medicine, a family practice and specialty clinic connected to Three Rivers Hospital. Throughout his career he has delivered more than 4,000 babies, but for the past several years has focused mostly on gynecology. Dr. Witt is a tireless advocate for rural health care and joined the Three Rivers administrative team as Chief Medical Officer effective June 1, 2020.

CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
Chad Schmitt

Chad Schmitt was born and raised near Chicago, IL, earning his technology stripes in varying industries before landing in healthcare technology in 2005. For the past 15 years, Chad has provided leadership and guidance to healthcare organizations ranging from large urban hospital systems to rural and Critical Access Hospitals. Chad’s “community first” approach drives his dedication to ensuring that technology plays a pivotal role in the quality of care and to how that care is provided. Contributing to nearly 200 hospital and clinic acquisitions, Chad has spent considerable time dedicated to bringing efficiencies and productivity to the organizations he has the pleasure to serve over the years.

Chad joined the Three Rivers team as Chief Information Officer in September 2019.