Patricia Hillestad Education: Bachelors in Business Management from Alverno College. Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling from UW-Milwaukee. Currently working on a 2nd Masters with expected graduation May 2016 from Univ of MN, Duluth, Tribal Administration and Governance.

18 years of experience in the Managed Care field with 12 years of Supervisory/Management experience.

Began working at Peter Christensen Health Center in LDF over 2 years ago as the Quality Improvement Coordinator involved in the development of WI’s first tribe to implement Comprehensive Community Services. Recently worked on the development of Gookomis Endaad’s (Residential MH/AODA Facility in LDF) operational policies and development. Presently working at PCHC’s Financial Manager responsible for business services and financial management oversight.