Valle Vista Health System’s multidisciplinary treatment team includes psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, masters-level therapists and nurses who provide around-the-clock care to our patients. Our medical and administrative personnel are dedicated to treating each patient in our facility with the utmost compassion and respect during and after their stay. The leaders of our team help ensure that this quality of care is provided to each person that comes in contact with our facility.
Mental Health Hospital Leadership
Sherri Jewett, CEO
Sherri Jewett was named Chief Executive Officer in August 2011. She joined Valle Vista from Horizon Health, where she served as Vice President of Operations. With nearly 35 years of executive experience, Sherri has extensive knowledge of the behavioral health field.
Sherri has a strong record of business growth and outstanding regulatory compliance, all while achieving clinical and operational goals and exceeding patient and referral satisfaction measures. She holds a master’s degree in Hospital Administration and Public Health from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a bachelor’s in Business Administration from Southwest Baptist University (Missouri).
Jennifer Comer, MD, Medical Director
Board-certified adult, child, and adolescent psychiatrist Jennifer Comer, MD, joined Valle Vista in 2007. Dr. Comer previously served as the Chief Resident of Psychiatry at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, where she also completed her medical degree and fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
As Medical Director, Dr. Comer oversees Valle Vista’s quality of care. Her leadership skills have been recognized with many honors and awards. She is proud of her involvement with the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Kim Retzner, Chief Operating Officer
Adam Cumbo, Chief Financial Officer
Ismael Santos, Director of Human Resources
Dessra Spoon, Director of Admissions
Shannon Bess, Director of Inpatient Clinical Services
Kristen Williams, Director of Outpatient and Residential Services
Karen Hayden, Director of Risk Management, Performance Improvement and Health Information Services
Angela Lee, Residential Program Director
Linda Huffman, Business Office Director
Kristin Fettig, Director of Business Development
Samuel Ortiz, Director of Plant Operations
Greg Brown, Director of Housekeeping
Help Is Right Here
Our team is available 24/7 to provide a no-cost mental health assessment for you or a loved by calling 800-447-1348. For additional details about our programs, call us or use our online contact form. In the case of a medical emergency or crisis, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.