Board of Directors
Steven E. Dietrich - Chairman
Steven has over 31 years of experience in the forest products and investment industries based primarily in the Pacific Northwest. Steve has significant restructuring, M&A (Merger and Acquision), and strategic planning experience having served in senior executive and senior staff positions in several publicly held companies and with the world's 3rd largest bank. He was also a ranked Wall Street analyst covering various industries including forest products. Steve started his career as a government forester and is a USDA Forest Service certified silviculturist. For the past four years, he has operated a small private investment business focused on derivative trading. Steve Dietrich holds a BS degree in Forest Resource Management from West Virginia University and a MBA degree from Purdue University. Steve and his wife Renee acquired a small hay farm in the Teton Valley in 1997 and moved here full time in 2005. With their beloved 4 legged 'son' (Henry, a golden retriever), they enjoy hiking, biking, fly-fishing and cross-country skiing.
Bob Benedict - Vice Chair
Bob Benedict moved to Idaho Falls in 1976 and built his Teton Valley home in 1994. Bob attended Iowa State University where he earned a Bachelor's degree and went to University of California at Berkeley for a Master's degree in chemical engineering.
Bob worked in private industry with several small companies in eastern Idaho and was part of a start-up company. After private industry, Bob worked for Argonne National Laboratory. During this time, he worked on many complex projects and was the site manager with responsibility for over 600 people and a budget greater $120 million per year. After retirement in 2006, Bob has continued to consult for various companies and is Teton County Commissioner. He and his wife Jean love to ski, hike, mountain bike and whitewater raft.
Aaron Hansen - Treasurer
Aaron Hansen was raised in rural America and has enjoyed the rural lifestyle with his family. He actively participates with clubs and civic organizations in the community. Growing up Aaron, participated in football, wrestling, FAA and competed in State competitions. On the side, he worked for farmers in rural Utah. Aaron graduated from the College of Eastern Utah and continued his education at Utah State University where he earned a bachelor’s degree from the College of Business and Finance. Since graduation, Aaron has worked in various aspects of the financial services arena and commercial banking.
Janine Jolley - Secretary
Although Janine was a resident of Colorado and graduated with honors from Colorado State University, her lifetime goal has always been to live permanently in Teton Valley. Happily, Janine has lived in Victor full-time since 1992 when she took a teaching position at Teton High School. Janine and her husband, Kendall, are the parents of three children. Their children and generations of extended family have benefited from the quality care and staff at Teton Valley Hospital. Janine and her husband Kendall currently own and manage Oxbow Property Management, a family business established in 2001. Janine is actively involved with community politics and was elected in 2008 as the Teton County Republican Precinct Chair. Prior to this, she served as President on the Valley of the Tetons Library Board. Also, she has served as district MENC (Music Educators National Conference) President and Vice President. Janine is passionate about quality affordable health care here in Teton Valley. Janine and her family have a strong love for horseback riding, hiking, classical music and vocal performing, floating the Teton River, local 4-H education programs, and are happy to be an active part of their community.
Chris moved to the Teton Valley along with his wife Cathy in 2005 after spending many years skiing in the Tetons, visiting friends and building a house. A long time software developer, he graduated from the University of Utah with a computer science degree and a PhD in powderskiing from Alta. His career has included such diverse domains as ski area planning, orthopedic pre-op planning, clinical medical records, cable TV systems, ophthalmology, and most recently a regional transportation system. As a hobby he built and maintains snow, avalanche and weather websites for the Tetons and other western mountain areas. Chris and Cathy moved here from Park City to enjoy a more relaxed lifestyle. However, between raising their young son, Nils, and being involved in many aspects of the community and the great outdoor opportunities, the relaxed lifestyle hasn’t worked out quite as planned.
Thomas Simmons, O.D.
Dr. Simmons is a Doctor of Optometry. He owns and operates Teton Valley Vision Clinic located in Victor, Idaho. Dr. Simmons received his Bachelor's of Science degree in Psychology from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He earned his doctorate from the University of Alabama. He returned to Idaho in 2004. He is involved in Teton Valley Youth Baseball and softball, and he enjoys his role as a Teton High School Booster. Dr. Simmons is also a member of the Lion's Club and Teton Valley Education Foundation.
Dr. Simmons joined the Teton Valley Hospital Board of Trustees July 2011.
Chad R. Horrocks, MD - Chief of Staff
Chad Horrocks, M.D. is a board-certified Family Practice Physician. Dr. Horrocks completed his Pre-Med at University of Utah in 1992 and earned his Doctor of Medicine in 1996. He completed his residency at McKay Dee Hospital in Ogden, Utah in 1999. Dr. Horrocks joined Teton Valley Health Care in 1999.
Dr. Horrocks provides the full spectrum of family medicine, including pediatrics, dermatology, and complex adult internal medicine. He enjoys getting to know families in our community and caring for their health needs through all stages of life. Dr. Horrocks sees patients at the Driggs Health Clinic and works as a hospitalist at Teton Valley Hospital.
Deborah Ray Malheiro, MD
Dr. Deborah Ray Malheiro moved to Teton Valley from California 4 years ago, after visiting the area for the last 10 years. She received her BS degree in Biology from University of California, San Diego and MD from University of California, Irvine College of Medicine. Dr. Ray Malherio completed her residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at University of California, Irvine Medical Center. She recently retired from medical practice as a Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist (high-risk Obstetrics) with Kaiser Permanente in Northern California. Since moving to Teton Valley, she and her husband, Bob, and have participated in volunteer work with several valley conservation organizations and enjoy cycling, mountain biking, hiking, skiing, fly-fishing, outdoor photography and just generally being in the mountains.
Keith Gnagey, CEO
Mr. Gnagey offers a 34 year history of business management experience, including change management, business turnaround, and systems implementation and development experience both in the US and Europe. He has held the title of Vice President for American Management Systems, Inc. (AMS) and General Manager of AMS Health Care. Most recently, Keith was based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands where he served as Managing Director, EMEA for i365 (a Seagate Company) that primarily offers on-line backup and cloud storage solutions. Keith holds a BS in Economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Keith moved to Driggs, Idaho in 2010 where he enjoys golf and serves on the board for the Teton Valley Community Animal Shelter.