Meet Our Team

Gabriel Mooney

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Gabriel Mooney has experience working in healthcare, particularly in the area of management of Critical Access Hospitals and is familiar with positives of rural healthcare systems as well as the challenges these systems face. Gabriel holds a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from North Dakota State University and a Masters of Science in Administration with a Specialization in Health Services from the University of South Dakota where he graduated with Honors. He has completed a number of certifications and has won a number of awards for his work in healthcare. Gabriel is an active member of his community, local church, and school system. He resides in Greenbush, MN with his wife and children.

Jeni Schwenzfeier

Chief Financial Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer

Jeni received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Moorhead State University in Moorhead, MN. She has been working as a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in healthcare since 2002 and joined our team full-time in April 2019. She resides in the Kennedy area with her husband and son. In her leisure time she loves to travel, spend time at the lake, and enjoys time at home with family. She is a current member of the Kittson County Literacy Council and an active member of Red River Lutheran Church. Jeni was a 2010-2011 Red River Valley Emerging Leader (alongside her husband), 2017-2019 Red River Lutheran Church Sunday School Superintendent, past Red River Council member and Red River Financial Secretary for 10 years.

Tawnya Sorenson

Director of Nursing and Administrator of Hospital Services

Tawnya’s career spans over 41 years of serving Kittson County in Minnesota. She started her career as a Certified Nursing Assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse, and then a Registered Nurse. Tawnya has worked in Long Term Care and all other areas of the hospital including Emergency Room, Obstetrics, Operating Room and Medical/Surgical. She holds certifications in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Comprehensive Advanced Life Support, and FEMA Incident Command.

Tawnya’s passions are caring for others with safe, competent, and compassionate care. Tawnya and her husband Todd live in rural Hallock, MN. She is a member of Grace Lutheran Church and volunteers with Kittson County Hospice as a Care Coordinator. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and most outdoor activities.