Amy Brimeyer has moved to the Main Gallery Hair Designs. Brimeyer has been a cosmetologist for eight years, graduating in 2007 from the Modern Beauty School. She has previously worked at Cost Cutters and Great Clips. She was the assistant manager at Great Clips for 5 1/2 years. She specializes in haircuts, perms, facial waxing and color. Phone 239-8201. 

New associates

Tara Vinson and Molly Adamson have joined Providence Montana Health Foundation. Vinson is the major gifts development officer, bringing experience from the University of Montana Foundation where she served as the associate director of annual giving. Vinson was behind major success, leading the annual giving department through record-breaking years. She can be reached by email at tara.vinson@providence.org or 327-3047. Adamson serves as the annual giving and special events development officer. Adamson began her development career as a student, supervising and managing the student Phonathon for the University of Montana Foundation. She continued with the UM Foundation post-graduation, leading the Phonathon program to two record-breaking fundraising years. Adamson can be reached by email at Molly.Adamson@providence.org or 327-3048.

Jackson Crawford has joined K Design Marketing as its internal marketing professional. Crawford moved to Missoula after his first year attending the Davidson Honors College at UM and has since begun his new position at K Design. He is a junior double majoring in media arts and economics, and is a member of a range of groups and clubs from KBGA college radio to the Global Leadership Initiative. K Design Marketing is a local Missoula marketing company dedicated to providing their clients with unique brand images, marketing solutions, and award-winning designs that provide lasting results. Crawford aids with social media upkeep, content writing, video production, and graphic design. He can be reached at 273-6193, or jackson@kdesignmarketing.com.

Natalee Deschamps has joined Missoula City-County Health Department’s Maternal Child Health home visiting team in the Nurse-Family Partnership evidence-based program serving first-time income-eligible mothers and their infants. Deschamps is a registered nurse and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Montana State University. Before joining the Health Department, she gained experience in the mother-baby unit in a hospital setting. Deschamps works with pregnant women and their families to assure the healthiest possible pregnancy and birth and assists them in attaining their personal goals, become confident parents and prepare their children for successful futures.

Tami Beich has joined Cascadia Business Development as a business development associate. As a previous business owner and member of the John Maxwell Team, Beich brings extensive business management, strategic planning, and organizational development expertise. Cascadia guides businesses to increased growth and performance by providing consulting services, capacity-building roundtables, and custom training programs. Cascadia Business Development is located in Missoula.


Jessica Stewart and Carrie Bain have been promoted at Sylvan Learning of Missoula. Stewart has managed day-to-day operations for the Missoula center for over two years. As regional director, she now manages all operations in Hamilton, Missoula, Kalispell and North Idaho. She is a graduate of the University of Montana Department of Education. Bain is a lifelong educator and has served as a lead teacher in Missoula for over a year. She has been promoted to director of education where she oversees assessment, curriculum, and student progression for the region.

KPAX/KAJ has promoted veteran reporter Dennis Bragg to news co-anchor.    


Andi Holmes, pharmacist and owner of Plains Drug, was presented the Health Mart Community Healthcare Excellence Award by the Health Mart Healthy Living Tour. Plains Drugs has been in operation since the early 1900s. Holmes attended the University of Montana’s School of Pharmacy. She took over as owner of her hometown pharmacy in 2011. The award program is a component of the tour, which is on the road to celebrate and recognize community pharmacists for the important role they play as trusted health care providers in their communities – helping to educate and counsel on a variety of conditions that can be better managed with the help of a pharmacist.

Elaine Shea, Tribal Head Start specialist in Missoula, was recognized with an Appreciation Award by the Northwest Indian Head Start Coalition in Billings for her valued contribution, participation and continued support of the coalition.

New partnership

Mamalode, a parenting magazine located in and focused on Missoula, has partnered with ERA Lambros, joining Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana and Community Medical Center. By partnering, ERA Lambros is front and center in all things Mamalode Missoula – from the print magazine, website and the nine events put on by Mamalode through the year. Contact Elke Govertsen at elke@mamalode.com or bruno@eralambros.com.


Kathryn Beaty has been named as executive director of the Village Senior Residence, a senior living and health care community. Beaty will play a key role in the management of all departments and processes, and providing information and direction to all staff, while maintaining consistent standards throughout every building. Beaty brings more than more than 40 years of experience in long-term care, previously having worked at Valley View Estates Health Care Center in Hamilton which is also managed by the Goodman Group. Beaty began working at Valley View Estates in 1989 as a licensed nurse practitioner, and became executive director in 1997. Beaty has a general education and practical nursing degree from North Georgia Technical Vocational School in Clarkesville, Georgia. Beaty has been an active member of the Montana Health Care Association and has held numerous leadership positions in the organization including district chair, member of the executive board, member of the Scholarship Foundation Board, and elected secretary. She has also held several positions at the Ravalli County Council on Aging, including executive board member, president, and she is currently a board member and secretary. She has served on the Montana Board of Nursing Home Administrators since 2010, and as secretary since 2011.

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