Our Leadership Team
Justin Murgel, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Justin is a graduate of the University of Montana-Western with a degree in Business and Communications. Prior to his role as CEO at PureView, Justin worked at PacificSource as director of provider network, and Intermountain, serving as their chief business officer and chief operations officer.
Justin is dedicated to establishing relationships with various interdisciplinary teams in the healthcare and provider sectors across Montana. He is eager to learn cutting-edge methods for delivering care and explore alternative payment models that benefit local communities.
A native of Helena, Justin has been actively involved in his community by coaching high school sports, and later focusing on coaching his daughter. He is committed to volunteering throughout the year, assisting businesses that make a difference in Helena and neighboring areas. Justin takes pleasure in experiencing all that Montana has to offer, alongside his family and friends.
Marina Kuntz, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Marina, originally from Russia, has been living in Helena since 2013. She got her Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Moscow State University, and also completed upper accounting courses at Carroll College. Currently, she is working towards her Master’s in Computer Information Systems from Boston University, with a concentration in Database Management & Business Intelligence. Prior to joining PureView Health Center she worked at Heritage Propane, Rocky Mountain Development Council and Helena Industries. Marina is excited to join PureView’s team, and hopes that her skills in accounting and data analysis will contribute to PureView’s effort to provide the best integrated primary healthcare in the Helena community.
Jeni Leary, Behavioral Health Director
Jeni Leary is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, practicing in Montana for more than 25 years. She obtained her bachelor’s in social work degree in at Carroll College and her master’s in social work degree at the University of Washington. Jeni started her career in Social Work as a child protection worker investigating child abuse and neglect. She later provided mental health treatment to youth in a variety of settings to include an acute psychiatric hospital, therapeutic group home, day treatment program and school-based mental health program. Jeni was also a Training Officer and Program Officer for the state of Montana’s Child & Family Services Division for several years.
Jeni opened her private practice in 2002 where she provided psychotherapy services to people of all ages. During this time, she specialized in providing comprehensive therapeutic services to children with severe emotional trauma and attachment problems as a contractor for a therapeutic adoptive treatment program.
In 2010, Jeni’s career path led her to take a position in a hospice program providing therapeutic services to people at end of life and their families. In this role, Jeni discovered a new passion for walking alongside people as they navigated the death and dying process and transitioned out of this life. She reflects on this time as one of immense growth on a personal and professional level and has stated it was one of the most humbling and valuable experiences of her career.
In 2015, Jeni sought to expand her skill set as a leader and joined the Veterans Administration as a supervisor for a program assisting Veterans experiencing homelessness and a therapeutic work program. Jeni moved into the Director of Behavioral Health Outreach Programs position in 2017, managing multiple programs assisting Veterans experiencing homelessness across the state and two work therapy programs. In this position she also oversaw the implementation of a web-based telehealth to home skills training program and developed a community-based intensive case management program serving Veterans with serious mental illness diagnoses.
Jeni is a Montana Army National Guard Veteran and served 4 years enlisted and 4 years as a commissioned officer in the Ordnance Corps. While Jeni did not serve on active duty or during combat, she has a deep respect for those who have served our country and is passionate about caring for and supporting our nation’s Veterans.
Jeni is skilled in providing trauma informed, person-centered care and utilizes a variety of therapeutic techniques to guide clients on their journey to improve their mental health and wellness. She rejuvenates by spending time with her family, grandchildren, two Old English Sheepdogs, one Mini-Australian Shepherd and three cats, listening to audiobooks and traveling. She has a deep appreciation of her ancestry as a fourth generation Montanan and enjoys learning about Montana’s early history.
Madeline Turner, MD, Medical Director
Dr. Turner joined the PureView team in September 2018. She is a Montana native and received her undergraduate degree from Montana State University. She attended medical school at the University of Washington as part of the WWAMI program followed by completion of residency at the Swedish Cherry Hill Family Medicine Program in Seattle where she served as Inpatient Chief Resident. After residency, Dr. Turner became faculty at Swedish Residency and worked at Seattle Indian Health Board. Madeline’s interests include Hepatitis C treatment, addiction medicine, and comprehensive women’s health. She is passionate about teaching and has taught medical and nurse practitioner students in the past and hopes to continue this in the future. She strongly believes in healthcare access for all and hopes to empower patients to understand and manage their own health. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time in the outdoors with her husband, baking, and lately, home improvement projects.
Michelle Marten, PharmD, RPh, Pharmacy Director
Michelle Marten joined the PureView Health Center team in January 2018 as part of a partnership with Geneva Woods to provide pharmacy services for our patients. She became a full-time PureView Health Center employee in November 2018 after working for Geneva Woods for six years. Michelle began her education at the University of Great Falls majoring in Criminal Justice and Accounting, and soon after realized that her passion was in healthcare. She was accepted into the University of Montana Pharmacy School in 2008 and earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy in 2012. Michelle enjoys the outdoors and spends most of her free time in the mountains camping, 4-wheeling, hunting, and fishing. She also loves touring around on a Harley with her husband and watching her son compete in freestyle skiing across the country.
Nikolas Griffith, Risk Management and Compliance Director
For more than ten years, Nikolas has assisted leaders in dozens of industries in translating public policy into successful business strategy and public sentiment in and outside of Montana.
Early opportunities allowed him to work with Governor Brian Schweitzer's administration, the Montana Film Office, and leading engineering firms.
In 2018, he joined Strategies 360, a leading bipartisan government affairs and public relations firm and worked with a diverse portfolio of clients to victories including:
Passage of Montana's Six Mill Levy for higher education by historic margins; successfully updating Montana's math and science graduation requirements to include computer science; and successfully adding Marriage and Family Therapists representatives to the Montana Board of Behavioral Health.
Back at home at the intersection of public policy and health care, Nikolas now provides guidance and strategies to mitigate risk to patients and staff and ensure an environment of continuous improvement in PureView's affordable, patient-centered care.
Kila Shephard, Human Resources ManagerKila Shepherd joined the PureView team in November of 2023. She brings an extensive background in Human Resources having worked in public sector, private sector, non-profits and higher education since the early 1990s. Her experience includes working in HR for a Fortune 500 company, state and county government, as well as for both Helena College and the University of Providence. She received her bachelor’s degree from California State University – Long Beach in 1992. Outside of work, Kila is passionate about her dogs, dalmatians, which she shows competitively, her horse (a Mangalarga Marchador), and her family and friends. A sports fan, her favorite teams are the Green Bay Packers (football) and the Chicago Blackhawks (hockey).
Christy Modrow, RN, Clinical Nursing ManagerChristy, a proud native of Helena, is a graduate of Capital High School. She furthered her education at Helena College, earning her LPN certification. Over the years, she contributed her expertise to various Helena clinics and served the State of Montana. In 2009, she advanced her qualifications by obtaining a BSN from MSU-Northern. Upon achieving her RN status, Christy took up the mantle of Director of Nursing for the State of Montana, a position she held for three years. Her exemplary service was recognized with the Governor’s Award in 2017. Although she cherished her time with the state, Christy longed for the clinic environment. This led her to a two-year tenure at CareHere (now Premise Health). With nearly two decades in nursing, Christy brought her vast experience to PureView in March of 2021, where she now serves as the Clinic Nurse Manager.
Outside of her professional life, Christy cherishes moments with her family, loves to travel, and is an avid camper.
Damian Boudreau, Marketing and Communications Manager
Damian Boudreau joined PureView in February 2023, bringing a diverse blend of experiences and skills.
In 2007, while pursuing an Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences degree, Damian focused his studies on Communications, laying the groundwork for his future career success.
Upon graduation, Damian delved into journalism in Oregon, honing his storytelling abilities. His career took a vibrant turn in 2008, leading him to South Korea, where he taught English to elementary school kids, enhancing his communication prowess and cultural understanding.
Returning to the U.S., Damian ventured into the tourism industry a travel company based in California. His natural knack for engaging with people and love for adventure flourished in this role. This passion for travel and management translated into a successful five-year stint as an Operations Manager for a San Francisco-based travel company.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020, Damian shifted his focus to public service at public health, where he played a crucial role in effectively communicating critical information during the crisis.