Leadership Team

About the RMHS Leadership Team

The RMHS executive leadership team brings a wealth of experience and dedication to their roles, guiding our organization with a mission-driven focus.

RMHS Executive Director, Shari Repinski

Shari Repinski

Chief Executive Officer

Shari Repinski is the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at Rocky Mountain Human Services.

Shari joined RMHS in 2012 and has led RMHS as the key executive since 2015. Shari’s early experience includes working in nonprofit organizations to support children and adolescents with developmental disabilities, conducting serious incident investigations, developing and implementing quality assurance systems, and administering residential programs for adults with developmental disabilities. In addition to nonprofit experience, she spent over 10 years in the public sector at Colorado Department of Human Services/Division for Developmental Disabilities administering the Medicaid HCBS waivers for persons with developmental disabilities. Shari provided leadership and performed quality audits and later developed and administered Medicaid programs to persons with developmental disabilities throughout the state.

Shari has a Master’s degree in Community Counseling with specific training in acute psychiatric treatment and crisis counseling and a Master’s of Business Administration in Strategic Management.

Phone: 303-636-3833

RMHS CFO Nancy Stokes smiling in front of a stone wall.

Nancy Stokes

Chief Financial Officer

Nancy Stokes is the Chief Financial Officer at Rocky Mountain Human Services.

Nancy brings a great deal of experience to RMHS. In her previous roles, Nancy was responsible for the operations, strategic planning, board documentation, financial performance and reporting for multiple entities at Centura Health. She oversaw the operational and financial performance of revenue cycle, quality improvement and the monitoring of quality and financial division performance.

She led successful implementations of electronic medical record conversions, accounting systems to new platform, and corporate restructures. Nancy currently serves as a member of the Legislative Council for the Home Care and Hospice Association of Colorado. Nancy is a graduate of Women’s Vision Leadership Institute and holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Regis University.

Phone: 303-636-5800

RMHS Chief Information Officer, Karla Arzola

Karla Arzola

Chief Information Officer

Karla Arzola is a Health Information Technology Executive with 20+ years of experience in delivering business solutions. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso, and a Master’s in Medical Informatics from Northwestern University. She is best known for her expertise in utilizing people, process, and technology as the key factors to drive transformation.

Karla’s extensive experience in progressive leadership roles include Sr Director of Information Technology at Swedish Medical Center. During her tenure, she was nominated and was a finalist in the enterprise category for the 2022’s CIO of the Year Orbie Award. She earned this nomination due to her passion to develop and help people, and for her focus on building empowered, confident, and engaged teams.

In her new role as CIO of Rocky Mountain Human Services, her focus is to develop partnerships, and drive initiatives that support Community Inclusion in Colorado. Karla serves as a board member of the Colorado Technology Association, and to the Health Information and Management System Society (HIMSS) Colorado Chapter.