David Armstrong

David Armstrong

Chief Executive Officer

Dave Armstrong has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Alternatives, Inc. since its opening in June of 1980. Prior to this he worked as a case manager at the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch and as Home Treatment Coordinator for the Centers for Youth and Achievement in Tucson. Dave holds a B.A. in psychology from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine.

Contact Info: [email protected] or 406-697-5316

Gwen Albrecht

Gwen Albrecht

Director of Facilities / Executive Assistant

Gwen Albrecht began working for Alternatives, Inc. in 1998. She has held the positions of Misdemeanor Probation Office Manager and Lead Secretary, and is currently the Director of Facilities / Executive Assistant for the agency. She has an Associates Degree in Legal Administrative Management. Her passion is enjoying anything outdoors that Montana has to offer including camping and fishing. She has one son and two daughters.

Contact Info: [email protected] or 406-256-3501 ext. 239

Shannon Breipohl

Shannon Breipohl

Chief Human Resources Officer

Shannon began working for Alternative’s Inc. in 2009.  She started in the Administrative Support Department at Passages before moving into the Human Resources Department where she held roles as a Trainer and Generalist, and currently  is the Chief Human Resources Officer.  Shannon has an Associates Degree in Rehabilitation and Related Services and earned certification as an HR Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), certified through Society for Human Resource Management.  Shannon is married and has one daughter and one son.  When not working, Shannon enjoys time with family and friends, traveling and the great outdoors; camping , boating, and 4×4 offroading.

Contact Info: [email protected] or 406-294-9609 ext. 309

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