Peak Military Care Network Staff

Please take a few minutes to get to know our amazing staff.

Kate Hatten: President/CEO

kateKate Hatten is a long-time Colorado Springs resident, having moved to Colorado with her husband who served in the U.S. Air Force.  Kate has been with PMCN since its inception and previously served as Military Impact Planning program manager for the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments (PPACG), coordinating the Fort Carson Regional Growth Plan and military-community partnering efforts, including addressing the community effects of military growth and deployments.  Prior to returning to Colorado and joining PPACG, Ms. Hatten was a senior project manager for the International City/County Management Association in Washington, D.C.   She previously served in local government in Colorado, holding different positions with Douglas County, including assistant county manager. Ms. Hatten also served as legislative deputy for a Los Angeles City Councilmember, covering a wide range of topics, including community and economic development and public safety issues. Ms. Hatten has a Master of Public Administration from Syracuse University and Bachelor of Arts degree from Occidental College.

 

Jennifer Wilson: Operations Director

Jennifer graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1999 with an undergraduate degree in Political Science focused in International Relations and a minor in Systems Engineering.  She completed a master’s degree in 2003 in Human Resource Management and a second master’s degree in 2015 in Public Policy from the University of Colorado Denver.  Jennifer served on active duty from 1999-2006 in Germany with the 1st Infantry Division Artillery (Communications Platoon Leader) and the 121st Signal Battalion (Adjutant) and also at Fort Bragg in the XVIII Airborne Corps (Brigade S-3, Operations Officer and Company Commander).  Jennifer’s husband, Norm, is stationed at Peterson AFB assigned to USASMDC/ARSTRAT. They have two children, Addysen and Jack. In her spare time, Jennifer loves to spend time in the outdoors! Jennifer also volunteers in her children’s classrooms each week and serves as Vice President of the school PTA Board, Chair of the CTE Silent Auction Committee, Co-Chair of the Academy School District 20 Accreditation Committee, and serves on the School Accountability Committee and the District Accountability Committee.

Christian Nunez: Generalist Navigator

chChristian Nunez is a Retired Staff Sergeant from the US Army with three Deployments to Iraq. He was born and raised in San Diego, California and he is the youngest of five children. All of his siblings served or continue serving in the US Military. He moved back to Fountain with his wife who serves as an Army Officer.  He has completed his Bachelors of Science in Psychology and is pursuing a Masters in Social Work (MSW) to adequately help assist veterans along with their families.  Christian recognizes that El Paso County is like no other county in the nation with five military installations and a heavy rate of deployment. He has a genuine desire to help the local military community and his fellow veterans.

Kelli Kisker: Generalist Navigator

Kelli recently moved to Colorado Springs with her husband who is an armor officer at Fort Carson. They previously lived in Manhattan, KS (Fort Riley) and Columbus, GA (Fort Benning). Kelli earned her Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Services with a minor in American Ethnic Studies from Kansas State University and previously worked in the non-profit field at Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters. Her husband has been deployed multiple times, and she has been a key caller and fund custodian for her husband’s units’ family readiness groups, as well as a volunteer for Army Community Service.

 

Amanda Nurmi: Community Outreach Coordinator

Amanda Nurmi is a Northern Virginia native. She moved to Colorado Springs in 2016 after spending a summer here as an intern with a local advertising agency back in 2013. She graduated with her BA in Communication Studies, with a concentration in mass media, from Longwood University. Amanda worked in Washington D.C. for two years as a communications and outreach associate with the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute. She has a passion for helping people and strongly believes in the PMCN mission to connect our local military, veterans and their families to resources.