Working every day with your best friend would be a dream come true for some people. Getting to work with your best friend to provide a vital service to your hometown community would make it even more special.
For University of Montana alums Stacy Conrow-Ververis and Laurel Chambers that dream is a reality.
The lifelong best friends are the CFO and CEO, respectively, of Mineral Community Hospital in Superior, where they were born and raised. The hospital is the main provider of health care in Mineral County and offers a 24-hour emergency room for rural residents. The next closest option is about an hour away in Missoula, so the duo knows how important their hospital is to the community.
UM alums and lifelong best friends Stacy Conrow-Ververis, left, and Laurel Chambers are the CFO and CEO, respectively, of Mineral Community Hospital in their hometown of Superior.
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“It’s our parents, it’s our friends’ parents, it’s our family,” Chambers said of the patients they serve. “If you had to run your parents to the ER in Missoula, that would be