James Dunham BS, MHA, MBA

Director, Revenue Cycle
Management Services

Scott Farnsworth BS, MHA, MS

Vice President of Operations

Dale Pinkerton RN, BSN

Vice President,
Nursing Consulting Services

John Dunham RN, BS, MHA

Executive Director,
Care Coordination/Clinical Integration

Lyndsay Farnsworth RN, BSN

Director, Nursing Consulting Services

Michele Mann

Director, Business Development

Jenny Ghost Bear

Opening Prayer and Song
North American Tribal Organization
3314 Lynnwood Ave
Rapid City, SD 57701


Welcome to the North American Tribal Organization (NATO). We are a Native owned and operated healthcare training and healthcare consulting organization serving all Tribes throughout the United States. North American Tribal Organization provides comprehensive healthcare consulting and training services. North American Tribal Organization provides tailored, comprehensive healthcare solutions to our clients through our innovative staff, effective consulting services and progressive resources to provide cutting edge solutions to our clients. The services we offer include:


Mission Statement

North American Tribal Organization's mission is to create a clear path of success for Native American healthcare delivery systems. North American Tribal Organization will achieve this goal by improving the healthcare delivery process for Native American healthcare organizations to include reviewing clinical processes and providing solutions to change and improve care thereby reducing inappropriate utilization; assisting facilities to review and improve quality of care through the implementation of established standards, best practices and the application of real world clinical solutions specific to individual patient populations; ensuring compliance with State and Federal regulations; improving existing revenue streams and the development of new revenue streams for financial sustainability to enhance overall patient satisfaction and to ensure financial success for all Native American healthcare delivery systems.