Staff

Staff 2017-04-06T14:17:11+00:00

MEET OUR STAFF

Drew Cruse
Drew CruseCFO
Drew graduated from Robert Morris College with a degree in Business Administration and Accounting. He has been the CFO of Allegheny Anesthetists since joining the company in 2008. Prior to that, he was the Controller at both The Lytle Group and Renaissance Nutrition, and a Credit Manager at Youngs.

Drew is married with three children and three grandchildren. He currently serves as an Elder of Westminster Presbyterian Church and runs the only cigar lounge in Blair County, the Allegheny Street Cigar Company. In his off hours, he enjoys reading and spending time with his growing family.

Howard Armour
Howard ArmourEd. Director & Placement Coordinator
Howard Armour has been a CRNA for 40+ years. Details of the path that lead him to his current position deserve much more attention than can be given here. In short, his storied career began in the Republic of Vietnam. Howard served there for 20 months in Military Intelligence. After his military service, he attended UPMC School of Anesthesia and graduated in 1974. In June of 1980, he became Program Director of the Westmoreland Latrobe School of Anesthesia, which was later renamed The Excela Health School of Anesthesia. He has been an adjunct faculty member at La Roche and St. Vincent College, and has held several PANA and AANA positions. Along with his present duties, Mr. Armour is the Co – Director of the popular review course R & R Board Reviews (founded in 1987). In October 2009, he retired as Director of the Excela Health School of Anesthesia and assumed his current role with Allegheny.
Betty Dull
Betty DullOffice Manager
Betty began working for Allegheny in 2003 as the Office Manager. Betty is responsible for the schedules of every CRNA and facility that Allegheny partners with. She is a graduate of both Richland High School and Conemaugh Memorial Hospital, where she became a surgical technician.

Betty enjoys spending her free time with her family, teaching Sunday School, and singing in her local church choir.

Donna Brown
Donna BrownBilling Director
Donna joined the Allegheny Anesthetist office team in 2011 as the Billing Director and has been a huge asset in navigating the complicated world of insurance billing. She holds an Administrative Medical Assistant Associate Degree from Dubois Business College.

Donna has over twenty-four years of professional experience and loves sewing, cooking, and spending time with her husband and four sons.

Jennifer Cruse
Jennifer CruseAssistant Financial Officer
Jennifer joined Allegheny Anesthetists in 2012 and now holds the position of Assistant Financial Officer. She also does some light graphic design work and content editing as needed. Jen graduated from Penn State University with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology.

Outside of the office, she spends as much time as she can with her two adorable kids. She also enjoys pinning hundreds of DIY projects to her Pinterest board, but doesn’t ever really do those projects.