Corporate Leadership

Joshua Stevens, Founder and Chief Executive Officer.

Joshua Stevens

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Josh is an entrepreneur and leader with a passion for improving the lives of elders. He has vast experience in the senior housing and senior care industry. As a mission-driven entrepreneur and founder...

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Jeremy Bedenbaugh, Chief Operating Officer.

Jeremy Bedenbaugh

Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, Jeremy is focused on leading EmpowerMe’s organizational development strategy, including culture, people, and processes in addition to the organization’s broader growth strategy.

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Matthew Porter, Chief Technology Officer

Matthew Porter

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer of EmpowerMe, Matthew is focused on building EmpowerMe’s tech-enabled strategy across the organization. Prior to EmpowerMe,.....

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Joseph “Jody” Mitchell, MD, Chief Medical Officer.

Joseph “Jody” Mitchell, MD 

Chief Medical Officer

As the Chief Medical Officer of EmpowerMe Wellness, Dr. Joseph “Jody” Mitchell oversees and manages clinical practices, focuses on staff development for field clinicians...

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John M. Howell, Jr., Chief Commercial & Marketing Officer.

John M. Howell, Jr.

Chief Commercial & Marketing Officer

As the Chief Commercial & Marketing Officer of EmpowerMe Wellness, John Howell manages the firm’s Sales, Account Management and Marketing teams.

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Allen T. Capdeboscq, Jr., Chief Financial Officer

Allen T. Capdeboscq, Jr.

Chief Financial Officer

As the Chief Financial Officer of EmpowerMe Wellness, Allen Capdeboscq has primary responsibility for the planning, implementation, and .....

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Lucas Donnelley, Managing Director.

Lucas Donnelley

Managing Director

Lucas joined the team in 2020 as Managing Director of EmpowerMe Holdings. Prior to EmpowerMe, Lucas was the Managing Director of Dreampact Ventures.....

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James L. Smith, Senior Vice President & General Counsel.

James L. Smith

Senior Vice President & General Counsel

As Senior Vice President & General Counsel at EmpowerMe, James directs the legal department. Prior to EmpowerMe, James was a founding partner at Kamykowski, Gavin & Smith,....

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Kristy Kennedy, Vice President of Partnership Success.

Kristy Kennedy

Vice President of Partnership Success

Kristy joined EmpowerMe as the Vice President of Partnership Success. Her focus is on partnering with clients to develop occupancy growth initiatives and support their business development goals.

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Hayley Cichacki, PHR, SHRM-CP, Vice President of Human Resources.

Hayley Cichacki, PHR, SHRM-CP

Vice President of Human Resources

Hayley leads the Human Resources Department and is focused on collaborating with the leadership team to craft the .....

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Janet Tiemeyer, Vice President of Clinical Integration.

Janet Tiemeyer

Vice President of Clinical Integration

With over 24 years of nursing experience and 13 of those being in senior living, Janet has spent her time working to improve the quality of care for those served.

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Nick Hughes President Southeast

Nick Hughes

President, Southeast

As the President of EmpowerMe Wellness, Southeast, Nick Hughes manages the sales process and business development throughout the Southeast...

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Ben Kelly, Senior Vice President of Sales.

Ben Kelly

Senior Vice President of Sales

Ben Kelly joined EmpowerMe as the Senior Vice President of Sales and is focused on connecting with Senior Living Operators to bring EmpowerMe’s full suite of services to their residents. Ben is the founder & CEO of Virtual View,

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SVP of Corporate Operations, SE

Brad Andrews

SVP of Corporate Operations, SE

Brad brings over 14 years of experience to senior care. His career has allowed him to problem solve barriers and provide top-tier and unparalleled care to seniors both today and into the future. He enjoys assessing situations, problem-solving, and developing strategies...

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Kirsten Bergman, COC, Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management.

Kirsten Bergman, COC

Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management

Kirsten is a Certified Outpatient Coder with over 17 years of experience directing all aspects of the revenue cycle of outpatient therapy......

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Julia Baechle, MOTR/L

Vice President of Clinical Services and Wellness Programming

As the VP of Clinical Services for EmpowerMe Wellness, Julia Baechle oversees clinical quality, programming, education, training, and support for field clinicians...

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David Church, Vice President of Finance.

David Church

Vice President of Finance 

David joined the EmpowerMe team in 2018 and has led the effort to build robust and scalable financial and reimbursement systems. Prior to joining the team...

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Diagnostics

President, Diagnostics

Tyler Witges, MLS (ASCP), MHA

President, Diagnostics

As President of Diagnostics at EmpowerMe Wellness, Tyler is charged with the overall operation of the Diagnostics division. This includes contracting, instrument....

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Laboratory Director

Theresa Catalano

Laboratory Director

As Laboratory Director at EmpowerMe Wellness, Theresa manages the day-to-day operations of the laboratory.

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Director of Support Services

Yulonda Brown, PBT (ASCP)

Director of Support Services

Diagnostics services help residents live healthy lives without delay of treatment. Research has shown that residents who receive .....

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Regional Vice President, Diagnostic Sales

Chastity Warrington

Regional Vice President, Diagnostic Sales

Chastity is the Regional Vice President - Diagnostic Sales at EmpowerMe Wellness. She has spent her 20+ years in ...

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Pharmacy

President, Pharmacy

Steve McConnell

President, Pharmacy

Steve founded EverSpring Pharmacy in 2008 and has specialized in medication compliance pharmacy since 1993...

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Chief Financial Officer, Pharmacy

Kevin Brockmeyer

Chief Financial Officer, Pharmacy

Kevin started his own long-term care pharmacy in 2012, servicing patients in Missouri and Illinois. After exiting that pharmacy as part of a merger with PharMerica in 2016, he served as a consultant for long-term care pharmacies across the country...

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Director of Operations, Pharmacy

Mick Blazier, R.Ph. PharmD

Director of Operations, Pharmacy

Mick has over 14 years of Long-Term Care experience. He has been with EverSpring since its inception in 2008. Having been involved in the startup and growth of EverSpring....

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Clinical Coordinator, Pharmacy

Craig M. Sever BS R. Ph.

Clinical Coordinator, Pharmacy

Craig has been with EverSpring for over five years and is responsible for the management and oversight of the day-to-day clinical operations of pharmacy services in .....

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RN Consultant, Pharmacy

Kathi Price, RN

RN Consultant, Pharmacy

Kathi has been with EverSpring Pharmacy since 2014. She has over 35 years of long-term care experience, with 20 years as an RN Consultant for a national LTC pharmacy, and has also held the position of Director of Nursing.

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Therapy

Senior Vice President of Operations

Lisa Meyer PT, MBA

Senior Vice President of Operations

With over 30 years in the rehab industry, Lisa was recruited specifically to lead the launch of EmpowerMe in 2017. Formerly, Lisa spent 20+ years at RehabCare,

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Regional Vice President of Operations

Jennifer Keeney, MOT, OTR/L, CDS

Regional Vice President of Operations

Jennifer is an AOTA certified Occupational Therapist and Operations Leader with over 15 years of experience working with the geriatric population. Jennifer holds a Master.....

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Regional Vice President of Operations

Jesse Voyles, PT, MPT

Regional Vice President of Operations

Jesse is a Physical Therapist with 12 years of clinical experience in the SNF and ALF settings. She has a Master of Physical Therapy degree from Maryville University....

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 Regional Vice President of Operations

Erik Painter, MHA, COTA/L

Regional Vice President of Operations

Erik has 22 years of clinical experience as a COTA/L with a Master’s in Health Administration from Webster University. He has held several leadership positions for a large national therapy provider recently directing all regulatory compliance for 40 Rehab Agencies.

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Regional Vice President of Operations

Vijayalakshmi (Viji) Krishnamoorthi

Regional Vice President of Operations

Viji is a physical therapist with over 17 years of clinical and leadership experience in SNF, LTC, AL/IL settings...

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Nurse Practitioners

Nurse Practitioner

Lauren Petry, NP

Nurse Practitioner

As an Adult-Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Lauren will bring over 15 years of health care experience to building relationships with and providing quality care for the senior living communities she serves...

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Nurse Practitioner

Lucija Sadl, MSN, AGPCNP-BC, NP-C

Nurse Practitioner

As the Nurse Practitioner at EmpowerMe Wellness, Lucija Sadl has the primary responsibility for the planning, implementation, and management of all resident health care needs, including urgent conditions, routine examinations, and collaboration of care...

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Nurse Practitioner

Cathy Coleman, ANP

Nurse Practitioner

As the Nurse Practitioner at EmpowerMe Wellness, Cathy Coleman has the primary responsibility for the planning, implementation, and management of all resident health care needs, including urgent conditions, routine examinations, and collaboration of care...

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