Corporate Leadership

Joshua Stevens

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Josh is an established executive and entrepreneur in the senior living and care industry with a passion for improving the lives of elders. After joining St. Louis-based Dover Development as employee #1,

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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

President and Chief Technology Officer

As President and CTO of EmpowerMe, Matthew is focused on building EmpowerMe’s tech-enabled strategy across the organization. Prior to EmpowerMe,.....

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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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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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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

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 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 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

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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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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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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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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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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Theresa Catalano

Laboratory Director

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

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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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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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Steve McConnell

President, Pharmacy

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

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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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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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Kathi Price, RN

Consultant, Pharmacy

Kathi has been with EverSpring for over four years. She has 30 years of LTC experience with over 20 years as an RN Consultant for a National LTC Pharmacy and as a Director of Nursing.

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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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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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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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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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