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Our Team

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QLI’s leaders take a boots-on-the-ground approach and exemplify the standards of excellence for the entire organization. Accomplished experts in their respective fields, the leaders of our teams contribute decades of experience to our mission and culture.

Executive Leadership

Kiley Armitage Director of Human Resources & Operations

Kristin Carbullido, LMHP Director of Clinical Services

Katie Hodges Coordinator of Executive Operations

Patricia Kearns, PT President & CEO

Steve Kerschke, PT Director of Kintinu Telerehabilitation Services & Marketing

Nash Mahupete Vice President of Residential Services

Scott Meyers Chief Technology Officer

Chris Schlagenhauff Vice President of East Campus & Residential Services

Todd Schuiteman Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Michala Witas, PT Administrator, Director of Clinical Services

Clinical Leadership

Kristin Carbullido, LMHP Director of Clinical Services

Jennifer Clark, BSN, RN Director of Nursing

Taylor Kerschke, MS, CCC-SLP Director of Clinical Services

Ellie Newman Director of Clinical Services

Megan Potter, DPT Director of Physical & Occupational Therapy Services

Stephanie Roob, RDN, LMNT Director of Nutrition Services

Jeff Snell, Ph.D Director of Psychology Services

Residential Leadership

Erin Lassen Director of Residential Services

Heath Mlnarik Director of Assisted Living

Johnetta Nelson Director of Summit Services

Marketing/Provider Relations

Laura Brown, RN, BSN Director of Customer Relations

Kristin Custer Director of Business Development

Steve Kerschke, PT Director of Kintinu Telerehabilitation Services & Marketing

Michelle Ploeger Provider Relations Coordinator

Don Terry Provider Relations Director

Development/Public Relations

Julia Bailey Donor Relations Coordinator

Reed Hofer Corporate Communications Specialist

Jen Karolski Director of Events and Volunteers

Jon Pearson Director of Creativity

Service Coordination

Trisha Funk, MS, CCC-SLP Service Coordinator

Stephanie Handlos, LCSW Service Coordinator

Jessie Hillebrandt Service Coordinator

Sarah Stephens Service Coordinator

Facility Services

Bill West Director of Facility Services

Medical Team

Joseph Dumba, M.D. Medical Director

Emily Parriott, PA Physician Assistant

Kelly Purdy, DNP, AGPCNP-BC Nurse Practitioner

Other QLI Preferred Medical Providers

Dr. Robert Hogan, Dr. Brady Lynse


Dr. Amir Gholami, Dr. Jessica Jones, Dr. Rudolf Kotula

Infectious Diseases

Dr. Stephen Doran, Dr. Andrew Gard


Methodist Health Systems * CHI Health Immanuel

Dr. Richard Legge Dr. Karen Wilson

Heartland Eye Consultants


Dr. James Kult



Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Dr. Andrew Arther