Leadership and Staff

KVC Hospitals Senior Leadership

Ryan Speier, LMSW


Robert Eklofe, MHSA

Vice President of Behavioral Health Operations

Kimberly O’Connor-Soule, LSCSW

VP of Clinical Advancement

Vishal Adma, MD, MS, CMQ

Medical Director

Annmarie Arensberg, LCSW, LSCSW

Director of Clinical Operations

Pete Barndollar

Director of Human Resources

Bailey Bennett

Director of Nursing

Blythe Hinderliter, MBA

Director of Marketing and Communications

Eric Marley

Associate Director of Business Operations

Sara B. Schlagel, LSCSW

Director of Program and Staff Development

Anh Vinh, MD

Director of Integrated Services

Frederick A. Watts, LCSW, LSCSW

Senior Clinical Consultant

Medical Staff

Jyotsna Adma, MD

Child Psychiatrist
Dr. Sirnivasa Panuganti KVC Wheatland Hospital

Dr. Srinivasa Panuganti


Raghu Reddy, MD


Melissa Barkemeyer, APRN

Advance Practice Registered Nurse

Jamie Lambotte, APRN

Psychiatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

KVC Hospitals Kansas City

James M. Roberson, LMSW

Executive Director

Brynn Fowler, LMSW

Associate Director of Program Operations

Brittany Kroeger, LSCSW

Clinical Director

KVC Hospitals Wichita

Juston White

Executive Director

Katrina Lauer

Director of Nursing

Erin Connelly Marceau

Clinical Director

KVC Hospitals Hays

Audrey Lindenmeyer, MLS

Program Director

Taylor Ziegler, RN

Director of Nursing Services

Sarah Berens, LMSW

Associate Clinical Director

KVC Niles

Karyn Finn

Program Director
Lindsey Russell

Lindsey Russell, MS, EdS

Niles Prep School Administrator

Phillip E. Caldwell Sr.

Associate Director of Program Services