Meet Our Leadership Team

KVC Hospitals Senior Leadership

Ryan Speier, L.M.S.W.


Vishal Adma, M.D., M.S., C.M.Q.

Medical Director

James M. Roberson, L.M.S.W

Vice President of Programs and Innovation

Robert Eklofe, M.H.S.A.

Vice President of Behavioral Health Operations

Astra Garner L.P.C., L.C.P.C., R.P.T.

Vice President of Clinical Advancement

Anh Vinh, M.D.

Director, Integrated Health Services

Lauren Lueck, B.A.

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Annmarie Arensberg, L.S.C.S.W.

Director of Clinical Operations

Pete Barndollar

Director of Human Resources

Chris Scott

Director of Finance

Frederick A. Watts, L.S.C.S.W., L.C.S.W.

Senior Clinical Consultant

Medical Staff

Jyotsna Adma, M.D.

Child Psychiatrist

Raghu Reddy, M.D.


Kapil Aedma, MD

Dr. Sirnivasa Panuganti KVC Wheatland Hospital

Dr. Sirnivasa Panuganti


Jamie Lambotte, A.P.R.N.

Psychiatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Melissa Barkemeyer, A.P.R.N.

Advance Practice Registered Nurse

KVC Prairie Ridge

Sara B. Schlagel, L.M.S.W.

Program Director
Regena Pearl

Regena Pearl

Program Director - Youth Residential Center II

Brynn Williamson

Associate Director of Program Operations

James Smith

Associate Director of Program Services

Brittany Kroeger, L.S.C.S.W.

Associate Director of Clinical Services

Bailey Bennett

Associate Director of Nursing

Matt Harvey

Associate Director of Nursing

Alicia Armstrong, M.A., L.M.F.T.

Clinical Manager

KVC Wheatland

Audrey Lindenmeyer, M.L.S.

Program Director

Taylor Ziegler, RN, BSN

Associate Director of Nursing Services

Rystal Waldman, RN,

Nursing Supervisor

Sarah Berens, L.M.S.W.

Clinical Supervisor


Karyn Finn

Program Director

Phillip E. Caldwell Sr.

Associate Director of Program Services
Lindsey Russell

Lindsey Russell M.S., Ed.S.

Director of Niles Prep School
Alex Mendez of KVC Hospitals

Alex Mendez

Associate Director of Operations