Nicole Fairchild joined McMillen in March of 2016. Nicole attended Indiana State University where she earned her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in public administration (MPA) and non-profit management in 2010. She also earned her MBA at Indiana Tech in 2016. Nicole’s experience covers non-profit management and education. She has taught online at Indiana State University since 2010. She enjoys running, reading, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Linda Hathaway joined McMillen Health in August of 1993. Linda graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Vocational Home Economics Education from Purdue University. Since 1989, she has been Certified in Family and Consumer Sciences through the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. In 2012, she completed her Masters Degree in Instructional Design through WGU. She has always taught our community health through making healthy choices.
Before coming to McMillen Health, Linda was a Nutritionist for the WIC program. Linda believes in helping people make healthy choices by providing factual information regarding how choices impact their lives. The most common risk factors for death are due to lifestyle choices, which makes preventive health education even more important than ever.
Shannon Gleason joined McMillen Health in September 2016. Shannon has a decade of experience as a school administrator as well as several years as a classroom teacher. She is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University earning both a Master of Science in Education and a post graduate Principal Licensure Certificate. In addition, she holds a Bachelor of Science in Education degree with endorsements in Social Studies, Language Arts, and Kindergarten.
Shannon is enthusiastic about using her talents to further the mission of McMillen Health through curriculum development.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Jenn Storey joined the McMillen Health team in May 2015. She attended Indiana University, graduating in 2010 with a BA in Fine Art. Her interest has been communication through visual media in many forms, such as graphic design, illustration and painting. In her spare time, she enjoys attending local music events and spending time outdoors.
Jana Clark joined McMillen in November of 2017. Jana attended Indiana Wesleyan University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Human Service. In the past, she has worked with a local childhood literacy program and taught preschool in the Fort Wayne area for five years.
In her spare time, Jana enjoys hiking, biking, or simply walking the many different trails available in Fort Wayne and surrounding areas with her husband and their five children. Jana is excited to share the importance of good health and nutrition with people of all ages through the many different programs available at McMillen!
Tichelle Jackson joined McMillen Health in April 2019. She attended Indiana University and earned her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Community Health. Her interest in health has been focused on the importance of preventive care through education. In her spare time, she enjoys going on walks, traveling, writing, and playing with her son.
Kim Klotz joined McMillen Health in June 2019. Kim graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Elementary Education. She has experience teaching kindergarten, preschool, and working with children of all ages at a local autism center.
Kim enjoys spending her spare time with family and friends, teaching herself how to crochet, and doing yoga. She is excited to share her enthusiasm for good health and nutrition with students!
Casey Knuth joined McMillen Health August 2017 as a Health Educator. She graduated from IPFW with a degree in Elementary Education and a concentration in mathematics. Additionally, Casey has her associates degree in Baking and Pastry Arts and considers herself an excellent cook! She has also worked as an Educator at the Fort Wayne Children Zoo.
Her special skills include creating fantastic gingerbread displays for the Festival of Gingerbread, playing the ukulele, loving on her three fur-babies, and crocheting. Casey is looking forward to educating students on how to live their most successful and healthy life!
Lori Kramer joined McMillen Health in May 2019. She has a B.S. in General Studies from Indiana University and is a Taylor Fort Wayne Alum. Her previous teaching experience includes Health and Physical Education. She has 20 years of experience in various positions within the medical field and medical management.
Lori enjoys playing sports with her four kids and keeping up with their fun, busy schedules! She is a former college basketball player and coach who loves sharing the sport with her kids and players. She loves to teach others ways to keep their bodies happy and healthy.
Joy Livengood joined McMillen Health August 2016 as a Health Educator. She graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a degree in Elementary Education and a concentration in Social Studies. She has served as an elementary school teacher in the Fort Wayne area and tutored individual students in mathematics and writing.
In her free time she enjoys reading, spending time with her husband and friends, and teaching Zumba fitness classes. She is excited to share her passion for health and learning with students.
Jessica earned an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Degree from Indiana Purdue University Indianapolis in 2012. She has been an active member of the Isaac Knapp Dental Society since 2011. A clinical background in Pediatric Dentistry has given her a passion for early detection and prevention of dental caries in the pediatric community. Jessica is also pursuing a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration from Indiana Wesleyan University.
In her free time, she enjoys cooking meals with her husband, Andrew and playing with their young and active sons, Brady and Benson.
Scott’s special talents allow McMillen Health to reach the community through video and other media streams. He has worked on projects for our Brush division, Babies Love, and various other McMillen Health assignments.
Camy joined the McMillen staff in August of 1996. She graduated from Indiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in
Community Health Education and went on to become a Certified Health Education Specialist. Camy really enjoys staying active by playing tennis, softball, aerobics, and
spending time with her husband and two children. Her favorite classes to teach are Health Adventure and Life Begins.
One favorite quote from one of the kids as he was entering the Great Hall- “Wow! This place is just like Disney World!”
Kathryn Schreiber joined McMillen in June of 2013. She attended Indiana Institute of Technology where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Accounting. When not in the office she keeps busy volunteering for her children’s extracurricular groups. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.
Twila Smith joined McMillen Health in April 2013, as an Administrative Assistant after greater than 13 years as a Para-professional with a local school system. In the school environment, Twila worked extensively with special needs, preschool students, helping to guide, develop and nurture children with a variety of challenges. Previously, Twila was the owner-operator of a child day care program, and has further career experience in the fields of insurance, banking and healthcare.
A mother of two daughters, Twila spends her evenings and weekends with her husband working in the garden, kayaking and camping whenever possible. She has recently learned to crochet and has a passion for reading!
Elaine Wagner joined McMillen Health in June 2018 as a Health Educator. She graduated from Purdue North Central receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education with a minor in science. She later earned a Master of Science degree with an emphasis in Earth Science from Purdue University. She has many years of teaching experience in the elementary classroom.
When she isn’t in the classroom, she spends time cooking and baking in the kitchen or working in the garden. She also enjoys traveling with her family.
Makenna Worman joined McMillen Health in June of 2019 as a Health Educator. She graduated from Ball State University with a bachelor’s degree in Health Science and two minors in Psychology of Human Development and Interpersonal Relations. She has experience in caring for young children and working with children who have special needs. Children and health are what she is most passionate about!
Makenna loves to spend time with her family, most especially, her son Mason and boyfriend Jared. In her free time, she is staying active, exploring the hidden gems that Fort Wayne has to offer, and learning new recipes.