Michael K. Kolenda, Ph.D., has been the WHN’s Chief Executive Officer since December 2003. He has spent over 30 years in the healthcare industry and been a manager or senior administrator for 19 years. Dr. Kolenda has been a Vice President responsible for community health services in two hospital systems.
In the behavioral health field, Mike has served as the Administrator of a psychiatric facility, directed a managed mental health care network, developed and administered several employee assistance programs and been the clinical director of a residential, chemical dependency treatment facility.
Dr. Kolenda received a masters and a doctoral degree in Counseling & Guidance from the University of Alabama.
Scott K. Rollett has served as WHN’s Chief Operating Office since August of 2016 and was WHN’s Chief Financial Officer from April, 2004-July, 2016. He earned a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Evansville in 1993, (graduating Summa Cum Laude), an MBA from the University of Southern Indiana in 2001, and became a Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) in 2005. Scott has worked in the healthcare industry since 1993, and has been a manager or senior administrator for more than 12 years. He has also served as the Chief Financial Officer of Hancock Health Network, and the Accounting Manager of Tri-State Medical Management, a physician network owned by Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN. In his spare time, he enjoys writing and spending time with his wife and three children.
Prior to joining Windrose Health Network as its Chief Financial Officer in 2016, Gregg served as the Chief Financial Officer of Shalom Health Care Center for eight years. Before that, Gregg was the Director of Operations at the Indiana Primary Health Care Association (IPHCA). Mr. Grote has garnered extensive experience, knowledge, and skills in the areas of nonprofit finance and accounting, administration, practice management, personnel management and office management. He holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the Indiana Wesleyan University and Bachelor of Science degree in a health-related field from the University of Missouri.
Dr. Yantz joined WHN’s staff in 2009 as a practicing physician at the Hope Family Health Center. She was appointed Medical Director in February 2010. In addition to being Board Certified in Family Medicine, as well as holding Diplomate status with the American Board of Family Practice, Dr. Yantz holds a Master Degree in Public Health.
After completing a Family Medicine residency at Stoneybrook University Hospital in New York (1991), Dr. Yantz worked as a private practice Physician in New York state and Florida for 14 years. In 2005, Dr. Yantz began practicing as a “hospitalist” for a large physician group in Tampa Bay. During her years in Florida, Dr. Yantz provided significant physician leadership to Helen Ellis Hospital. She was the Chief of Medicine for three years, served on a number of hospital committees, and was eventually elected as the Assistant Chief of Staff. In 2007, Dr. Yantz moved to Indiana to be near her only daughter. She is an avid animal lover, has numerous pets and even fosters rescue dogs from time to time. In her spare time, she enjoys cheering on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish!
Laura Pryor, RN, MSN, began working at the Trafalgar Family Health Center as an RN in 2001. She served as WHN’s Director of Quality & Disease Management since 2004 and became WHN’s Chief Quality Officer in 2014. Before coming to Windrose Health Network, Mrs. Pryor has worked in a variety of medical settings including long term care, (8 years), rehabilitation (1 year), and hospital Emergency Department (3 years). She received her BSN from Indiana University in 1991 and her MSN from Walden University in 2011.
Randy started serving WHN as the Human Resource Director in June 2016. Prior to that, Randy was a Human Resource Manager with DuPont for more than 18 years. He received his B.A. in Business Administration from Mount Saint Claire College in 1990, and a MBA from Saint Ambrose University in 1995.
After living in Western Illinois for most of his life, Randy and his spouse relocated to the Indianapolis area in 2016 to be close to his adult children and grandchildren. He is an avid runner and looks forward to participating in local road running events.
Dr. Donna Vaughan grew up in the southwestern part of Virginia and landed in Indiana 9 years ago. She received her Doctorate of Behavioral Health from Arizona State University and has experience in developing and implementing integrated behavioral health programs. Dr. Vaughan also has a B.S. Degree in Mass Communications from East Tennessee State University and a Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Pastoral Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary in Ashland, Ohio. She has worked in community mental health for many years but has a passion for delivering behavioral health services within the primary care setting.
Outside of work, Donna enjoys traveling to see her daughter and son-in-law in Colorado (hiking and still wishing to see a moose in the wild) as well as traveling to see her oldest daughter in Michigan (who also works in behavioral health). She also has a daughter in high school who keeps her very busy with ice skating and other sporting events!
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