Company Leadership

Philip Evans

Philip Evans

President and CEO

From its early days as Metro Crisis Intervention Services, Phil has grown ProtoCall to more than 240 employees and 500,000 calls a year.

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Brad Pendergraft

Brad Pendergraft

Chief Clinical Officer & Head of Learning Innovation

Brad guides our goals of clinical quality and service to our callers and customers, and leads us in the creation of our new clinical programs and tools.

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Laura Schaefer

Laura Schaefer

Chief Operating Officer

Laura utilizes her 25 years of ProtoCall experience to support our IT, People Services and Finance departments.

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Tim Allen, LMSW

Tim Allen, LMSW

Director of Clinical Services

Tim provides oversight for ProtoCall’s clinical service delivery, quality assurance, while guiding and mentoring the organization’s clinical staff.

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Chris Kerns

Chris Kerns

Director of IT

Chris provides technology vision, leadership, and direction in the development and implementation of organization-wide IT programs.

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Aarti Khullar

Aarti Khullar

Director of Provider Network Services

Aarti joined ProtoCall following the acquisition of The Shrink Space, where she was co-founder. Aarti continues to develop The Shrink Space software service and support the needs of its national provider network

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Mark Livingston

Mark Livingston

Director of Innovation

Mark’s focus is innovating strategies and solutions that help drive continuous improvement across the organization and its processes, using his clinical experience and data analysis to identify and project needs.

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Maria Martin

Maria Martin

Director of People Services

Maria focuses on the processes, programs, and strategies to maximize the retention and satisfaction of employees.

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Andrew Missel

Andrew Missel

Program Director of Business Intelligence and Program Success

Andrew leads community mental health service delivery and the development of crisis systems of care in ProtoCall’s regional and state-wide markets.

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Kristin Newby

Kristin Newby

Director of Call Center Operations

Kristin oversees the clinical standards, practices, and training for the call center, and ensures adherence to performance standards.

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Natasha O'Brien

Natasha O'Brien

Co-Founder, WellTrack

Natasha is the co-founder of WellTrack and works with campuses to help them evaluate the fit of our WellTrack solution for their student population.

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Scott Oldfield

Scott Oldfield

Manager of Application Development

Scott manages multiple projects and systems, collaborating internally and with outside vendors. He oversees the ongoing development and care of Proteus, ProtoCall’s customized, homegrown call-handling software.

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866-670-1344

Becca Taplin

Becca Taplin

Director of Partner Services

Becca leads our account relations department in delivering exceptional customer support for our partner organizations.

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Tammy Tone

Tammy Tone

Director of Finance

Tammy oversees all accounting functions, financial reporting, benefits, and vendor management, as well as the facilities at our three locations.

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877-779-0274

Rachel Williams

Rachel Williams

Marketing Manager

Rachel supports our marketing, including internal and customer-facing communications.

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Relationship Management Team

Michelle Adamski

Relationship Manager

Michelle fosters strong relationships with our customers through her responsive and passionate approach as well as a positive and friendly attitude.

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Gabrielle Bickersteth

Partner Services Manager

Gabrielle supports the relationship with our customers by creating meaningful connections through thoughtful conversations.

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Chérie Elahl

Relationship Manager

In her role as Relationship Manager, Chérie brings clinical experience to connect with customers.

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Erin Hayes

Program Manager of Business Intelligence and Program Success

Erin‘s passion for the mission shines through in her daily touches with customers and her constant positive attitude.

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877-779-0275

Tony Krezinski

Manager of Sales and Implementation

In his role as Manager of Sales and Implementation, Tony strives to develop and implement effective solutions for new customers.

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Derek Lovegren

Relationship Manager

Derek, as a Relationship Manager, seeks to continue the tradition of building strong relationships with our customers by serving them with integrity, responsiveness, and enthusiasm.

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Jake Moore

Relationship Manager

Jake builds strong relationships with our customers through his attention to detail and indefatigable spirit.

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Bonnie Rogers

WellTrack Relationship Manager

Bonnie brings her experience as a clinician and past work in higher education in support of ProtoCall’s WellTrack customers.

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Heather Wenz

Relationship Manager

As a Relationship Manager, Heather supports customer relationships through her passion for outstanding customer service, exceptional problem solving, and refreshing positive outlook.

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Clinical Staff

All our call centers are staffed by Masters- and Ph.D-level mental health professionals. On-site Clinical Supervisors are staffed 24/7/365 to provide clinical and procedural consultation to front-line clinicians.

Brenda Chirindo, LPC

Brenda Chirindo, LPC

Clinical Manager

Brenda supervises the overnight and early bird shift supervisors and provides clinical oversight and quality management for efficient and effective call center operations.

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Sara Forist, LMSW

Sara Forist, LMSW

Clinical Manager

Sara supervises the swing shift supervisors and provides clinical oversight and quality management for efficient and effective call center operations.

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Jennifer Lovegren, LPC

Jennifer Lovegren, LPC

Clinical Training Manager

Jen has primary responsibility for the development and implementation of ProtoCall’s New Clinician and Care Associate Training Program.

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Training, Operations & Supervisor Teams

TRAINING
 
CLINICAL OPERATIONS
 
CLINICAL SUPERVISORS 
Jessica Dekker, LPC
Clinical Training Supervisor
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  Kelly Ayres, LMSW
Operations Manager
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  Diana L. Coats-Langford, LPC
Clinical Supervisor
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Martha Davis, LPC, NCC
Clinical Supervisor
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Meredith Adams, LPC
Onboarding Supervisor
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  Amy Silverman, LLPC
Operations Manager
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  Heather Holt, LMSW
Clinical Supervisor
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Carleen Jahnke, LMSW
Clinical Supervisor
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Darren McDonald, LPC
Onboarding Supervisor
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  Elizabeth Burr
Operation Supervisor
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  Cay McLane, LPCC
Clinical Supervisor
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Megan Norris, LPC
Clinical Supervisor
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Nicolette Karloski, LPC
Operation Training & Quality Support Supervisor
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  Ashley Patenaude
Operation Supervisor
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  Gayle Porter, LPCC
Clinical Supervisor
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Patrick Sundt, LMSW
Clinical Supervisor
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    Amber Rzepka
Operations Supervisor
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  Heather Tassell, LPC
Clinical Supervisor
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    Allison Young
Operations Supervisor
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