The Strength of Vulnerability

Brene Brown, a research professor at the University of Houston, provides a great deal of research on human emotions. Her research suggests that the path to mental and emotional wellness is through vulnerability. “Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity. […]

Surviving Election Anxiety

As we continue to await the results of the election, tension builds for many folk. No matter the results, this election will affect people all over the world. No pressure, right? Now, we have to wait longer for the results… So how can you survive until we know the results? What about AFTER we know […]

Compliments are Healing

Depending on your personality type and emotional health, it can feel really good to give a compliment. How often do you compliment others? Try it and see how it feels. Compliments require one to look for the good in someone else. Heaven knows we need that in our world! So take a moment and compliment […]


Why Am I So Depressed?

What causes depression? It’s a difficult question to answer. So difficult, in fact, that medical science still does not have a perfect answer. For now, we know that people become depressed for different reasons, due to factors both environmental and biological. Some people know exactly where their depression comes from, whereas others may have depression […]


Is Anxiety Hereditary?

Feeling occasional anxiety is unavoidable. In fact, it is an intended function of the human body – it is the way our nervous system responds to stress or perceived danger. When this anxiety goes past normal levels and becomes disruptive to your everyday life, this may be a sign that you are suffering from an […]

Repair Relationships in the Midst of Tough Times

Being weeks away from voting, holidays, and covid scares, it is possible you may offend others, such as family, neighbors, co-workers, and the like. If that is the case, it is necessary to make repairs to keep yourself and the offended party from being undone by hurt feelings. The truth of the matter is that […]

Don’t Be So Sorry

Do you ever find yourself over apologizing? Saying “I’m sorry” for things you really shouldn’t? Sorry to trouble you. Sorry I’m not making any sense. Sorry I’m rambling. Sorry I’m late. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. People do it often and women more than men. Watch this comic look from Amy Schumer. THE POWER OF WORDS Words […]

Corona Virus Anxiety

So many people I work with are expression anxiety and exhaustion from living in our new and altered state of worldwide pandemic. Whether from fear of contracting the virus, a loved one in a compromised state contracting it, or lack of social interaction, people are more anxious and depressed than a year ago. So how […]

Learn from the Trees

We can learn a lot about our emotional and mental health by observing nature; trees, in particular. We are about to enter the fall season, in which the trees will change color, shed their leaves, and move toward their winter state. They change in their own time and at their own pace. The color of […]


Newberg and Waldman describe yawning as “one of the best-kept secrets in neuroscience” for both relaxation and heightened cognitive awareness.  It helps you stay focused, more introspective, and self-aware. Studies have shown that students who practiced deliberate yawning for four minutes before taking tests raised their grade point averages! C’s moved up to B’s, and […]

Candy Olandt

Chief of Staff

My role with Revitalist is one of providing a high level of administrative support, communication and relationship building between our CEO, Staff and other key Stakeholders.

Day to day responsibilities are listed, but not limited to the following:

Support and maintain the CEO’s calendar of events and meetings.

Attend meetings, take notes and disseminate pertinent information accordingly.

Support the CEO with email correspondences.

Support CEO, Executive Team, Lead CRNAs and other key Staff Members in the preparation of weekly staff meetings and communications.

Work closely with the CEO, Executive Team, Lead CRNAs and other key stakeholders to help drive strategic business planning, and support growth initiatives.

Act as a liaison for the CEO with the Lead CRNAs and other key Stakeholders.

Collaborate with CEO, Lead CRNAs, Executive Team and other key Stakeholders to help strategic ideas get off the ground, and provide early facilitation until a more formal project is established.

Act as a trusted advisor and brainstorming partner to the CEO, Executive Team, Lead CRNAs and other key Staff Members.

Proactively address pressing issues by calling them to the attention of the appropriate decision-maker and help to identify potential solutions.

Amanda Deleon

HR Service Coordinator

As the Revitalist human resources (HR) coordinator my professional administrative duties include being a liaison between employees and our benefits vendors and as the corporate resource for the employees.  I facilitate and coordinate with recruitment (hire to retire), maintain employee records, assist with payroll processing and provide administrative support to all employees.

Director of Admin Services at Revitalist

Ashley Brooks

I manage the Revitalist Athena EMR for front desk employees, clinical staff, therapists, and providers. Each clinic is different in its specific needs so I customize our EMR to what is needed to effectively run each clinic. I provide both in-person and virtual Athena training as needed. If any changes are needed for your specific location’s tablespace, please let me know. Email is the best way to reach me. 

Administrative services
Branding Services

I work directly with Fleetwood Photo in Knoxville with all our clinic orders. I order each clinic an initial start-up of items and they will be shipped directly to your clinic. When you are running low please email me your requests. Please allow 3-4 weeks for delivery.

Again, this is what will come in the initial start up order for your clinic, but if you have other specific requests, please let me know. 

Director of Insurance Services at Revitalist

Priscilla Bullock

Courtney Hobby

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Auditor at Revitalist

Jessi Shattuck

Insurance Specialist at Revitalist

Adrienne Worley

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Nicholas Kalynych

Lead CRNA - Jacksonville, Florida

I offer mentorship and guidance for other lead CRNAs as they mature in their role as clinic leads.

Chief Development Officer

  • Provide a conduit to Revitalist corporate as a point-of-contact and liaison for prospective CRNAs and clinic owners
  • Consultation for administrative, operational, and financials in development and hardwiring our corporate infrastructure
  • Guidance structure with policy development
  • Mentorship and resource to clinic lead CRNA
  • Director of Compliance and Risk Management
  • Director of HR
  • Chairperson of the AAP Conference
  • Advisory Board Member

Director of HR

I am responsible for the planning, development, and oversight of the policies, activities, and staff of the Human Resource (HR) department; I act as corporate liaison to CBiz (our corporate partner-benefits provider). Duties as assigned and the following:

  • Plan, direct, and manage all HR initiatives, such as recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, and employee relations.
  • Implement fair employment practices.
  • Advise lead managers and employees and labor policies, such as ADA, FMLA, etc.
  • Helping develop employee engagement, feedback, compliance, and facilitate performance management.
  • Networking with veteran organizations, universities and colleges, behavioral health and anesthesia communities, and other health sectors to facilitate relationships and partnering opportunities.
Director Integrative SVCS at Revitalist

Deana Ferguson

I am responsible for the development and oversight of the behavioral health programs at Revitalist, which includes the following components:

Grant Whitfield

IT Support

If there are any issues with the printer, internet, wireless access, computer/laptop, phone, etc., send an email to Novatech at or call (800) 264-0637 and copy Grant so he can monitor progress.

Security System

If there are any issues with your CPI-managed security system, send an email to Karen Fusaro at or call (800) 948-7133 ext. 6250 and copy Grant so he can monitor progress.

Clinic/Maintenance Issues

If there are any issues with your clinic, like plumbing, electrical, HVAC, etc., send an email to Grant, and he’ll contact the landlord to work through who will handle the issue/s. If the issue is not under the landlord’s scope, he will contact an appropriate company to complete the work and introduce the lead CRNA for coordination purposes.

General Liability & Malpractice

If you have any questions about a policy or need help adding an additional insured, etc., send an email to Grant, who will contact Liz Rafferty ( and AnneMarie Pirelli ( to handle the task.

Water Stations

If you have any questions about a policy or need help adding an additional insured, etc., send an email to Grant, who will contact Liz Rafferty ( and AnneMarie Pirelli ( to handle the task.

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