CEO/Founder and Board Member
Bethany (Hurley) Wallin is the founder of Pivotal Health and Wellness and is passionate about giving back to her community.
Bethany grew up on a 4-generational farmstead outside of Republic, KS. From a young age, community involvement through 4-H planted the desire to volunteer and serve. Her dedication and discipline through sports and academics and strong work ethic on the farm helped to lay the foundation towards bigger dreams to come.
Bethany earned her Bachelors Degree in Life Science from Kansas State University and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She currently resides in Courtland, KS with her husband and four children.
Over the last 10+ years, Bethany has been practicing physical therapy in a diverse array of settings. She enjoys the challenge and complexity of working within the rural setting and is grateful to afford the chance to give back to her community through Pivotal Health & Wellness.
COO/Partner and Board Member
Robin Carlson is a Courtland native who now resides in Panama City, Panama, and is the daughter of Robert and Jan Carlson. As a Paramedic, Nurse Practitioner, Certified Substance Abuse Counselor/Social Work and Certified Nutritionist, it is apparent Robin has been actively involved in the healthcare industry and “helping people” ever since she left the farm.
Robin is currently a partner in Professional Healthcare Inc, a private duty nursing and home health company located in Knightdale, NC. She has also founded multiple companies and nonprofit organizations including Focus Health and Consulting, which provides healthcare consulting, case management and is currently working to bring home health services to Panama City, Panama.
In Robin’s spare time, she has also been active with the ALS association, a past president for Rotary International and a Harris Fellow. She has enjoyed her time volunteering for nonprofit organizations and rare disease support groups over the last several years.
For those closest to Robin, it is obvious that her being a Partner in Pivotal Health & Wellness is affording her the chance to fulfill a dream of bringing her experience in acute care, home health and case management to her hometown community.
Director of Nursing
Kori Field uses her knowledge and passion for nursing to help those around her in all that she does.
Kori joins Pivotal Health & Wellness with more than 20 years of nursing experience.
Kori and her husband, Jeff, live near Republic, KS, where they have raised their four children. They are the proud grandparents of 3 little ones with one more on the way.
Community Care Coordinator
After taking Human Development 101, Monica Thayer knew she wanted to help others. Monica graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Family Studies and Human Services, a minor in American Ethnic Studies and an emphasis in Sociology with the desire to improve the lives of others.
Monica has seven years of experience in educational programming and resource management. She is a certified SHICK (Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas) counselor to assist Medicare beneficiaries. Monica is also trained and well-versed in KanCare (Medicaid), health insurance, assistance programs and more.
Growing up on a farm in east central Kansas, Monica knows the opportunities and challenges of rural life. She is excited to be a resource to those in need in our rural communities.
Her husband, Jordan, is a native Republic Countian and the couple was thrilled to move here in 2015. She and Jordan currently live in Courtland with their four children.
Justin Hurley along with his wife Kari live in rural Wyoming with their three daughters Kassidy(16), Jaycee(14), Kadee(10), where they raise cattle and forage crops. They are very active in their local community through 4-H, church and their daughters' many endeavors.
Justin graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Animal Science & Industry along with a minor in Business. Upon graduation, Justin took an internship in Australia working on a cattle station in central Queensland for a year. He then traveled to central Wyoming and worked as a foreman on a large commercial cattle operation. Since that time, Justin has had a very active 20+ year career in the cattle business, working mainly in the procurement side as a buyer.
Living his life in rural settings, Justin sees the importance of giving back to his community, helping to make things happen and to prosper on a local level. Our rural lives take extra effort to provide all the services our community members need to live healthy, prosperous lives.
Becoming a board member with Pivotal Health and Wellness was an opportunity for Justin to do just that. Growing up in Republic County, this is an advantage for the community and the people within it to have the services they need and deserve.
Neely (Reed) Kohmetscher and her husband, Roger, along with their two children farm and ranch near Courtland along with her parents, grandparents, and sister's family.
Neely attended Kansas State University and earned degrees in Animal Sciences and Industry and Agriculture Economics. She has a history of working in agribusiness, and she is currently in her sixth year of working as a loan officer for Swedish-American State Bank in Courtland.
Neely's career in community banking, along with her role as Mayor of Courtland has given her many opportunities to work with Courtland citizens and business people on projects in the community. As a Courtland native, Neely takes great pride in her hometown.
Joining the board for Pivotal Health and Wellness was a natural fit for Neely as she has great interest in the success of Courtland and providing health and wellness services to all ages of our community.
Shanna Lindberg is the proprietor of Soul Sister Ceramics, a pottery studio and boutique on Main Street in Courtland, Kansas. She remodeled a dilapidated gas and service station into a brick and mortar building for her already established online business in 2018.
Shanna earned her Bachelors Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Kansas, before moving back to the area.
Shanna, her husband, Nathan, and two children live near Courtland where Nathan’s family has been farming and raising cattle for several generations.
With the launching of her business on Main Street, Shanna has seen a number of other new and established businesses renovating buildings and bringing new life to Courtland. The vision of Pivotal Health and Wellness compliments this new growth and small town innovation. Being a member of the board allows Shanna to continue to generate and share new resources with the community and surrounding areas.