Meet the dedicated industry leaders on the KellerLife team

Founded by Ward and Carolyn Keller, the KellerLife leadership team is comprised of highly credentialed, experienced eating disorder professionals.

Collectively, our leadership team has more than 200 years of experience caring for women with eating disorders. Individually, our leaders have diverse backgrounds in eating disorder care and other behavioral health disciplines. Every team member shares our corporate values of providing evidence-based treatment integrated with Christian values, and is committed to your full recovery.

Leadership Team

Ward Keller
Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Carolyn Keller
Co-Founder, Project Designer

Sallie Hershkowitz
Executive Assistant to CEO

Kari Anderson, DBH, LPC, CEDS-S
Executive Director

Dr. Lesley Williams, MD, CEDS-S
Medical Director

Nancy Romanick, RD, MBA, MACC, LPC
Clinical Director

Drema Stroud
Director of Admissions

Christal McCormick
Director of Marketing

Kristina Elsik, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Director of Human Resources

Primary Care Team

Dr. Patricia Kirby, MD
Staff Psychiatrist

Allison Pressey, BSRN, RN
Nurse Manager

Professional Team

Julia Wiens, MSW, LAC
Community Manager

Kristie Egherman, RD
Dietitian

Kenneth Littlefield, PsyD, CEDS-S
Psychologist

Carol L. Farmer, MA, LAC
Primary Therapist

Chris Tatsumi, MSW, LAC
Program Therapist

Anna M. Brennan, MA, LAMFT
Family Week Manager

Senior Advisory Team

Dr. Edward Cumella, PhD, CEDS-S
Senior Psychologist

Amy Wasserbauer, PhD, CEDS-S
Psychologist

Juliet Zuercher, RD, CEDRD-S
Senior Fellow, Registered Dietitian

Business Development Team

Laura Sabin Cabanillas, MA, LMHC, NCC
Director of Communications

Kara Pate, MA
Professional Relations Manager

Lori Jones, BS
Patient Advocate

Linda Christ
Professional Relations Consultant

To speak to a KellerLife representative or a member of our leadership team, call 800-291-5045. You can also reach out to us using our easy online form.