Meet Our Team

Kim Wagneaar CEO

Kim Wagenaar

Chief Executive Officer

Kim has worked in health care for over thirty years and last twenty in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC). Kim has worked in FQHC’s Illinois, Colorado and North Carolina  where she has developed and managed programs that have provided primary care, oral and behavioral health in a variety of settings.  Kim is passionate about the providing high quality health care to those who may not have access otherwise.  She looks forward to working with the Asheville community and other Safety Net Partners in bringing affordable high quality health care here in Asheville and  to the surrounding communities.  

Dr. Kasee Metcalf Dental Director

Dr. Kasee Metcalf

Dental Director

Dr. Kasee Metcalf is a general dentist. She received a BS in Biology from Wake Forest University and attended dental school at UNC-Chapel Hill. Dr. Metcalf completed residency training at MAHEC in Asheville. A native of western North Carolina, Dr. Metcalf was happy to return to the mountains to practice dentistry. In her free time she enjoys backpacking, travelling, and the Asheville food scene.  Recently, she has made four trips to Haiti to provide free dental services. She and her husband have a puppy named Dallas.

Scott Parker Director of Developmnt

Warren Scott Parker

Director of Development &

Ryan White Coordinator

"As Director of Development and Ryan White Coordinator at WNCCHS I enjoy working with a diverse staff who are really invested in our community.  When we are truly invested in our community, the community invests in us."

Cody McKinney CFO

Cody McKinney

Chief Financial Officer

Cody has over 30 years in the accounting and financial management arena.  He has 20 years in public accounting, including running his own CPA firm for twelve years where he focused on not-for-profit and governmental accounting and auditing. 

Cody has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and a Masters of Business Administration from Regis University.  As a dedicated life-long learner, he has also attended Warren Wilson College and Appalachian State University.  Cody has served on Boards of Directors of numerous not-for-profit organizations, and is a past member of the Spruce Pine Rotary Club. 

Cody is a member of Western North Carolina Church in Spruce Pine, NC.  He is married, and he has two sons.  His most proud moment was being named “Father of the Year” by WLOS TV in Asheville in 2009 for his commitment to caring for his son with cerebral palsy.  His hobbies include fly fishing, watching soccer and UNC Tar Heels sports, early American history, and data analytics.

Del Kennedy Director of Human Resources

Thomas "Del" Kennedy

Director Of Human Resources

Thomas D. “Del” Kennedy is an experienced professional with an extensive background in business.  During his career he has previously worked for United Parcel Service, Coca-Cola Consolidated, HMS Host, and ProBuild.  Having earned an Associate in Applied Science degree in Business Administration and another in Accounting, he returned to college and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resource Development.  With more than thirty years of experience he has a well-rounded knowledge of business operations and the human assets required for success.

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Josh

Childers

Facilities & Information Technology Director

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Ann
Rubino
, MSPH, FACHE

Chief Operating Officer

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Dr. Todd Wallenius Medical Director

Dr. Todd Wallenius

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Wallenius entered medicine with a desire to provide whole person, team based, integrated behavioral health primary medical care to individuals and families in a community health center setting.  After completing UNC School of Medicine at Chapel Hill, where he earned awards in Family Medicine, Community Service and The James Bell Bullitt Award in recognition of unusual achievement, Dr. Wallenius completed a Family Medicine Residency and Behavioral Medicine Fellowship at MAHEC.  Dr. Wallenius maintains certifications from the American Boards of Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine, and the American Academy of HIV Medicine.  Dr. Wallenius joined WNCCHS in 1998, and has served as Medical Director since 2012. 

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Jamie
Ferguson

VP of Quality & Population Health

Jamie comes to Asheville from southeast Michigan where she worked in community health care and public health settings since finishing school in 2005. She brings with her a love for data and how it can be used to tell stories to improve healthcare services and patient outcomes. She holds a Masters degree in Applied Medical Anthropology from the University of Memphis and another in Public Health Epidemiology from the University of Michigan.

 

She is married with two daughters, and together they enjoy camping with their dogs, going on adventures, learning new things, meeting new people and cheering on the University of Michigan football team.