Indiana Wellness Consultants, LLC

About

Building Healthier Communities in Indiana.

History

IWC is a woman-owned and managed social services consulting firm specializing in Indiana Medicaid Programs. Certified by the State of Indiana as a Woman Business Enterprise, IWC's decentralized organizational structure enables it to draw on the talents of health care and social service professionals throughout our service area to most efficiently meet our client's needs. IWC specializes in delivering custom-designed outreach programs including seminars, back-to-school events, community-specific programs, educational material, and a wide variety of health care and social services related training programs. For example, below are some of the services IWC now offers:

  • Provide tailored community outreach services for state health care programs;

  • Recruit and manage licensed individuals to complete PASRR assessments; and

  • Provide local Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with tailored outreach training, strategic outreach plans and project management

 

Get in touch

We at IWC know how complicated and time-sensitive healthcare is in Indiana. Feel free to contact us to learn more about our services or receive an estimate.

 
 

Who Are We?

 
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Owner and Project Manager

Kathleen Daly Kline

Kathleen is the President and sole owner of IWC. IWC delivers focused, personal attention to each client. IWC consists of a qualified and diverse team of individuals in their healthcare field. Kathleen established IWC in 2010, in part to respond to a request by a client to provide health care outreach services in the State of Indiana. Since 2010, IWC has expanded its services and contracts to include a team of over 30 independent contractors.

Kathleen holds a Masters of Science in Counseling and Human Services from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Bowling Green State University. She is also a State-licensed school counselor in Indiana.  During these years, Kathleen worked with First Steps, Healthy Families and local community schools.

Prior to moving to Indiana with her family in 1997, Kathleen worked in Washington D.C. as Chief Clerk on the United States Senate Subcommittee on Information & Regulation, a Subcommittee of Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs. Kathleen worked in the Senate for 5 years before moving on to the American Humane Association where she worked as a legislative analyst for three years.   

Kathleen worked in the Northwest Region on behalf of MDwise Inc. from 2001 through 2010. In 2010 she founded Indiana Wellness Consultants, a state certified Women’s Business Enterprise.

Kathleen is currently is an active Board member of LIFT, an organization through the Marshall County Community Foundation.  LIFT is a group of women working together to mentor and inspire local women seeking information, skills, and resources to better their personal and professional lives.

 

Additional Qualifications

  • Indiana licensed school counselor

  • Active LIFT board member, mentors and links local women to information, skills and resources to better their personal and professional lives

  • Licensed Health and Life Insurance Producer

Previous Work Experience

  • Chief Clerk on U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Governmental Affairs

  • Legislative Analyst for the American Humane Association

  • Northwest Indiana consultant for MDwise

  • Worked with First Steps, Healthy Families & Local community school

 
 
 

 
 
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Consultant

Kim Eldridge

Kim has been part of the IWC team since 2010. She currently holds a State-licensed resident producer for accident and health insurance. Kim’s formal background is in Marketing/Advertising having worked for Hal Riney & Partners Advertising Agency ( a division of Publicis Worldwide) for 9 years on Michigan Avenue in Chicago as well as McKinsey & Company, the world’s largest consulting firm at their Chicago location.

Kim has experience as an event planner with the prior positions in Chicago as well as with Kim Eldridge Special Events, a local events company. Kim has also worked in marketing, events and community services for a local FQHC as well as working as an Employment Consultant with a large agency devoted to working with those who have disabilities in Northwest Indiana.

 Kim has certification as both an Outreach Specialist and an Employment Consultant. Kim is a member of numerous coalitions across 7 counties in Indiana and is currently on the Executive Boards of the Porter County Tobacco Education and Prevention Coalition, the Wellness Coalition of Porter County and the Purdue Extension Executive Committee.

 

Activities & Affiliations

  • Porter County Tobacco Education and Prevention Coalition, Executive Board

  • Wellness Coalition of Porter County, Executive Board

  • Purdue Extension Executive Committee

  • Licensed Health and Life Insurance Producer

Previous Work Experience

  • Hal Riney & Partners Advertising Agency

  • McKinsey & Company

  • Work with local FQHCs and as a Employment Consultant with a large agency devoted to working with those who have disabilities in NW Indiana.

 
 

 
 
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COnsultant

MONICA CAVINDER

Monica has worked with IWC since 2013. Monica holds degrees in Sociology and American Studies, with a concentration in Latin America. She's multilingual and has studied in four different countries.

She is a Licenced Health and Life Insurance Producer for the state of Indiana, and a Certified Agent for the Federally-Facilitated Health Insurance Marketplace. She is also  trained on health and wellness topics, including HIPPA. She has expertise in treating disadvantaged and medically frail populations including women, racial and ethnic minorities, limited-English speakers, the aged, and the Deaf.

As a graduate of Leadership LaPorte County, she values team-building and citizenship. While serving as Executive Board Member for Drug-Free Partnership of LaPorte County, she collaborated successfully with many partners, agencies, and coalitions. Passionate about health and wellness, Monica has over 18 years of experience in various aspects of the medical field. Monica held a position as Assistant Manager for two medical offices in New York State. She worked in various areas  including front desk, billing, and inventory.

In 2009 she became Intake Coordinator for HealthLinc, working closely with patients for clinic enrollment. Monica was also Program Director for El Puente Hispanic Community Center. In 2010 she served as Program Director for Covering Kids & Families of LaPorte County, where she developed the 100% Campaign to identify and assist uninsured school children.  

Monica also owns and operates her business as a Trained Interpreter and Translator. She offers Spanish language and culture services to schools, government agencies, social service providers, non-profits, and businesses.

Work Experience

  • Intake Coordinator for HealthLinc

  • Program Director for El Puente Hispanic Community Center

  • Program Director for Covering Kids & Families of LaPorte County

Licenses and Affiliations

  • Licensed Health and Life Insurance Producer

  • Certified Agent for the Federally-Facilitated Health Insurance Marketplace

  • Trained on health and wellness topics, including HIPPA

  • Graduate of Leadership LaPorte County

  • Executive Board Member for Drug-Free Partnership of LaPorte County

  • Trained Interpreter and Translator, owner

 
 

 
 

COnsultant

PEGGY HENSLEY

Peggy is the East Central Outreach Consultant for Indiana Wellness Consultants. Peggy has been apart of the IWC team since 2013. Peggy has a General Studies Diploma and is currently working towards completing her BS in Business Administration. She is also a  State-licensed resident producer for accident and health insurance. Prior to working as a Consultant, Peggy worked as a Home Health Aide and a Respite Care worker. During that time, she worked with people with disabilities and managed waiver homes. She is a member of several coalitions in the counties she services and volunteers regularly.

Licenses and Affiliations

  • State-licensed resident producer for accident and health insurance

  • Member of several coalitions in the counties she services

  • Volunteers regularly

Work Experience

  • Home Health Aide

  • Respite Care worker

 
 

 
 
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COnsultant

TAMIKA SAUNDERS

Tamika is the lead outreach and enrollment consultant for north central Indiana. She has amassed a great deal of experience in health care since joining the Indiana Wellness Consultants team in 2013. Tamika is licensed as an accident and health producer in the State of Indiana and she holds a certificate in the Federally-Facilitated Health Insurance Marketplace.

Tamika earned an Ed.S in School Counseling, M.A. in Professional Counseling and a B.S. in Psychology.  In the role of professional school counselor, Tamika was afforded several leadership opportunities including serving as the project manager of the academy’s Positive Behavior Support Team and leader of the Student Support Team. Tamika also has voluntary leadership experience as the former vice president and president of Chicopee Crossing Homeowners Association.

Licenses and Affiliations

  • State-licensed accident and health producer

  • Certificate in the Federally-Facilitated Health Insurance Marketplace.

Work Experience

  • Project Manager of the academy’s Positive Behavior Support Team

 
 

 
 

COnsultant

DEE SCOTT-SMITH

Delibra is the Northeast Outreach Consultant for Indiana Wellness Consultants.  Dee has been a part of the IWC team since 2012. Dee currently has an AAS in Liberal Arts and a General Studies Diploma.  Dee is Licensed as resident producer for accident and health insurance for the State of Indiana. Dee has worked as Director of Admissions and Marketing for a Long Term Health Care Facility.  Dee has also been a part of the Parkview Hospital team as a Lab Assistant and Outpatient Registration. Dee is currently working towards completing her BS in Business with focus on Health Care Management.

Licenses and Affiliations

  • Licensed as resident producer for accident and health insurance for the State of Indiana

Work Experience

  • Director of Admissions and Marketing for a Long Term Health Care Facility

  • Lab Assistant and Outpatient Registration, Parkview Hospital


 

The team!