MEET OUR TEAM
We are a diverse, compassionate, & expert care team dedicated to providing quality physical, psychological, and social/spiritual care.
PENNY KOVAL, FOUNDER

I am a wife, mom, chiropractor and the founder of LivingWell Institute. I currently serve as the Director of Care at LWI.

 

I have spent the past 3 decades caring for people who suffer and they have taught me so much about life, health and the power of the human spirit.

 

I am a wife, mom, chiropractor and the founder of LivingWell Institute. I currently serve as the Director of Care at LWI.

 

I have spent the past 3 decades caring for people who suffer and they have taught me so much about life, health and the power of the human spirit.

 

JULIE DORMER, OFFICE MANAGER

I am the mother of three wonderful kids. I enjoy being involved with LivingWell Institute because I get to meet new people throughout the day.

 

I am passionate about helping others through music and volunteering.

RICK VUKMANIC, DIRECTOR OF FAMILY CARE

After working for almost 30 years in Child Welfare, I am excited to walk down a different path of accompanying families and individuals on their journey, hoping to explore new possibilities and sustainable options. 

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MIRANDA NIXON

My professional and personal life have provided me with the opportunities to empower others and make a difference everyday. I am passionate about the care and support of others by being their through the journey. 

I am excited to take my experiences and provide a difference in the lives of families we serve at Living Well. 

KAREN GISH, RIVER EXCHANGE DIRECTOR

My background in Health Education and 20 years of experience in spiritual care has fueled my belief in the power of a new beginning. 

 

I am a mother of three fun, adventurous young adults. My passion is found in photography, outdoor adventure, creative expression, and inspiring people with hope.

 

MARK POTTS

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Happily in my second career after retiring from corporate life, where I performed in marketing, general management and behavioral change roles.  

 

My passion is leveraging my work and life experience to help people achieve their dreams and become the person they were meant to be.  I love exploring the outdoors with my family and friends.

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CALEB KOVAL

I have a business administration degree from Widener University,  where I played football for the Widener Pride.

I enjoy hunting and fishing as well as all things fitness. I enjoy family time and alone time! LivingWell institute has been my life for the past 20 some years so when asked why I do LivingWell I quite simply say it’s been me and my family’s life work.s. 

I want to help create an environment where people and families can live well.

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ADRIANA VUKMANIC

Before joining the LivingWell team, I spent the first part of my career working in various areas of law and government at both the county and national level.  I am excited to continue my career with LivingWell where I can follow my passion for finding truth and helping others to live well. 

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ANGIE MORROW

My passion is to help family and friends with loved ones suffering from the disease of addiction.  I am here to share my experiences and walk besides those in their journey.  Finding hope and providing support can make a dark day turn a little brighter.  

 

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LAUREN LEZON

I've spent the past 13 years raising my 5 amazing children.  In that time I've gained a understanding of how important it is to find your identity and walk it out. It's my passion to empower people to step into what they were created to be and walk with them in their process.  I believe that we need each other no matter where we are in life!  We are all in this together, AS ONE!

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JODI YOUNG
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Working as a life coach, it’s exciting walking with those who want to be happy and healthy.  I have a passion for helping people craft meaningful change in their lives.

 

I am the mom of 4 young adults who all want to change the world, and have fun along the way.

Working as a life coach, it's exciting walking with those who want to be happy and healthy.  I have a passion for helping people craft meaningful change in their lives.  

I am the mom of 4 young adults who all want to change the world, and have fun along the way. 

BETSY EBERSOLE
STEPH EISENBISE

I have over 20 years of experience in nonprofit leadership, environmental and community health restoration, and education, providing a foundation for a unique, community-based approach to Whole Person Health & Recovery.

 

My passion is to build connections in the community and expand an innovative and experiential approach to health and well-being.

KYLEE KOVAL

I am currently working on a degree in Community Health.  I enjoy mentoring young kids and leading our 3D Balance class. 

 

I have a passion for fitness and nutrition which allows me to teach others to make changes to be healthy and feel good in their own body.  

 

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TRUFFLES

Truffles joined the LivingWell team as the first of our therapeutic nature-based farm program in 2021. She is a 10 year old donkey with long, soft ears which she constantly is turning as she at he’s each new person that comes to the farm. She loves carrots and is eager for affection. She is the smallest of the pack and has the biggest personality!

 

Our Farm Team 

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CALLIE

Callie is a 30 year old mule, a cross between a Belgian draft horse and a donkey. She joined the farm team as a companion for Truffles and recently gained permanent residence at the LivingWell Farm in her retirement from the neighbors Amish farm. Callie is shy and gentle, and she quickly warms up and loves to be close and have her nose and head rubbed.