Graduated with a BSBA with a Major in Management from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette
20+ years Management and Executive Leadership Experience
15+ years experience in Senior Care
AHCA’s Future Leader of American in Long Term Care
Has been licensed as a Nursing Home Administrator in five states
Has worked with Senior Care Communities in over 13 states across the country
Strengths / Skills: Executive Coaching, Mission/Purpose, Culture, Core Values, Leadership, Strategic Planning, Streamlining Operations, Improving Customer Experiences, Time Mgmt, etc.
Adamant reader and searcher of wisdom, knowledge and truth
Wife: Samantha. Sons: Andy and Tristan
When he is not working, he LOVES to saddle up and ride mountain bikes all over the country
Bill Wagner is a CPA who earned his BBA and MBA from Pittsburg State University.
Bill has a background in public accounting, manufacturing, and real estate development/hospitality, both with private and publicly traded companies.
Bill has participated in many financing transactions including construction loans, operating loans, sale leaseback transactions, and joint ventures.
Bill also has experience with company acquisitions and divestitures.
Vice President of Operations
Carol has worked with the community seniors for the past 25 years
She has served as a Director of Nursing and Administrator prior to serving as the V.P. of Operations for Axiom
Carol believes in the concept of Resident Centered Care, i.e. I.L.E.E., putting the resident first in all aspects of care and services.
Carol is married with three children
She is currently the Kansas representative for the American Health Care Future Leader Program, based in Washington, D.C.
Carol is active in her home community of Augusta, KS and serves as the Medical Officer for the Wichita Battalion of the Navy Seal Cadets.
For Axiom, Carol carries her clothing and make-up in her car so she can leave at a moment's notice to any of our buildings.
Carol's strong suit is regulations, this makes up for her inability to remember anyone's name.
She is fun, funny, and knows a lot of trivial information.
Sr. VP of Clinical Services
35 years’ experience as an RN, 25 years experience with nursing administration
10 years experience managing skilled units.
Experience managing acute rehabilitation, Long Term Acute Care, Cardiac and Neuroscience service lines (ICU, Step down, Telemetry and medical-surgical units), and emergency room. Other nursing experience includes starting outpatient clinics, wound care clinics, managing education departments, infection control/employee health, CQI/PI, and risk management.
Nursing Diploma from Asbury School of Nursing, Licensed RN
Bachelor of Science from Kansas State Teachers – Major in Biology and minor in Chemistry
Master of Science in Nursing from Wichita State University – Double major: Nursing Administration and Adult Health and Certified as APRN-CNS
Sigma Theta Tau (National Nursing Honor Society)
Member of Kansas State Nurses Association.
Married to husband Jim. We have two children that are married and we have four granddaughters. She also enjoys going to car shows with her husband and gardening, cooking and hiking.
VP of Human Resources
Graduated with a B.S. from Wichita State University and an MBA from Oklahoma City University
Over 20 years of HR & management experience in multi-office and multi-state environments
Maintains certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) & SHRM-SCP (Senior Certified Professional)
Member of Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Came to Axiom from Pyxis, Inc. where she served as the HR Director for over 14 years
Strengths include organizational and leadership development, training, benefits administration, compliance, and employee relations
Loves HR because it allows her to contribute to the building of a strong company through interaction with employees at all levels of the organization
Married to Robert, with 3 young adult kids, and 5 grand kids she adores
Graduated with a B.B.A. from Fort Hays State University with a Major in Accounting
Brenda has over 20 years of accounting experience
Certified Public Accountant
15 + years of experience in non-profit healthcare
Strengths include financial statement preparation, Budgeting, Strategic Planning, EHR Software Training
Member of AICPA and KSCPA
Came to Axiom from Harry Hynes Hospice
Married to Mike, with two daughters, Lauren & Allie
In her spare time, she enjoys watching her daughters sporting activities, spending time at the lake, and getting creative with her craft business, KK Designs.