Gwen Loyd, BSN, MSN, MBA -Clinical Manager
With nearly 25 years of professional nursing experience, Gwen brings a wealth of skill caring for patients in a wide range of settings including hospital inpatient, medical clinic, emergency medicine and home care. Gwen earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Fort Hays State University, then a Master of Science in Nursing and a Master of Business Administration degree from Western Governor’s University. With a breadth of local and national healthcare experience, Gwen has also been instrumental in teaching and training new nurses in several organizations.
“I have a strong personal and professional commitment to patient care and I’m honored to serve with the highly-regarded team at Guardian Home Care,” Gwen says. “Together with other community healthcare providers, it's fulfilling to helping people enjoy living at home as long as possible.”
Gwen has responsibility for patient care, clinical operations, compliance, patient satisfaction and growth for Guardian Home Care.
Gwen is a native of Logan, KS where she currently lives with her son Brennan.
Ashley Glennemeier, LPN- Home Care Manager
Ashley Glennemeier, LPN has more than 10 years of healthcare experience including home care, long term care, hospital, skilled care rehab services, outpatient clinic services, and case management/discharge planning.
Ashley began her nursing career as a CNA working in long term care. After graduating high school she attended Colby Community College earning her LPN. She began working in the hospital setting assuming multiple roles including acute, skilled, outpatient clinic, and eventually case management. Ashley has a passion for nursing and goes above and beyond expectations to provide personalized care while taking a hands-on and personal approach with patients and family to educate and listen.
Ashley’s role at Guardian is to assist the Clinical Manager with daily office duties, patient referrals and intake, prior authorizations, patient visits as needed, and other administrative duties.
Ashley and her husband, Gregg Glennemeier, have three children: Tyson, Brynn, and Evelyn. Ashley enjoys being at home with her family, cooking, baking, and gardening.
Dani Hartwell - Home Health Manager
Dani Hartwell joined Guardian after 15 years of working with children in the Head Start program in the Norton area. She manages the care of clients in several of the 18 NW Kansas counties Guardian serves. Dani says she came to Guardian because she "wants to make a difference and loves seeing people thrive."
In addition to managing homemaker and personal care services for people in the counties we serve, Dani leads many aspects of compliance and payroll.
Dani grew up in St. George, Utah and moved to Norton 20 years ago with her family. She has one son and two daughters. Dani's commitment to people extends far beyond work. In 2014, Dani helped start the Norton Stealerz softball team and she's an avid community volunteer.
Rickele Gilmore - Care Manager
Born and raised in Norton, Rickele joined the Guardian team after serving as a Patient Access Representative at Norton County Hospital. Rickele says she especially loves helping fill patients' needs when situations are full of unknowns, like can happen with health issues. She is a good listener and enjoys connecting people for continuing care at home.
Rickele is married to Justin and they have two daughters. In her free time, she loves working on their family farm and camping at surrounding area lakes.
Corrine Everson Dix, MHA, NREMT - Chief Executive Officer
Corrine came to Guardian with years of experience in patient care and hospital administration. She served in not-for-profit healthcare with Saint Luke's Health System and for-profit with HCA Midwest Health in the Kansas City area since 1989. Corrine relocated to Rooks County, Kansas where she grew up to lead Guardian Home Health, Guardian Home Care and Rice, PA, the company that owns and operates retail pharmacies, Moffet Drug and Ward Drug.
She is leads these organizations' strategic focus areas: Quality Patient Care, Customer Service, People, Finance, and Growth.
"I am delighted to serve with our clinical teams caring for patients at home and in pharmacies providing access to care and medications."
Corrine earned her bachelor's degree from Kansas State University and her master's degree in Healthcare Administration from Webster University. She also graduated from Central Jackson County Fire Protection District's Academy and is a nationally registered Emergency Medical Technician.
Corrine is married and has three adult kids, Maggie, Anna and Ethan. She enjoys gardening, walking and visiting family. She is also a volunteer EMT in Rooks County.