Meet The Leadership Team
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.
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.
Chelsea Dole, RN – Clinical Manager / Director of Nursing
Chelsea Dole, RN is Clinical Manager/Director of Nursing. Chelsea grew up in NW Kansas and graduated from Norton High School and Colby Community College with her RN degree. She has nearly 10 years of nursing experience in direct patient care in an acute care hospital and as Director of Nursing in a skilled nursing facility.
Before becoming Clinical Manager, Chelsea cared for patients with Guardian for more than a year. “I’m excited about my new position while most of all I want to support our strong team of nurses and therapists as we help people live their best quality of life at home,” Chelsea shared.
As the Mom of two young kids and a berne doodle named Mila, Chelsea spends her free time with her family.
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.