Associate Leaders | ProMedica Memorial Hospital


Amy Breidenbach, R.N.
Interim Director, Pain Management Center

Amy Breidenbach leads the Memorial Hospital Pain Management Center. Amy has been a nurse for 17 years; she has worked at Memorial Hospital for 14 of those years. Amy has been with pain management at Memorial since 2008 – serving as clinical coordinator from 2011 – 2013. In addition to pain management nursing experience, Amy has worked in intensive care, cardiac/pulmonary rehabilitation and HealthLink. Amy lives near Tiffin with her husband and three children.


Ann Smith, R.N., M.P.H., C.I.C.

Director, Quality and Infection Control

Ann Smith has been with Memorial Hospital since 2010. She is a graduate of St. Vincent Mercy School of Nursing with a diploma in nursing. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Bowling Green State University in Consortium with The University of Toledo. Ann earned a Master of Public Health, with an administration concentration from the Northwest Ohio Consortium for Public Health (BGSU/UT); she is also certified in infection control through the Certification Board for Infection Control (CBIC).


hospital fremont ohioAnnette Overmyer, C.D.V.S.
Manager, Volunteers & Golden Threads

Annette Overmyer has been with Memorial Hospital for over 31 years. She is the manager of the Golden Threads Senior Program, volunteer department and interpreter services. Annette is certified through the Ohio Health Care Volunteer Management Association; her passion is working with senior citizens.

Annette and her family are actively involved with the Sandusky County Fair. She also has four horses, four dogs, 23 cats (all outside barn cats that she would be glad to part ways with) and one rooster.


Becky Edge, R.N., B.S.N., C.O.H.N.-S
Director, Occupational Health/HealthLink

Becky Edge has been with Memorial Hospital since 1998. Becky earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Detroit Mercy. She is a certified occupational health nurse. Prior to becoming an occupational health nurse, Becky worked as a critical care nurse.


Carrie Drown, M.S.N., M.B.A.
Director, Memorial Home Health

Carrie Drown has worked at Memorial Hospital since 1987. She attended The University of Toledo/MCO for her B.S.N. and M.S.N., and earned her M.B.A. from Tiffin University. Carrie has been in home health care for over 20 years. What Carrie enjoys most about her job helping patients return to their home to recover following illnesses or surgeries.

When Carrie is not at work, her four children keep her very busy.


hospital emergency care fremont ohioChasity A. O’Neill
Director, Development & Marketing

Chasity O’Neill has been with Memorial Hospital since 2008. She came to the hospital from The University of Toledo, where she worked as a director of development. She also previously work for the Medical College of Ohio Foundation as their director of annual giving. Chasity is a graduate of The University of Toledo with a degree in Communication.

She was born and raised in Ashtabula, Ohio and now lives with her husband Kyle in Elmore. They have two children, Sophia and Brennan.


emergency care hospital fremont ohioCorey Leber, R.N.
Director, Emergency Department

Corey Leber has been with Memorial Hospital since 2010. Previous to joining Memorial Hospital, Corey worked for several years at Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky, where he was the emergency charge nurse and helped the facility achieve a Level Three Trauma Certification.

Corey especially enjoys working with the challenging and progressive environment found within the Memorial Hospital Emergency Department; he describes himself as having a “great passion for emergency nursing.” Corey earned an associate degree in nursing from Lorain County Community College.


Denise Woolley, C.P.M.S.M., C.P.C.S.
Director, Medical Staff Services

Denise Woolley is the Director of Medical Staff Services at Memorial Hospital, Fremont. She has been affiliated with Memorial since 1985, managing the organization of the medical staff, which includes physician recruitment/retention/relations, credentialing, and continuing medical education. Denise is a member of the Ohio Network Physician Recruiters, and Ohio Association Medical Staff Services where she has served on the Board of Directors as President. She is also a member of the National Association Medical Staff Services. Denise holds certifications as a Certified Professional in Medical Services Management and also Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist..


Dustin Hufford
Chief Information Officer

Dustin Hufford is Memorial Hospital’s Chief Information Officer (CIO). As Memorial Hospital’s CIO, Dustin has been the leader for the hospital’s $6.7 million technology enhancement initiative, Project ASPIRE. Previously, he has work as a health information technology consultant and as a system network administrator in Philadelphia. Dustin has also worked for the Coker Group out of Dallas Texas. He has a degree in Information Systems from Drexel University. In his spare time, Dustin enjoys traveling, reading and watching movies – he’s actually quite a movie buff.


Jeff Vogel, M.A., L.P.C.C.
Director, The Center for Mental Health & Well-Being

Jeff Vogel is a licensed professional clinical counselor. He works with children, adolescents, adults, families and couples. Some of Jeff’s specialties include working with abuse related issues, chemical dependency, mood disorders – such as depression and bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders and many other mental health issues.


surgery fremont ohio hospitalJim Hawk, R.N., B.S.N.
Director, Surgical Services

Jim Hawk has been with Memorial Hospital since 2011. Previously, Jim worked Lima Memorial Hospital in Lima, Ohio. At Lima Memorial, he served in multiple leadership roles, including as the director of surgical services since 2002. He was the director of operations for eight units, including surgery, open heart, PACU, same-day outpatient unit, endoscopy, pre-admission testing, anesthesia and central supply. While at Lima Memorial, Jim also helped set up the hospital’s pain management center.

Jim earned his nursing degree from Lima Technical College and Bachelor of Science in applied management from Grand Canyon University.


Jodi Rucker, R.N., M.S.N.
Director, Med/Surg, ICU

Jodi Rucker is Memorial Hospital’s the director of medical/surgical and intensive care units. Jodi also leads ambulatory care and enterostomal therapy at the hospital. Jodi has more than ten years of acute care nursing experience. She has previously worked in critical care and emergency nursing. She is a member of the Ohio Nurses Association, Ohio Organization of Nurse Executives and the Emergency Nurses Association. Jodi lives in the Bellevue area with her husband and their children.


Joe Buti, B.A.
Director, Materials Management

Joe Buti has been with Memorial Hospital since 1994. He started as director of housekeeping and linen and also worked with hospice, facility hosts, and maintenance.

Joe received his Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from The Ohio State University. He is originally from Bellaire, Ohio. When Joe isn't hustling around the hospital, he enjoys spending time at Lake Erie, reading and following professional and college sports.


hospital fremont ohio therapistLeslie Meyer, M.A., L.P.C.C.
Director, Service and Organizational Excellence

Leslie Meyer's professional background includes 16 years of mental health and employee assistance counseling. Her experience in understanding human behavior and group dynamics has led her to focus on improving the patient experience at Memorial Hospital. She leads Memorial Hospital's service excellence initiatives and assists the hospital in focusing on improving to service provided to our patients.

Leslie has two teenage children and has been married for over 20 years. She enjoys traveling, spending time at Lakeside and competing in running and triathlon events.


Linda Fox, R.N.
Director, Obstetrics, Pediatrics

Linda Fox has been the director of the obstetrics department since 1985. She is a graduated of St. Vincet School of Nursing in Toledo, Ohio. In her free time, Linda enjoys boating, fishing and spending time with her family at their many sporting activities.


Nancy Brown, R.D.

Clinical Dietitian

Nancy Brown is a registered dietician who performs nutrition assessments for the hospital’s patients, assists individuals with meal plans and provides educational sessions on health topics related to healthy diet and general nutrition. Nancy earned a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Medical Dietetics from Morehead State University in Morehead Kentucky . Her favorite aspect of her job is helping people achieve their personal wellness goals.


Nate Perkins
Director, Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging

Nate has been with Memorial Hospital since 2010. He oversees Radiology and Cardiac Services at the hospital. Nate earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Findlay in Imaging Sciences and is a graduate of the Nuclear Medicine Institute of the University of Findlay. He is a registered nuclear medicine technologist through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board. Previous to joining Memorial, Nate served as the Assistant Director of Radiology at Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky.

Nate lives in Tiffin with his wife Jeni and daughter Adriana.


pharmacy fremont ohioRandy Koch, RPh
Director, Pharmacy

Randy Koch has been a registered pharmacist at Memorial Hospital since 1984. Koch is a graduate of The University of Toledo College of Pharmacy. In his spare  time, Randy enjoys spending time with his family and riding motorcycles.


Robert Alexander, B.S.
Director, Dietary Services

Rob Alexander has been with Memorial Hospital since 2006. He has worked in the food service industry since 1976, serving at many operational levels, and in six different state. Rob earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Accounting from Geneva College.

Rob enjoys gardening, sports, boating and following his three teenage sons participation in sports and many other activities.


physical therapist fremont ohioShannon Reardon, P.T.
Director, Physical Medicine

As the Memorial Hospital Director of Physical Medicine, Shannon Reardon oversees physical, occupational and speech therapy at the hospital. She is a licensed physical therapist and is also credentialed by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Shannon earned her Bachelor of Science in physical therapy from The Ohio State University.

Shannon is a member of Memorial Hospital's Employee of Choice Team, FamilyFest Planning Committee and Rewards and Recognition Team.


Tally Gallogly, M.A., L.P.C.C.
Manager, Summit Employee Assistance Program

Tally Gallogly is a licensed Mental Health Therapist and Chemical Dependency Counselor. He is also a Certified Employee Assistance Professional. Tally has been a professional counselor for 19 years. With Summit EAP, he works to provide professional counseling and consultation services to over forty companies and area hospitals.

Tally lives in Port Clinton, Ohio with his wife Kathy and their two children Ty and Meghan.


hospice fremont ohio vicki nurseVicki Meade, R.N.
Director, Hospice of Memorial Hospital

Vicki Meade is a graduate of Providence Hospital School of Nursing. She has worked with Hospice of Memorial Hospital for 20 years, being director since 2009. Vicki’s passion is to continue to care for the people in this community as hospice has for the past 25 years.

Vicki was born and raised in Clyde, Ohio; she has spent most of her life in this community. She presently lives in Clyde with her husband Ron. Vicki has two children in college.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, spending time outdoors and relieving her stress at boot camp class.


William Yenrick, M.B.A.
Director, Laboratory Services

Will Yenrick has been with Memorial Hospital since 2013. Will is a graduate of The Ohio State University Medical Laboratory Science Program; he earned his Master of Business Administration from Bowling Green State University.

Previous to joining Memorial, Will served as Med Tech III at the ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital Laboratory. Will has participated as part of ProMedica Labs’ CAP inspection team, and has served on the St. Luke’s Laboratory Process Improvement Team. Will is also a faculty instructor for the ProMedica – The University of Toledo Medical Laboratory Science Program.