Our Team

Our leadership team is a dedicated group of mission-driven and impact-oriented individuals. We’re passionate about reaching as many working, uninsured residents of our community as possible. Our mission is to open hearts and hands in love and understanding by providing compassionate health care and nurturing the working uninsured in Coffee, Franklin and Moore counties.  

Executive Director

Emilie is responsible for facilitating fundraising efforts and ensuring financial stability for the organization. She plays a critical role in outreach to local churches, civic groups, and local businesses, as well as oversees all of our clinic operations. Emilie joined the team as a volunteer in 2018 and returned to work full-time in 2020. most recently acting as the Outreach Coordinator. She earned an undergraduate degree in Biology and a master’s degree in Public Health with a concentration in Community Health from East Tennessee State University. In her free time, Emilie enjoys spending time outside and reading.

Nurse Practitioner

Faith joined the Partners for Healing team in 2016 as our Nurse Practitioner. After earning her first associate degree from Martin Methodist and attending Auburn for one year, she joined the U.S. Air Force where she served for four years. Following her service, Faith earned her associate degree in nursing from Calhoun Community College in Alabama, followed by her bachelor’s degree in nursing at Martin Methodist before going on to become a Nurse Practitioner in January 2016. When she is not at the office, Faith enjoys spending time on her farm with her husband and son.

Karla, Clinical Nurse

Karla recently moved to the area from Grand Praire TX, where she worked at a safety net hospital. She has been a registered nurse for 47 years. Her work in nursing started in Florida primarily working with cardiac patients, then she joined the Air Force. Karla’s time in the service took her all over the US and abroad. She spent a significant amount of time in Landstuhl Germany. There she cared for wounded refugees and service people. Further, she worked in infectious disease in Guyana. With the medical military in Cambodia, Bangladesh, and Egypt she worked on pandemic influenza plans. She holds two masters, one in public health and the other in healthcare administration. Her certifications include infection prevention and healthcare quality. Her expertise is in cardiac, primary care, infectious disease, surgery, orthopedics, critical care, quality and clinical effectiveness. In her free time she likes to read, hike, work in her yard, or spend time with her yorkies and her husband!

Community Health Worker

This position is currently vacant

Rosemary, Finance


Michelle has served Partners as our receptionist since 2021. She takes on numerous clerical administrative duties while greeting patients, scheduling appointments, and helping out the clinic in any way that she can. Michelle previously worked as a legal assistant and office manager for a disability law firm. When she is not at partners, Michelle enjoys crafting, sewing, and crocheting.