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Ana Pallés Yelen

Ana Pallés Yelen

Co-Founder and Executive Director (ret.), BA, MS, HTCP, CSP, CHTP

Ana is a visionary leader who guided leading-edge strategic management projects in the high tech corporate sector for 15 years. Ana’s experience with organization development and team leadership, produced thoughtful, innovative solutions in the fast-paced corporate environment. Ana believes in promoting wellness, balance and self-empowerment and has spent the past 18 years pursuing education in various mind-body disciplines. Seeking to support our veterans with chronic pain and PTSD symptoms, Ana co-Founded Healing Warriors Program and drove the role of Executive Director for 9 years. Ana graduated with Honors from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, and with Honors from Regis University with a Masters of Science in Management. Ana’s training includes multiple management and leadership certifications in addition to certification in various integrative care therapies. Ana is also the recipient of numerous leadership awards, including the 2021 AARP Purpose Prize and 2021 BizWest Media-Women of Distinction Awards for Non-Profits as well as the 2021 Bizwest Notable Women in Non-Profits award.  Ana leads by prioritizing the welfare of the Service Member and their family and is recognized amongst her colleagues for her leadership excellence and quality delivery.

Karen Orlosky

Karen Orlosky

Clinic Director

Karen Orlosky has had an extensive career in the health field. Karen’s early work was as an Anesthesiologist Assistant, a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2003 and a Certified CranioSacral Therapist. Karen has accepted the role of HIPAA Officer at Healing Warriors Program, and is diligent in ensuring training and processes are maintained to safeguard privacy. Karen is also trained in equine therapeutic practices and in addition to her work with Healing Warriors Program, Karen can often be found providing training and care at various equine therapy centers. Karen feels that her work with both humans and animals provides her with a unique and profound balance to her work.

Janet Hatfield

Janet Hatfield

Non-profit Development Manager

Janet Hatfield has navigated business development for both the non-profit and for-profit sectors for many years. Janet has over 20 years of successful advertising, marketing, and events management experience as well as various operational leadership roles in everything from healthcare, technology, publishing and construction trade associations.

Janet thrives on creativity and collaboration, cultivating partnerships and relationships while also identifying new opportunities for growth and financial success. Janet is looking forward to expanding her network of relationships and creating new partnerships through the Healing Warriors Program. She also hopes to develop some unique opportunities for volunteers along the way.

Janet comes from a long line of military family members and understands the unique challenges and opportunities available for Veterans and their families. She believes that through education and advocacy, we can help expand the Healing Warriors Program’s footprint across Colorado and Wyoming’s Veteran populations.

Tim Aichholz

Tim Aichholz

Clinic Operations Manager

Tim Aichholz is an 8-year Army Veteran, was stationed at Fort Richardson AK, and at Fort Campbell KY. Tim has worked a variety of jobs since leaving the Army, mostly customer service oriented, but with several IT/Technological projects along the way. Tim moved to Fort Collins in January 2021, and started with Healing Warriors in June of 2021, and helped with the implementation of our new EHR system, working the Front Desk, and assisted with the Client Care Navigation team. Tim was recently promoted as Clinic Operations Manager and loves working with his fellow veterans, and really enjoys working at Healing Warriors.

Dani Dalla

Financial Manager

Charles Wear

Charles Wear

Clinic Manager

Charles began studying acupuncture and Chinese medicine as a way to help military Veterans deal with chronic pain and PTSD following their military service. Acupuncture helped him to overcome his own issues with pain, depression and social anxiety. As a Veteran himself, it is something that he is very passionate about and puts serving his Brothers and Sisters as a top priority in life. Through acupuncture and Chinese herbalism, Charles is able to help Veterans and their family members to achieve a level wellness that was not attainable before. Recently stepping into the role as Clinic Manager, Charles is now able to help guide the directions that Healing Warriors Program grows into by creating systems to improve the level of care that Veterans receive and ensuring that each client has the best possible outcomes with their healthcare.

Brandon Stockton

Brandon Stockton

Business Process Manager/Technical Writer

Brandon Stockton grew up in Fort Collins and served 8 years in the Navy specializing in process improvement and earned a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. After his time in the military, Brandon continued his education and earned a BA in Organizational Leadership. Brandon lives in Colorado with his wife, son, and dog Blu. Brandon has multiple project cars in the works and plans to travel with his family in their VW bus.

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