Meet The Team

  • Mani Rao, MBA

    Position: Managing Director, Partner

    "My vision is to help others in every possible manner by utilizing my passions, my past work experiences in the healthcare field, and my education. At Mindful TMS Neurocare Center, I am committed, along with my staff to help patients achieve a full recovery from depression through TMS treatment and by nurturing and caring for their needs."

  • Teresa D. McKelvy, MBA

    Position: Chief Operating Officer

    “I have a passion to help people fulfill their dreams, and live a healthy and happy life. TMS is a small investment to put you on the road to a life that you have only dreamed of. We want to help patients out of their depressive state one treatment at a time. Here is a quote that I live by that ignites my fire for helping others: “Some live their lives for an award, but we live our lives to reward, we serve.” ― Bernard Kelvin Clive

  • Sameen Hosseini, BS

    Position: Business Development Manager

    “I am highly committed to making a difference in the lives that I touch, whether it is through my volunteer work, advocacy endeavors, or my career. I have always been passionate about helping others achieve their truest potential and live their lives to the fullest extent. I chose the mental health field, as it enables me to educate others, fight stigma, and provide novel treatments to help patients lead a happier, healthier life. I achieve these goals by offering the best version of myself, my knowledge, and my leadership skills to every aspect of my involvement.”

  • Marisa Franson, BS

    Position: TMS Therapist | Chicago Practice Manager

    "I have always believed that the most noble journey in our lives is our pursuit of happiness. On my journey, I have realized that it brings me the utmost joy to help others pursue their own version of happiness. This has led to my career in mental health. I believe in fighting for a world where mental illness is destigmatized, and treatments are available to those who need a little extra help. TMS is a novel treatment that can improve lives, tremendously. I am committed and excited to provide the best care possible using my education, experience, and enthusiasm for helping others. I look forward to helping our clients in their unique pursuit of happiness!"

  • Pamela Gehant-Smith, MS, LCPC

    Position: TMS Clinical Therapist

    “For the past 20 years, as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), I have had the pleasure of dedicating my professional career to those who are struggling with mental health issues. I am very excited to bring my broad range of clinical knowledge and experience to Mindful TMS Neurocare to help each patient make powerful and meaningful changes in their lives with TMS. My colleagues and I pride ourselves on providing the best care possible by educating and warmly welcoming each patient, their family members, loved ones, and friends.”

  • Abbie Holba, BS

    Position: TMS Therapist | Wheaton Practice Manager

    “I have always had a passion to help individuals achieve their goals and find happiness within themselves.  Working in the mental health field has provided me with the opportunity to support and positively impact the lives of others. Here at Mindful TMS, we are committed to working with our patients to meet them where they are in life, and to provide an optimal treatment which best suits their needs.”

  • Ashlee Tobias, BA

    Position: TMS Therapist | Hinsdale Practice Manager

    “I believe in a world where people do not have to feel controlled by their mental illness. I aspire to help bridge the gap between the mind and body so that mental illness can be treated with the same care and priority as any physical condition. This passion has led me to my career in mental health, helping those living with a mental illness through cutting-edge TMS technology. I am dedicated to helping others recognize their inner strength, obtain the ability to overcome the obstacles they face, and live a fulfilling life.”

  • Emilie Mies, BS

    Position: TMS Therapist

    "I believe mental health is too often neglected as an integral part of our overall wellbeing. It is so important to open up a dialogue about mental illness in order to break down stigma and allow us all to grow. My goals are to equip others with the knowledge and tools necessary to become their happiest selves and to aid in getting them on the path to a happy and fulfilling life. Inside every one of us is the potential to do astounding things, and I hope to help our patients realize that."

  • Kerri Walker, BA

    Position: Medical Biller

    “I have dedicated my career to helping patients and their families to effectively navigate the healthcare system to ensure that they receive the best care possible. At Mindful TMS, I have the opportunity to assist our patients through the financial process in order to guarantee a seamless experience. I find my work at Mindful TMS deeply rewarding, as I am able to watch patients completely transform and finally achieve relief.”

  • Katie Kadlec

    Position: Financial Analyst

    “It has always been deeply important to me to strive to make a positive and impactful difference in the lives of others through my career. Mindful TMS Neurocare Centers has given me the opportunity to do just that! Each day, I am inspired and motivated by our core mission to improve the lives of others through TMS therapy and our unique Mindful Approach. I know that our patients truly feel a difference in the care and compassion we provide at Mindful TMS.”