Our Staff

Carole AdlardCarole Adlard, s the Executive Director of Healthy Visions and has been connected with the organization since the very beginning –thirty years now! After graduating high school from St. Ursula Academy, she studied business management at the University of Notre Dame and eventually founded a nonprofit organization called Adoption Option, which ultimately transitioned into Healthy Visions (check out our History page). Carole is immensely passionate about giving young people the opportunity to change their stories for the better, and she is truly the backbone of the organization and the “Keeper of the Vision”. Carole lives in Montgomery, Ohio with her husband Ed, and has four adult children – three sons and one daughter. Whenever possible, she enjoys traveling, hiking, and biking.


 Josejoeph Fussner is in his second year with Healthy Visions as the Operations Director.  A local of South Eastern Indiana attending high school at Franklin County High School in Brookville followed by college at Purdue University, where he studied agricultural engineering.  During college, Joe found a drive to support youth while volunteering at a local youth group and has continued this volunteering with many church youth groups over the years.  Professionally, he spent his time since college working as an engineer before making the switch to non-profit work full-time this past spring.  Joe is VIRTUS certified and has had training in project management. Joe resides in Montgomery Ohio area and enjoys spending time hiking, bicycling, baking, watching movies, and hanging out with friends & family.  Joe hopes to bring the background support to Healthy Visions so the Classroom Facilitators can focus on engaging as many youth as possible to Change Their Story.
3Dean Kirker, is the Curriculum Developer for Healthy Visions and is currently in his fifth year with the organization. After serving as a Health Educator for three years, Dean has transitioned to content creation, scheduling, assistance with the eLearning program, and fundraising opportunities. Dean is a graduate from West Union High School, Northern Kentucky University, and Cincinnati Christian University. Armed with compassion, congeniality, and enough wit for six people, Dean thoroughly enjoys connecting with young people through Healthy Visions. He currently lives in Adams County, Ohio with his wife Erin and their daughter Arabella, working as both a full-time middle school teacher and part-time pastor at Grace Fellowship Church. His passions include ministry, disc golf, fantasy football, and board games.

Megan Sanchez is in her second year as Mentoring and Staff Administrator with Healthy Visions. Originally from Cleveland, Megan attended Avon Lake High School and graduated with a degree in psychology from the University of Cincinnati. Megan utilizes her background in psychology to aid our speakers in many areas. She also uses her keen attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and passion for order to contribute to the success of healthy visions. Megan lives in Mount Healthy, Ohio with her husband Carlos, a healthy visions speaker/mentor/facilitator, with whom they have a son Gideon and 3 crazy dogs.  In her spare time, you can often find Megan cleaning and organizing her house, dancing, singing music, working out, baking and spending time with her family and friends.  Megan and her husband enjoy hosting a weekly ministry in their home.

Beani C. Briones-Purdy, is part of the administrative team at Healthy Visions. She attended the University of Cincinnati and Cincibeaninnati State T&CC to obtain her degree in business administration. After several years in business administration and owning a business she also self-studied in the field of child development. The more she learned the more she sought to use her various skills for an organization that could make a difference. Healthy Visions is that organization. She is now in her second year with Healthy Visions. In her vast spare time, she enjoys adventuring through life with her best friend and husband Rob. They reside in Deerfield Township with six children who call them mom and dad.