Wellness House of Annapolis is fortunate to have dedicated, qualified professionals on our Board of Directors, Advisory Council, and staff. In addition, we are extremely grateful to our team of selfless volunteers.

Our Board of Directors

Dr. Kelly Sullivan, MD, FACS

Founder & President

Dr. Kelly Sullivan is a Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon and a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from M.I.T. and Medical Doctorate from Harvard Medical School.  

Dr. Sullivan is Medical Director of the Sullivan Surgery & Spa and the Surgery Center of Annapolis. She is also the Founder and Chair of the Board of Directors of Wellness House. Dr. Sullivan is very active in community service and is the recipient of many awards for her professional work and community involvement, including: People’s Physician Choice Award; Maryland’s Top 100 Women Award; the Anne Arundel County CASA Community Leadership Award, the Kevin E. Reichardt Foundation Award, What’s Up Top Docs and Castle Connolly Top Docs.

Patti Adams, Esq.

Vice President & Governance Committee

Dr. Sullivan is Medical Director of the Sullivan Surgery & Spa and the Surgery Center of Annapolis. She is also the Founder and Chair of the Board of Directors of Wellness House. Dr. Sullivan is very active in community service and is the recipient of many awards for her professional work and community involvement, including: People’s Physician Choice Award; Maryland’s Top 100 Women Award; the Anne Arundel County CASA Community Leadership Award, the Kevin E. Reichardt Foundation Award, What’s Up Top Docs and Castle Connolly Top Docs.

Peter McMillan

Strategic Planning Chair & Finance Committee, Executive Committee At Large

Dr. Sullivan is Medical Director of the Sullivan Surgery & Spa and the Surgery Center of Annapolis. She is also the Founder and Chair of the Board of Directors of Wellness House. Dr. Sullivan is very active in community service and is the recipient of many awards for her professional work and community involvement, including: People’s Physician Choice Award; Maryland’s Top 100 Women Award; the Anne Arundel County CASA Community Leadership Award, the Kevin E. Reichardt Foundation Award, What’s Up Top Docs and Castle Connolly Top Docs.

Donna Grande

Secretary & Governance Committee

Dr. Sullivan is Medical Director of the Sullivan Surgery & Spa and the Surgery Center of Annapolis. She is also the Founder and Chair of the Board of Directors of Wellness House. Dr. Sullivan is very active in community service and is the recipient of many awards for her professional work and community involvement, including: People’s Physician Choice Award; Maryland’s Top 100 Women Award; the Anne Arundel County CASA Community Leadership Award, the Kevin E. Reichardt Foundation Award, What’s Up Top Docs and Castle Connolly Top Docs.

Tim Cusack

Treasurer & Executive Committee Finance Chair

Dr. Sullivan is Medical Director of the Sullivan Surgery & Spa and the Surgery Center of Annapolis. She is also the Founder and Chair of the Board of Directors of Wellness House. Dr. Sullivan is very active in community service and is the recipient of many awards for her professional work and community involvement, including: People’s Physician Choice Award; Maryland’s Top 100 Women Award; the Anne Arundel County CASA Community Leadership Award, the Kevin E. Reichardt Foundation Award, What’s Up Top Docs and Castle Connolly Top Docs.

MaryAleese Schreiber

Program Committee Co-Chair, Governance Committee, Audit Committee

Dr. Sullivan is Medical Director of the Sullivan Surgery & Spa and the Surgery Center of Annapolis. She is also the Founder and Chair of the Board of Directors of Wellness House. Dr. Sullivan is very active in community service and is the recipient of many awards for her professional work and community involvement, including: People’s Physician Choice Award; Maryland’s Top 100 Women Award; the Anne Arundel County CASA Community Leadership Award, the Kevin E. Reichardt Foundation Award, What’s Up Top Docs and Castle Connolly Top Docs.

James Humphrey

Audit Committee

Dr. Sullivan is Medical Director of the Sullivan Surgery & Spa and the Surgery Center of Annapolis. She is also the Founder and Chair of the Board of Directors of Wellness House. Dr. Sullivan is very active in community service and is the recipient of many awards for her professional work and community involvement, including: People’s Physician Choice Award; Maryland’s Top 100 Women Award; the Anne Arundel County CASA Community Leadership Award, the Kevin E. Reichardt Foundation Award, What’s Up Top Docs and Castle Connolly Top Docs.

Betsi Delaney

Event Committee

Betsi started her journey with the Wellness House as a volunteer in 2008. Since then, she has shared her event planning and public relations experience by chairing countless fundraising events for the Wellness House. Betsi joined the Board in 2014 and serves as an Events Co-Chair along with Nancy Johnson.  In her spare time Betsi enjoys spending time with her family out on the waters of the Chesapeake.

Richard Springer

Finance Committee

Betsi started her journey with the Wellness House as a volunteer in 2008. Since then, she has shared her event planning and public relations experience by chairing countless fundraising events for the Wellness House. Betsi joined the Board in 2014 and serves as an Events Co-Chair along with Nancy Johnson.  In her spare time Betsi enjoys spending time with her family out on the waters of the Chesapeake.

Nancy Johnson

Programs Committee co-chair

Nancy serves as Events Co-Chair for the Wellness House of Annapolis.  From early on, Nancy made it her life’s mission to give back to her community. Her philanthropic endeavors include Gowns for Giving, Feed the Hungry in Baltimore, church ministry and numerous others. Nancy has been an integral part of the Wellness House.  In her spare time, Nancy enjoys travelling and spending time with her family.

Tricia Lehmann

Programs Committee Co-Chair

Nancy serves as Events Co-Chair for the Wellness House of Annapolis.  From early on, Nancy made it her life’s mission to give back to her community. Her philanthropic endeavors include Gowns for Giving, Feed the Hungry in Baltimore, church ministry and numerous others. Nancy has been an integral part of the Wellness House.  In her spare time, Nancy enjoys travelling and spending time with her family.

Maria DeCesaris

Programs Committee Co-Chair

Betsi started her journey with the Wellness House as a volunteer in 2008. Since then, she has shared her event planning and public relations experience by chairing countless fundraising events for the Wellness House. Betsi joined the Board in 2014 and serves as an Events Co-Chair along with Nancy Johnson.  In her spare time Betsi enjoys spending time with her family out on the waters of the Chesapeake.

Karen Frank

Programs Committee

For the past 30 years, Karen has devoted her career to hospice and palliative care with experience in management, program development, community engagement and professional education. Karen has held various leadership positions with hospices in Maryland, Illinois and is currently working as a clinical consultant at Hope Hospice and Palliative Care in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. She was a member of the leadership team that integrated Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care into the Presence Health System – the largest Catholic health system in the state of Illinois. At Hospice of the Chesapeake in Maryland, Karen had a 26-year relationship building many programs including Chesapeake Life Center and Chesapeake Kids, the Pediatric Palliative Care Program.  A registered nurse with a diverse clinical background, Karen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and a Master of Science degree in Advanced Practice Oncology Nursing from the University of Maryland. Karen is certified by the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association. In 2009, she was a TWIN Awardee (Tribute to Women in Industry), YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, and she is a member of Sigma Theta Tau and Phi Kappa Phi.