Meet the Team at James Healthcare & Associates Inc.
Deanna James - Manager / Co-Owner
Deanna joined James Healthcare in September of 2016, bringing with her over 20 years of experience in business management and 30 years of experience in retail sales. In addition to managing our amazing staff, Deanna oversees all business operations, strategic growth planning, and marketing for James Healthcare & Associates.
Prior to coming on board with James Healthcare, Deanna owned and operated a small retail jewelry business that she built into a franchise. After selling the franchised business, Deanna worked for a Sales Division of Loreal, USA, where she used her experience in sales to grow her territory by 125 percent within her first year with the company.
In her spare time Deanna enjoys spending time with her husband, 4 children, new granddaughter and her 3 dogs in Keokuk, Iowa.
Alyssa Wehrle - Assistant Manager
Alyssa Wehrle grew up in Fort Madison, Iowa. She graduated from Fort Madison Senior High School in 2014. Alyssa grew up in a family that was very involved in the healthcare field and always had an interest in it. She started in May of 2018 with James Healthcare. Alyssa says that she enjoys being a receptionist in the healthcare field because she still gets to form great relationships with the patients while also doing what she can behind the scenes to make their experience with James Healthcare as easy and enjoyable as possible.
Ashley Neuweg, ARNP, FNP-C
Ashley is a native to Iowa and attended Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa and graduated with her Associates Degree in Nursing. She spent the next several years as a registered nurse working on a medical-surgical floor and then in a level II trauma center. She graduated with her Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Nursing from Graceland University with an emphasis in family practice. Ashley has a passion for functional medicine and alternative therapies and is delighted to provide these services at James Healthcare.
Sarah Marlin - RN, Charge Nurse
Sarah Marlin, RN grew up in Keokuk, Iowa. After attending high school, Sarah began working closely with physicians and nurses at Keokuk Area Hospital for numerous years as a ward clerk. Sarah then decided to go back and obtain her Associates degree in nursing from Southeastern Community College in Keokuk. Sarah worked as a registered nurse on the Medical Surgical and Critical Care Units at Keokuk Area Hospital before going to work at Keokuk High as the school nurse. "After five years, I knew it was time to get back to my clinical skills." She began working part time hours at James Healthcare, after one year, Sarah decided to join James healthcare full-time as of June 2018. With 10 years of nursing experience, Sarah is now the charge nurse at James Healthcare. Sarah is licensed & trained in Pain Management, Aesthetics, Botox & Fillers and assists in Dermatology services & Plastic Surgery procedures.
Brady Priebe - RN, Head of Aesthetics
Brady grew up near St. Patrick, MO and graduated from Clark County R-1 High School. She went on to earn her Associates Degree in Nursing from Southeastern Community College in 2011. Brady worked as a registered nurse in CCU, ER, medical surgical floor and FMCH clinic before joining James Healthcare & Associates, Inc. in 2017. She is currently certified in Botox and filler injections, eyebrow microblading, Vampire services, and laser services.
Beth Vinson - RN
Beth grew up in Keokuk, graduating from Keokuk Senior High in 1991. She then attended SCC in Keokuk and graduated with her LPN in 1993. She worked as a clinic office nurse for 17 years before returning back to college, SCC in Burlington. She graduated in 2011 with her RN. She worked at Carthage Memorial in OB for 3 years. She then worked in long-term care, most recently at Mississippi Valley Health and Rehabilitation. She joined James Healthcare in June of 2019 with 26 years of nursing experience.
Jake Nelson B.S. Exercise Science
Jake grew up in Colchester, near Macomb Illinois. He graduated from West Prairie Highschool in 2014. He then attended Western Illinois University where he studied Exercise Science. He graduated from Western in 2018 and has since been working at James Healthcare here in Keokuk.