Join PWOW for a special Heath & Wellness Panel during this month's Educational Luncheon and kick off 2020 in the right direction!
Meet our Moderator
Tami Taylor currently serves as the chief nursing officer for St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center providing executive leadership to the nursing and pharmacy teams. With more than 29 years of progressive nursing and leadership experience in the healthcare industry, she came to Austin from Denver, CO where she served for 4 years as COO at Centura Health St. Anthony North Health Campus. There, she provided operational, financial and administrative oversight for all hospital construction including a new $177M, 350,000-sqft health campus to include a 92-bed acute care hospital and integrated physician office building. Prior to her time at Centura Health, she served four years as the associate chief nursing officer (ACNO) at Swedish Medical Center in the HCA Continental Division, director of emergency services at three different facilities, including Englewood Community Hospital in the HCA West Florida Division, and spent 12 years as a staff nurse in ICU and ER. Tami earned a Master’s of Science in Nurse Executive Practice from Research College of Nursing, in Kansas City, MO, a Masters of Business Administration from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ., and is currently attending Baylor University in pursuit of a Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree. She holds the Nurse Executive Advanced Board Certification.
Meet our Panel
Dr. Nancy Guenthner is the Developmental Optometrist at Aspire Vision Care in Round Rock, which she founded with her husband Chris in 2010. She received her Bachelor of Science degree with High Honors from UT Austin and attended the University of Houston where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with her Doctor of Optometry degree. She is Board Certified in Vision Development and Vision Therapy and has over 300 hours of continuing education in this field. Dr. Nancy lectures frequently in the community discussing a variety of topics, including how vision problems in children can affect their ability to read, learn, and pay attention. Dr. Nancy is a member of the American Optometric Association, Texas Optometric Association, College of Optometrists in Vision Development, and Optometric Extension Program Foundation. She is also actively involved in the Rotary Club of Round Rock and is a 2015 graduate of Leadership Round Rock. Dr. Nancy and Chris live in Round Rock with their three children.
Nicole Angelica is head of Marketing & Operations at Regymen Fitness - Austin - Arbor Walk as well as one of their full time coaches. Originally from New Jersey, Nicole moved to Austin 5 years ago to pursue her passion for fitness and helping others. She started her coaching career at Pure Pilates Austin where she was first certified for the Lagree Method. Nicole is a Certified Personal Trainer and has a Group Fitness Specialization through NASM. With a background in Competitive Cheerleading, she loves to motivate others to push their own personal limits and bring out their fighting spirit. In 2019, Regymen Fitness was recognized by Austin Fit Magazine as the Best New Gym in Austin, Best Place to Workout (North Austin) and the 3rd Hardest Workout in Austin. Better yet, they are planning a Round Rock location in 2020!
Dr. Natalie Scott is originally from Houston, Texas. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology in 2004 and obtained her D.D.S. (Doctor of Dental Surgery) degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 2008. After graduation, Dr. Scott moved to Austin. From there, she traveled the world and volunteered abroad. She fell in love shortly afterwards and got married to her husband, Steven. After working as an associate, she decided it was time to open Sunrise Dental in 2013. During the first year of opening, she had her first child, James. Two years later, she had her daughter Vivian. The Scott family now live in Leander, even though the beach is Dr. Scott’s happy place. Balancing being a dentist, business owner, mother, and wife is her goal.
Melia Lucero, M.D., joined Round Rock’s Oakwood Women’s Centre in 2017. A Southwest native, Dr. Lucero is deeply passionate about women’s health, and is proud to serve women of all ages at the practice. She strives to help women find balance in their overall health and was recently nominated as Austin Monthly’s 2019 “Top Doc.” Dr. Lucero earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, where she also completed her medical education and residency. After graduation, Dr. Lucero worked for Baylor Scott & White at a small community hospital in Marble Falls where was instrumental in creating, and also chaired, an Obstetrics and Gynecology Department. Dr. Lucero loves managing pregnancy as well as gynecologic conditions. She is skilled in DaVinci Robotic assisted Laparoscopic surgery and providing care to women with high-risk pregnancies. She is board-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. When she is not at work, Dr. Lucero enjoys baking, watching her children’s many sporting events and spending time with her family. She is also involved in medical service missions to bring general, obstetric and gynecological care to under-served areas in Rwanda, Africa.
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