Meet Our Team
The People Behind Progressive Practice Sales, at Your Service!
Crystal Misenheimer | Lead Broker Crystal Misenheimer is the leading expert in chiropractic practice sales. The first and only chiropractic broker to earn the coveted Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designation from the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), Crystal sets the gold standard in expertise, quality, and service. She offers full-service representation, hourly consultation, and “for sale by owner” support; in all service lines her clients can be sure that they are represented by the best. As Lead Broker at Progressive Practice Sales, Crystal has an unparalleled track record of successful sales. Along with an established network for nationwide representation, Crystal brings a wealth of experience, sharp negotiating skills, and a thorough understanding of marketplace trends. A former clinic owner herself, she is uniquely qualified to provide comprehensive support on the many complexities of clinic valuations and practice sales. For her accomplishments, Crystal has been recognized with the IBBA’s prestigious Chairman’s Circle and Deal Maker Awards. She was named an Industry Expert by Business Brokerage Press, the leading trade journal for business brokers, and you can find her regularly featured on Chiropractic Economics, NCMIC educational programs, and other industry podcasts, blogs and periodicals. Crystal received her BBA from Baylor University in International Management Information Systems and worked in the non-profit sector before taking over management and marketing for three of her husband Kevin’s chiropractic clinics, and then transitioning into Managing Broker and then Lead Broker at Progressive Practice Sales. She lives in Chattanooga, TN and enjoys spending her free time hiking, practicing yoga, and spending time with Kevin and their four children.
Dr. Dustin S. Cheney | Director of Business Operations is a chiropractor who has practiced in Kansas for more than 18 years in both a structural care family practice and functional medicine nutritional clinic. He and his wife Susan graduated from Cleveland Chiropractic College, and between them they have owned and operated 6 clinics serving rural Kansas. He has also provided consulting services to many doctors in the opening and set up of new clinics and the expansion of existing clinics to include both satellite clinics and bringing on associate provider. Dr. Cheney offers practice valuations and consulting services through Progressive Practice Sales, helping doctors foster their legacy while securing the value of their clinic. He is the Director of Business Operations for Progressive Practice Sales and uses his experience in business of healthcare and his knowledge of practice sales to aid the PPS team in the successful sale of the practices we represent. He brings vast experience in practice sales, start-ups, and management to help chiropractors avoid being overwhelmed when it is time to move on to the next season of their life. A passionate aviator, motorcycle enthusiast, and community volunteer, Dr. Cheney lives in Kansas with his wife and 2 very active children. He and his family enjoy travel, outdoor activities, and time spent with their family.
Stacie Helton | Finance Director an experienced Finance Broker, has vast knowledge of the lending and banking industries. Her experience, network of lending partners, and reputation in this community is widely respected. She not only provides the leadership and strategic skills to optimize the company’s business and finance functions, but she also provides lending strategies for your company’s financial performance. She organizes and negotiates the funding structure of business acquisitions or other lending inquiries on behalf of our clients, as well as she supports the buyers through the lending process by serving as a resource and providing valuable advice and value-added services, which allow our buyer the best opportunity to achieve financing for the practice acquisition. She works with nationwide banks that specialize in the acquisition of many different medical industries, while overseeing her team who works diligently to shop the requested loan to find the best rates and terms. Her team works hard to present the loan submission, so it gets approved the first time. Stacie will work with our clients through the entire process to make sure everything gets done properly and completely. She has a reputation of truly caring about each client and looks out for their best interest while developing a strong enough rapport that she can bridge the needs of the clients and the lenders in a way that facilitates successful deals. For buyers and sellers who are new to the process, Stacie will work to advise you on best practices and will work to find a solution that meets your needs. Stacie is a solutions oriented-success minded—professional who is looking forward to helping you meet your goals.
Lauren Gilbert | Broker Team - Connections Concierge is part of our Client Concierge Team here at PPS. Throughout the past fourteen years, Lauren has had the opportunity to gain experience and exhibit success across various operational and sales functions throughout a diverse set of industries. Her expertise lies within the areas of consumer safety, regulatory compliance and quality assurance to both national and international standards. Lauren also attended the University of Windsor for Honours Psychology. She is passionate about the customer experience and always look forward to helping clients reach a successful outcome.
Alexandria Fisher | New Seller Advisor serves as one of Progressive Practice Sales’ client concierges. She graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Science, with a concentration in health and medical sciences. With a background in both healthcare and hospitality, she is uniquely qualified to provide excellent customer service to PPS’s clients. Alexandria serves as the first point of contact for those looking to begin the process of listing their practices with Progressive Practice Sales. It is her goal to ensure that her clients’ needs and expectations are exceeded at every opportunity.
Paige Berghel | Clinic Review Analyst serves as our client concierge. She graduated from Denison University with a double major in Economics and East Asian Studies with a focus in Mandarin Chinese. She began her professional career as a realtor in Chattanooga, TN. She specialized in commercial properties that needed love and a vision. Paige found her passion in seeing a buyer through the process of identifying properties with potential, purchasing the property, and then renovating it to create a property that truly matched their vision. The best sales come from matching a buyer and seller who can understand each other and share their vision for the future.
Elaina Wegelin | Senior Loan Officer is an experienced Senior Loan Officer well-versed in IT and support. Elaina strives to provide exceptional customer service to our clients, lenders, and administrative support team. She continues to achieve the highest possible client satisfaction rating in our financial services division by delivering results with passion, excitement, and competence. She facilitates all aspects of our buyer's financing programs and packages bank applications, so it gets approved the first time and walks both buyer and seller through the entire process to make sure everything gets done properly and completely. She consistently goes above and beyond, doing whatever it takes to make buyers’ dreams come true in the process of owning their own chiropractic practices.
Geri | Listing Manager serves as your primary point of contact when it comes to your data submission, valuation report, and information update. She is patient, very keen on details, and the best person to reach out to if you have questions about our online forms or need to update your file. She worked as a consultant for an IT company that specialized in a database management system. She loves to combine business and pleasure. Previously she worked in Dubai, Bahrain, and Singapore for many years before deciding to go back and be based in the Philippines. She loves to go walking, swimming, and singing karaoke in her spare time.
Mallory Jenkins | Marketing Coordinator is a digital marketer and graphic designer with 8 years of marketing experience. She holds a B.S. from Auburn University in Environmental Design and Sustainability and specializes in web advertising and design. Overseeing everything from copywriting to web development, Mallory makes sure that each clinic is presented in the best possible light. She is constantly trying out new marketing initiatives to keep your clinic in front of the right buyers. Her eye for detail and design ensures that prospective buyers can easily find a match that’s right for them. Passionate about art, animals, and helping others, Mallory lives in Chattanooga, TN with her two feisty cats.
Raychel Dias | Contract Bookkeeper is an experienced bookkeeper with over 15 years of professional experience. She received a BS degree in Business Management from California State University - Fresno. Raychel is a full-charge bookkeeper who can handle maintaining all of the day to day accounting functions including payroll, payables, receivables, purchasing, sales tax reporting, reconciliations and data entry. She is also proficient in the entire Microsoft suite, all versions of Quickbooks, Xero, Freshbooks and SAP. Raychel uses her extensive knowledge + experience to support PPS clients with bookkeeping needs so their sales are clean, their profit is maximized in a way that is comfortable to buyers + lenders, and their buyers can easily obtain financing.
Our team of copywriters is here to make every practice shine on the page. Heather Cole brings more than a decade of copywriting and editing experience with brands all across the world. An avid traveler, Heather hails from the United Kingdom, runs her own luxury travel blog, and loves learning about different areas and clinics across the USA. Willis Kuelthau is a Colorado native, a lifelong writer, and a veteran of digital copywriting. Based in Providence, RI, he brings a sharp eye for detail and comprehensive research skills to his work.
The PPS Administrative Team, is composed of the 10 administrative professionals who translate their decades of experience in accounting, customer service, administration, commercial real estate, and more… into making your practice sale a seamless experience. The hundreds of hours they put in each week ensures that your marketing materials stay fresh + your sales cycle moves forward as expeditiously as possible.