Meet the Team

A staff member interacts with a member during a painting class

Ashley Healy

Director of Development

Ashley joined KBIC in November of 2023, bringing a unique blend of experience in fundraising and marketing to her role as Director of Development. Most recently, Ashley served as Associate Director of The Exeter Fund at Phillips Exeter Academy where she played a pivotal role in advancing the institution’s philanthropic initiatives. Prior to working at the Academy, Ashley spent over a decade honing her skills in marketing, navigating the intricacies of audience engagement, strategic messaging, and the utilization of technology to amplify organizational impact. She co-founded her own fundraising software company in 2015 and has since been committed to data-driven fundraising and the positive use of technology for the greater good. A graduate of Saint Michael’s College with a Bachelor of Art’s degree in Journalism and Communications, Ashley is honored to lead a development program that impacts the KBIC experience for every member.

Terry Hyland

Community Relations Director

Terry joined KBIC in October of 2022. A seacoast New Hampshire native, he received his bachelor’s degree in Marketing from SNHU in 2013. Terry has held multiple positions within post-acute care organizations and brings over a decade of experience in communications and marketing. In his role as Director of Community Relations, he works to cultivate and strengthen relationships with healthcare providers and the public to increase referrals to and awareness of KBIC. Acknowledging that “gaps” in the healthcare system can exist and are sometimes substantial, Terry was thrilled to join the accessible and supportive community that is KBIC, to begin spreading the word of the multitude of services they offer specifically tailored to those living with the long-term effects of acquired brain injury.

Kelly Redwine-DePierre, MS, OTR/L

Senior Program Coordinator

Kelly joined KBIC in October 2012. She has a Master’s of Science in occupational therapy and worked in the field of mental health for more than seven years. Kelly interned at KBIC and now enjoys her role as educator and mentor to the many students who complete their internships at the center.

Nicholas Ho, CTRS

Program Specialist

Nick joined KBIC in July of 2022. He is a certified therapeutic recreation specialist who formerly interned at KBIC in 2009. After earning his bachelor’s degree in Recreation Management and Policy from the University of New Hampshire, he spent several years supporting the recreation and leisure needs of different communities throughout the country. He is excited to be returning to KBIC to bring his perspective as a certified therapeutic recreation specialist to the staff and community.

Lisa Kopecki Thompson

Executive and Operations Manager

Lisa joined KBIC in June 2021. She studied Organizational Leadership at Southern New Hampshire University and recently retired from Liberty Mutual where she worked for 25 years in various customer service and IT roles. Lisa also brings with her knowledge and empathy from a caregiver’s perspective as her husband has been living with TBI since his near fatal accident in October of 2014. Lisa is excited to join the KBIC team because of the strong vision and meaningful mission of the organization geared towards those living with acquired brain injury.

Amy Sheehan

Development Coordinator

Amy joined KBIC in April 2024. She brings over 20 years of fundraising, and donor engagement experience from her roles with the University of New Hampshire Athletics Development Team and the Wentworth Douglass Hospital Foundation. At UNH, she was part of a team who privately fundraised for Wildcat Stadium, the videoboard at the Whittemore Center, the Watkins Student-Athletic Academic Center and more importantly, endowed scholarships to ensure success for the Wildcats in perpetuity. At Wentworth Douglass Hospital, she supported the fundraising team by strategizing how to achieve fundraising goals and metrics through portfolio management and data analysis. She studied elementary education at Plymouth State University and Human Services at UNH-Continuing Education. 

MaryTheresa Michlik

Program Administrative Assistant

MaryTheresa Joined KBIC in May 2024. She has 17 years of experience in Customer Service and Administrative work. She is looking forward to applying the skills and knowledge she has to the Program Administrator Assistant position. MaryTheresa is excited to work alongside the KBIC staff and with the wonderful KBIC community of members.