Red Door Pediatric Therapy is a private practice providing speech/language therapy, occupational therapy an counseling in a professional, yet comfortable, child-centered atmosphere. We focus on meeting the communication, social, emotional, behavioral, and daily functional needs of the pediatric population (ages birth-21).

Contact us to schedule a tour or a FREE screening of your child’s speech, language, or self-care skills. Come unlock your child’s potential at Red Door!

Our Facility

Our facility provides a comfortable, child-centered atmosphere; complete with individual treatment rooms, play areas, and specific areas designated for thematic activities.

The Team

Owners

Kelli Ellenbaum, M.S., CCC-SLP

Email: kelliellenbaum@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Owner
Location: Bismarck

Kelli received her master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of North Dakota in 2001. Kelli worked as a school Speech Language Pathologist in Kansas and North Dakota until 2005.  In 2006, Kelli opened Red Door Pediatric Therapy in Bismarck with Heather Arnt.  In 2014, Kelli and Heather expanded operations to Minot. Kelli’s professional interests include the autism spectrum, auditory processing, augmentative alternative communication, myofunctional approaches to treatment, and language development.  Kelli holds a Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Kelli served on the North Dakota Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology for several years and is an active member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association.

Kelli is the mother of 4 busy girls and enjoys food and time at the lake.

Kelli Ellenbaum, M.S., CCC-SLP

Heather Arnt, M.S., CCC-SLP

Email: heatherarnt@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Owner
Location: Minot

Heather received her master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology from the University of North Dakota in 2001.  Her previous work experience includes work in the school system in Arizona, as well as outpatient settings.  In 2006, Heather opened Red Door Pediatric Therapy in Bismarck with Kelli Ellenbaum. In 2014, Heather and Kelli expanded Red Door Pediatric Therapy to Minot.  Heather’s professional interests include childhood apraxia of speech, language development and articulation/phonology (especially those darn /r/’s!), as well as insurance rights and reimbursement as they relate to pediatric outpatient services.  Heather serves on the Advisory Board for the development of undergraduate/graduate degrees in Speech Language Pathology at the University of Mary.

Heather is the mom to one bright and busy daughter.  She enjoys great times with great friends and gobs of books.

Heather Arnt, M.S., CCC-SLP

Vice President of Operations

Brandi Breitbach, MOTR/L

Email: brandibreitbach@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Vice President of Operations
Location: Bismarck and Minot

Brandi received her master’s of occupational therapy degree from the University of North Dakota in 2003. At the beginning of her career, Brandi worked as an occupational therapist in Sidney, MT, covering inpatient, outpatient, home health and pediatrics. In 2007, Brandi started an occupational therapy department for Red Door Pediatric Therapy. Brandi’s professional interests include autism spectrum, sensory processing, and adaptive social behaviors. She is a registered practitioner in Therapeutic Listening. Currently, Brandi serves as Red Door Pediatric Therapy’s Vice President of Operations for all locations.
Brandi is from Bismarck and enjoys spending time with family and friends, cheering on local football teams, cooking, and reading.

Brandi Breitbach, MOTR/L

Therapy Coordinator

Jessica Oswald, MOTR/L

Email: jessicaoswald@reddoorpediatric.com
Location: Bismarck and Minot

Jess received her Master’s of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Mary in 2005. At the beginning of her career, Jess worked as a private practicing therapist in Montana. Jess’s previous experience includes work in the school systems, outpatient therapy, acute rehab and long term care. Her love is pediatrics! She joined the Red Door team in 2013. Jess’s professional interests include the autism spectrum, sensory integration, self-regulation, and strategies for dealing with disruptive behavior. Jess is certified in the SOS approach to feeding, specializing in helping families with those picky eaters and problem feeders. Jess is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and North Dakota Occupational Therapy Association.

Jess and her Husband live outside of Wilton and are the parents of one busy boy with lots of personality. She enjoys gardening, boating and long weekends at the lake.

Jessica Oswald, MOTR/L

Department Coordinators

Stephanie Schneider, M.S., CCC-SLP

Position: Speech Department Coordinator
Email: stephanieschneider@reddoorpediatric.com
Location: Bismarck and Minot

Stephanie received her Master’s of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2008 from Minot State University. Go Beavers! Red Door Pediatric Therapy has been her home ever since. Throughout her career, she has experienced the unique challenges and great rewards of working with the children and families of this community. Stephanie’s professional interests include literacy, stuttering, and diagnostics. She is a member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association.

Stephanie and her husband John are Bismarck natives. They are also the proud parents of three children and enjoy anything that includes family, music, or the great outdoors.

Stephanie Schneider, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech Department Coordinator

Brianna Mittelsteadt, M/OTR/L

Position: Occupational Therapy Department Coordinator
Email: briannamittelsteadt@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Occupational Therapy Department Coordinator
Location: Bismarck and Minot

Brianna received her Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Mary in 2015. She has experience working with pediatrics in several settings, including outpatient and school system. Brianna also has experience with the adult population as an acute care therapist . She joined the Red Door team in 2016 and is very passionate about working with children! Brianna’s professional interests include autism spectrum disorders, sensory processing, self-regulation, and feeding.

Brianna is from Mandan where she lives with her husband and children. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to the lake, boating, and other outdoor activities.

Brianna Mittelsteadt, M/OTR/L

Occupational Therapy Department Coordinator

Lydia Hauf

Position: Front Office Coordinator
Email: lydiahauf@reddoorpediatric.com
Location: Bismarck and Minot

Prior to joining Red Door Pediatric, Lydia worked as a receptionist for a busy agriculture plant. She spent her days answering phones and helping with the loading and unloading of fertilizer and chemical. She loves working in an office setting and interacting with people.
Lydia and her husband reside in Bismarck with their 2 younger children while the 2 older children are out enjoying adult life. She enjoys traveling, spending time with family and kayaking.

Lydia Hauf

Front Office Coordinator

Tia-Lee Whitted

Position: Financial Coordinator
Email: tia-leewhitted@reddoorpediatric.com
Location: Bismarck and Minot

Tia-Lee received an associate’s degree from Rasmussen College in 2009. She has experience working in child care and operated an in-home daycare for 3 years. Tia has experience with insurance companies, web-based billing systems, coding and scheduling. Her professional interests include utilization of spreadsheets, efficient scheduling, and excellent consumer relations. Tia maintains current compliance standards with insurance companies throughout the midwest.

She has one boy and one girl, both keep her busy and on her toes! Tia loves cats and spending time with friends and family.

Tia-Lee Whitted

Financial Coordinator

Laura Kendall, DPT

Position: Physical Therapy Coordinator
Email: laurakendall@reddoorpediatric.com
Location: Bismarck and Minot

Laura received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Mary in 2014. Her previous experience includes work in acute care and pediatrics within the hospital setting. Her professional interests include working with children with neurological disorders, torticollis and plagiocephaly, toe walking/in-toeing, and children with gross motor delays. Laura is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Laura is originally from Elk River, Minnesota but currently resides in Bismarck with her husband. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, hiking, boating, or any other outdoor activity.

Laura Kendall, DPT

Physical Therapy Coordinator

Speech Language Pathology

Chelsea Phillipe, MS, CCC-SLP

Email: chelseaphillipe@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Bismarck

Chelsea received her Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences and her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Minnesota State University Moorhead. Chelsea joined the Red Door Pediatric Therapy team in 2012. Chelsea has experience in articulation, language, cognition, fluency, social aspects, and augmentative and alternative communication. Chelsea’s areas of interest include speech sounds disorders, language development, and childhood apraxia of speech. She holds a current license from the North Dakota State Board of Examiners on Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology and is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

In her free time, Chelsea enjoys camping, fishing, hiking, boating and anything outdoors or on the water.

Chelsea Phillipe, MS, CCC-SLP

Jorden Beckman, MS, CCC-SLP

Email: jordenbeckman@reddoorpediatric.net
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Minot

Jorden received her master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Minot State University in 2016. She joined the Red Door team in 2016 and loves working with kids! Jorden’s professional interests include speech-sound disorders, language development, and childhood apraxia of speech. She is trained in the Beckman Oral Motor Protocol and is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Jorden is from Mohall, North Dakota, but currently resides in Minot with her husband, dog, and baby girl. She enjoys golfing, reading, traveling, being at the lake, and spending time with family and friends.

Jorden Beckman, MS, CCC-SLP

Amber Fox, MS CCC-SLP

Email: amberfox@reddoorpediatric.net
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Bismarck

Amber received her Masters of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology from the University of North Dakota in 2006. Originally from Velva, ND, she has found a home in Bismarck following graduation. Amber’s experience in the hospital setting allowed a varied caseload including outpatient adults and pediatrics, NICU, acute care, inpatient rehab and long term care. Her professional interests include autism, childhood apraxia of speech, auditory processing, chromosomal disorders, augmentative and alternative communication and pediatric dysphagia (swallowing disorders). Amber holds Autism Certification through UND, certification in PECS, apraxia treatment training in PROMPT and training in the evaluation and treatment of pediatric dysphagia. Amber believes strongly that a whole language approach focusing on the child’s strengths; communication and coordination of service delivery with other providers; and keeping family’s goals and carryover needs can lead to greater outcomes. She holds a current license from the North Dakota State Board of Examiners on Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology and is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Amber serves on the North Dakota Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. She is slowly learning to snowboard and knit from her husband as they spend time with their cats and new baby boy.

Amber Fox, MS CCC-SLP

Mandy Griffin, MS CCC-SLP

Email: mandygriffin@reddoorpediatric.net
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Bismarck

Mandy received her Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology from the University of North Dakota in 2006. She has previous work experience in long term care. She joined the Red Door team in 2016 and loves working with children again! Mandy’s professional interests include cognitive-communication skills, dysphagia, orofacial myofunctional disorders, early language development, and articulation/phonology. She is an active member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association.

Mandy Griffin, MS CCC-SLP

Linaya Ming, MS CCC-SLP

Email: linayamiller@reddoorpediatric.net
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Bismarck

Linaya received her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Language Hearing Sciences and Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Minnesota State University Moorhead. She also holds her Autism Certificate, and is certified in Beckman Oral Motor Stretches and Massage. She spent her first 3 years working at a private practice pediatric clinic in Fargo, North Dakota. Linaya has experience with articulation, language delays, fluency, voice, cognition, and alternative and augmentative communication. Linaya’s areas of interest include: autism spectrum disorders, voice, and speech sound disorders. She is a member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. In her free time Linaya enjoys traveling, reading, being outdoors, and watching anything sports related (especially hockey and football)!

Linaya Ming, MS CCC-SLP

Bonny Thomas, SLP-LA (Licensed Assistant)

Email: bonnythomas@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Bismarck and Minot

Bonny obtained an Associates in Applied Science as a Speech Language Pathology Assistant from Williston State College in 2009 and then a Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders from Utah State University in 2016. Her work experience includes working in the school systems as a Speech Language Pathology Assistant and teaching preschool. Bonny loves working with children of all ages and being able to support children with their communication needs. She looks forward to continuing to grow professionally with Red Door.

Bonny lives in Minot with husband and loves spending time with her children, family, and friends. She enjoys golfing, biking, working out, reading, gardening and canning.

Bonny Thomas, SLP-LA (Licensed Assistant)

Alexis Hanson, MS, SLP

Email: alexishanson@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Minot

Lexi received her Master’s of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Minot State University in 2019. She obtained her Bachelors of Science in Communication Disorders from Saint Cloud State University in 2017. Lexi’s professional interests include language development, speech-sound disorders, and anything related to Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). She loves working with kids and enjoys guiding and supporting kids with communication needs.

Lexi is originally from West Fargo, ND and currently lives in Minot. She enjoys spending her free time at the gym, at the lake, or shopping on Amazon.

Alexis Hanson, MS, SLP

Liana Watson, MS, CCC-SLP

Email: lianawatson@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Bismarck

Liana obtained her Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in 2015 and her Master’s of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in 2017. Her previous experiences include working in the school systems, early intervention settings, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, and acute care. Liana’s professional interests include language development, articulation/phonology, fluency disorders, and cognitive-communication skills. She enjoys helping children learn and grow in their speech and language abilities. Liana is an active member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association.

Liana is originally from Pennsylvania, close to Philadelphia, and currently lives in Lincoln. She enjoys spending her free time at the gym, with friends and family, shopping, traveling, and relaxing at the lake.

Liana Watson, MS, CCC-SLP

Kayla Werner, MS, SLP

Email: kaylawerner@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Bismarck

Kayla received her Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences and her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Minnesota State University-Moorhead. Kayla’s professional interests include early language development, articulation/phonology, and apraxia of speech. She loves working with kids and being able to support their communication needs.

Kayla is originally from West Fargo, ND and recently moved to Bismarck. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family, being outdoors, watching movies, shopping and coffee.

Kayla Werner, MS, SLP

Erin Pappenfus, SLP-LA (Licensed Assistant)

Email: erinpappenfus@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Bismarck

Erin received her Bachelor’s of Science in Communication Disorders with a minor in psychology and deaf and hard of hearing at Minot State University in 2019. Erin’s professional interests include early childhood education, deaf and hard of hearing, sensory processing and integration, and helping children reach their full potential. She has always enjoyed working with children of all ages and is excited to be a part of Red Door and to grow professionally.

Erin is originally from a small town in Saskatchewan. She remained in the U.S. after college to be with her husband in Minot, ND. They currently reside in Minot with their two german shepherds. Erin enjoys spending time with family and friends, being outside, and sitting down with a good book.

Erin Pappenfus, SLP-LA (Licensed Assistant)

Malia Dolan

Malia Dolan, MS, SLP

Email: Maliadolan@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Speech Language Pathology
Location: Minot

Malia received a Master’s of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Minot State University in 2019. Her previous experiences include work with rural northern communities and the public school system. Malia’s professional interests include speech sound disorders, school-aged language therapy, early childhood intervention and assessment.

Malia was born and raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. She moved to Minot in 2017 as a dual citizen to attend graduate school. After graduation, she worked in Canada for a short period of time, eventually moving back to North Dakota. She loves to travel, relax at home with loved ones, and visit friends across Canada and the United States.

Malia Dolan, MS, SLP

Occupational Therapy

Sara Erickson, Offsite Coordinator, MOTR/L

Email: saraerickson@reddoorpediatric.net
Department: Occupational Therapy
Location: Bismarck

Sara received her Master’s of Occupational Therapy degree from the University of North Dakota in 2013. She spent her first year as an occupational therapist working with adults/older adults in the Bismarck/Mandan area. Her previous work experiences include acute care, subacute care, inpatient rehab, and long term care. Sara has always had a passion for working with kids and was excited to join the Red Door Pediatric Therapy team in the summer of 2014! Her professional interests currently include sensory integration/sensory processing, developmental delays, and autism spectrum disorders. Sara is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and the North Dakota Occupational Therapy Association. She hopes to further her education by taking a more active role in these associations and other specialized groups.

Sara is from Bismarck and enjoys spending time with family and friends, participating in outdoor activities, spending weekends at the lake, traveling, and learning about her professional interests!

Sara Erickson, Offsite Coordinator, MOTR/L

Lindsay Jolley, COTA

Email: lindsayjolley@reddoorpediatric.net
Department: Occupational Therapy
Location: Minot

Lindsay received her Associates of Science in Occupational Therapy Assisting from Lake Area Technical Institute in 2008. She has previously worked in long term care, outpatient therapy, and in the school systems. She joined the Red Door team in 2016 and is excited to continue working with children. Lindsay’s professional interests include sensory integration, autism spectrum disorders, behavior management.

Lindsay is from Scobey, MT but recently moved to Minot with her husband and 2 children. Lindsay enjoys traveling, reading, camping, singing, and spending time with family and friends.

Lindsay Jolley, COTA

Erin Haugen, OTR/L

Email: erinhaugen@reddoorpediatric.net
Department: Occupational Therapy
Location: Bismarck

Erin received her Master’s of Occupational Therapy degree from the University of North Dakota in 2016. Erin’s previous pediatric experience includes fieldwork at Red Door as well as an inpatient psych facility. She also has experience with adult and geriatric populations in acute rehab, psych, and long term care. After graduating, Erin was excited to return to Bismarck, Red Door, and pediatric occupational therapy. Her professional interests include self-regulation, sensory integration, and social skills. Erin is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

Erin is from Bismarck and enjoys spending time with friends and family, biking, sports, coffee, and traveling.

Erin Haugen, OTR/L

Heather Weisbeck, MS, OTR/L

Email: heatherweisbeck@reddoorpediatric.net
Department: Occupational Therapy
Location: Bismarck

Heather received her Master’s of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Mary in 2014. Heather’s previous experience includes fieldwork in pediatrics, acute rehab, transitional care unit, and in long term care. She has been with Red Door since January 2015. Heather is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and North Dakota Occupational Therapy Association. Heather’s professional interests include autism spectrum disorders, sensory processing, self-regulation, and feeding.

Heather lives in Bismarck with her husband and son. Her interests are spending time with family and friends, photography, playing sports, swing dancing, and traveling.

Heather Weisbeck, MS, OTR/L

Geena Schmidt, MS OTR/L

Email: geenaschmidt@reddoorpediatric.net
Department: Occupational Therapy
Location: Minot

Geena received her Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Mary in 2017. She completed her Level II fieldworks at Red Door and in a regional acute care hospital.
Her professional interests include self care, self-regulation, and sensory integration. Geena is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association. She serves as a board member for the North Dakota Occupational Therapy Association.

Geena is originally from Stanley, North Dakota, but currently resides in Minot with her husband and two dogs. She enjoys outdoor leisure activities, traveling, and hosting dinner for family and friends.

Geena Schmidt, MS OTR/L

Hayle Hauser, OTR/L

Email: haylehauser@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Occupational Therapy
Location: Bismarck

Hayle received her Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy degree from the University of Mary in 2019. Hayle’s professional interests include mental health, sensory integration, self-regulation, and helping children reach their full potential.

Hayle loves spending time with her family and friends, coffee, camping, and working on arts and crafts projects in her spare time.

Hayle Hauser, OTR/L

Alexis Colby, OTR/L

Email: alexiscolby@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Occupational Therapy
Location: Minot

Lexi received her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy degree from the University of Mary in 2016. She has pediatric experience in several areas including early intervention and school systems. Lexi’s professional interests include sensory processing disorder, emotional regulation, and feeding. She thoroughly enjoys working with kids and helping them reach their full potential.

Lexi is originally from Kenmare, ND and recently moved to Minot. She enjoys traveling, reading, spending time with friends and family, coffee, and her yellow lab, Gracie.

Alexis Colby, OTR/L

Physical Therapy

Amanda Weisz, PTA (Licensed Assistant)

Email: amandaweisz@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Physical Therapy
Location: Bismarck and Minot

Amanda received her Associates of Applied Science as a Physical Therapy Assistant from Lakes Area Technical Institute in 2016. Amanda’s professional interests include working with children to develop gross motor skills that address delays and neurological disorders. She loves the joy that comes from working with kids and making therapy a fun experience for everyone.

Amanda is originally from Wahpeton, ND. She loves to travel, read, and spend time with friends and family.

Amanda Weisz, PTA (Licensed Assistant)

Counseling

Caitlin Muller, Licensed Professional Counselor

Email: caitlinmuller@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Counseling
Location: Bismarck

Caitlin is a Licensed Professional Counselor and received her Bachelors of Science in Psychology and Masters of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, both from North Dakota State University. Her previous experiences include working in residential treatment, inpatient settings, and community based services providing therapy in the school setting. Caitlin has received training in the Attachment, Regulation, Self-Competency (ARC) treatment framework, as well as Sensory Motor Arousal Regulation Treatment (SMART). Her professional interests include developmental trauma, attachment, anxiety, regulation skills, and play therapy.

Caitlin enjoys reading, relaxing outside with a cup of coffee, hiking in National Parks, and spending time with her two cats.

Caitlin Muller, Licensed Professional Counselor

Barton Reading Tutor

Ashley Brown

Position: Tutor & Special Education Teacher
Email: rdtutor2@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Barton Reading Tutor
Location: Bismarck

Ashley received her Masters of Education from the University of Mary in 2013. Originally from Canada, Ashley lives in Bismarck with her husband and son. Ashley has been a special education teacher for 7 years. She has experienced teaching all avenues of special education, but currently teaches students with Emotional Disorders at Mandan Middle School. She enjoys putting her Masters in Learning Disabilities to good use while providing tutoring using the Barton Reading and Spelling System. She believes every child deserves a chance to read and write. She loves facilitating the growth of functional skills using a systematic approach.

Ashley is currently a member of the National Education Association and enjoys spending time with family and her two cats.

Ashley Brown

Tutor & Special Education Teacher

 Office Staff

Kelly Feist

Position: Medical Biller
Email: kellyfeist@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Office Staff

Prior to joining Red Door, Kelly worked in the hospital setting for over 20 years. She has experience as a medical biller and holds a certificate as a medical coder. Kelly loves being busy and having a variety of jobs to do.

Kelly is a self proclaimed “Army brat” and has traveled the country. Her father retired after 20 years and settled in his home state. Kelly has been married to Daryl for 30 plus years (incidentally he is from the same hometown as her father). She has two boys. Kelly loves to travel! She also enjoys spending quality time with family and friends. She is a bit of a prankster, so watch out! Kelly believes, “Life is too short not to make someone laugh.” She is always trying to come up with new ideas for everyone to have some fun.

Kelly Feist

Medical Biller

Leslie Schill

Position: Scheduler
Email: leslieschill@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Office Staff

Before coming to Red Door, Leslie worked for a staffing agency in the HR department. This is where she learned the true meaning of being compassionate toward others.
Leslie loves to stay busy and loves life in general. It’s very rare to see her without a smile on her face.
Leslie currently resides in Bismarck with her husband and two daughters. Leslie keeps busy by hunting, crafting, painting, refurbishing furniture, and spending quality time with family and especially spending as much time as possible with her grandchildren. One of her life long dreams is to go to Mexico and swim with the dolphins.

Leslie Schill

Scheduler

Brenda Orvik

Position: Office Aid
Email: brendaorvik@reddoorpediatric.net
Department: Office Staff

Brenda joined Red Door Pediatric Therapy in 2016 on an as needed basis, but then became part time in 2017! She works as an office aide at the Minot location. Brenda worked on the Trinity Hospital Pediatric floor for 3 years and for Joan’s Hallmark for 10 years. Brenda enjoys interacting with people! Brenda was born and raised in Minot and is married to her husband Gregg. They have 4 grown children.

Brenda enjoys traveling, gardening, shopping, and most of all spending time with her family and their 3 dogs.

Brenda Orvik

Office Aid

Susan Wheeling

Position: Office Aid
Email: susanwheeling@reddoorpediatric.net
Department: Office Staff

Susan joined the Red Door Pediatric Therapy team in Minot as an office aide in June, 2017.
Prior to this, she worked as a phlebotomist for Trinity Health, business manager for Harley Davidson, and owner/bookkeeper of a construction company for 23 years. She has lived in Minot most of her life She has a son in Portland, Oregon and a daughter in Fargo, ND. She has 5 grandchildren and 3 step grandchildren.

Susan loves to spend time with family and friends, enjoys cooking, watching movies, and riding her Harley whenever possible.

Susan Wheeling

Office Aid

Katie Vettel

Position: Medical Biller
Email: katievettel@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Office Staff

Katie has worked in the health insurance industry for 14 years as a claims processor. She brings an understanding of the other side of the medical billing process. Katie is persistent and thrives on challenges. She is always ready to learn something new or find ways to make processes more efficient.

Katie was born in Oklahoma, but was raised on a small hobby farm outside of Carrington, ND. She lived in Bismarck for 15 years, and currently has been residing in Mandan for the last 3 1/2 years with her husband and two children. In her spare time, Katie spends time keeping her kids very busy running from one activity to the next. She is a parent leader in the special needs community, especially in the apraxia world as her son has an apraxia diagnosis. He was also recently diagnosed with autism and ADHD so she is finding her place in that realm of supporting her son as well as other families in the community. She loves to be involved with events and activities for our children with disabilities such as the ND Walk for Childhood Apraxia of Speech, which she chairs. She is a member of the iCan Bike camp planning committee and participates in events hosted by the Bisman Autism Families. Katie loves to cook, bake, and create fun cakes and treats.

Katie Vettel

Medical Biller

Dawn Leingang

Position: Scheduler
Email: dawnleingang@reddoorpediatric.com
Department: Office Staff

Dawn has joined Red Door Pediatric Therapy in addition to maintaining a flourishing career as a licensed Realtor®. She’s thrilled to be a part of the Red Door Pediatric team, as it will allow her to continue to pursue her passion of helping people and supporting her community.

Dawn grew up on a ranch in Mandan and currently resides in Lincoln. She adores her two children and loves spending her leisure time traveling, relaxing on the river, or riding her motorcycle.

Dawn Leingang

Scheduler