With a PhD from Indiana University School of Medicine and a board certification in family medicine, Dr. Pletcher has been volunteering with us since 2014 and transitioned to our Medical Director in 2019. She ensures we are giving the very best care possible to every client that walks through our doors.
Jonni is a Registered Nurse with nearly 20 years of experience and one of our ultrasound technicians. She graduated from Ball State University with a Nursing Degree and oversees the day-to-day operations in our medical department. Her experience and care guarantee that each client we serve is taken care of to the best of our abilities.
Lorri is a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer and oversees our ultrasound program. She is dedicated to providing truth and clear results to each of our clients in the pregnancy journey.
A certified nurse midwife at IU Health Arnett, Sherah has delivered over 400 babies. Her nursing degree and CNM certification make her a vital part of our team as we serve pregnant women in our community.
Emily oversees all of Client Care and also meets with clients as a Client Advocate. She has been with Bravely since 2020. Her drive for helping women discover truth fuels her passion for helping each client that walks through our doors.
Amy is the organizer behind our organization. She handles many administrative duties and is the glue to our office. She is also one of our most experienced Client Advocates, and holds a very special place in her heart for the women we serve.
Alli joined the team in 2022 with a passion for impacting social determinants of health to eliminate maternal and child health disparities. She holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in public health education and promotion, with a concentration in health disparities. Her vision is to empower mothers to raise their children in a stable and nurturing home, through providing them with education, support, and resources they need and deserve.
Jaime began volunteering in 2017 and came on staff in 2020 as a Client Advocate. She focuses on educating our clients through one-on-one encounters and classes. Jaime is a compassionate advocate for each client we serve, making sure they are taken care of the best she can.
Katie joined the Bravely team in 2022. As the receptionist, she may be one of the first faces you see. Her goal while serving the community of the Greater Lafayette area is to make everyone who walks through our doors feel welcome. With a shining smile, Katie strives to set-up each client with an appointment that will best serve their needs.
After graduating from Purdue University with a BA in Law and Society, Melissa became the CEO of Bravely and began to lead the team with grace. She has been with Bravely for 12 years – starting out as a volunteer and then falling in love with the organization and the women we serve. During her time, she has transformed this organization from a simple pregnancy hotline and clothing room to a thriving team of 15+ staff and 50+ volunteers who provide dozens of services to thousands of women each year. She is a true visionary, always looking to make our organization the best it can be for our clients and staff.
Nine years with our clinic has led Michelle to the well-deserved position of Director of Operations. She is organized, fierce, and motivated when it comes to the daily operations of our organization ensuring the clients, staff, and volunteers are well served.
Evelyn graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor's in Human Services and a minor in Business Management. She was born and raised in Lafayette, where she first got involved in the pro-life movement through 40 Days for Life. Evelyn is at the center of all things volunteer related. She oversees the recruitment, training, and retention of Bravely volunteers. She is excited to combine her passion and education to bring the joy of volunteering to others.