Meet the Staff
Jill McCormick, PT, ATC, CKTP, ART-Certified: Physical Therapist and Certified Athletic Trainer
Jill is the owner and operator of Excel, and has been since its conception in August of 1999. Jill was born and raised in Columbia, Missouri and graduated with a Physical Therapy degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1995. She received an Athletic Training Certification in 1999 through an internship program at Columbia College, which she participated in while working as a full-time PT. Jill currently lives in California, managing the business end of things from her home office there, and relying on her excellent staff at Excel to keep things humming in Boonville! She makes trips back to Excel about every 4 weeks to keep in personal touch and she keeps her PT skills fresh as she works for another out-patient PT clinic in California. E-mail Jill
Kelley Chandler, PT, CKTP, ART-Certified: Physical Therapist
Kelley joined Excel in 2002 and she is the on-site manager as well as a treating clinician. She was born and raised in Columbia, Missouri and graduated from the University of Missouri, Columbia in 2002 with a Bachelor of Health Sciences degree and a Master of Physical Therapy degree. Kelley specializes in spine work and is certified in the practice of Active Release Technique (ART), a highly specialized and effective manual therapy technique. Learn more about ART at www.activerelease.com. Kelley continues to live in Columbia with her three cats and two dogs! Kelley was certified as a Pilates Instructor in 2003. She currently instructs Pilates classes 2 days a week at Excel Fitness Center! E-mail Kelley
Jeanine Mielke : Aerobics Instructor
Jeanine was born and raised outside of Chicago. She attended the University of Missouri for her Bachelors Degrees and continued at Stephens College to earn a Masters Degree and License in School Counseling. Her full time job is an elementary school counselor in Columbia, Missouri. She joined Excel in 2004 teaching fitness classes on the side. What started out at one class almost a decade ago has blossomed into a variety of classes. She started her group fitness certification with AFPA in 2003 and continues to get certified and educated in all realms of fitness.
Anna Esser: Staff
My name is Anna Esser and I am currently full time student at Central Methodist University studying biology. I graduate with my bachelors of science in December 2015 and plan to pursue a career in laboratory research. I spent two years of my undergrad in the lab studying mice that were induced with an animal form of multiple sclerosis. We are currently trying to get our project published in a scientific journal.
Lacey Weaver: Staff
full time student, going to school for early education to be a Kindergarten teacher. Lifetime Boonville resident. I have 2 children, Ryan & MaKaylie