One of the things people always comment on at Gard Wellness Center, is our amazing staff and we have to agree. We have a rockstar team.  Each one of us is committed to practicing what we preach and creating a positive and fun work environment.  Here’s a little bit about them

Jennifer VanBuuren, B.S, C.C.A  Senior Billing Coordinator

jenniferJennifer has returned to GWC as the Billing Coordinator and Certified Clinical Chiropractic Assistant. Previously, she worked with us as our Intake Coordinator for two years and she loves when she gets a chance to help at the Reception Desk and stay connected with our patients! Jennifer is originally from Greenville, NC and moved here in 2010 to attend NCSU where she completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology. While Jennifer will always have love for animals, she enjoys working in the healthcare field and wants to pursue a career in medical office management or billing.  In her free time you can find her reading and spending time with her two cats, Missy and Sampson.






Ashley Laviner , A.A., C.C.A, Certified Chiropractic Assistant

Ashley Laviner

We’re happy to welcome Ashley Laviner to the GWC team as our lead Chiropractic Assistant.  Originally from Rocky Mount, NC, Ashley moved to Apex in August of this year.  She graduated from Nash Community College with an Associates degree in Criminal Justice Latent Evidence. While attending college she worked at Nash UNC hospital. In her spare time she enjoys photography, coaching softball, and spending time at the racetrack or the beach.







Erica Harms, C.C.A, Intake Coordinator

Erica HarmsWe’re happy to welcome Erica Harms to the GWC team as the newest smiling face at the Reception Desk!  Erica recently relocated to the Triangle from California where she spent her time working in the wellness industry.  She recently assisted in the opening and launch of a Healthy Smoothy restaurant in Holly Springs. When she’s not working you can find her enjoy anything outdoors; hiking, rock climbing, and paddle boarding.







Bria Weigle, B.A. , Outreach and Event Coordinator

Bria is a recent transplant to the Triangle, joining us from Ohio!  She comes with a passion for health and wellness and a background in Marketing.  Her complete bio is coming soon…