Who We Are
Laura Baltodano, DVM
Founder & President
Laura is a mother of 4 beautiful children, licensed veterinarian, mindfulness teacher, certified health and wellness coach, yoga teacher and time management trainer. She has a passion for helping both people and pets. Laura has found a way to bring that passion to the mission and vision for Andrew's Anthem in honor of her son, Andrew, after which the organization is made. She believes strongly that when equipped with resilience tools and coping skills, individuals can live happy and fulfilling lives not in spite of life challenges, but because of them.
Virginia is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. She received two Master’s Degrees, one in Mental Health Counseling and the other in Marriage and Family Counseling from Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Florida. She has worked with adults, children, and families, providing individual, couples, family, and group counseling services for over 15 years. She is a Prepare and Enrich Certified Counselor and a Couples Communication Instructor. She has been a clinical supervisor for NC State Masters students and is a certified CPR and first aid instructor. She is passionate about working to prevent Mental Health stigma and promote personal growth and wellbeing.
Staci Vanwinkle, MD
Staci is a graduate of University of Tennessee School of Medicine. She then completed Family Medicine residency at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. She practiced in Memphis, Tennessee for 5 years before moving to Fort Myers, Florida and joined a local Primary Care practice. Andrew’s Anthem is important to Staci because she sees patients on a daily basis dealing with life’s struggles and identifies the need for changing the dialogue regarding mental health and incorporating mindfulness into our everyday to have more fulfilled lives.