Leadership Biographies

The biographies below include a video of the person which gives more information on services provided by Southern Hills. Click the video link to view each video.

Providing Services at All Locations

Executive Staff

Joe Kimmel

Executive Director/CEO

Joe Kimmel, MSSW, LCSW - video Welcome to Southern Hills

Joe began working at Southern Hills as our Community Coordinator in 1978. In 2005 he became our Executive Director providing his services to all of our locations. He received his Master of Science degree in Social Work from the University of Louisville and his License as a Clinical Social Worker from the State of Indiana. Joe is a board member with the Indiana Council of Community Mental Health Centers, works with churches that are in transition between pastors/ministers, loves photography, and has been a beekeeper since 1968.

Bert Muenks

Deputy Director/COO

Bert Muenks, MSW, LCSW - video

Bert began working as a Clinic Manager at Southern Hills in 1990, and in 2006 became our Chief Operating Officer. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Sociology from Southeast Missouri State University and her Masters of Social Work from the University of Missouri. In addition, she also had specialized training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) and in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Bert works out of our Jasper office and provides services to all Southern Hills locations.

Amanda Klem

Associate Director/CFO

Amanda Klem

Amanda began working at Southern Hills in 2016 as our Senior Accountant. In the beginning of 2017 Amanda promoted to the role of Chief Financial Officer. She graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Finance from the University of Southern Indiana and is a Certified Healthcare Finance Professional (CHFP). In 2013 Amanda was awarded volunteer of the year from the Healthcare Financial Managers Association (HFMA) and served on their Board of Directors from 2014-2015. She is a proud mother of two sons, loves to travel and has a passion for running.

Human Resources

Mary Roby

Human Resources and Facilities Manager

Mary Roby, MS - video Human Resources

Mary began working at Southern Hills in 2006 as our Human Resources and Facilities Manager. She has worked in the Human Resources field for profit and not-for-profit agencies since 1991 and currently provides her services to all of our locations. Mary received her Master of Science degree in Human Resources Management from Purdue University and is a member of SHRM. During her off time she serves on the Board of Directors for “A Kid’s Place Day Care”. She also enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, walking and bicycling.


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Southern Hills Counseling Center, Inc.
480 Eversman Drive
Jasper, IN 47546
(812) 482-3020