Meet Our Administrative Support Staff

Asta Knoll, Operations Director and Executive Assistant

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Asta Knoll is a graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Mortuary Science. She spent 10 years working in funeral service. It was during this time she became very interested in the mental well-being of people.

Asta believes that every person can benefit from focusing on their mental health; having a compassionate listener allows everyone to work toward being their best self. One thing she specifically likes about Ellie is the art therapy program. Creating something is such a healing experience. When she is not at work, Asta love to paint, bake, and to hang out with the coolest cat in the world, Pigeon.

Summer Mueller, Community-Based Programming Administrative Assistant

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Summer Mueller is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin River Falls Business Management program. Inspired by personal experiences, Summer is passionate about spreading awareness and alleviating the stigma around mental health. One thing she specifically likes about Ellie is the CTSS program. When she is not at work, Summer enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys, gardening and cooking.

Alissa Keller, Administrative Specialist

Beth Topliff, Administrative Assistant

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Beth received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology, with a minor in Religion, from Hamline University in St. Paul, MN. Beth is currently enrolled in the Certified Resilience Trainer Program through The Global Resilience and Inner Transformation Institute where she is being certified to teach the Stress Management and Resiliency Training model. Beth has a passion for people, the destigmatization of mental health, and the integrative and holistic approaches to healthcare. What Beth loves most about Ellie is their innovative approach to health and wellness which enables them to help people gain access to the services they need most.

When Beth is not at work, she enjoys hiking, travel, photography, writing, listening to music, time spent with family and friends and hanging out with her two awesome dogs, Kirby and Lady.

Jamie Costello, Compliance//HR//Operations Specialist

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Jamie is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Child Psychology program with an emphasis in counseling and assessing children and families. She describes herself as a life long child and mental health advocate. One of Jamie’s favorite things about working at Ellie is that everyone is respected as an individual and everyone is welcomed. When she is not at work, Jamie is passionate about sports (all Minnesota teams and the Boston Red Sox), going to boot camp classes and baking.