Brenda is a life-long resident of Lawrence who joined CPAH in April 2016. She is a graduate of KU with a BA in Interior Design and practiced that before switching gears and becoming our Practice Manager. She has experience with Design, Store Management, Project Management and Photography. She finds that she enjoys the many aspects of working with the CPAH family of staff, doctors, clients and patients. Brenda and her late husband Clay, have four sons, Colin, Nolan, Derek and Nathan whom they have shared many hours of Boy Scouting, Soccer and friends. To complete the family, the Kappelman’s have five cats – Buddy, Cookie, Chibi, Evan and Mandy. They previously had a wonderful dog – Gretchen a Golden Retriever who is truly missed. In the time away from work Brenda enjoys biking, gardening, traveling, dancing and cooking with family and friends. Just about anything outdoors….! Brenda is engaged to Dennis Thome of Lawrence and they have plans to marry in November of 2017.