Abigale (Abby) Wheat, MSW brings 15 years of combined health science and business management expertise to her role as Business Services Division Manager. In this capacity, she is responsible for setting the direction, allocating resources and managing the implementation of the company’s most critical administrative functions. These include human resources, accounting, legal, insurance and information technology. Her role includes vendor selection and management, accounts payable and accounts receivable management, facility management and HR administration. Ms. Wheat’s primary objectives are to allocate the administrative resources and develop the efficient processes necessary to support and facilitate the company’s continued scientific innovation, business growth plans and long term success.
Prior to joining MiraVista in 2006, Ms. Wheat worked as a licensed social worker at Indiana University Health’s Riley Hospital for Children in the Pediatric Endocrinology Department and Pediatric Burn Unit Department. In this role, she served as a patient advocate providing education, counseling and resource referrals. Earlier in her career, Ms. Wheat worked as a program site director for the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis where she was responsible for program development and operational administration.
Ms. Wheat graduated with honors from Loyola University with a master’s degree in social work and studied psychology, sociology and human development at Indiana University where she received a bachelor’s of science degree.