Staff Members

Ronnie Nall

Ronnie Nall

Owner

Ronnie Nall brings a wealth of knowledge to the Brain Balance of Naples. He has experienced firsthand the joy that the program brought to his 2 children who recently attended Brain Balance in North Carolina, thanks to their knowledgable and dedicated team. With over 25 years of experience serving families in various health care settings, he has worked with innovative scientific companies and leading edge technologies in orthopedics, burn units and senior care. He is passionate about children as proven by his many years of coaching all ages of basketball. His teaching style not only provides the kids sports skills but teaches them valuable skills for life: team building, honor, commitment to setting a good example and praise. Ronnie earned his Bachelor of Science in Business administration, Political Science and Philosophy and Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, IN. Ronnie is committed to bringing the success of Brain Balance to Southwest Florida (SWFL) and to share each child’s joy as they graduate with confidence and spirit that never existed before participating in this special program.

Gayle Nall

Gayle Nall

Owner

As a mother of 2 children who recently attended Brain Balance in Cary, NC, Gayle Nall knows there is hope for kids and families everywhere that deal with the challenges of neurological disorders. As the Domestic CEO for her household consisting of 3 kids, 2 dogs, and 4 grandparents and numerous cousins and extended kid’s girlfriends and boyfriends, she is lovingly known as the “Joy Crusher” to her family. She juggles all the mundane and pleasurable activities at home. She loves family time, interior design, pilates, pool time, paddle boarding and girlfriend time. Her family has recently moved to Naples, Florida to spend more time with her parents.

Gayle is excited to share Brain Balance with Southwest Florida (SWFL). Her working career consisted of over 20 years of experience as a direct marketing consultant. As a creative problem solver, Gayle has excellent interpersonal skills with all sorts of people. Her track record of continuous work with the same industry shows her commitment to success. Gayle graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Miami University of Ohio in Oxford, OH. She and her husband recently left corporate America jobs to start Brain Balance in SWFL. Bringing a real solution to families is their mission. Brain Balance changed their lives in countless ways: their son has grown immensely socially and academically, and their daughter Kayla changed her college path and now receives all A’s, and is happier and driven. Their family has much more joy everyday thanks to Brain Balance and their dedicated staff.

Nicole Rovnak

Nicole Rovnak

Center Director

Nothing makes me happier than helping people. Making other people feel better whether it’s physically, mentally, or emotionally is what I strive to do with each day. I was born in the Tampa Bay area but I grew up all over the world, due to the fact that my parents are active duty military. We lived in 3 different countries and traveled to countless others. I was able to work with and learn from children of many different backgrounds, while growing up overseas.

I obtained my bachelor’s degree in general psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park. I took multiple classes that focused on child psychopathology and development. While in college, I was part of a student study and campaign that opposed the use of Adderall, a drug prescribed for ADHD. Our results are now used on campus to make students more aware of the effects of using Adderall. I worked as a nanny through high school and college, as well as working in the customer service industry for 6 years.

I am a fiancé to Chris Rovnak, I am a dog-mom, I love to make diy crafts, and I volunteer as part of my church’s technical and social media team. I am excited to help change lives and to be a part of the team at Brain Balance.


Brain Balance is proud and pleased to have Nicole on our team. She is extremely kind and considerate. Nicole naturally connects with children and exhibits great patients with them, she is always looking to learn more and to be the most effective program director she can be.

Joshua Hytner

Joshua Hytner

Program Director

Josh earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology and criminology from Florida State University. Josh is also a certified Health and Life coach from the Health Coach Institute. Josh has enjoyed working with children his entire life, from being a summer camp counselor in high school to mental health counseling in a therapeutic setting for foster care children, before arriving at Brain Balance. Josh is very passionate about holistic health and wellness, fitness, and personal development. Josh strives to give 100% effort to all of his endeavors.

Jacqueline Shea

Jacqueline Shea

Assistant Director

Jacqueline Shea graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a bachelor’s degree in Special Education.  She brings her professional experience as an ESE teacher, personal experience as a Mom of a child diagnosed with ADHD and her passion for a holistic approach to helping struggling children succeed. Jackie is thrilled to be a part of the Brain Balance Team of Westchase!

Brain Balance Center of Westchase

Phone

813-475-6977

Hours

MWF: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Tu & Th: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat: By Appointment Only

Location

4022 Tampa Road

Suite 6

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