Connie Gertz APRN
Family Nurse Practitioner
Connie started at Face to Face in December 2015. She works at Face to Face as a Family Nurse Practitioner. After working as a Paramedic and Trauma ER/Flight Nurse for over 20 years, she developed an interest in primary care and prevention. She realized she had a desire to combine herpassion for emergency care and interest in primary care, while continuing to promote the health of the community.
She has a Masters of Nursing Degree in Public Health from the University of South Alabama. She received her Advanced Practice Nursing Certification in Family Medicine from the University Of Wisconsin Milwaukee. I am Licensed as an APRN through the State of Minnesota. I have my credentialing as an APRN through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Connie’s approach: “I am committed to providing high quality healthcare to each patient through an interdisciplinary, team based approach that incorporates each discipline’s unique perspective. I believe health promotion and disease prevention are key components in caring for an individual and community. I believe I have unique experiences that have prepared me to help our patients achieve the health and wellness they are capable of and deserve.”
Director of Development
Heather (she/her/hers) has 20 years of experience working at a variety of social service organizations throughout the Twin Cities. Her experience includes working with at-risk youth, chemical dependency, domestic violence, and homelessness. She began her career providing direct services ranging from a shelter advocate to a shelter director. She has served administratively in organizations for over 10 years holding positions in community engagement and directing development. Heather has been active in her community holding board positions at social service organizations, her faith community and her children’s school. Heather holds a BA in Social Work and an MA in theological studies from Bethel University, Summa Cum Laude. She has been married for 21 years and has 2 beautiful twin daughters that are the joy of her life.