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For Immediate Release


Heartspring announces new chief program officer

Wichita, Kan.—Division Director of Heartspring School Julie Noller, MBA has been promoted to chief program officer, a newly-created role in the organization that will oversee all of its programs. 

The implementation of this new role will help Heartspring develop a cohesive program model across the organization by merging the school, outpatient business operations, autism services and pediatric services departments under a single leadership structure. 

“Julie has done an amazing job leading the Heartspring school for the last four years,” Heartspring president and CEO David Stupay said. “We are confident that she will help us grow and continue to improve the quality of our programs as our new chief program officer.”

Noller started her career with Heartspring as a staff recruiter in 1999. After three years, she was promoted to director of human resources. In 2015, Julie became the division director of the Heartspring residential school. Noller graduated from Southwestern College in 1991. In 2014, she received an executive master of business administration degree from Wichita State University.

“I have been privileged to be a part of Heartspring’s growth,” Noller said. “I look forward to helping build more opportunities to serve children in our community.”

Heartspring creates hope and opportunity that changes the lives of children with special needs and their families. The residential school, outpatient pediatric services and Autism Services programs aim to help children of all ages succeed by gaining the skills necessary for a more independent lifestyle. More information at



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