Dr. Jeremy Storm was born and raised in Sioux Falls, SD, graduating Magna Cum Laude from the University of South Dakota, and With Honors from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Following this, Dr. Storm completed his internal medicine residency at the USD Sanford School of Medicine, and his infectious disease fellowship at the University of Iowa. Dr. Storm has been in private practice, infectious disease and telemedicine for over 10 years, and believes in building long-term relationships with patients and providers alike. In addition, Dr. Storm sits on state and national committees related to telemedicine and appropriate antibiotic prescribing. Dr. Storm believes that patients deserve more than healthcare can currently offer, which is why he works tirelessly to ensure positive outcomes for his patients. When not working, Dr. Storm enjoys spending time with his children and family, watching movies, and cooking.
Dr. Zachary Brown was born and raised in Rochester, NY, where he graduated from the University of Rochester with a BS in Microbiology and a minor in Medical Anthropology. He moved to Denver and graduated from the Global Medicine Honors track at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine, which included clinical rotations in Sri Lanka and Kenya. Dr. Brown also honed his skills in outreach coordination and medical Spanish doing relief work in Ecuador and Guatemala. He then completed a traditional rotating internship and internal medicine residency through Rocky Vista University at Sky Ridge Medical Center. Dr. Brown is looking forward to developing long term working relationships here in Sioux Falls. He relishes the opportunity to provide more personal and patient-centered care while exploring his interests in infectious disease and wound care. Zack loves coffee. When he's not at work, he enjoys drumming, travel, cooking, and more coffee. He also spends as much time as possible outdoors in all seasons-- hiking, camping, fishing, and snowboarding with his wife and dog.
Dr. Kenneth Maina was born and raised in the Central Highlands of Kenya and earned his MD from the Moi University School of Medicine. Upon graduation, he did a year-long internship with an emphasis on infectious disease management and in-patient medicine. He afterward worked in rural Central Kenya prior to relocating to the US. Dr. Maina joined the University of North Dakota, Center for Family Medicine for his residency in 2017. During his training, Dr. Maina had a keen interest in Hospital Medicine and served as the Administrative Chief in his last year. Dr. Maina is looking forward to creating and nurturing long-term working relationships in Sioux Falls. He believes in the excellent care of patients being the cornerstone of any medical practice and the key to positive outcomes. In his free time, Dr. Maina can be found spending time with his wife and daughter. He is an avid soccer fan (GGMU!) and enjoys hiking and traveling.
Samantha Konechne is a dedicated and compassionate nurse practitioner with a progressive career history from eight years of nursing in emergency medicine and oncology/transplant units. Samantha recently graduated from SDSU with her Doctor of Nursing Practice and her thesis focused on telehealth outreach to vulnerable and underserved populations and rural staff comfort with telehealth modalities.
Samantha believes in always striving for excellence in clinical care and that achieving wellness involves a holistic focus to achieve a balance of mind, body, and spirit.
Outside of work, most of her time is spent with her husband, daughter, and son. She loves running, hiking, gardening- almost any excuse to be outdoors! Born a New Yorker but raised in South Dakota. Samantha loves to travel the world but is looking forward to setting roots and serving clients in Sioux Falls!
Jodi Peterson was raised on a farm in rural South Dakota. She attended SDSU and became a registered nurse in 2006. Feeling inspired to take a more active role in her patient's care, she earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice from SDSU in 2020. Her thesis focused on increasing access to influenza vaccines, an important aspect of preventative health care. Her diverse career includes 14 years of experience in all ranges of the lifespan from newborn to elderly care in a variety of settings, most notably emergency and critical care. She passionately believes that all patients deserve empathetic and holistic care, and that each patient should be empowered to be an active leader in their healthcare path!
Outside of work, Jodi most enjoys spending time with her family. They can usually be found on or near the river in Yankton. Sailing, kayaking, hiking, and anything that allows her to be active with her family are her favorite past times!
Katy is a Nurse Practitioner with Storm Clinic's hospitalist group. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in nursing and worked as an RN in the NICU. She later returned to school to earn her Doctorate of Nursing Practice. After taking time off to have children and relocate to Sioux Falls, Katy is excited to be back taking care of patients.
Jenny is the Executive Director and Nursing Director for Storm Clinic since its founding in 2017. Jenny was born and raised in South Dakota, and graduated High School from Madison, SD. Following this, Jenny completed her Associates Degree in Nursing at the University of South Dakota and her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from South Dakota State University. Jenny has been an RN for over 14 years and has extensive background in Infectious Disease, Telehealth, Women’s Health, Labor and Delivery, Plastic Surgery and Nursing leadership and Management. Jenny is passionate about patient advocacy, including providing reliable, smart, efficient, and high quality care - always.
When not working, Jenny enjoys spending time with her daughter, working out, cooking, studying wine, and is pursuing her CSW credentials in wine training and education.
Alex is the Nurse Manager at Storm Clinic. She was born and raised in Sioux Falls, SD and is a graduate of O’Gorman High School. Alex has been an RN for 10 years. She received her Associates Degree in Nursing from the University of South Dakota and began her career working as a Pulmonary Nurse at Sanford Medical Center. She eventually cross trained to the Emergency Department where she developed a love for Emergency Medicine. Alex took on clinical leadership roles, and went on to complete her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from the University of Sioux Falls. Her nursing experience also includes Pediatric Trauma, Telemedicine, Pediatric Long Term Care, and Triage.
Alex believes in providing high quality patient and family centered care, as well as building meaningful relationships. Alex is a strong proponent of patient advocacy and patient education.
When Alex isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and four children, being outdoors, reading, organizing, and watching Iowa Hawkeye sports.
Cheryl was born and raised in Hartington, NE. She graduated from Mount Marty College in 2006 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. Before coming to Storm Clinic, Chery worked at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital and Yankton Medical Clinic-ENT in Yankton, SD. When Cheryl is not working, she enjoys cooking, baking, and spending time with her family.
Jordan is from the Mitchell, SD area. She studied human biology/neuroscience at North Dakota State University in Fargo, graduating in 2015. She later returned to school to work toward her Master of Science in Nursing. Jordan has experience in fertility and reproductive medicine, orthodontics, and emergency medicine. She believes that quality care and proper patient education reduces stress and helps to ensure positive outcomes for patients. In her free time Jordan enjoys napping with her two dogs, reading, running, and true crime documentaries.
Jennifer is a billing and revenue cycle management representative for Storm Clinic. She has been in the medical field for over 25 years. Jennifer is a Stickney, SD native and graduate of Mitchell Technical Institute and Dakota State University. In her free time, Jennifer is an avid reader, football fan, music lover and enjoys spending time with her kids and friends.
Kathy is a billing and coding representative for Storm Clinic. She has 20 years of medical office experience. She is a Tea, SD native and a graduate of the University of Sioux Falls. In her free time Kathy enjoys traveling, outdoor activities and spending time with friends and family.
Leslee is the Administrative Assistant for Storm Clinic. She has over 25 years of office experience and has worked in healthcare for 15 years. Leslee was born and raised in Estherville, IA and is now loving everything South Dakota has to offer with her favorite being the Black Hills. In her free time she loves crafting, making jewelry, cooking, going to Stampede games and spending time with family and friends.
Rylee is from Lennox, SD and is currently studying at the University of South Dakota for nursing. Rylee has some medical experience including working as a Certified Nursing Assistant at a long term care facility and in the emergency department. She enjoys working with patients to provide the best care possible and is extremely passionate about helping people. Rylee enjoys working in the medical field and learning everything she can in the process. She is excited to grow in her education as she goes through nursing school with the ultimate goal to become a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. In her free time she loves to watch Grey's Anatomy and hang out with friends and family.
Emma was a billing and coding account representative for Storm Clinic. She was in the medical and accounting field over 20 years. Emma was born and raised in South Dakota on a farm near Platte. Emma loved to hang out with her family, travel and be involved with Nascar. Emma was a beautiful person, and will be missed by the Storm Clinic team and its patients.