Meet Our Team


Dr. James Stucki

I have been in private practice for over 35 years. I have owned multiple clinics around the Nashville, Tennessee area and I have helped numerous chiropractors get started in practice. I love what I do, I enjoy helping others, and believe chiropractic is the greatest profession in the world.

Dr. Todd Smith

Dr. Jason Tharpe

Chiropractic Administration


Lori Stucki COO

As Chief Operating Officer at Elite Chiropractic & Wellness, Lori Stucki brings many years of health care administration to the team. “I love operations and bringing new and exciting ideas, technology and services to our wellness center. We are always looking for cutting edge programs to bring health, wellness and healing to our wonderful patients. It’s truly the best job in the world”. Dr. & Mrs. Stucki have worked side by side for many years, and continue to try and improve the lives of thousands, one patient at a time.

Karen Kucker

Karen graduated from SDSU in Brookings, SD where she majored in Business Management with a minor in Accounting. Karen moved from South Dakota to Tennessee in 2019 with her significant other, Brandon, and came to us in August of 2021, with a heart for serving and helping people.

Chiropractic Staff


Jordan Powell CA

Jordan was born and raised in Tyler, Texas and moved to Tennessee in 2015. She has been with us for over 6 years and always keeps the office running smoothly making sure your visit is easy and enjoyable. As a patient of chiropractic herself for over 30 years, she has seen firsthand the benefits chiropractic care has to offer. Jordan usually spends her weekends outdoors and with friends and family.