J. Brad Hains - Part -Time Office and Facility Manager

That smiling guy you sometimes see when you walk into the LNW waiting room is Brad, who wears multiple hats at Lighthouse Nutrition Wellness - enough to make anyone's head spin!  Talk about flexibility and versatility. Brad is indispensable as our Office Manager, Front Desk Guy, Facility Technician Who Can Fix Anything/Technical Guru, Occasional Chef, and the one we go to if a computer is not working right, credit card machine is kaput, copier ink is out, or a kitchen appliance needs to be installed. If that's not enough, he also makes reminder calls, balances financial accounts, and does multiple other daily office tasks while Cathy tends to the business of assisting in her clients' health.  As with other volunteers, Brad takes work at Lighthouse Nutrition and Wellness seriously and has been trained to understand and respect the privacy of our clients, and the sensitive nature of this field. 

Brad has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Northwood University and an Associate in Aviation Technology from the Community College of the Air Force, and Associate in Computer Information Management, also from Northwood University. Brad's passions are flying, engineering and inventing, research and development, and he is also interested in health and science in general ( a science magazine and health article junkie) and pianist/composer. He plans to publish his music compositions and become a pilot, so that he can one day fly with his dietitian wife around the country. He lately has been working at Bates Technical College as a Nursing Department Simulator Technician, so his weekly hours at LNW are very limited, but they are very helpful hours indeed!


Cathy is passionate about good health and overall wellness, and knowing that weight and overall health status, as well as mental and spiritual state, has so much to do with disease prevention and quality of life, she strives to provide the best weight management and nutrition service in the area. She employs a whole body approach which is science-based while keeping an eye out for new discoveries on the horizon. With a Masters in Nutrition, added certificates in specialty areas, seven years experience as a Registered Dietitian and many more as a nutritionist, she assists clients several kinds of nutrition-related conditions.

  • Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, member since 2005
  • Board Certified Registered Dietitian, since 2009
  • Owner of Lighthouse Nutrition and Wellness, since 2010​​
  • Certified LEAP Food Sensitivities and Diet Therapist, since 2010
  • Nutrition Entrepreneurs Dietetic Practice Group, member since 2010


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Nicky Mishko, returning in Summer 2018
​Bastyr University

Lighthouse Nutrition & Wellness

7116 Stinson Ave. Suite A-206
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Office:  253-269-8888
Private Fax:  844-364-8491





Summer Daughtery

Fall 2017
​Eastern Michigan University

Picture coming soon

Future Positions Available:

Affiliate (contracted) Personal Trainer - Currently open 
​Administrative Assistant/Receptionist/Scheduler, part time - Currently open

Affiliate (contract) Registered Dietitian in complimentary fields of sports nutrition, eating disorders, CDE (certified diabetes educator)

We are so happy and proud to be working these wonderful companies that help us run smoothly and provide clients with great products and services:

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​Come with us on a Voyage To Great Health!

​​ Cathy Hains is your  caring and compassionate Nutrition, Health and Weight Management Coach, for the Gig Harbor, the South Sound Area & Nationwide


Jacqueline Johnson, our summer 2017  intern
Iowa State University

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