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Board of Advisors

Meet our unique and talented members

Jeff Hathaway

Jeff Hathaway is the founder and President of ProActive Physical Therapy in NY and BreakThrough Physical Therapy in NC and sits on the Board of Directors of the Physical Therapy Business Alliance. Dr. Hathaway is the co-chair of the New York State Private Practice Special Interest Group the AIPT or Alliance for Independent Physical Therapists and a member of the advisory panels on reimbursement in both NY and NC.

Dr. Hathaway has presented on the business of physical therapy at the state and national level as well as the value of the physical therapist in the healthcare system. He has recently founded a new payment network model for private practices that leverages evidence based practice and the entrepreneurial spirit of the private practice owner (PT Value Net). He is on faculty for the Evidence in Motion (EIM) Executive Private Practice Management (EPPM) program. He received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from EIM's EPPM program. Dr. Hathaway is an active member of the APTA, PPS, NCPTA and NYPTA.

Paul Rodman

Paul Rodman has been involved in Entrepreneurial and Fortune 500 corporate senior-level management and international business development. He has specialized in breakthrough joint ventures and global partnerships with P&L responsibility. Paul was founder, Chairman and CEO of the largest worldwide office products cooperative. Within just 2 years Paul grew his business to $1.3 billion in revenue and was recognized as the first distributive organization to launch a B-to-B E-Commerce system.

After founding, growing and selling what became Staples, in his consulting practice, Paul went on to strategize and advise for today's largest worldwide Office Products distributors. He was Chairman of the NE BMW advisory board, nominated by INC magazine as "Entrepreneur of the Year" in 1990 and 1991, elected to the National Register of "Who's Who e in Executives and Professionals" and has been a guest lecturer at Universities and Conferences worldwide.

Bridgit Finley

Bridgit Finley is the founding partner and CEO for Physical Therapy Central and is a partner in Confluent Health. Physical Therapy Central is a rapidly growing private practice that was selected as Practice of the Year in 2010 by ADVANCE Magazine.

Dr. Finley is nationally recognized in the area of clinical education and was awarded the Signe Brunnstrom Award for Excellence in clinical teaching by the American Physical Therapy Association. She is a frequent lecturer at physical therapy programs and state meetings. She serves as a mentor leader for Evidence in Motion fellowship program. She currently serves as the President for the Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association.

Chad Elms

Chad Elms is the founder of Momentum Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine. Chad is a member of the prestigious Entrepreneur's Organization. In 2012 he started mentoring the founder of PT United after being introduced through the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards. The GSEA's is a competition for student entrepreneurs running a business as an undergraduate. A game changing opportunity with high level networking at the NYC Stock Exchange on Wall Street in the finals.

Chad believes the key to providing quality physical therapy begins with a solid education. To achieve this, he attended a well-respected physical therapy school and continued to advance his knowledge in an extensive manual therapy program. He knows the more he learns, the more efficient and effective he can be in getting his patients back to a healthier, more enjoyable lifestyle. An expansive and ongoing education allows him to do that.

  • Licensure in Physical Therapy: Texas State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
  • MPT: Master of Physical Therapy, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
  • BS: Bachelor of Science, Health Care Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
  • Fellow: American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
  • OCS: Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
  • Member: American Physical Therapy Association, Texas Physical Therapy Association

Kelly Sanders

Kelly Sanders received a bachelor's degree in Anthropology and a minor in Exercise and Health Science from the University of California at Santa Barbara. In 1999, she received a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California. Following graduation, Kelly completed a one-year residency program in orthopedic physical therapy at Kaiser West Los Angeles and Fortanasce & Associates Physical Therapy. She is board certified in orthopedic physical therapy and also is a certified athletic trainer.

Today she is the President of Team Movement for life with over 20 clinics across the country and quickly growing. Renown nationally for the culture they keep, they've been awarded the Jane L. Snyder National Private Practice of the Year Award in 2012. A true leader in the profession and one of very the few executives operating an Employee owned organization.

In her personal time, Kelly enjoys snow skiing, being outdoors, reading and spending time with her husband and two young children.

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