The leaders of Pivot Physical Therapy came together under the ideology of an old-fashioned work ethic: We want to earn the privilege of treating our patients.
When it comes to your physical therapy treatment, we understand the importance of having a therapist who is empathetic, a good listener and an expert in their field. Our passionate and dedicated team is committed to providing you with the highest level of hands-on care.
Chief Executive Officer
Harris Thompson, Chief Executive Officer, joined Pivot Physical Therapy in April 2015. Harris leads the company’s vision, strategy and growth. He is deeply committed to clinical excellence, patient-centered care, and continuing education for Pivot’s clinicians. Prior to joinin
g Pivot, Harris was the President of the North Region for American Anesthesiology. Harris also held several management positions at GE Capital, GE Corporate Audit Staff and GE’s Six Sigma Initiatives. He holds an undergraduate degree from Syracuse University and a master’s degree in business administration from Emory University.
David G. Baron, CPA, MS
Senior Vice President of Revenue Cycle
In this role, Dave handles all aspects of the revenue cycle, business processes and resource management. This includes critical processes like: provider credentialing, insurance verification, claims billing, cash application, insurance and patient collections, customer service, med
ical records, revenue cycle vendor management, consolidated month end processing as well as budget planning and management.
Dave comes to Pivot with deep healthcare experience and an understanding of the challenges facing multi-clinic businesses. He will assist as we develop new services and continue to enhance the quality of the work and services we offer clients.
Dave has an active CPA license and holds a BA from Calvin College and an MS from National Louis University.
Senior Vice President Of Operations
Ashley Beck joined Pivot Health Solutions in February of 2016. Ashley has held several roles of increasing responsibility throughout the company. Ashley is currently responsible for the integration of new clinics, strategic planning around continued growth and partnering with Reg
ional and Corporate leadership on day-to-day operations helping to maximize the return on investment for the company. Ashley has a commitment to the continuity and success of the company while going through rapid growth.
Prior to joining Pivot Health Solutions, Ashley spent 5+ years with a variety of Fortune 1000 companies including Comcast, Office Depot and most recently Mednax Health Solutions, a provider of outsourced physician services, revenue cycle management, patient engagement and performance improvement consulting. Throughout her career, Ashley has had a strong focus within Finance, Operations and Acquisition integration.
Ashley earned her BA in Finance from University of Central Florida. She has been involved in various charitable organizations throughout her career with a strong commitment to United Way. Currently, Ashley volunteers with United Way of Central Maryland and is an active member of United Way’s Tocqueville Society.
Chief Financial Officer
Steve Berger is responsible for strategic and financial planning as well as the day-to-day realities of tax compliance, accounting, and information services. Steve brings to Pivot more than 20 years of progressive financial management experience with an outstanding track record of
successfully managing enterprise growth.
Prior to joining Pivot, Steve served as Chief Financial Officer and was a key member of the executive management committee responsible for overall direction and management of Six Red Marbles, America’s largest US-based development house for learning materials. Steve also served as the Chief Financial Officer for Performax, Inc., a health care benefits consulting and administration company that managed nearly a billion in health care expenditures for their clients and over $600M in premiums. Steve also held senior financial positions with several Maryland-based home builders.
Steve graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from James Madison University.
President of Sales & Market Development
Daniel Bianco is the President of Sales and Market Development for Pivot Physical Therapy. In his role, Danny is responsible for Pivot’s growth strategy and overseeing a team of physician and community liaisons. Danny’s market knowledge coupled with his ability to foster and
maintain physician relationships has been instrumental to Pivot’s successful growth. Prior to joining Pivot, Danny was the President and CEO of Dynamic Physical Therapy. Under his leadership, Dynamic PT consistently ranked as one of the top two physical therapy providers in its market for close to 15 years. Danny sits on the Board of Trustees for Laurel Creek Country Club and is actively involved in Kids Chance of Delaware.
President of Physical Therapy
As President of Pivot Physical Therapy, Brad Hancock is responsible for all operational strategy, execution, and growth in its outpatient physical therapy locations. He is deeply committed to clinical excellence, patient-centered care, and continuing education for Pivot’s clin
Brad is a native of the Raleigh, NC area. After receiving his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from East Carolina University, he went on to earn his Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy. While managing and operating physical therapy practices in Beaufort and Bluffton, SC and as Rehabilitation Director at Hampton Hospital in Hampton, SC he received specialty certification to include treatment and management of lumbar and sacral disorders and treatment of the elbow, wrist, and hand, treatments of balance and vestibular disorders as well as specialization in orthopedics, foot and ankle biomechanics, orthotic casting, and spine/neck treatments.
Brad Hancock returned to his native North Carolina and founded Activcare Physical Therapy in 2009. He successfully grew Activcare Physical Therapy to be a leader in the North Carolina outpatient physical therapy market, encompassing 10 locations with services to include orthopedics, sports medicine, vestibular rehabilitation, oncology rehabilitation, geriatric care, and pain management. He now serves as President for the Pivot Physical Therapy division of Pivot Health Solutions.
Vice President of Clinical Services
Brian Hoy is the Vice President of Clinical Services for Pivot Physical Therapy and oversees all aspects of the company’s clinical services programs. He serves as the director of the Clinical Excellence Team (CET) and is the Continuing Education board member for the CET. Bria
n also oversees all aspects of WebPT as director of the EMR team and is the MedBridge Education liaison for our company.
With over 19 years’ experience as a physical therapist, Brian specializes in outpatient orthopedics and sports medicine with a focus on spine care. Brian has served as the Director of Spine Care for the last 12 years, a position that requires him to oversee all capacities of the facility’s spine program. This includes developing physical therapy spine treatment protocols and teaching the spine education program.
Brian graduated from Bowling Green State University/Medical College of Ohio with a Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy in 1995. He went on to achieve a manual therapy certification as a Certified Mulligan’s Practitioner, one of two in the state of Maryland and has extensive manual therapy continuing education training. Brian is certified in Functional Movement Screening and has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 1995.
Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications
Lauren Kronthal joined Pivot Health Solutions in November 2018. She develops, leads and advances marketing strategy and programs — serves as an advisor, influencer and enabler for enhanced marketing initiatives — and ensures that an integrated and well-coordinated system-wide s
trategic marketing program leverages opportunities for all business entities and consumer channels. In addition to critical alignment and collaboration with expanding sales initiatives, Lauren leverages her skills as a highly collaborative professional with solid experience building programs with brand, revenue and reputational impact.
Lauren’s 20+ years of experience includes strategy, marketing and leadership positions as CMO for Evergreen Health and ConnectYourCare. Prior, Lauren led a number of strategic initiatives in IBM’s Global Business Services business where she developed an exceptional track record of creating new business offers and conceptualized and implemented integrated marketing programs incorporating digital and mobile campaigns – all that consistently exceeded planned objectives.
Lauren has a BA from George Washington University and an MBA from Johns Hopkins University.
Senior Director, Human Resources
Robert Pounders is the Senior Director of Human Resources for Pivot Health Solutions. Rob has been with Pivot since January 2017, and provides strategic direction to the Human Resources and Leadership teams. He has more than 17 years of experience in Human Resources. Prior to joini
ng Pivot he was the Director of Human Resources for Royal Farms. Rob serves as an active member in the Air National Guard.
Rob holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Baltimore and a master’s degree in business administration from Loyola University Maryland.
JD- Vice President, Corporate Counsel
Ms. Reamer is responsible for managing the Company’s day to day legal affairs including providing consultation with regard to corporate contracting, leases and mergers and acquisitions transactions as well as regulatory affairs. Ms. Reamer has over 25 years of managing business
transactions and legal affairs. Her experience includes representing the legal interest for both a Payor Corporation as well as a Large Regional Health Care Provider. In addition Ms. Reamer has spent over 10 years advising companies in all industries with regard to merger and acquisition strategies and processes. Ms. Reamer received her BA in business from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University and earned her JD degree at The University of Maryland, School of Law. Jill has held board positions for National Association of Women Business Owners Baltimore Regional Chapter as well as Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Maryland.