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.

Stephen Gray

Chairman of the Board

Stephen brings 40+ years of senior level management expertise to Pivot with a focus on leadership and corporate renewal across many industries, including healthcare.

Prior, Stephen was a partner at Deloitte where he led the firm’s Fiduciary Services Practice until he retir

ed to form Gray & Company in 2014.

Mr. Gray has led a distinguished career and is well known in the financial and legal communities throughout the U.S. Stephen began his career as an engineer and was a master’s level teaching fellow at Tufts University in mechanical engineering.  Upon moving into management, Stephen has enjoyed decades of successful leadership and governance across industries.

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Chris Throckmorton

Chief Executive Officer

Chris brings many years of healthcare experience to his role as CEO. Prior to Pivot, Chris served as the CEO of IntegraMed Fertility, the largest Fertility practice network in North America. Prior to that, he was the Group President and Chief Operating Officer of Surgery Partners L

LC where he had significant operational and strategic responsibilities, holding lead responsibility for Surgery Partners ASC operations. Surgery Partners IPO’d on the NASDAQ in the fall of 2015. From 1998-2007 Chris worked at HealthSouth Corporation in various operational roles, becoming SVP of Operations for the Outpatient Division. After successfully assisting in the sale of the Outpatient Division to Select Medical Corporation in May 2007, he served as Division President of the West Region overseeing 350+ locations. Beginning in 2009, Chris was Divisional President of the Network Division at Select Medical. During his tenure, he developed and grew a new Worker’s Compensation Specialty Network Product, enabling the company to compete for greater market share in the $80B work comp marketplace.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, where he was a John Motley Morehead Scholar. He earned his MBA in Finance from Georgia State University, graduating with honors. Chris is married to his wife Laura and they have five children ranging in ages from 12 to 21. Chris’ interests include spending time with family, golf, tennis and reading, and he and Laura love to travel.

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Kevin Mitchell

Chief Financial Officer

Kevin Mitchell is Chief Financial Officer for Pivot Health Solutions. As CFO, Kevin is responsible for the financial forecasting and budgeting processes, overseeing the preparation of all financial reporting, and advising on long-term business and financial planning. He also overse

es the finance and accounting teams.

Kevin has extensive experience in financial operations with over 14 years in Big 4 public accounting including 13 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers working in PwC’s London, Los Angeles and Tysons Corner offices focusing on the healthcare industry. A demonstrated leader, Kevin has a successful record in bottom line performance improvement to maximize stakeholder value, as well as proven ability to manage large multi-component teams and execute within fast-paced, changing business environments.

In his most recent role, Kevin served as Vice President of Finance of Inpatient Rehabilitation for Select Medical based in Mechanicsburg, PA where he administered all financial operations for the organization’s inpatient rehabilitation hospitals. Kevin served as a voting board member for a number of esteemed rehabilitation hospitals throughout the country.

Kevin earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Management from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C graduating Cum Laude. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants & Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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Jonathan Friedman

General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer

Jonathan oversees all legal matters, and manages compliance issues, ensuring all Pivot business areas comply with regulatory requirements and the company, and all employees, are complying with internal policies and procedures.

Formerly, Jonathan was a partner, advisor, opera

ting company board member and former General Counsel at Redesign Health, LLC., a venture studio focused on launching businesses to improve the quality and democratize accessibility to modern healthcare solutions through innovative products, technologies and platforms.

Prior, Jonathan served for 10 years as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Dentsply Sirona (Nasdaq- X-Ray), the world’s largest manufacturer of dental equipment, technologies and consumable products. In this role Jonathan handled all corporate, compliance, regulatory commercial, HR, litigation, SEC, intellectual property and general legal matters.

Preceding Dentsply Sirona he was Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary for National Medical Health Card Systems, Inc. – a national pharmacy benefit manager and was a corporate finance associate at a large New York City law firm.

Jonathan is a graduate of Dickinson College and holds a J.D. (graduating cum laude) from St. John’s University School of Law, where he was also the Articles and Notes Editor of the Law Review.

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Daniel Bianco

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.

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William Holland

President of Industrial Services

William Holland is the President of Industrial Services for Pivot Health Solutions. Bill is responsible for best practice policy, strategic planning, and quality control for work injury rehabilitation and prevention services. He has extensive advanced work rehabilitation clinical e

xperience and has implemented effective risk management and safety programs in a wide variety of occupational settings across the US over a 23 year career. Bill is committed to building close employer–provider relationships with a focus on the management of indemnity and medical costs associated with employee injuries.

Bill completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) at the University of Augustine in Florida in 2005, his Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) at the University of Delaware in 1997, and his Bachelor of Science in Biology at Rowan University in New Jersey in 1995. Professional memberships include the American Physical Therapy Association, Delaware Physical Therapy Association, Maryland Physical Therapy Association, and the American Board of Disability Analysts.

Bill was appointed by Governor Ruth Ann Minner, and served a three-year term on the State of Delaware Examining Board of Physical Therapy. While serving this term, he had the honor of representing the State of Delaware with the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy. Bill’s professional pursuits have a strong foundation in the employment protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In keeping with his passion for this civil rights law, he is credentialed as a Senior Disability Analyst and holds multiple certifications in functional capacity evaluation, employment testing, job analysis, and work risk analysis. His past work includes the management of federal ADA eligibility testing for the fifth largest transit system in the United States, serving over four million citizens. Bill also serves as a medical consultant for the Delaware Department of Labor Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.

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Lisa Parent

Senior Vice President for Revenue Cycle Management

Lisa Parent is Senior Vice President for Revenue Cycle Management for Pivot Health Solutions. She provides oversight to those involved with obtaining insurance benefit verification and authorization, and the timely billing and collection of accounts receivables.

 

Prior to joining Pivot, Lisa served as Senior Director, Professional Fee Revenue Cycle for the University of Maryland Medical System where she directed all functions of Professional Fee Revenue Cycle for more than 700 employed clinical providers. There, she managed 100 staff members and led a dramatic turnaround of a department challenged by significant changes in leadership, transforming her department into an accountable, strategy-focused unit.

Specializing in revenue cycle management, managed care and team leadership, Lisa has developed a deep knowledge of the healthcare industry, which spans a career of more than 20 years. Prior to arriving in Maryland in 2017, Lisa’s background includes many years in California working for organizations such as Stanford Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente and Aetna. In addition to revenue cycle management, she has served in a number of roles in the areas of compliance, practice support and payor relations.

Lisa holds a Master of Health Administration from the University of Washington in Seattle, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Robert Pounders

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.

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Chris Roosa

Vice President of Clinical Services

Chris Roosa is the Vice President of Clinical Services. Chris has been with Pivot Physical Therapy for over 15 years, and has contributed to the development of many clinically advanced training programs that Pivot offers its clinicians today. He has both vast clinical experience an

d management experience, holding various leadership positions throughout his career. As the VP of Clinical Services, Chris is dedicated to assure the highest quality of advanced care is available to every patient served by Pivot Physical Therapists.

Chris Roosa completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of St. Augustine in Florida in 2004, and his Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science from Clemson University in South Carolina in 2002. Professional memberships include the American Physical Therapy Association, Maryland Physical Therapy Association, American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapy, and the National Association of Myofascial Trigger Point Therapists.

Motivation to stay current with the latest research and treatment techniques has led Chris to pursue several Post-Doctorate distinctions. He completed a Manual Therapy Certification (MTC) in 2007 from the University of St. Augustine and became an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in 2011. In the summer of 2012, he had the honor of serving on the US Olympic Sports Medicine Committee before the Summer Games in London, providing physical therapy services from the Lake Placid Olympic Training Center to Winter and Summer Olympic athletes.

Achieving a certification from the Postural Restoration Institute (PRC) in 2014 further advanced his skills in the evaluation and treatment of complex clinical diagnoses. In 2015, he became Dry Needling Certified from Myopain Seminars. As a Certified Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist (CMTPT), he effectively treats myofascial trigger points and chronic muscle pain syndromes.

In December of 2016, Chris continued his pursuit of clinical excellence and became a Therapeutic Pain Specialist (TPS) from the International Spine and Pain Institute. The TPS experience allowed Chris to gain valuable knowledge of the treatment and worldwide research of chronic pain conditions. Chris continues to engage in the industry’s highest educational offerings including participation in a Fellowship in Pain Science.

The extensive experience and advanced certifications Chris Roosa has attained makes him one of the most diverse clinical leaders at Pivot Physical Therapy. Development of his in-depth skill set allows him to offer Pivot’s clinical staff mentorship and guidance regarding the best clinical interventions and education opportunities to facilitate optimal functional outcomes.

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