About Us

Golden Bear Therapy Partners is committed to building the premier network of physical therapy and wellness services in the Western United States. 

Founded in 1981, Golden Bear was acquired by Bobby Ismail PT in 1997 and the business has grown rapidly since our partnership with Shore Capital in 2019.​ 


Golden Bear Therapy Partners  is an innovative rehabilitation services provider helping patients in all communities heal to their fullest potential while providing an unmatched employee experience.


Our vision is for Golden Bear Therapy Partners to become the preeminent provider of rehabilitation and wellness serving the western United States.




Be genuine in all your actions


Strive for betterment in everything you do


Treat everyone like family


Be passionate about putting patients first

Leadership Team

Golden Bear Therapy Partners  has a strong management team that has an outstanding track record of growth on the West Coast and has added key team members in the past year to accelerate growth.

Bobby Ismail, PT, DPT

Chief Executive Officer

Brandon Nan, PT, DPT, CSCS

Chief Operating Officer

Heather Schlenger, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Brandon Ziemann

Chief Development Officer

Jennifer Allen, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, CHT

Chief Clinical Officer

Operational Support

Justin Lindo, PT, DPT, OCS

Sr. Regional Director of Operations-Northern California

Carlos Garcia-Cuesta, DPT, MTC, ATC

Sr. Regional Director of Operations-Southern California & Arizona

Sejal Gajarawala, PT, DPT, RYT

Sr. Regional Director of Operations-Pacific Northwest

Rebecca Van Klaveren, PT, DPT

Regional Director of Operations - Northern Region Central Valley

Michael Lopes, PT, DPT

Regional Direction of Operations - South Region Central Valley

Adam Pike, PT, DPT

Regional Director of Operations - Central Region Central Valley

Mat Wise, MPT, OCS

Regional Director of Operations – Arizona

Fabrice Rockich, DPT, OCS, CSCS

Regional Director of Operations – Bay Area Region

Rosanna Kirkendall-Azer, PT, DPT

Regional Director of Operations – Southern California

Administrative Support

Mandi DeAlba

Director of Human Resources

Krista Szadorski

Director of Revenue Cycle

Kiran Deol

Director of Talent Acquisition

Joey Dickerson

Vice President of Integrations & Strategy

Jeremy Neisser

Director of Integrated Marketing

Todd Jones

Director of IT

Our Growth

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