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.​ 

Mission

Golden Bear Therapy Partners  is an innovative rehabilitation company empowering partners to deliver an exceptional patient  experience.

Vision

Our vision is for Golden Bear Therapy Partners is to be the partner of choice for leading rehabilitation practitioners throughout the United States. 

Values

G

GOAL-ORIENTED

We fulfil our mission and vision by aggressively adding and integrating new practices to the Golden Bear Way as well as expanding existing partner practices to better serve our communities. We take action to achieve results. 
B

BETTERMENT

We foster a culture of continuous improvement by challenging the status quo, instilling best-practices across our organization and making data-driven decisions. 
T

TEAMWORK

We work together to deliver on our promise to our partners and our patients. We build trust through our responsiveness, honest communication and transparency. We support one another's personal and professional growth. 
P

PURPOSE

We are driven to make a positive impact on our profession. We are committed to best-in-class patient outcomes, helping them live their best lives.  

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

Jon Royse, PT, DPT

Regional Director of Operations - Sacramento Region

Mat Wise, PT, MPT, OCS

Regional Director of Operations – Arizona

Fabrice Rockich, PT, 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, MPT, ATC

Director of IT

Our Growth

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