Ed is a creative, self-directed, results oriented executive with proven success in growth oriented companies; strong communicator and developer of positive corporate culture. He has extensive public, private, not-for-profit, and start-up company experience with both geographically small and broad national enterprises. Miersch currently serves as CEO of MOTION PT Group, Inc., as a result of a merger with STAR Physical Therapy and Metro SportsMed based in New York City and funded by Pharos Capital Group, LLC, a private equity firm based in Dallas and Nashville. The sports medicine, physical therapy and occupational therapy organization is poised for rapid growth over the next 36 months with a goal to reach in excess of 100 locations by 2017. Prior to the merger of STAR and Metro SportsMed, Miersch served as Regional Vice President of Physiotherapy Associates with 570 locations in 34 states. Previously Miersch was owner and Chief Executive Officer of MX Physical Therapy. Miersch purchased MXPT in 2008 based in Wilmington, DE. At the time Miersch brought 30 years of leadership experience in the outpatient physical rehabilitation industry to MXPT. Following a successful TEAM effort with the clinical team at MXPT, the company was acquired by ATI based in Chicago in December of 2012. Also during Ed’s career, he served a 14-year tenure as President and Chief Operating Officer of Pat Croce’s Sports Physical Therapists, the pioneer of outpatient physical therapy and sports medicine. Through the 1993 acquisition of Sports Physical Therapists by the former NovaCare, Inc., Ed served as President of the East Region for the organization’s outpatient rehabilitation business and in January 2000, Ed was named President of NovaCare Rehabilitation shortly after its purchase by Select Medical Corporation. He has been a principal in other health care-related businesses including SUNRx, a 340B prescription drug program, and now MOTION PT Group, Inc., based in New York City.
Edward R. Miersch - CEO