Theresa joined MOTION PT Group as Chief Operating Officer following the company’s inception in 2015. Since that time, Theresa has guided this private equity-backed team through strategic development and exponential growth, stewarding the company from 9 locations in 1 state to 100+ owned, managed, or under LOI in 9 states within the first three years. Regarded as a creative, process-driven, solutions-oriented executive, Theresa has vast experience, including ventures with hospitals and health systems and critical oversight on award-winning marketing campaigns, human resources, and finance.
Prior to joining MOTION PT Group as COO, Theresa was the Chief Marketing Officer and Director of Finance for Sports Therapy And Rehabilitation (STAR) Physical & Occupational Therapy in New York City. Since its inception in 1999, Theresa helped drive STAR to become one of the largest, privately-held clinics in NYC by developing and implementing strong acquisition and retention marketing strategies and overseeing all financial aspects of the business. Theresa was previously a Vice President, Account Supervisor at BBDO Worldwide in their New York headquarters, where she spent close to a decade and traveled extensively. Her major clients included FedEx (domestic and international), Tambrands, CPC International, HBO, Visa, Unilever, and Gillette.
Theresa has volunteered in numerous senior positions, including serving three years on the Board of Directors of JDRF’s Fairfield County Chapter, receiving recognition from the national organization for her role as FCC Government Relations Advocacy Team Chair. She serves on the Parent’s Council of Miami University in Oxford, OH, and is an active Board Member of the Sea Beach Association, Inc. in Stamford, CT, where she served as President for twelve years. Theresa holds a BA in Economics from Fairfield University, including matriculation for one semester at Richmond University in London, England.