Senior Leadership Team
Darryl Gotwalt, PT, ATC
Darryl has over 20 years’ experience in the Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation services industry. He graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy and received a Master of Science in Physical Education from West Virginia University with an emphasis on athletic training. He has also received a Bachelor of Science in Health Education from Pennsylvania State University with an emphasis on athletic training. Darryl has several years teaching experience in Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy. He is based in Baltimore, MD.
Don is the Regional President of Operations for the West Region at U.S. Physical Therapy. He has been with USPh for over ten years with 23 years in the ambulatory healthcare industry. Don graduated from UTSA with a bachelor degree in Finance. He resides in San Antonio, Texas with his wife Marianne. They have a son, Jacob, who also works for USPh at the clinic level.
Floyd is the Regional President of Operations for the Central Region at U.S. Physical Therapy. He has been with USPh since 2009 and has over 20 years of experience within the physical therapy field. Floyd previously founded a 20-clinic practice located in Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, and Iowa. Floyd graduated from Western Illinois University with a bachelor degree in Business, and he resides in northern Illinois with his wife, who is a physical therapist, and has four children.
Jennifer Boyette, OTR, CHT, PhD
Jennifer joined USPh in 2014. She has a clinical background as an occupational therapist and Certified Hand Therapist with specialization in industrial injury prevention, high trauma upper extremity rehabilitation, and workers’ compensation program development. Jennifer received her undergraduate degree through the University of Houston and a Master’s in Occupational Therapy from Texas Woman’s University in the Houston Medical Center. In 2007 she became a Certified Hand Therapist; completed a Doctorate in Health Care Administration in 2010; and became a Level III Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist in 2016. Jennifer was raised in Texas where she lived in Houston for 30 years but now lives in Atlanta, GA with her husband and 2 sons.
Kelly joined USPh in 2008 and has been in outpatient physical therapy since 1987. Kelly enjoyed owning and operating a private practice clinic in the Tampa market with a business partner and friend. He graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor’s of Science in Education with an emphasis in athletic training, and then earned a Master’s of Science degree from Oklahoma State University and where he then received his athletic trainer certification. Kelly and his wife, Susan, have three children named Luke, Kathleen and Jake.
Rick serves as the Company’s Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Rick is responsible for overseeing the Company’s legal affairs, and is involved in all compliance and business development activities. Rick has been with USPH since 2011. Prior to joining USPH, Rick served in similar General Counsel roles with several of the other, large competitors in the outpatient physical therapy sector.
Jayne Fleck Pool, PT, SCS, ATC, CHC
Jayne is the Chief Compliance Officer and Vice President of Clinical Services at U.S. Physical Therapy and oversees compliance, clinical training, and regulatory affairs for the company. She partners with operations teams to ensure compliance, share best practices and improve patient care. Jayne graduated from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis with a degree in Physical Therapy and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in Biology. She is a licensed Physical Therapist, board certified specialist in Sports Physical Therapy, a Certified Athletic Trainer and is certified in healthcare compliance through the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA).
Jake joined USPh in 2022 and oversees the Company’s accounting, finance, planning, and SEC reporting. Jake has experience across a wide spectrum of finance, accounting, operations, acquisition analysis & integration, and executive leadership. He received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from West Texas A&M University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Texas at Arlington. Jake and his wife, Julie, have been married for over 20 years and have one son.
Jason joined USPh in 2020 and oversees the Company’s human resources, benefits, payroll, recruitment, commercial insurance, and risk management programs. Jason attended Southwestern University where he received his BBA in Accounting and the University of Houston where he received his MBA. He resides in Houston with his wife, Meredith, and their two children.
Chadd joined USPh in 2000. He currently serves as Vice President of Information Systems at U.S. Physical Therapy where he manages the overall processes and protocols to ensure the organization’s IT capabilities are aligned with the organization’s goals. Chadd graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor degree in Accounting and a Masters degree in Management Information Systems (MIS). He currently resides in Houston with his wife and two children.
Ashley is the Vice President of Contracting, Credentialing & Reimbursement for U.S. Physical Therapy. Ashley has been with the company since 2007. Ashley graduated from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale with a degree in Business and Minor in Psychology. She has over 25+ years’ experience in healthcare and held positions negotiating and facilitating contracts for multi-specialty providers in the South Florida market. She resides in Houston, Texas and has three children.
Tom joined USPH as Vice President of Revenue Cycle and heads the Business Office Operations team, including the Corporate Billing Office. In addition to having an Engineering Degree from Michigan State University he is also a Certified Practice Manager as well as being Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC).