Our Support Team

We are an employee-owned group of outpatient orthopedic physical therapy clinics throughout California, Arizona, and North Carolina. Our growth since 1999 has been very organic; we open new clinics where our Team members want to live and work. Many of our physical therapists are board certified specialists, or specialty trained in the areas of orthopedics, geriatrics, sports, vestibular, and hand therapy. 

Kelly Sanders

President - PT, DPT, OCS, ATC

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Kelly Sanders

President - PT, DPT, OCS, ATC

Kelly Sanders grew up here on the central coast. After graduating from Atascadero High School is 1992, she went on to receive a bachelor's degree in Anthropology and a minor in Exercise and Health Science from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
 

In 1999, she received a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California. Following graduation, Kelly completed a one-year residency program in orthopedic physical therapy at Kaiser West Los Angeles and Fortanasce & Associates Physical Therapy. She is board certified in orthopedic physical therapy and also is a certified athletic trainer. In her personal time, Kelly enjoys snow skiing, being outdoors, reading and spending time with her husband and two young children.

Andrew Cherry

Chief Operations Officer

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Andrew Cherry

Chief Operations Officer

Andrew was born and raised in San Luis Obispo County. After graduating from Cal Poly and coaching basketball at his former high school he decided he was passionate about teaching kids. He went back to school to get a Master’s in Education and teaching credential.

He spent about fifteen years in the public K-12 education sector serving in roles that ranged from teacher and coach to principal to technology and facilities director. Additionally, he has taught teacher preparation courses at one of his alma maters, Chapman University. Outside of the work day, Andrew is an avid golfer, enjoys playing basketball, and loves doing just about anything outdoors with his wife Emily and their two boys Seth and Luke.

Pam Simpson

Treasurer

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Pam Simpson

Treasurer

Pam Orth Simpson joined the Movement for Life team as Controller in 2006 and currently serves as Treasurer. She brings over twenty years of accounting, finance, and management experience from prior employment with two different Fortune 500 restaurant corporations and as Controller for a local restaurant chain. During her career, Pam has been a member of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).

Pam enjoys living on California's Central Coast and all it has to offer such as cycling, hiking, and wineries. She loves spending time with her husband and adorable son at activities such as swimming and playing at the beach.

 

Megan Alexander

Contracting and Credentialing Manager

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Megan Alexander

Contracting and Credentialing Manager

Megan was born and raised on the Central Coast of California and spent much of her life there before making a move to the big city of Sacramento, which she has grown to love. Megan has been in healthcare administration for over 20 years with experience in Cardiology, Urology and Physical Therapy. She has been with Movement For Life for 13 years - first as a Billing Specialist, then a Billing Supervisor and now as the Contracting and Credentialing Manager where she manages a team of credentialing professionals in payer contracts, negotiations and provider credentialing. In addition, Megan works directly with the Billing Department Director in the practical management of the revenue cycle.

She is a member of HFMA, MGMA and PPS and attends numerous professional conferences each year which include education and training on project management, payer contracting and negotiations and revenue cycle management. In her personal life, Megan is a proud mother of 5, a very young grandma, passionate Survivor fan and wishful traveler, in that order.

Anny Henry

Director of Human Resources

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Anny Henry

Director of Human Resources

A lifelong passion for people and physical fitness brought Anny to the Movement for Life team in 2015 as the Director of Human Resources. Originally from Quebec, her career carried her to Silicon Valley where she spent fifteen years collaborating to help make others successful at Apple, Microsoft, and several start-ups.

Her high-energy approach and specific experience in benefits administration, payroll and HRIS management, employee relations, and retention, combined with recruiting, hiring, and onboarding result in someone who believes strongly in “team” and looks for ways to make that a reality every day.

Anny is a three-time Canadian national age group bronze medalist in two cycling disciplines and a certified fitness instructor and personal trainer. Anny enjoys training so she spends her free time running, cycling, and teaching a weight lifting class. When she is finished working out she also enjoys traveling, discovering the central coast and Welsh Corgis.

 

Ryan Miller

Business Development Director- Central Coast, Desert, Arizona, & North Carolina Regions

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Ryan Miller

Business Development Director- Central Coast, Desert, Arizona, & North Carolina Regions

Ryan was born and raised in Southern California and moved to San Luis Obispo in 2007 to attend Cal Poly. He became very interested in human movement and function and eventually joined Movement for Life in late 2009 as a PT Aide. After completing his education, Ryan assumed more responsibilities within the company including Front Office Assistant, Lead PT Aide, Transcriptionist, and Director Track Participant. In 2014, Ryan was awarded a Business Development position for the Central Coast CA Region.

Ryan continues to teach boot camp classes with Athlon Fitness & Performance and enjoys helping others reach their fitness goals. In his personal time, he enjoys playing and watching sports, working out, spending time with his friends and family, and various outdoor activities including surfing, hiking, and camping.

 

Contact: ryan.miller(at)movementforlife.com

Heidi Coffee

Business Development Director- Central Valley & Bakersfield Regions

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Heidi Coffee

Business Development Director- Central Valley & Bakersfield Regions

Heidi brings over 25 years of experience of strong outside sales, combined with marketing and promotional expertise in the area of medical diagnostic imaging and physical therapy. Heidi’s has proven skills with identifying and capitalizing on a changing and challenging health care industry trends. She is especially skilled at establishing, developing and maintaining long lasting professional relationships with physicians as well as medical staff.

She is resourceful and a creative thinker with strong negotiation skills. Works professionally with each clinic assisting them with goal setting, event planning and marketing. Heidi lives in Lodi, CA where in her spare time she enjoys traveling, yoga, gardening, cooking, wine tasting and entertaining family and friends.

 

Contact: heidi.coffee(at)movementforlife.com

Kallie Slette, PT, DPT, OCS

Director of Clinical Operations

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Kallie Slette, PT, DPT, OCS

Director of Clinical Operations

Kallie was raised in Boise, Idaho. She attended the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho, and completed the Sports Science program in 2010. In 2013, she earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York.

Kallie married her high school sweetheart (and a Cal Poly SLO graduate) in 2011, which spurred their move back to the Central Coast. Outside of her professional role, Kallie enjoys hiking, playing with her golden retriever, Siena, traveling, cooking, and enjoying all that this beautiful area has to offer.

Katie Bolts

Marketing & Communications Manager

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Katie Bolts

Marketing & Communications Manager

Katie was born and raised on the Central Coast. While attending Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, she started working with Movement for Life as our design intern. She has since worked in various design and marketing roles until graduating in March 2020 as our Marketing Director with a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. She has a passion for all things Adobe Illustrator. Outside of work, Katie enjoys yoga, surfing, podcast walks, and making stained glass projects.

Mark Teague

Senior Recruiter

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Mark Teague

Senior Recruiter

Mark grew up in Mount Shasta, CA. He went to school and played Baseball at Alderson Broaddus University in West Virginia. Soon after graduating he moved to San Luis Obispo in 2011 and has been Recruiting ever since. He finds enjoyment in the mountains and all that can be done within them--like snowboarding, backpacking, rock climbing, and fishing.

Debbie Barckley

Clinical Platforms Manager

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Debbie Barckley

Clinical Platforms Manager

Debbie came to Movement for Life in 2017 with over 22 years of working in K-12 education.  When starting with the Movement for Life team, she worked exclusively on the Everflex Health project as the Manager of Product Services.  Debbie is currently the Clinical Platforms Manager and works closely with the Clinical, Administration, and IT teams to help support all software platforms that are used at Movement for Life.  

Outside of work, Debbie enjoys gardening, hiking, spending time with friends & family, and playing with her Golden Retriever grandpup Talley.  Debbie is a continuous learner and likes challenging herself personally and professionally.

Alexa Munson

Marketing Coordinator Community Liaison-Arizona

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Alexa Munson

Marketing Coordinator Community Liaison-Arizona

Alexa was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. She attended the University of Arizona receiving a Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Development and a minor in Communications in December of 2017. Alexa enjoys being out in the community every day and educating others on how impactful Physical Therapy is. Outside of her professional role, Alexa enjoys traveling to new places, interior decorating, cooking and spending time with her family.

Email: alexa.munson(at)movementforlife.com

Jessica Main

Marketing Coordinator Community Liaison-Central Coast, CA

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Jessica Main

Marketing Coordinator Community Liaison-Central Coast, CA

Jessica Main grew up on the Central Coast, as a child she enjoyed competing in horse 3-Day Eventing and participated in Track and Field being a long jump, triple jump and pole vaulter. Jessica graduated Atascadero High School and went to UC Davis where she received her BS degree in Visual Communications with a Minor in Business. Upon Graduation Jessica moved back to the Central Coast to start her career as a Graphic Designer. She started JEM Design, a graphic design business specializing in print and website design. Jessica was heavily involved with the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce as an Ambassador. In 2018 Jessica became the CEO of the Templeton Chamber of Commerce where she was able to blend her love of marketing and design with her desire to advocate for small business. Jessica has been a long time patient of Movement for Life Physical Therapy and valued the help she received after multiple orthopedic injuries and surgeries. In November 2021 Jessica joined the Movement for Life Physical Therapy team as the Marketing Coordinator / Community Liaison blending her passion for helping people and helping to build awareness of the wonderful job our Physical Therapists do getting their patients moving again.  In her free time Jessica enjoys spending time with her 2 children, 2 dogs, 2 cats and 2 horses, gardening, hiking, snowboarding and going to the beach.

 

Contact: jessica.main(at)movementforlife.com

Kalina Robles

Marketing Coordinator Community Liaison- CA Desert

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Kalina Robles

Marketing Coordinator Community Liaison- CA Desert

Born in Irvine, CA  and raised in Palm Springs, Kalina is a SoCal native at her core. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with her BA in Communication Studies from California State University, San Bernardino. Kalina has experience in marketing, branding, and public relations and is passionate about growing and scaling business. Growing up, Kalina was a competitive dancer for over 10 years and then transitioned her love of dance into teaching and choreographing. Currently residing in the Coachella Valley, Kalina has a deep respect for the community that raised her. She serves as a Commissioner on the City of Palm Springs’ Human Rights Commission and as a board member for the Hanson House Foundation as a way to help serve those in the community. 

In November 2021, Kalina joined the company as our Desert Region’s Marketing Coordinator/Community Liaison which allows her to work within her community to share the importance of physical therapy. 

 

When she’s not out marketing, Kalina loves cooking, taking fitness classes, and listening to vinyl records with her fiancé and their dog, Toto.

Kevin Minton

IT and Facilities Director

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Kevin Minton

IT and Facilities Director

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Angie Dexter

Central Verification Manager

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Angie Dexter

Central Verification Manager

Angie was born and raised on the Central Coast and joined the Movement for Life team in 2008. Her first 12 years she was the Front Office Manager in the San Luis Obispo Aerovista clinic. And as of March 2020 she changed position and is currently the manager of the Central Verification Department. Outside of work Angie likes to take in the beauty of the Central Coast through her camera lens with her interest in landscape photography.  She also enjoys spending time with her family and traveling with her husband to pool tournaments.