Director of Therapy| Occupational Therapist | Physical Therapist Assistant | Rocky Mountains | U.S. Navy
Known for his dynamic personality, sincere passion and knowledge of all things random, Ed originally went to school to become a physical therapist assistant but the overachiever in him didn’t stop there. After completing his PTA degree, Ed went back to school to become an occupational therapist. His inspiration for therapy came from the challenge of figuring out how to make people better, which isn’t the only challenge he enjoys. One of Ed’s favorite activities aside from traveling and kayaking with his wife, Jodi, is facing her in nightly Jeopardy battles (which he always wins). As the Director of Therapy, Ed continuously dreams up unique and innovative treatment programs for the patients and brings them to fruition. The best part of his job is seeing the treatments work and the patients seeing success.
Clinic Director| Physical Therapist | Mom | All Things Tito’s | Boston Strong
“All you need is love”
Mom to her two kids and the entire staff at FLMTC, Jodi secretly loves to dance and break it down at Bruce Springsteen concerts. Although she originally aspired to be a teacher, Jodi received her physical therapy degree at Boston University and now uses her role as the Clinic Director (and Company Mom) to teach the staff necessary skills to becoming successful. Her favorite part of working at FLMTC is seeing the therapists and staff interact with the patients and putting smiles on their faces while making them feel better.
Chief Excitement Officer (CEO) | Doting Grandfather | Georgia Bull Dawg | Pianist | Spin Classes and Scotch… Simultaneously
“Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time”
Chief Excitement Officer, Roy Cohen is a proud Atlanta native and bleeds red, black and white during football season (Go Dawgs!). Although he still doesn’t know what he wants to be when he grows up, he has been enjoying his newest role as a grandfather. A jazz music aficionado, Roy enjoys sipping on a good scotch while attending spin classes at the gym and playing the piano.
Marketing Director | Kansas City BBQ | Kickboxer | White Wine | ESPN Analyst
“You have a choice. You can throw in the towel, or you can use it to wipe the sweat from your face.”
With dreams to be the President of the United States or ESPN’s main anchor woman, Sherri loves her role as the Marketing Director for Florida Movement Therapy Centers because of the miracles the company performs every single day. When she’s not at work, Sherri can be found watching sports, whipping up an exquisite meal, taking care of her African Grey parrot, Murphy or planning her bucket list trip to hike to the Everest base camp.
Marketing Marvel and Brand Whisperer | Cookie Monster | Future Wife of Patriot’s Player | Social Media Guru
“Nevertheless, she persisted”
Hoping to manage the social media for Tom Brady or Taylor Swift, Sydney received her degree in Advertising/Public Relations from the University of Central Florida. As a true Florida native, Sydney is a diehard Boston fan, rooting for all teams New England. Serving as the company comedian, Sydney can also be found belting out a tune in her car or dancing around her kitchen (but not cooking in it). When she’s not working, Sydney bartends at a sports bar and enjoys binge watching Friends on Netflix.
MOT, OTR/L |Clinic Manager – Boynton Beach | Pittsburgh Steelers and Pizza | Groundhog Day – the movie
“I don’t regret the things I’ve done, I regret the things I didn’t do when I had the chance.”
As a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native, Jeff recently moved to Florida and is known around town for his notable, contagious laugh. After his career as a movie star didn’t go as planned, Jeff received his Masters of Occupational Therapy Degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Although he claims not to have any secret talents, Jeff is very good at spilling coffee on himself daily and quoting his favorite movie, Groundhog Day. Jeff’s favorite part about working at Florida Movement Therapy Centers is building relationships with his patients and watching them get better.
PTA | Assistant Clinic Manager – Boynton Beach| Master Crafter | Joanna Gaines | DIY | Mexican Food and Margs
“Live each day like it’s your last”
Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Lori is a seamstress by trait and a therapist by choice. After receiving her first sewing machine at just 6 years old, Lori first got her degree in fashion design before chasing her dream to become a therapist. Lori has always enjoyed helping people and physical therapy gave her the opportunity to take that to the next level. Although she will always have a knack for DIY projects, Lori’s favorite part about working for Florida Movement Therapy Centers is the level of service she’s able to provide to her patients.
PT, DPT | Clinic Manager – Boca | Cornhusker State | Ice Cream Connoisseur | Yogi | Shower Singer | Dog Mom
“Keep moving forward.”
Nebraska is not only the birthplace of the Reuben Sandwich, but also the home of Kortnee, the Clinic Manager of the Boca Raton facility. Kortnee received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern University after deciding she wanted to pursue a career in the medical field. Growing up, Kortnee was a professional on the bars and beam and almost made it as an Olympic gymnast. Now she prefers to keep her workouts simpler by lifting weights and doing yoga. It is the positive energy that the staff, patients and their families create, that makes her job at Florida Movement Therapy Centers fun.
PTA | Assistant Clinic Manager – Boca | Ketchup Hater | Crazy Cat Lady | All things Philadelphia Eagles
“Be the change you wish to see in the world”
Born and bred in Lancaster, PA, Justin lives and breathes everything Philadelphia Eagles. Although he wanted to grow up to be a professional baseball player, Justin strives to make a difference in people’s lives and pursued his career as a Physical Therapy Assistant. His favorite part of his job is getting to build relationships with patients and helping them get better each day. Justin prefers to spend his time outdoors, but on rainy days he can be found in front of the TV with his beautiful wife watching Sons of Anarchy and dreaming about being at an Eagles Super Bowl.
PT, DPT | Clinic Manager – Gardens | Elbow Licker | Vino | Adam Levine | Country Music | Key West
“When it rains look for rainbows, when it’s dark look for stars”
Originally from Key West, Savannah pursued her dream to be a physical therapist in New York and received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Daemen College. Wanting to get back to her roots and away from the cold, Savannah moved back to Florida. Lover of biking, country music, Adam Levine, her puppy and a good glass of wine, she is yearning to go to Indonesia and the Great Wall of China. Savannah’s favorite part of working at Florida Movement Therapy Centers is helping people and changing their lives for the better.
OTR/L| Clinic Manager | Long Islander | Loves Billy Joel | Dog Mom | Peanut Butter Lover and Painter | Dying to learn how to play the harmonica
“Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.”
Like most other Long Islanders, Kaitlyn loves to dance around her West Palm Beach home with her dog Jaxson to Billy Joel. After giving up her dream to be in the WNBA and receiving her master’s degree from Springfield College, Kaitlyn left the bitter cold winters in the north for sunny South Florida. Quickly after becoming part of the Florida Movement Therapy Center family, she grew to become a Clinic Manager and is always ready to learn and try new things.
Rocky Steady Boxing Coach | Certified Personal Trainer | The Winning Round Foundation | Madrid | Puerto Rico
“If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, then I can achieve it”
Born in Madrid and raised in Puerto Rico, Federico Balet moved to Florida in 1980 and has been enjoying the sunshine ever since. Inspired by those with Parkinson’s disease, Federico became a Rock Steady Boxing Affiliate in 2012 to help them move, smile and feel empowered. Certified exercise enthusiast by day, Federico is secretly a professional classical musician and grilling chef by night.