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Board of Directors

Mark Kaufman Athletico

Mark Kaufman

Founder & Executive Chairman

Mark Kaufman is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Athletico Physical Therapy. The Athletico story starts with a single Chicago clinic opening in 1991 and continued with Mark’s vision to help as many people as possible.

Athletico Board Members

Robert Hensley

Audit Committee Chair

Robert (“Bob”) Hensley has more than 40 years of experience serving public and privately held companies across a range of industries, including healthcare, insurance, real estate, and private equity capital funds. Mr. Hensley is also the owner of two real estate and rental property development companies.

Athletico Board Members

Michelle Millstone-Shroff

Compensation Committee

Michelle (“Meka”) Millstone-Shroff serves as a strategic operating advisor and board member to a variety of companies. Ms. Millstone-Shroff was President and Chief Operating Officer of Buy Buy Baby, Inc. from 2007 to 2018, where she led the growth of the company to become North America’s leading omni-channel retailer of items for infants and toddlers.

Athletico Board Members

Scott Serota


Scott Serota is a healthcare expert and retired executive with more than four decades of leadership experience. Most recently, Mr. Serota served for two decades as President and CEO of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), the largest health insurance provider in the U.S.

Athletico Board Members

Sandy Thompson

Compensation Committee Chair

Sandy Thompson is a Partner at BDT & Company. Mr. Thompson is the Head of Coverage for the healthcare industry sector at the firm, and also serves on the Investment Committee for BDT Capital Partners.

Athletico Board Members

Justin Ward

Audit Committee

Justin Ward is a Managing Director at BDT & Company, where he is responsible for execution of both investments and advisory assignments. Prior to joining BDT in 2009, he worked for Thomas H. Lee Partners, a private equity firm based in Boston.