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Our Executive Team

Chris Throckmorton Athletico CEO

Chris Throckmorton

President & Chief Executive Officer

Chris Throckmorton joined Athletico Physical Therapy as President and Chief Executive Officer in February 2022. Chris is a physical therapist and veteran healthcare executive with more than 30 years of experience. Chris previously served as CEO of Pivot Health Solutions since 2019.

Carrie Bienkowski Athletico

Carrie Bienkowski

Chief Marketing Officer

Carrie Bienkowski joined Athletico as Chief Marketing Officer in March 2020 and is responsible for creating innovative, digital-first engagement with B2C and B2B audiences that create growth for Athletico.

Greg Michelini Athletico

Greg Michelini

Chief Information Officer

Greg Michelini was appointed to his current position as the Chief Information Officer in September of 2020. Greg is responsible for driving transformational change to Athletico’s technology platforms which will enable operational excellence and best in class patient care and experience.

Dan Doyle Athletico

Dan Doyle

Chief Financial Officer

In April 2021, Dan Doyle joined Athletico as Chief Financial Officer. He leads all Finance operations, including FP&A, Accounting, Treasury, Tax, Audit, and Athletico’s Billing Center located in Westmont, IL.

Dave Tipton - Athletico

Dave Tipton

Chief Human Resources Officer

Dave Tipton joined Athletico as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) in January 2023, where he oversees all aspects of the Human Resources function, including talent management and development, compensation and benefits, and organization effectiveness.

Joanne O'Malley - Chief Compliance Officer Athletico

Joanne O’Malley

Chief Compliance and Risk Officer

Joanne O’Malley, JD, MBA, CHC serves as Athletico’s Chief Compliance and Risk Officer. After joining the company in 2008, Joanne formalized and expanded Athletico’s Compliance and Risk Management program, enhancing its commitment to operating with integrity and maintaining a culture of compliance.

Kari Kaplan Athletico

Kari Kaplan

General Counsel

Kari Kaplan serves as Athletico’s General Counsel. Kari joined Athletico in 2018 as Assistant General Counsel and most recently served as SVP, Legal Affairs where she was responsible for the day-to-day oversight of the company’s legal affairs.