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Lisa Chambers, MS, CCC/SLP

VP of Clinical Services

Lisa Chambers oversees the clinical and financial performance of therapy contracts throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan. Lisa's hands-on experience and understanding of teamwork and compromise to get things done ensure the overall efficiency and effectiveness of clinical and fiscal outcomes. Lisa feels that Blue Sky Therapy's philosophy to always "do the right thing" for the patients, the employees, and the customers, continues to challenge her enabling growth, creative thinking and innovation.

Lisa joined Blue Sky in 2001 in the dual role of treating Speech/Pathologist and Site Supervisor. For the past five years Lisa served as an Area Manager. In April of 2010, Lisa was named as the Director of Clinical Services and was recently promoted to the VP of Clinical Services. Lisa has been a Speech Pathologist for over 22 years, holds the AHSA Certificate of Clinical Competence and is Vital Stim certified.

lchambers@blueskytherapy.net

 
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Corey Young, MPT

Director of Operations

Corey Young, MPT has a passion for patient advocacy and functional independence. Corey received a Master of Physical Therapy degree from West Virginia University. Since 2005, Corey has gained experience working with the geriatric population in West Virginia and Ohio. Corey joined the Blue Sky Therapy team in January of 2009. Since that time, Corey has served as a site supervisor, a clinical mentor for new site supervisors, performed start-ups, and developed high functioning teams. In April of 2012, Corey began a new transition, and in July of 2012 was named a Regional Manager of Operations. Corey continues to be highly involved in the daily operations of all of his buildings. Corey is credentialed by the American Physical Therapy Association as an Advanced Clinical Instructor, and has a passion for teaching. He uses this passion as an adjunct professor at Wheeling Jesuit University, in which he assists students in development of clinical knowledge and skills. Corey has a very optimistic approach to every situation, and prides himself in creating objective solutions.

Corey operates with the motto that “No one cares how much you know until they know how much you care!”

cyoung@blueskytherapy.net

 
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Tom Barnes

Regional Manager of Operations

Tom Barnes is a passionate individual who has  experience as a Physical Therapist and Site Supervisor. He received his Masters in Physical Therapy  from the University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelor of Science in  Biology/Mammalian Physiology from Penn State. He has been an area manager of operations for a year with Blue Sky  Therapy and still occasionally enjoys spending time with patients. Tom loves his job because he has the ability  to work alongside gifted and caring team members who help bring out the best in  everybody. Tom believes that Blue Sky Therapy is truly blessed with many skilled professionals who realize that they  are a part of an innovative team evolving into the future.

tbarnes@blueskytherapy.net

 

Chrisy Heiss, PTA

Regional Manager of Operations

Chrisy has worked for Blue Sky Therapy since 2009. She initially started as a treating PTA, and then transitioned into the role as a Rehab Manager in 2010. During this time, Chrisy assisted with mentoring programs to develop clinicians and other Rehab Managers. She also assisted with start-ups of other facilities with Blue Sky Therapy. In 2014, Chrisy transitioned into the Regional Manager of Operations role. 

Chrisy graduated from Washington State Community College in 2006 with an Associate’s Degree in Health Science in the Physical Therapist Assistant Program. She is very passionate about Blue Sky Core values along with Blue Sky’s culture and feels blessed to work with a team of individuals whom she considers as family.

cheiss@blueskytherapy.net

 

Breanne Buterbaugh, MOTR/L

Regional Manager of Operations

Breanne joined Blue sky in Aug 2014 as a Regional Manager of Operations. She graduated from Gannon University in Erie, PA in 2001 with her Masters in Occupational Therapy. She has had the pleasure of both treating and managing in a variety of settings including Skilled Nursing, Home health and acute/sub-acute rehab for 14 years. Breanne values excellent quality care and open communication and collaboration with her teams to achieve great clinical and financial outcomes.  Breanne feels blessed to be a part of a team with so many high caliber clinicians who always think first about our patient’s quality of life. 

bbuterbaugh@blueskytherapy.net

 

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Kathy Boyarko, PT, CDP

Clinical Specialist

Kathy  Boyarko has been with Blue Sky Therapy since 2007. She works alongside the Clinical Services team to develop specialized programs to incorporate into our Blue Sky facilities. She also manages quality assurance throughout  the company.

Kathy  is a physical therapist with over 12 years of clinical and supervisory  experience in 4 states and over a variety of settings. She has enjoyed treating patients in  outpatient orthopedic settings, chronic pain specialty clinic, and inpatient  acute/subacute rehab and skilled nursing facilities. Kathy has developed a runner’s  packages for runners, which offered running form analysis and training  tips.

Kathy  is a motivated individual who is enthusiastic about developing programs to  incorporate within our facilities. She  is very passionate about this industry and works hard to ensure that our   programs hold true to Blue Sky Therapy’s core values.

kboyarko@blueskytherapy.net

 
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Denise Lias

Scheduling Coordinator

Denise Lias works with Operations, Recruiting, Human Resources and Site Supervisors to see that the day-to-day staffing needs of all Blue Sky facilities are met. Denise also works with colleges and universities to set up optimal clinical experiences with Blue Sky. Her extraordinary organizational skills and natural ability to communicate with others, as well as her commitment to see that Blue Sky Therapy’s core values are met make Denise a valuable member of the team.

Denise joined Blue Sky Therapy in August 2006. In 2011, Denise was the recipient of a Silver Star after being recognized by her peers for her excellence and innovation.

scheduling@blueskytherapy.net