Meet our Team

Jerre van den Bent

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Jerre van den Bent, PT received his training as a physical therapist in his native Holland. He came to Texas in 1993 and has worked in pediatric home care since then. ...

Darla Grant

Chief Operating Officer & Administrator

Darla has 24 years of experience in a variety of physical therapy areas including acute care, home health, in-patient rehab, outpatient, and the school settings. Her passion, however, is working with children in the home...

Heather Pitner

Vice President, Therapy Operations

Heather Pitner has been a Physical Therapist for twelve years, and has experience in a variety of settings including acute care, pediatric outpatient, schools, as well as geriatric and pediatric home health. She earned a Master’s of...

Lisa Chance

Vice President, Client Relations & Clinical Excellence

Lisa Chance joined T2000 in 2011 and has held a variety of roles including Physical Therapist, Team Manager, HRI Program Manager, Patient Services Manager, and now serves as Division Director for East Texas and Houston.

Laura Freeman

Vice President, Public Affairs

Laura Freeman is a Speech-Language Pathologist and THERAPY 2000’s division director in and around the Lubbock area of THERAPY 2000’s West Texas division.

Greg Lenzen, CPA


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Ryan Wooley

Vice President, Business Strategy

Ryan is a seasoned professional with over 15 years experience in the industry. He is an expert in business and financial analysis, with a talent for identifying pain points in operations and implementing solutions to improve efficiency, bottom lines, and customer satisfaction.

Stephanie Cone

Director, Clinical Excellence & Quality Assurance

Stephanie became a physical therapist in 2002 when she earned her Master of Physical Therapy degree from UT Southwestern Medical Center...

Jennifer Lawson

Occupational Therapy Program Director

Jennifer studied Psychology and Spanish as an undergraduate at Indiana University and received her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy in 1996 from the University of Indianapolis.

Brittany Stager

Physical Therapy Program Director

Brittany is a Physical Therapist, serving the pediatric population since 2012. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology at University of Texas at Austin (hook ‘em!)...

Melanie Van Noy

Feeding Program Director

Melanie has worked as a pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist since 2011 and is currently serving full time as the Feeding Program Director at Therapy 2000...

Vanessa Reynolds

Speech Program Director

Vanessa has practiced as a pediatric Speech Language Pathologist since 2009. She was with T2K from 2009-2011 and returned in 2015! Vanessa earned her undergraduate and master’s degree from University of North Texas...

Courtney Swift

Director of Recruiting

Hi, my name is Courtney Swift, and I am the Director of Recruiting for Therapy 2000. I have been with Therapy 2000 since October 2019. I started with T2K as a marketer and recruiter for the Central Texas division. In 2020, I was promoted to Recruiting Manager.

Jerry Martinez

Director of Marketing

Sixteen years ago, Jerry became a first-time uncle to a beautiful baby girl. His niece was diagnosed with a developmental delay shortly after birth. He developed a passion for pediatric therapy after seeing firsthand the positive impact therapy had on his niece’s quality of life.

Teri Speer

Director, Project and Process Management

Teri is a speech-language pathologist with 25 years experience in a variety of settings. She began her career serving geriatric clients in skilled nursing facilities then transitioned to working with children with...