Wendy Coombs is the current owner of Momentum Health and Evidence Sport and Spinal Therapy, a growing group of soon to be 8 inter-collaborative multidisciplinary rehabilitation clinics in Calgary Alberta, Canada. She is the current Learning Chair and President Elect for the Entrepreneurs Organization. She is on the boards of the Alberta Women Entrepreneurs and Calgary Entrepreneurs Organization. Previously she was an owner and CEO of Advantage Health. She has grown fourteen separate businesses from a single sole charge physiotherapy clinic into medical centers offering physiotherapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, Physiatry, sport and spinal medicine, psychology, acupuncture, naturopathic medicine, kinesiology, personal training, and retail goods. She has developed stand-alone rehabilitation centers as well as clinics integrated into medical centers offering family medicine, dental, and optical services. She is a prior Dale Carnegie trainer. She enjoys educating and mentoring physiotherapy private business owners from across Canada as part of the Private Practice Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. She has been a member of the Entrepreneur’s Organization since 2005. She has two Bachelor of Science degrees in Psychology and Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta. She was a finalist for the RBC 2009 Canadian Woman Entrepreneur Award in the Trailblazer category.
Wendy Coombs - CEO, Physiotherapist
Shaun Macauley - COO, Physiotherapist
Shaun moved to Calgary in 2006 after graduating with his Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation in Physiotherapy from the University of Manitoba. Since 2006, Shaun has shown an interest in the treatment of all injuries ranging from acute sports injuries to chronic and postural related injuries. Shaun’s experience includes working with soccer teams, helping out with road races and triathlons and volunteering his time to hold injury prevention seminars at local running rooms, businesses and youth athletic teams. Shaun has continued his post-graduate education by focusing in the areas of acupuncture and manual therapy. Shaun has completed his designations in Spinal & Peripheral manipulation, Acupuncture, Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) and Diagnostic Imaging. Shaun's current area of focus is on clinical operations, and developing training and mentoring programs for newly graduated Kinesiologists and Physiotherapists. - See more at: http://www.momentumhealth.ca/Our-Team-2/Executive/a~9321--c~361053/article.html#sthash.Le0RuVID.dpuf
Kelly Schilling - Human Resources & Finance Manager
Kelly grew up in Kelowna, BC and moved to Alberta to pursue her Undergraduate Studies. She graduated from The University of Calgary in 2006 with a Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology. She started working with Advantage Health in the fall of 2006 as a Physiotherapy Assistant and eventually moved into an Office Manager role. Kelly recently rejoined Momentum Health after returning from maternity leave. Kelly has several years of experience in customer service and administration. When she is not busy working she enjoys snowboarding, wakeboarding, golfing and spending time with her husband and their three children.
Emma O'Brien - Director of Communications & Operations Manager
Emma has been with the Momentum Health team since July of 2008. Joining as an Office Administrator, she has gained a wide breadth of knowledge through a vast array of ever evolving position’s. As our Director of Communications and Operations Manager, she cultivates her vast experience and creativity to ensure the goals and mandates of Momentum Health remain aligned with our continued growth and commitment to excellence in service.
Bianca Gabbai - Marketing Manager (On Maternity Leave)
Bianca made the move from London in 2015, where she was a Project Manager for a successful design and communications agency. While working in London, Bianca also freelanced as a writer/editor for the prestigious World Boutique Hotel Awards. Bianca graduated with her first degree in Psychology in 2007 and later completed a Post Graduate Certificate of Education. Bianca’s passion for people and a healthy, active lifestyle has led her to join Momentum Health. When not at work, she can be found exploring the great outdoors or at home with a nice English cup of tea.
Patricia Deausy - Marketing Manager
Patricia grew up in Winnipeg, began her teaching career in B.C, and has called Calgary home since 2002. She has a Bachelor of Education Degree from the University of Manitoba and a Masters of Education Degree in Instructional Technology from the University of Alberta. Her career thus far has ranged from classroom teaching, instructional design of various courses for online delivery at Bow Valley College, and the next time you are travelling internationally with WestJet, make note of the animated video above the Self Service Bag Drop that is her handy work as part of a project to enhance customer experience at the new International Terminal at the Calgary Airport. Patricia is the proud mom of two active athletic boys that keep her busy travelling to hockey rinks in the fall/winter and ball fields in the Spring/Summer. Patricia enjoys high intensity daily workouts, going for runs when the sun is shining or if she has a beach to run along, and family bike rides on the paths of this fine city.
Jessica Magnussen - Clinical Services Assistant
Jessica graduated from the University of Lethbridge in 2013 with her Bachelor’s of Science degree, majoring in Kinesiology, and has been working in private practice since graduation. She joined the Momentum Health team as a Kinesiologst in 2014, at the Creekside location. She thoroughly enjoyed her time treating patients, and has decided to change her career focus towards program development and implementation across Momentum Health. Jessica continues to have a passion for keeping people active, and enjoys staying active herself through Crossfit, running and yoga.
Blair Puente - Business Development Manager
At the age of 17, Blair joined the National Ballet of Canada as an apprentice and subsequently Corps dancer. 5 years later, Alberta Ballet invited Blair to join the ranks, where he danced for 9 years, all the while acquiring RMT and ART® certifications, treating fellow dancers and staff. Upon retiring from actively dancing, he had the opportunity to move into administration as Company Manager, then the School's Program Manager for almost six years combined. Blair saw many amazing projects from various perspectives, but was very proud of being heavily involved in beginning the collaboration with Momentum Health and Alberta Ballet. - See more at: http://www.momentumhealth.ca/Our-Team-2/Executive/a~9321--c~361053/article.html#sthash.Le0RuVID.dpuf
Laura Mosher - Operations Manager BHSc., MSM
Laura graduated from the University of Calgary in 2011 with an honours in Bachelor of Health Sciences, majoring in Health and Society. She also completed a Masters of Social Medicine from McGill University in 2015, with a focus on the social determinants of health and how they play a role in our daily lives. Outside of education, Laura is an avid runner, a trait leftover from her competitive soccer days, and enjoys daily long distance runs. She also enjoys spending her time hiking in the mountains with her two dogs and cooking.