About PREFERRED Therapy Providers

Founded with focus

Founded in 1992 by industry professionals passionate about quality of care, PREFERRED Therapy Providers has been three decades helping PTs, OTs and SLPs increase patient visits and revenue through access to quality payor contracts and expert advice. 

As the nation’s leading payor management network, PREFERRED offers physical, occupational and speech therapists an ever-growing portfolio of payor contracts and services that streamline the administrative burden of running a practice.  

Meet our team and learn more about our mission, vision and approach below.

PREFERRED Therapy Providers is based in Phoenix, Arizona, but has team members from Texas to the Pacific Northwest and members across the U.S.

Meet Our Team

Debbie Rutherford

Contracting & Network Development Manager

Fran George-Kennard

Network Recruitment Manager

Darla Kennedy

Project Manager

Mindy Gottschling

Credentialing Associate

Amanda Doma

Provider Recruitment Associate

Christi Abbot

Provider Recruitment Associate

Our Mission

To inspire and empower the lives we touch, to serve our communities and to lead with purpose-driven passion.

Our Vision

Through exceptional service and remarkable experiences, we choose to be the therapy provider network of choice.

Our Values

Accountability | Adaptability | Balance | Compassion | Excellence | Inclusion | Investment | Servanthood | Teamwork | Trust

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