Every month, SportsMed Physical Therapy recognizes employees who consistently go above and beyond to provide our patients with the best quality care. They also strive to create a positive work environment and support their colleagues. We are honored and grateful to have them on our team. The following Employees of the Month received the most patient votes in their region, or amongst all departments within Corporate. OVERALL WINNER: Brett Ploshnick Physical Therapist in Franklin Lakes, NJ Brett Ploshnick – Physical Therapist in Franklin Lakes, NJ Neopolo “Paco” Fuentes, Physical Therapy Aide in Fair Lawn, NJ Neopolo “Paco” Fuentes, Physical Therapy Aide in Fair Lawn, NJ Xiomara “Mara” Noriega, Physical Therapy Aide in Newark, NJ Xiomara “Mara” Noriega, Physical Therapy Aide in Newark, NJ Kimberly Rodriguez Office Manager in New Brunswick, NJ Kimberly Rodriguez Office Manager in New Brunswick, NJ Anna Nowak, Director of Billing Anna Nowak, Director of Billing The following awards are nominated by the Regional Directors to acknowledge teammates who have gone above & beyond. Mentorship Award: Monica Amazan, Office Manager in Norwalk, CT Monica has been essential to the successful launch of Bridgeport, acting as a mentor to new Patient Coordinator Yadira Burgos, offering to do site visits and being in constant communication to offer guidance and answer any questions. Ultimate Teammate Award: Eduardo Reyes, Physical Therapy Aide in Englewood, NJ Eduardo willingly assisted offices within the region during staffing transitions, working during his days off & on Saturdays in order to support his teammates. Standout Performer Award: Kathy Mateus, Office Manager in Bloomfield, NJ Kathy has gone above & beyond to ensure the success of Bloomfield from day one. She has been focused on ensuring new patients are scheduled; they are on pace to see over 50 patients week 2 because of her efforts. Champion of Change Award: Saloni Trivedi, Physical Therapist in North Bergen, NJ Saloni has offered her help & contributed extra hours to assist sister offices within the region, always with a positive attitude and eagerness to support her team. Innovative Thinker Award: Lindsay Montas, Office Manager in Elizabeth, NJ Lindsay has consistently been able to adapt repeatedly when facing unexpected coverage needs, transportation challenges, adjustments in onboarding, and managing the schedule to accommodate patients while keeping her office on target to exceed the budget. Interested in a career at SportsMed Physical Therapy? Check out all of our opportunities here.