Board of Directors

Jerald L. Pullins, Chairman of the Board
Christopher J. Reading, President, CEO and Director
Lawrance W. McAfee, EVP, CFO and Director
Daniel C. Arnold, Director
Mark J. Brookner, Director
Harry S. Chapman, Director
Dr. Bernard A. Harris, Jr., Director
Marlin W. Johnston, Director
Edward L. Kuntz, Director
Reginald E. Swanson, Director
Clayton K. Trier, Director

Jerald L. Pullins, Chairman of the Board

Jerald L. Pullins became Chairman of the Board on May 17, 2011 and has served on our Board since 2003. He is currently engaged in the development and management of private enterprises in the healthcare field. From October 2007 to the present, Mr. Pullins has been the Managing Member of SeniorCare Homes, LLC, which develops, owns and operates supervised, residential homes for senior citizens with Alzheimers, dementia and other memory impairment conditions. From 2007 to present, he has also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Pet Partners, LLC, a private enterprise involved in the acquisition and management of primary care, small animal veterinary hospitals.

Christopher J. Reading, President, CEO and Director

Christopher J. Reading was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer and elected to our Board of Directors effective November 1, 2004. Prior to 2004, Mr. Reading served as our Chief Operating Officer since joining us in 2003. From 1990 to 2003, Mr. Reading served in various executive and management positions with HealthSouth Corporation where most recently he served as Senior Vice President of Operations responsible for over 200 facilities located in 10 states. Mr. Reading is a physical therapist.

Lawrance W. McAfee, EVP, CFO and Director

Lawrance W. McAfee was promoted to Executive Vice President and elected to our Board of Directors effective November 1, 2004. Mr. McAfee also serves as our Chief Financial Officer, a position he has held since joining us in 2003. Mr. McAfee’s experience includes having served as Chief Financial Officer of three public companies and President of two private companies.

Daniel C. Arnold, Director

Daniel C. Arnold was named our Chairman of the Board on July 6, 2004. Mr. Arnold is a private investor engaged primarily in managing his personal investments. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Baylor College of Medicine. He is currently serving only on the Board of U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc.

Mark J. Brookner, Director

Mark J. Brookner has served on our Board since August 1998. Mr. Brookner is currently a private investor. He served as our Chief Financial Officer from 1992 to 1998 and as our Secretary and Treasurer during portions of that period.

Harry S. Chapman, Director

Harry S. Chapman has served on our Board since August 30, 2010. Mr. Chapman is the Chairman and the Chief Executive Officer of Chapman Schewe, Inc., a healthcare insurance and employee benefits consulting firm. Previously, he served as a Corporate Senior Vice-President and Managed Care Officer of CIGNA’s South Central Region, with responsibility for HMO and PPO plans in several states. Mr. Chapman’s experience also includes having served as a head of EQUICOR’s Health Plan and sales operation in Houston and as a Regional Vice-President for Lincoln National Insurance Company’s Central Region.

Dr. Bernard A. Harris, Jr., Director

Dr. Bernard A. Harris joined our Board on August 23, 2005. From 2001, Dr. Harris has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Vesalius Ventures, a venture capital firm that invests in early stage medical informatics and technology. From 2006, Dr. Harris has served as a Class III director of Sterling Bancshares, Inc., a bank holding company. From 1996 to 2001, he served as Chief Medical Officer and Vice President for Space Hab, an aerospace company. Dr. Harris is a former astronaut, having completed two space shuttle missions. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic and trained as a flight surgeon at the Aerospace School of Medicine at Brooks Air Force Base.

Marlin W. Johnston, Director

Marlin W. Johnston has served on our Board since 1992. Mr. Johnston has been a management consultant with Tonn & Associates, a management consulting firm, since 1993. During 1992 and 1993, Mr. Johnston served as a management consultant to the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services.

Edward L. Kuntz, Director

Edward L. Kuntz has served on the Board since August 25, 2014. Mr. Kuntz is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kindred Healthcare (NYSE:KND), the largest diversified provider of post-acute care services in the United States. From 1999 through May 2014, he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kindred and as Chief Executive Officer from 1999 to 2004. He also serves as a director of Rotech Healthcare and American Electric Technologies, Inc. (NADSAQ-CM: AETI). Mr. Kuntz is also an operating partner in Sentinel Capital Partners, a private equity firm.

Reginald E. Swanson, Director

Reginald E. Swanson joined our Board on September 6, 2007. Mr. Swanson is Managing Director of STAR Physical Therapy, LP, a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Swanson is founder of STAR Physical Therapy, LLC, and from 1997 to 2007, was its president and managing member. He is a licensed athletic trainer and has been involved with sports medicine and physical therapy for over 25 years.

Clayton K. Trier, Director

Clayton K. Trier joined our Board on February 23, 2005. Mr. Trier is a private investor. He was a founder and former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Delivery Systems, Inc., which developed the first national network providing same-day delivery service, from 1993 to 1997. Before it was acquired in 1996, U.S. Delivery was listed for two years on the New York Stock Exchange.