Meet our leadership
Experience. Understanding. Commitment.
Kessler's senior leadership team defines, develops and implements the strategic plans supporting quality patient care and outcomes, program and service growth and employee engagement. With a collective 300-plus years of experience, this dynamic team is committed to the daily management and long-term success of Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation for the benefit of our patients.
Sue Kida, PT, MHAPresidentSteven Kirshblum, M.D.Senior Medical OfficerMonifa Brooks, M.D.Senior Medical OfficerBonnie A. Evans, PTCEO, West OrangePhilip J. Driscoll, Jr.CEO, Saddle BrookNeel PatelCEO, ChesterPhyllis Schlichtmann, R.N., BSN, MBA, NEA-BCCEO, MarltonKenneth Wu, M.D.Medical Director, MarltonMaeve Lopreiato, MPH, BSN, R.N.Market Director, Quality ManagementDeborah Zayas, R.N., CRRNMarket Chief Nursing OfficerKen Caldera, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CPVP, Human ResourcesGail M. Solomon, B.S, MBA[c]VP, Communications & Brand ManagementMichelle O'Keefe, P.T., MPT, MHAAVP, Business DevelopmentLauren McDonagh, P.T.Director, Rehabilitation ServicesPatricia Judd, P.T., MHAVP, Clinical Operations, Kessler Outpatient Services