Jennifer Cole, MS CCC-SLPCEO / Co-Founder
Jennifer Cole holds both a Master of Science degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Baylor University. She is certified by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and is licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology.
Jennifer's commitment to the profession has driven her involvement as Chair of the Medicaid Task Force and Board Member on the Political Action Committee of the Texas Speech Hearing and Language Association(TSHA) since 2012. In 2000, Jennifer was blessed the with opportunity to open her own clinical practice serving the ever-expanding needs of children in the community. Over the past 14 years, Jennifer has expanded that practice to now include 8 pediatric outpatient rehabilitation facilities (Cole Pediatric Therapy - Houston, Austin and San Marcos, Texas) and 3 adult rehabilitation facilities (Cole Rehabilitation - Houston). As CEO, Jennifer’s Patient-First approach and vision of brining hope and changing lives here and around the world, continues to be executed throughout all divisions and locations of Cole Health.
Jennifer’s deep passion and drive to change the lives of others motivated the creation of the Cole Foundation, a Christian based, non-profit organizations that brings healthcare services to those otherwise unable to receive care through conventional healthcare means. The Cole Foundation has served hundreds of those in need here in Texas as well as in India, Ecuador and China.
Adam Cole, MBACEO / Co-Founder
Adam Cole holds both a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Clemson University. Adam has served full time in an administrative role for Cole Health since February 2004. Adam currently resides on the Board of Directors for OPIRA (the Outpatient Independent Rehab Association) which is dedicated to improving compliance standards for Outpatient Rehab Facilities across the State of Texas. Adam has also consulted with other healthcare providers to help improve financial and operational performance. Adam believes that successful healthcare companies are those that maintain steady growth while placing strong emphasis on compliance and overall patient experience.
Jason Stark, OTPresident, Cole Health– Houston
Jason Stark is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Science Center. Most of his career has been focused on pediatric rehabilitation in a variety of settings. Jason has extensive experience treating a large variety of diagnosis. He is an occupational therapist who is SIPT (Sensory Integration and Praxis Test) certified with a strong background in NDT (Neurodevelopmental Therapy). Jason has over 7 years of management experience that has been instrumental in opening and operating numerous outpatient clinics in the Houston area. His management experiences have a strong focus on relationships, coaching, growth and ongoing process improvement.
Raylene Bell, MS CCC-SLPPresident, Cole Pediatric Therapy – Central Texas
Raylene holds both an undergraduate and graduate degree in Speech Pathology from Texas Tech University. Raylene began her career in Tyler, Texas working in both the hospital setting and the private practice arena. Her extensive experience allowed Raylene to quickly move into various leadership positions to include, Operations Manager, Team Leader and Regional Manager. Throughout her leadership roles, Raylene has had the opportunity to work with not only speech, occupational and physical therapists, but nurses, respiratory therapists, child life personnel, physiologists and social workers as well. After 20+ years of involvement with national providers and hospital communities, Raylene returned to private practice in 2000, as owner/operator of Consolidated Rehab Therapies (now known as Cole Pediatric Therapy- San Marcos).
John BistritzVice President, Cole Health
John holds a bachelor of science degree in Business Administration & Marketing from Auburn University. His leadership responsibilities at Cole Health include: Business Development, Marketing, Human Resources, Recruiting and ABA Solutions. John has a varying background including positions in sales, marketing, and customer service with Black & Decker and Altec Industries. John also owned his own commercial and residential construction company. He currently serves on several volunteer Boards including the Oak Ridge Woodlands Area Little League Baseball Association and Cole Foundation. With over 20 years of strategic planning, continuous improvement, sales, marketing and management experience, John brings a wealth of knowledge to the organization.