Chad WhitefieldManaging Partner
Chad Whitefield, PTA, is a founding partner of the Advance family of companies, and serves as the President and managing partner of ARMG. Upon graduation from the University of Alabama Birmingham in 1994, Mr. Whitefield began his career in outpatient rehabilitation working with a large southeastern firm. He served in multiple capacities within the organization before opening his own practice, Advance Rehabilitation, in 1996 along with partners Sam Echols and Steve Chenoweth. Advance Rehabilitation, which has offices throughout the southeast, is recognized as a premier outpatient therapy provider treating patients ranging from weekend warriors to elite professional athletes and became part of the publicly traded group, USPh in 2010.
The partnership later founded ARMG and since 1997 has assisted clinics and agencies across the country with the unique challenges related to the rehabilitation component of operations, outcomes, and compliance. Chad has successfully helped clients of all sizes ranging from private operators to publicly traded corporations build and manage high performance therapy teams.
Chad is a gubernatorial appointee to the Georgia Board of Physical therapy and is actively involved in the APTA with a special interest in the legislative process as it relates to healthcare law. Mr. Whitefield is also a member of the private practice section, Georgia Physical Therapy Association, and various state homecare associations where he has lectured on many of the challenges facing homecare today to include Value Based Purchasing, CCJR, 5 STAR, and compliance risk.