Chief Operating Officer

Richard Leaver

Richard Leaver is responsible for leading the organization’s operational efforts, improving efficiency and ensuring all clinical team members are offering the highest level of care at all Alliance Physical Therapy Partners nationwide.  In addition, Richard leads and manages the integration of acquired and de novo physical therapy practices.

As a licensed physical therapist himself, Richard understands the importance of differentiating each practice by delivering an outstanding patient experience and proven outcomes. Earning his Masters in Ergonomics from the prestigious Loughborough University, his MBA from the University of Michigan and his undergraduate degree in Physical Education from the University of Birmingham, Richard’s educational background, professional and academic career indicate his relentless drive for achievement and growth.

Prior to joining Alliance, Richard was the Vice President of Operations for ATI Physical Therapy, where he led the operations and strategic growth for the organization’s nationwide outpatient clinics. Richard held clinical operations positions with Flexeon Rehabilitation, Sparrow Health Systems, and Physio prior to his tenure at ATI.

Richard employs a no-nonsense, professional and detail orientated approach towards problem-solving. A British reserve combined with naturally good judgment, he leads his team with focus, sincerity, humility, and vigilance.