Athletico Physical Therapy Announces New Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development

Oak Brook, IL—Athletico Physical Therapy is proud to announce Joseph Giles as the Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development. In this role, Giles will be responsible for developing and leading Athletico’s growth strategy and advancing operational best practices across the company. This includes, but is not limited to, cultivating and supporting specific growth initiatives as well as sourcing acquisition opportunities.

Prior to starting with Athletico, Giles was a Director with Vista Equity Partners in Chicago. Giles was responsible for leading change management initiatives and instituting operational best practices  at several of Vista’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining Vista, Giles was a Director in the Business Services Investment Banking Group at Barclays.  Overall, Giles offers over 15 year of M&A and financing experience, in addition to an accounting and legal background.

“We are very excited to have Joseph Giles as a member of Athletico’s leadership team,” said Athletico President and Founder Mark Kaufman. “As VP of Strategy and Corporate Development, Joseph will help lead us into and through our next phase of growth and maturation as a company.   He is a dynamic professional with a sharp mind that is a great asset to our team and to Athletico.”

Giles offers over 15 years of mergers and acquisition experience, as well as an extensive background in finance.

“I am honored to begin my work with Athletico Physical Therapy,” said Joseph Giles. “Over my career, I have worked closely with dozens of companies to help them achieve their strategic and financial goals.  I was attracted to Athletico based on Mark’s clear vision for the company and the outstanding culture that he and his team have built.  I believe my experience will pair nicely with the company’s current needs and growth plans.

Giles holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in Business Administration, with a Juris Doctorate in Law, from The University of Michigan.


Athletico Physical Therapy provides orthopedic rehabilitation, physical therapy, occupational therapy, concussion management, sports medicine, fitness and specialized services to communities and organizations throughout Illinois, Wisconsin, and Indiana, and accepts all major insurance carriers and participates with many local provider networks.  For more information, call the Athletico Toll-Free Injury Hotline at
1-877-ATHLETICO (1-877-284-5384) or visit