RALEIGH, NC—Legacy Healthcare Services, a national therapy, and wellness services provider, announced today the promotion of Luke Kontras PT, DPT, MBA, from Regional Director of Operations to Vice President of Operations. Most recently, Kontras served as Regional Director of Operations for Legacy, where he managed the Ohio and Kentucky markets. He brings over 11 years of experience as a licensed physical therapist to his role.

“I couldn’t be more excited to have the opportunity to focus my energy at the vice president level. I believe Legacy clearly leads the industry in providing innovative solutions to the delivery of evidence-based clinical programs. These programs have the greatest positive impact on all the patients we serve—as well as each of the customers that entrust us with being their therapy and wellness provider,” said Kontras. “I look forward to collaborating with our first-class team of professionals to continue to find sustainable ways of providing the highest quality care.”

Kontras earned a Bachelor of Science in exercise science and business administration from Mount Union College in 2008, a Doctorate of physical therapy degree from the University of Dayton in 2011, and an MBA from The Ohio State University with a concentration in hospital and healthcare facilities administration & management in 2018.

“We look forward to the continued impact Luke will make in his new role,” said Melissa Hale, Chief Operating Officer. “We are grateful to Luke for his continued dedication to Legacy and the communities and residents we serve.”

Kontras will oversee operations for the Eastern region of the organization.

About Legacy

Legacy Healthcare Services is a therapist-operated provider of rehabilitative and wellness services in senior living communities across the nation. Legacy is a Medicare-certified rehab agency with over 20 years of services across the nation and currently provides service in 21+ states, including Washington, D.C. We work to improve the health of senior adults so they may live life the way they want to.

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