Executive Bios

The management team at Pediatric Therapeutic Services (PTS) combines significant pediatric physical therapy expertise with a diverse array of clinical and administrative experience.

Pamela Girvin Hackett, MPT is co-owner and founder of Pediatric Therapeutic Services, Inc. Her strong clinical background and experience as a school-based therapist helped her to identify opportunities for transforming the traditional model of school therapy in the region.

Diana Fongheiser is co-owner and founder of Pediatric Therapeutic Services, Inc. With twenty years of business administration experience, her entrepreneurial expertise in the field of education management is well-established.

Philip Puleo, M.S., CCC/SLP, is Executive Director of Pediatric Therapeutic Services, Inc. He brings considerable expertise in supporting other PTS directors and working with them to improve the service and experience of our districts and PTS therapy team.

Candice Donnelly-Knox, OTR/L is a Director of Clinical Services at Pediatric Therapeutic Services. Her career to-date has been dedicated to collaborating with professionals that provide high-quality therapeutic services to help children reach their fullest potential.

Jennifer Cave

Americ McCullagh is a graduate of the Occupational Therapy program at D’Youville College located in Buffalo, NY.  Since 1998, Americ has spent her career as a Pediatric Occupational Therapist treating in all models of pediatric such as: Primary and Secondary schools, Children’s hospitals, Children’s outpatient centers, Early Intervention and Specialty Schools.