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Staff

Our staff is trained and certified as driver rehabilitation specialists as well as TDLR licensed driving instructors. We have a combined experience of over 50 years in this industry and are considered by many to be among the best at what we do.

 

Chad, OTD, OT/L-CDRS, President

Chad earned a BS in OT in 1987 from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. TDLR Licensed Teaching Assistant in 1990. He worked and help coordinate the driving program at TIRR. In 1993, he began a private practice clinic in driver rehabilitation. Chad was recognized with the Certificate of Professional Recognition in Driver Rehab (clinical, car, van) in 1994. Earned his CDRS in 1998. Served as President of ADED in 2004.

 
Cassandra, CDRS & TDLR Licensed Teaching Assistant

Cassandra joined Strowmatt Rehab Services in late 2010. She lives in Fort Worth and works with our clients throughout the north central portion of Texas. Cassandra was born and raised in New Mexico. She frequently visited the DFW area and decided to make it her home in 2006. She is the mother of five children and grandmother of five. When she isn't at work, you will usually find her enjoying precious time with her family. Cassandra's background is varied; and, until she became familiar with Strowmatt Rehab Services, she never realized how all of those experiences blended so well to prepare her for this position. She earned her bachelor's degree from New Mexico State University. Cassandra is a TDLR Licensed Teaching Assistant and a member of the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED); and, became a CDRS in 2015. As the adoptive parent of a disabled child, Cassandra has a first-hand understanding of the challenges and obstacles faced by the individual as well as the supporting family members. This understanding initiated the desire to invest her talents helping disabled clients claim or regain greater independence through acquiring the ability to drive. Cassandra readily adapts to an ever-changing environment and is able to individualize her teaching style to fit the specific client. She believes you can work hard yet smile and be light-hearted while you do it. Cassandra works to create a positive learning atmosphere and gives each client the courage to stretch themselves until they confidently master the skill of driving. Cassandra admires the tenacity and determination she recognizes in her clients and receives tremendous satisfaction from their accomplishments. Though her time with each client is brief, she strives to ensure her investment permanently and positively alters their world.

 
Adam, COTA-CDRS and TDLR Licensed Teaching Assistant

Adam Mignery was born in Goshen, Indiana and settled in the Needville/Rosenberg area after moving to Texas in 2004. He spent years working in various parts of the RV industry and later in sheet metal fabrication until deciding in 2006 to become a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant to help people return to Independence in their daily lives after an accident or illness. Adam is now working toward achieving his CDRS with SRS in servicing the South East Texas region.

 
April, Office Assistant

April joined the Strowmatt team in 2019 after a 27-year career in Hospitality Management. April attended Syracuse University, receiving a Bachelor's degree in Business Management. She also completed a degree in HRM at the University of Houston. Although born in New York, her family moved to Houston when she was young, so she considers herself a Houstonian. She raised three children in Jersey Village while working in Event and Venue Management in Houston. April's primary role is assisting the Office Manager with administrative support and client relations, maintaining client files, preparing quotes, scheduling, AR/AP, along with supporting our therapists with client support, scheduling, and administrative duties.

 
Cassi, Office Manager

Cassi joined Strowmatt Rehabilitation Services in July of 2016. She was born in Houston but raised in rural Tarkington Prairie (Cleveland), Texas until going off to college. Cassi graduated from Texas A&M University in College Station, earning her Bachelor's degree in Environmental Design (Architecture) in the Spring of 2003. Since graduation, Cassi has worked in the Interior Design, Insurance and the Oil & Gas sectors before starting her most prized role of being a special needs Mom and loving wife to her husband Randy. Cassi prides herself on being able to relate to some of our clients daily struggles because she is going through them along-side her terminally ill son Sylas every day. She is the first face that greets you when you come to our office; and, looks forward to making sure our clients have everything they need and their questions answered.

 
Christine, OTR-MOT, Licensed Teaching Assistant

Christine, a Houston girl through and through, earned her B.S. in Health Science from the University of Houston. She went on to pursue her Master of Occupational Therapy degree at Texas Womans University. During this time, she was blessed with a driver rehabilitation opportunity in Nashville, Tennessee. That experience lit a fire, so upon returning to Houston she was eager to come on board with SRS. She is now working on achieving her CDRS. She enjoys DIY projects, watching ESPN and spending time with her two fur babies.