Senior Management

 

Chief Executive Officer - Podiatry

Darren is a registered podiatrist and in 2004 co-founded My FootDr podiatry centres with Greg Dower. The two had grown the group to 12 clinics by December 2015.

In 2015, Darren and Greg saw the opportunity to grow their network of clinics via the acquisition of well-established podiatry clinics. Before merging with Balance Podiatry in December 2016, they had grown the network to 19 clinics.

Today, Darren provides strategic leadership and direction to the My FootDr group.

 
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TONY GANTER

Chief Executive Officer — Physiotherapy

Tony has over 25 years experience in the management and operation of private physiotherapy and sports medicine clinics and high performance medical teams in professional sport. He possesses knowledge of the professional, administrative and management skills required to operate physiotherapy and sports medicine centres. 

Tony remains active as a treating physiotherapist which enables him to keep in touch with the challenges of both professional health care and clinic ownership. He has a strong commitment to the ongoing creation of varied career journeys for physiotherapists.

 
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Wesley Coote

Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary

Wes is the former Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of Greencross Ltd. 

Prior to Greencross, Wes worked in Chartered Accounting where he provided businesses advice within the health sector, property sector and financial services industry.

Wes holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, as well as a member of the Governance Institute of Australia. 

Wes joined My FootDr in December 2015 to assist with the growth aspirations of the group. 

Glen Evangelista

Chief Operating Officer — Podiatry

Glen founded Balance Podiatry in 2002 and co-founded iOrthotics in 2009. Balance Podiatry was Australia’s first national podiatry brand with 11 clinics throughout QLD, WA and the Northern Territory. Glen saw an opportunity to transform traditional podiatry services through a medical-retail model through the location of Clinics within retail shopping centres. 

Glen has extensive experience in multi-site podiatry and Allied Health service delivery and management, greenfield expansion, footwear retail, shopping centre leasing, clinic acquisitions, database marketing, and the integration and business development of podiatry clinics.

Glen has been the Chief Operating Officer of the My FootDr group since December 2016, and is responsible for managing the national podiatry service, driving business development.

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Lisa Roach

Chief Operating Officer — Physiotherapy

Lisa has over 25 years experience in the physiotherapy private practice sector. Lisa graduated from the University of Queensland in 1991 and joined AllSports Physiotherapy in its year of inception in 1992. She is a founding partner in several of the AllSports clinics throughout Brisbane and on the Gold Coast. After spending 10 years in a clinical physiotherapy position Lisa moved to take on the growing full time role of business management and to oversee the evolving strategic development for the AllSports group.

In addition to the management of daily clinical operations, Lisa has been responsible for the development of new initiatives for the group including complimentary allied health services, university partnerships, education, teaching, and mentoring in private practice.

Greg Dower

Chief Business Development Manager

Greg is a registered podiatrist who started his own practice in 1994 and co-founded My FootDr Podiatry with Darren Stewart in 2004. By December 2015, the two had grown the group to 12 clinics.

Over the years Greg has pioneered many innovative technologies within the podiatry profession. These have included CAD/CAM foot orthotics, scanners and integration for custom footwear and orthotic and prosthetic bracing, fungal toenail lasers, TAG Brace and shockwave treatment. He was awarded QUT’s Outstanding Alumni Award for the Faculty of Health along with The Chancellors Award for services to the podiatry profession in 2016.

Today, Greg is responsible for business development. He brings new ideas, concepts, technology, acquisitions and other opportunities to the group for assessment. 

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Lisa Silver

Chief People Officer

Lisa joined My FootDr in 2012 in the role of Company Accountant. Lisa gained extensive experience in financial reporting and analysis, cash flow management and foreign trading from her time spent at listed retailer Vita Group Limited (ASX: VTG) in the role of Treasury Accountant.

Lisa holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and a Bachelor of Business Management (Human Resources) from the University of Queensland.

Lisa is a member of CPA Australia and is also a member of the Australian Human Resources Institute.

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Chris Banks

Chief Commercial Officer

Possessing over a decade of professional experience across finance and strategy, Chris initially joined Healthia in the role of Commercial Manager.

Prior to Healthia, Chris worked for the Bank of Queensland where he held a number of strategic leadership positions. During this time, Chris was responsible for managing a range of projects and initiatives across the corporate development and business banking divisions.

Before BoQ, Chris gained over eight years experience in corporate finance with KPMG and Ernst & Young, advising on corporate transactions.

Chris is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and holds a Masters in Applied Finance.

 
 
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Dean Hartley

Chief Information Officer & Executive Director

Dean Hartley is a Podiatrist of 10 years and founding Director of Balance Podiatry & iOrthotics.

Dean was integral in the development of iOrthotics and implementing 3D printing technology to innovate the orthotics industry. iOrthotics now boasts to be one of the only orthotic laboratories in the world producing 3D printed orthotics.

As CIO, Dean is responsible for setting the IT roadmap, ensuring this works with the broader business strategy whilst being the interface between the technology department and the rest of the business.