Bill Buccalo works to support the organization and fellow employees in creating a dynamic collection of programs, administered by outstanding people, with the goal of providing clients with world class treatment.
Bill has extensive experience in strategic planning and positioning, program development and performance management, banking and financial planning, risk management, and revenue cycle management. He has been with Rainbow since 1990.
Bill is the former Board Chairman of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan, Board Member of the Brain Injury Association of America’s Business and Professionals Council, and is currently the Treasurer of the Michigan Brain Injury Providers Council.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Certified Public Accountant status from Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI.
Chad has extensive experience and company knowledge in business management and planning, financial planning, accounting, employee benefit and retirement plans, and risk management. He joined Rainbow in 1995 as an accountant.
Chad earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, MI. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration in Troy, MI.
Michael brings with him nearly 15 years of experience as a physical therapist in a variety of settings, and 10 years of health care leadership. Prior to joining Rainbow, Michael served as the Administrative Director of Clinical Services and interim COO at a large, Michigan-based hospital system and has worked in most settings of physical therapy throughout his career.
Michael holds a MBA from Wayne State University and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Michigan in addition to his bachelor’s degrees in Health Science and Kinesiology. He is a licensed Physical Therapist in both Michigan and Florida, is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and holds certifications in Six Sigma and Theory of Constraints.
Dr. Nanzer is the former Chairman of the Eastern District of the Michigan Physical Therapy Association, a member of the advisory boards for Baker College Physical Therapy programs, and serves as an item writer for the National Physical Therapist Licensing Examination. Michael is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the American College of Healthcare Executives, and Beta Gamma Sigma, the National Honors Fraternity for Business Majors.
Gigi brings with her almost 20 years of experience working in human resources, primarily in health care.
She graduated from Oakland University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in human resources development and training. She has been a member of the Society of Human Resources Management and a member of the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration.
He brings with him over 20 years of experience in the area of Information Technology and Professional Management. Prior to joining Rainbow, Brandon was responsible for IT strategic direction, project management, and web development practices. He was also the Chief Information Officer for a practice where he managed multiple implementation initiatives focused on patient care, health care workflow, and call center operations.
Brandon holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Professional Management from Albion College and the Gerstacker Institute for Business and Management.
Dr. White is an accomplished health care and brain injury professional with over 23 years of management and clinical experience. Janice has opened and operated several brain injury programs during her career and served in many roles including CEO of an acute rehabilitation hospital, director of an inpatient facility and a speech-language pathologist.
Dr. White earned a Ph.D. in Communications Sciences and Disorders from the University of Georgia in Athens, GA.
Barb holds a Bachelor of Arts from Denison University in Granville, OH and a Master of Social Work in Clinical Social Work from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI.
Lynn Brouwers joined Rainbow Rehabilitation Centers in 2008 as a Director in the area of Program Development.
Lynn has more than 30 years of leadership experience in medical rehabilitation with a specialty in programs for persons with traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury. She has directed and managed CARF Accredited brain injury rehabilitation programs in acute rehabilitation, subacute rehabilitation, residential rehabilitation, vocational rehabilitation, and home and community services.
Lynn is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. She is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist Trainer, Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists. She is a Past President of the Michigan Brain Injury Provider Council where she served for 26 years. She is also a former member of the Board of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan and was appointed by the Governor to the Michigan TBI Services and Prevention Committee. She also works as a surveyor for CARF International.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Hope College in Holland, MI, and a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Services from the University of Wisconsin in Menomonie, WI.
Mark’s experience in the field of brain injury includes a variety of areas, both clinical and administrative. Mark began his career at Rainbow in 1988.
He currently serves as the Vice President of the Detroit chapter of the Case Management Society of America.
Mark has a Master of Arts degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. He is a Board Certified Case Manager, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and a Certified Brain Injury Specialist.
Dr. King has more than 18 years of experience as a psychologist with clinical practice. He holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Wayne State University in Detroit. He is a Certified Advanced Addictions Counselor and a Certified Forensic Addictions Examiner.
After working in a variety of health care settings, Monique Kurkowski found her niche helping guide clients and their families seeking rehabilitation following a life changing injury. In her current role as the Director of Marketing and Admissions, she uses her nearly 25 years of experience in the post-acute rehabilitation environment to help craft a meaningful plan of care to fit each client’s needs and interests.
Monique started her career in health care as a registered respiratory therapist. In addition she is a Certified Case Manager and a Certified Brain Injury Specialist.
Dr. Scott provides neuropsychological and psychological services at Rainbow. Working with residential and outpatient clients, she conducts both brief and expanded neuropsychological evaluations as well as group and individual psychotherapy. Dr. Scott also provides consultation services on client and team matters. In addition to her clinical responsibilities, Dr. Scott is involved in administrative and educational activities, including the coordination of a committee which examines ethical, clinical, and financial risks and promotes achievement of patient goals. She also oversees the direction of an on-going educational series for therapists throughout Rainbow.
Dr. Scott earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Wayne State University. After she completed an APA-approved internship at the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center in Detroit, she then completed specialized postdoctoral training in Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Psychology at the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan. During this training, Dr. Scott worked with individuals, both inpatient and outpatient, who had experienced traumatic brain injuries, stroke, spinal cord injuries, and other neurological and orthopedic conditions.
She started working at Rainbow in July of 2006. Before joining Rainbow, Kimberly worked at an acute inpatient rehabilitation unit for a large, Michigan-based hospital for nearly 19 years. Her specialty diagnosis of choice was traumatic brain injury.
Kimberly graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a BSN and earned a specialty certification in general rehabilitation in 1999 (Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse – CRRN). She became certified as a Brain Injury Specialist in April 2011, a Certified Brain Injury Specialist Trainer in 2016, and was elected by the Michigan Chapter of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses to be a member of their Board of Directors in October 2014.
Dr. Young has administered the development and coordination of outpatient, day treatment and residential programming for children, adolescents and young adults with TBI. She presents locally, nationally and internationally on topics related to the treatment of young survivors and is a regular contributor to RainbowVisions, a publication for brain and spinal cord injury professionals, survivors and their families.
Dr. Young received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI and a Master of Arts and a Ph.D. from Wayne State University in Detroit.
Marissa Cruz has over 10 years of management experience in various clinical settings including her most recent experience in home care and home- and community-based organizations.
Marissa received a Bachelor of Science in Health Fitness and Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, MI. She holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Simmons College, Boston, MA. She is a Geriatric Certified Specialist and a member of the Michigan and American Physical Therapy Association.
Sue Finney serves as a Divisional Director overseeing adult and pediatric residential homes, outpatient programs and vocational services at multiple locations throughout Oakland County in Michigan. She also acts as the school liaison for Rainbow, administers tutoring, and oversees the After School and Summer Fun! programs which support the educational goals of Rainbow’s student population. Sue works closely with Rainbow’s treatment teams, parents and patients to ensure client programs are successful.
Sue Finney has worked in the field of traumatic brain injury since 1992.
Sue holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, MI.
Greg has worked in the field of traumatic brain injury since 1986 with treatment teams at major hospitals treating individuals with both brain and spinal cord injuries. He has clinical and administrative experience with inpatient, outpatient and residential rehabilitation.
Karen brings over 15 years of experience as a Physical Therapist and a Rehabilitation Director. Karen was the Rehabilitation Director at a post-acute care division of a Michigan-based hospital system overseeing therapies for a skilled nursing center.
Karen holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Dayton in Dayton, OH and a master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Oakland University. Karen is a board certified specialist in Geriatrics from the American Physical Therapy Association.
He has worked in the field of traumatic brain injury since 2003. His prior experience includes assisting in medication research for treatment of schizophrenia and substance abuse. Additionally, Bob has worked as an educator in public schools and as a psychotherapist in clinical practice.
Bob earned a Master of Arts degree in clinical psychology from Wayne State University in Detroit.