Staff

Jason Wambold, MSPT

Executive Vice President

My name is Jason Wambold, and I joined Agape in February of 2015. I have practiced physical therapy for the last 10 years in Rochester. As Executive Vice President, my role is to create an environment in each of our locations where clinical care and customer service are second to none. We are grateful for each and every person who entrusts their health and wellness to us. Our goal is to exceed your expectations!

Brandon Conley, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Hello, my name is Brandon Conley, and I started working for Agape in May of 2016. I was born and raised in Brockport and look forward to working at the Brockport location with a great team of therapists. I earned my Bachelor’s in biology at Roberts Wesleyan College where I also played soccer. I then earned my Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Nazareth College. My hobbies include sports, the outdoors, and food! My favorite part about being a physical therapist is meeting new people and hearing their stories, while using my knowledge and skill set to help my clients get better.

Stephen Fose, PT, DPT, CSCS

Assistant Clinic Coordinator

My name is Stephen Fose, PT, DPT, CSCS. I am originally from Rochester, NY and graduated from Hilton in 2007. I graduated from the University at Buffalo with my Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2014. During fieldwork, I worked outside of Boston, NYC, Buffalo, and Rochester with a large spectrum of patients including US armed forces suffering from spinal cord injuries, patients in sub-acute nursing facilities, as well as top high school/Div. I college athletes and post-surgical patients in outpatient facilities. I am a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and enjoy working with athletes to improve their performance. Inside of work, I am an energetic and positive person who enjoys getting to know my patients and educating my patients on what it takes to reach their goals. Outside of work, I am patiently waiting Bills and Sabres fan. I also enjoy traveling, being outdoors, and enjoy playing hockey, tennis, running, and working out.

AJ Hanaburgh, PT, Cert MDT

Physical Therapist

My name is Allan Hanaburgh and I have been employed as a Physical Therapist at Agape since 2000. I’ve been certified as a McKenzie therapist since 2005.The McKenzie Method is a comprehensive approach to treating the spine. Based on the cause and effect relationship between pain behavior and response to repeated movements. I’m also an avid golfer and have treated many injuries related to golf and other sports injuries.

Adam Krahmer, PT, DPT

Assistant Clinic Coordinator

My name is Adam, I am originally from the Syracuse area and graduated with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Nazareth College in 2014. I completed my last clinical rotation of PT school at our Brockport location which led me to work here. I also coach college volleyball in the community and enjoy playing when I can. I’ve always wanted to be a physical therapist working in the community where I live and this job allows me to do just that. I love to incorporate core stabilization into my treatment plans as much as possible as the core is the foundation of all movement. I look forward to meeting you and helping you along your journey of rehabilitation.

Joseph Krokenberger, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Bio to Come

Catherine Losurdo, PT, DPT

Assistant Clinic Coordinator

My name is Catherine Losurdo PT, DPT and I am originally from Syracuse, NY. I earned my Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree along with my Bachelor’s in Health Science with a minor in Psychology and Spanish degree from Nazareth College. My clinical experience includes outpatient orthopedic settings working with patients that range from active duty military to athletes to 
pediatric and geriatric populations, as well as acute inpatient settings. During my free time I enjoy traveling, trying new restaurants, cooking, watching sports (Go Cuse, Go NY Giants!) and spending time with family and
friends. I look forward to working with you!

Ethan Mix, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Hello! My name is Ethan Mix, and I started working for Agape in May of 2015. Originally from the Southern Tier, I received my Bachelor’s in Health Science and my Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Nazareth College. A die-hard sports fan, chances are you will here me talking about the Sabres, Bills, or Yankees at some point when I’m in the clinic! My favorite part about being a therapist is getting to know each my patients and watching them progress, so I look forward to helping you in your rehabilitation!

Gregory VanGorden, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

My name is Gregory Van Gorden, PT, DPT. Originally I am from Vestal, NY and graduated from Nazareth College in 2015 with my Doctorate of Physical Therapy. I completed my clinical experiences in the outpatient orthopedic, long term acute care and pediatric settings. All of my experiences from each of these settings help me to maximize the variety, effectiveness and individuality of my treatment. After graduation I joined the Agape Physical Therapy Team at Gates where every day is PT and a show. It is a pleasure to come to work in an environment where everyone is enthusiastic about helping their patients get better and having fun while doing it. In my free time I enjoy watching movies, singing, playing sports and doing anything active with my family and friends. I look forward to getting to work with you!

Michael Hughes, PT, DPT

Clinic Coordinator

My name is Mike Hughes and I am a graduate of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at the University at Buffalo. I have always been very passionate about physical therapy and providing my patients with the most effective and compassionate care I can. I take pride in my ability to communicate with all my patients and make them an active part in their rehabilitation. I am an avid sports fan and enjoy working with all types of athletes and getting them back to their peak performance level.

Kara Engle PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Hello! My name is Kara Engle and I am from Hamlin, New York. I graduated from Daemen College with my DPT in May of 2016 and am very excited to begin my journey as a therapist here at Agapé. In my free time I enjoy fishing, hunting, and distance running. I completed vestibular rehabilitation, acute care, and outpatient orthopedic affiliations and have enjoyed seeing patients of all types excel with physical therapy. I look forward to working with you and hope to provide you with progressive and exceptional care!

Brett Stokoe, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

My name is Brett Stokoe and I have been working at Agape since September of 2016.I am originally from Cortland, NY and I graduated with my Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Nazareth college in 2015. I am a huge sports fan and have played soccer, basketball, and lacrosse through highs school, as well as playing soccer in college. I enjoy looking at movement dysfunction in patients and correcting underlying movement impairments to return patients to pain free activity. I love being a physical therapist because it offers the chance to spend time with patients and and progress them on the road to recovery.

Christopher Greene, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Hi my name is Christopher Greene and I began practicing at Agape in December 2016. I received my Doctorate in PT from Nazareth College of Rochester NY. I’ve practiced physical therapy internationally in India, Asia in my studies to hone in on my most useful skills with new obstacles. I love PT because I love movement, and seeing how it can help achieve the highest quality of life. Without PT I wouldn’t be able to still play my favorite sports including basketball and hockey, and I’d like to help others achieve the same goal!

Adam Nowak

Business Manager

My name is Adam Nowak. I graduated from The College at Brockport in December of 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. I am currently a business manager with Agape as I prepare for my future with the company.

Robin Arnold

Client Services Specialist

Robin and her husband relocated to NY from Maryland to be near family. She joined Agape Physical Therapy in April of 2015 and brings 15 years experience as a licensed PTA and Administrator for a Maryland PT practice. She has enjoyed getting to know her new community and the Rochester area.

Violet Kovacs

Client Services Advocate

Hello. My name is Violet. I have been a receptionist at Agape in Brockport since 2000.

Alicia Ewanyk

Client Services Advocate

Hi, my name is Alicia Ewanyk. I have been with Agape since 2011 as an intern, clinic aide, and a receptionist. I am currently a student at the College at Brockport and will graduate with a degree in the Health Professions field. I bounce around between our four locations and I look forward to being able to working with all of you.

Cheryl Renee Yerger

Licensed Massage Therapist / Client Services Advocate

Hi, my name is Renee Yerger and I am a Licensed Massage Therapist. I began working at Agape in January as a receptionist in each of our clinics and have since helped build the massage therapy program as part of the new Agape Health and Wellness team. I am a graduate of SUNY Fredonia, where I received my Bachelor’s in Exercise Science and attended Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage in Rochester for my massage therapy education. I am passionate about helping others achieve relaxation and relief from sore muscles and fatigue. I offer Swedish, Deep Tissue, and Chair Massage. I look forward to helping you relax and feel rejuvenated!

Kira DiTucci

Health and Wellness Consultant / Client Services Advocate

My name is Kira DiTucci and I joined the Agape team as a Health and Wellness Consultant, in August of 2015. At The College of Brockport, I received a Bachelor’s of Science while majoring in the Professional Health Science Program. I am excited to bring my education and wide range of experience in public and school health to help people with their personal health and wellness. Not to mention, outside of my career I have experience and a love for cooking and baking.

We are all made up of seven different aspects including physical, mental, environmental, spiritual, emotional, social and occupational health. Together, we can create a personalized program to help you succeed in all these different aspects of health, as well as, reaching and maintaining your goals toward optimal wellness and improved quality of life! I look forward to working with you!

Holly Garbacz

Client Services Advocate

My name is Holly Garbacz and I started with Agape as a Client Service Advocate in December of 2015. I grew up in Chili but moved to Ithaca in 2011 to attend Ithaca College where I received a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology with minors in Honors and Psychology. After graduating I returned to Rochester where I will remain as I take a few years off of my education, however, I plan to apply to medical school within the next two years. I work at all of our clinic locations which is greatly appealing to me as I interact with the entire company and most of the patients we treat! I look forward to meeting you!

Laurie Pizzi

Client Services Advocate

Bio to Come

Eileen Smith

Client Services Advocate

My name is Eileen Smith, I joined the Agape team in October of 2016. I was born and raised in the Rochester area and am very involved in my church, Calvary Chapel Westside. I love helping people and look forward to what my future holds here at Agape.
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