First and foremost, Robert (Rob) Wainner is a disciple of Jesus Christ, a follower, and not just a fan.
He is also a co-founding partner of multiple award-winning companies, which include: Confluent Health, Inc. (a coast-to-coast physical therapy private practice and educational company with over 500 clinics and multiple University partnerships); Texas Physical Therapy Specialists, P.C. (a multi-location private practice); and Evidence-In-Motion, LLC (an evidence-based educational company). Significant achievements include Top 50 Places To Work (San Antonio, Austin), Top 50 fastest growing companies in Louisville, and the Inc. 500/5000 list from 2009 – 2012.
Rob designed and built the leadership development programs, practice patterns, and coaching culture systems across these companies, primarily as Director of Talent and Leadership Development. He is also the founder and President of Coach 4 Leadership, LLC, an executive & professional coaching and consulting business, and has served extensively as an internal and external Executive Coach for multiple businesses across a variety of industries.
In addition to his extensive experience in business, talent and leadership development, and executive coaching, Dr. Wainner’s professional background includes research, education, and health care. As an Air Force Biomedical Science Corps Officer for 20yrs, he led clinical teams, research programs, and faculty while accruing some of the highest-level awards in physical therapy and publishing over 40 peer-reviewed manuscripts.
Driven by a passion for life-long learning, he has completed extensive course work on Western civilization, worldview, philosophy, theology, and US civics-related courses from Hillsdale College and is a Colson Fellow.
Hobbies include reading, learning, gardening, land shaping with a skid-steer, and creating beautiful structures and outdoor spaces. He has been wonderfully married to his wife Diane for 39 years. They are blessed with six children and six grandchildren (so far) and make their home in Bergheim, TX.
Dr. Wainner holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, is a graduate of the UTD Jindal School of Business’s Executive and Professional Coaching program, and earned the PCC credential from the International Coach Federation.
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