Benjamin hill, PT, DPT, Cert. DN, Cert VRS

Owner / Physical Therapist

Dr. Hill graduated from the University of Utah with a Masters of Physical Therapy in 2003 and returned to complete a clinical Doctorate in 2006.  He became Board-Certified in Orthopedics in 2009, is certified in dry needling, has advanced training in various manual therapies, and is certified in vestibular rehabilitation with several years' experience doing neurologic rehab.


Ben worked at Physiotherapy Associates for five years directing a clinic and eventually overseeing the operations of seven clinics in Louisville, Kentucky.  More recently, Ben directed a physical therapy clinic in Gilbert AZ for 360 Physical Therapy.  He provided training to other physical therapists in both companies and assisted in teaching a professional manual therapy course.  He is the founder of an evidence-based, effective holistic treatment system: MovementCorrection


Outside of physical therapy, Ben enjoys spending time with his wife and five children, hiking, working out, and giving church service.

Noelle

Back Office and Laser Technician

Noelle moved to Arizona from New Jersey when she was a teenager and has lived here ever since.  She was a swim teacher and a swim coach for many years and is passionate about how learning to swim helps in child development. She worked in an administrative position with her church for a couple of years before joining the Mission Physical Therapy team.  She has three children and loves hiking, paddle boarding, and anything adventurous—preferably outdoors!

Denise

Billing Specialist

​Denise brings years of insurance billing experience to the Mission team as we brought billing in-house.  She has two children, a handful of dogs (including several pugs), and loves horses.  Originally from Canada, she is fluent in French and also has a great sense of humor!

Kristen Severson, PT, DPT, ATC/L, COMT, SDN

Physical Therapist and Clinic Education Coordinator
Kristen is credentialed both as a Physical Therapist and an Athletic Trainer. She received her BS in Athletic Training from Northern Arizona University (NAU) and worked part time for the university while completing her Doctorate in Physical Therapy there. She is certified in manual therapy and dry needling, and is also an adjunct professor at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus for NAU teaching 2nd year Physical Therapy students.


Prior to joining our team, Kristen worked for 8 years in outpatient physical therapy clinics working with all types of injuries, including neck and back pain, shoulder, knee, and ankle injuries/surgeries. 


Outside of the clinic, Kristen enjoys spending time with her family, including hiking, camping, and playing at the park.

Meet mission physical therapy's Gilbert TEAM!

Braden Schroeder, PT, DPT, MA

Physical Therapist
Dr. Schroeder was born and raised in Moscow, Idaho.  After graduating from Bradley University in Peoria, IL with an undergraduate degree in Biology and Chemistry, Braden moved to Arizona to pursue a Master’s Degree in Biomedical Science from Midwestern University.  he then received a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from A.T. Still University.


Outside of work, Braden enjoys spending time with his wife and four children. He loves to play hockey and is a Chicago Blackhawks fan.  He is also a passionate golfer who loves the golf-friendly climate of Arizona. 

Kim Hubbard, PT, DPT, CIDN 

Physical Therapist

Kim joined our team in July.  More on her soon!

Heather

Front Desk Reception

Heather was raised in Seattle, Washington and moved to Arizona in 1998.  She is married and has two children. Her oldest son is a junior at ASU and her daughter is attending her first year at Chandler Gilbert Community College.  She and her husband raised their children in a small town just south of Tucson and moved to Gilbert in September of 2016. Heather has spent many years in customer service and the healthcare field with the last six at La Posada Assisted Living in Green Valley.  She spends most of her free time with her family and enjoys traveling, going out to dinner and the movies, and taking their boat out to the lake.  Now that her children are grown she looks forward to exploring new interests.

Colleen

Administrative Assistant

​Colleen is a San Diego native, but loves the time she has spent living in other places: South Korea, Utah, and Kentucky.  She enjoys her life in Arizona and hopes to stay put for a long while. 


Her undergraduate degrees were in Sociology and Linguistics, and she went to graduate school to be a school counselor.  She now enjoys a good run (here and there), cooking (or more like perusing cookbooks), writing, and organizing stuff.  Her favorite thing, though, is taking care of her good husband (see above) and their five children.​

3321 E Queen Creek Rd #106 Gilbert, AZ 85297

on the SouthEast corner of Higley and Queen Creek Rd

by the Nook and Dairy Queen

NEW 2nd location:

6636 E Baseline Rd #102 Mesa, AZ 85206

Our mission is YOU. What is YOUR mission?

Susan Spear, BS Food Science, MS Nutrition

Nutritionist and Author

Susan trained as a researcher in Food Science, Nutrition, and Herbal Medicine with both Brigham Young and Arizona State universities, including undergraduate and graduate work with animal research in clinical nutrition and food product development.  She has worked with individual clients and volunteered as a community nutrition instructor developing her understanding of individual nutrition needs outside of the research lab.

Prior to relocating with her family to Arizona in 2014, Susan worked as an adjunct professor in both biology and clinical nutrition at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah. Besides teaching students, Susan worked to develop an experiential nutrition curriculum for the Westminster nursing program and instructed at the Snowbird Continuing Education Conference for physician assistants and nurse practitioners as well as corporate seminars.


She recently published a book, Mission Nutrition: Calories Matter but They Don’t Count…At Least Not the Way You Think They Do. Susan’s motto is: Eating your way to Healthy!

Jenna Spenlau, PT, DPT, CSCS, Cert. DN

Physical Therapist

Jenna is a Kentucky native and received a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from The Ohio State University. While there, Jenna had clinical rotations in a variety of settings including outpatient orthopedics/sports, home health, acute care/oncology, and cash-based private practice. Prior to graduate school, Jenna received a Bachelor of Science in Human Health Sciences at the University of Kentucky with minors in psychology and biology.


During school, Jenna furthered her learning by becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. She continually strives to learn more and use this knowledge to teach and empower her patients. Her treatment approach includes using manual therapy and functional exercise to help her patients achieve their individualized goals. 

Jenna is new to the Phoenix Metro area and moved here with her boyfriend, golden retriever, and two kitties in July of 2020. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the outdoors, Crossfit, and snuggling her pets.