Corporate


Mary Van Lare, PT
Founder, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer

The story began in 1977 when the founder of MJ Care, Mary Van Lare, Physical Therapist, determined to build a therapy practice based on bringing hope and joy into each treatment, while achieving outstanding patient outcomes. That ideal remains central to the business over three decades later. MJ Care… Read More

Norbert Kurth, CFO
Chief Financial Officer

Norbert joined MJ Care in 2006 and brings over 30 years of accounting and financial management experience to MJ Care.  Norbert is responsible for corporate finance, including treasury, accounting, procurement and IT activities. He is responsible for the development and implementation of the technologic… Read More

Debbie Ogrizovich
Vice President, School-Based Medicaid Billing

Debbie Ogrizovich leads MJ Care's School Billing Services Division. During her 20+ year career at MJ Care, Debbie has been responsible for managing and training office personnel in our clinics, hospitals and schools. She leads development of MJ Care's web-based Medicaid billing program, and continues… Read More

Mary Bahr Schwenke, MS, CCC-SLP
Vice President, School-Based Therapy Services

Mary is an ASHA Certified, Wisconsin and Illinois licensed speech-language pathologist with over 25 years of clinical and supervisory experience. Mary has been employed as an MJ Care associate for over 20 years. During her tenure, she has developed and managed a therapy outpatient clinic, coordinated… Read More

Linda Lubecke
Vice President, Human Resources

Linda Lubecke leads the human resource team and also oversees Rehab Force. She has been with the company since 2002. Initially working with the Long Term Care division Linda expanded her role with the company to effectively utilize twenty plus years of Human Resource health care management experience.  She… Read More

Jane Beisser, OTR
Vice President, Long-Term Care

Jane Beisser joined MJ Care in 2010. She brings more than 30 years of progressive responsibility, consulting, administrative and program development experience in long-term care.  In her current position, Jane oversees the daily operations of the Long-Term Care division including financial, customer… Read More