ATI Physical Therapy Taps Hanold Associates for Talent Acquisition Search


Hanold Associates has launched the Vice President Talent Acquisition search for PE-backed ATI Physical Therapy. Mayank Parikh and Ashley Schiele lead the search for the role based in Chicago.

 ATI is the premier nationally-recognized rehabilitation provider specializing in research-based physical therapy, workers’ compensation rehab, employer worksite solutions, sports medicine, home health and a variety of specialty therapies. They are a best-in-class provider of outpatient rehabilitation.

Founded in 1996, ATI began with one clinic in Willowbrook, Illinois (Chicago suburb) and has grown its progressive, innovative approach to reach hundreds of clinics across the United States. The company is now the largest physical therapy company under one brand name in the United States. Leading the industry, ATI has built a differentiated platform in therapy that is focused on patients. The company has sustained a remarkable growth rate due to multi-clinic acquisitions and new clinic openings, as well as an innovative culture and unique approach to patient care.  ATI has built relationships with numerous high-profile sports franchises furthering the company’s brand awareness and reputation.

In 2016, ATI commenced its relationship with Advent International (Advent)—one of the world’s largest and most experienced global private equity investors. The firm has invested $30B in more than 300 private equity transactions in 40 countries. With offices on four continents, Advent has established a globally-integrated team of investment professionals.  With its portfolio investments, Advent focuses on value creation by keying on transformative investments, in people and technology, which yield game-changing results.

The Vice President of Talent Acquisition will report to the Chief Human Resources Officer and oversee a combined corporate and clinic-focused staff of 23 team members. They will be responsible for all recruiting key performance indicators: clinical pipeline generation, candidate relationship management, onboarding, employment branding and strategic workforce planning. This role will serve as a key talent partner to ATI leadership and be responsible for developing and driving a game-changing recruiting function for ATI Physical Therapy.