Chief Executive Officer, PT Solutions
Dale Yake is founder and Chief Executive Officer of PT Solutions Physical Therapy, a rehabilitation company spanning across seven states, with seventy-five points of service from Illinois to Florida. PT Solutions includes freestanding outpatient clinics and joint ventures with hospitals to develop outpatient clinics and manage inpatient rehabilitation. Additionally, Yake serves as PT Solutions’ Orthopaedic Residency Program Director; the program is a yearlong postdoctoral program that also publishes clinical research based on physical therapy efficacy.
Originally from the Pittsburgh area, Yake is a graduate of Allegheny College in Pennsylvania. In 1992, Yake graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a degree in physical therapy, and he later earned a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Rocky Mountain University School of Health Related Professions located in Provo, Utah.
Outside of the profession, Yake has a passion for endurance sports and is a four-time Ironman triathlete, and Yake and his wife, Emily, who is also a UAB graduate, have developed The Race Because Foundation to raise money for disadvantaged and/or physically challenged children. Yake has served on the Board of Directors for the Arthritis Foundation, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and American Heart Association.
Yake and his wife live in Marietta, Georgia, and have three children, Abigail, Aidan, and Finley.