Dale Yake is founder and Chief Executive Officer of PT Solutions Physical Therapy, a rehabilitation company spanning across seventeen states, with two hundred points of service from Wisconsin to Florida and west to California. 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 and collegiate football player, 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, has 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 Kristi live in Marietta, Georgia, and have six children, Abigail, Aidan, Finley, Logan, Evan, and Noah.