Stevan Allen

Stevan Allen

Chairman

Stevan Allen MAPT, CCRT is a Colorado native, born and raised in North Denver. He completed his undergraduate work at the University of Colorado in Boulder and went on to obtain his Master of Arts Degree in Physical Therapy from Stanford University.

Upon graduation from Stanford, Stevan joined the oldest private physical therapy practice in California and within a 10-year period, grew it to one of the largest and most diverse private practices in the state of California. He was majority shareholder and President for over 30 years.

Stevan has over 40 years of demonstrated success in the field of physical therapy services, and clinical skills in orthopedics, neurologic, and sports medicine, as well as business development and practice.

Stevan and his family made the move back to Colorado to assist in the care of their aging parents, and decided to shift this physical therapy interests to animals. He became certified to treat animals in 2011 and remains dual licensed to treat animals and humans.

In 2013, Stevan founded and is sole owner of Sierra Peak Animal Rehabilitation Inc. Stevan specializes in customizing a physical therapy plan of care to meet the needs of his patients and owners.

He has served on the National level of the American Physical Therapy Association, Academy of Orthopedic Physical Therapy, and has been the Vice President of the Animal Rehabilitation Special Interest Group of the Academy of Orthopedics PT for the past 6 years.

Recently Stevan established a Not for Profit, 501c3 corporations, Friends of Sierra, to advance the science of physical therapy in the field of animal rehab and to assist organizations and individual who are financial unable to receive physical therapy.

 

Jennifer Witcher

Jennifer Witcher

Vice Chairman

Jennifer Witcher is the owner of JSW Designs LLC, a premier gift and gift basket company.

Jen and her husband Pat currently have four German Shepherds. A seven year old female named Sakita, a six year old male named Kai and two new puppies under a year old, Axel and Nya. She became involved with Sierra Peaks and Friends of Sierra when their three-year-old German Shepherd, Drago, was diagnosed with an FCE, Fibro-Cartilaginous Emboli. Stevan and Erin from Sierra Peaks worked closely with Drago for over a year to prolong his life and help rehabilitate him so he could walk again.

In her spare time, Jen is the treasurer and one of the founding members for Rocky Mountain Working Dogs where she trains and competes in the sport of Schutzhund. To date, she and her two adult German Shepherds have earned BH titles. She is currently training Axel and Nya in hopes to trial them in the fall of 2020.

Jen also volunteers for Safe House Denver where she serves on the Steering Committee and is Auction Co-Chair for their Annual Gala.

Jen has always been a dog lover and is proud to volunteer and serve as Vice Chairman of Friends of Sierra. She is looking forward to helping raise funds for animals in need of Rehabilitation services.

Jennifer Hail

Jennifer Hail

Secretary and Treasurer

Jennifer Hail is the Director for Enterprise Business and Web Applications for one of the nation’s largest health systems, located in Englewood, Colorado.

She began her career in healthcare as a executive for a continuing care retirement community, then transitioned to healthcare IT.  She has delivered both financial and clinical solutions, in a variety of healthcare environments – home health, skilled nursing facilities, physician practices, hospitals, and as a senior consultant for a major healthcare software vendor.

Jennifer has a B.S., Healthcare Administration; MS Information Systems; and an MBA in Finance and Accounting.

She and her husband  live with a small pack of Australian Shepherds that she trains and trials in a variety of dog performance events.