Iris Kimberg MS PT, OTR is the CEO of NYTherapyGuide and no stranger to the business world. She started her first company, HTA of New York, Inc. 27 years ago, at a time when contract agencies as we know them today did not exist. When she sold the company in 1996, it had three branch offices, 700 affiliated therapists and was generating $14 million in revenue.
Iris now enjoys sharing her expertise with others in the field through workshops, webinars and private consultations. She is a Professor at Columbia University DPT program, teaching a marketing and business entrepreneurship and has also guest lectured at both Touro College and Long Island University. Since 2004, she has been Merion Publication’s ( parent company of Advance Magazine) business columnist, writing over 70 columns on business practice and management. Iris regular participates as a speaker in both NYSOTA and NYPTA conferences. She was a panelist at the March 6, 2005 symposium The Crisis in Reimbursement held at the NYU Department of Occupational Therapy. More recently, Iris was a keynote speaker at the Fall 2009 and 2010 NYSOTA Conference and at the Fall 2010 Private Practice Section of the NYPTA Conference in Washington D.C , and contributed an article for the Fall 2011 Private Practice Sections, Impact Magazine She will be a featured speaker at the upcoming PPS conference in Las Vegas this Fall.