Ricker joins Northwest Physical Therapy

OTTAWA — Northwest Physical Therapy has hired Sarah Ricker as Vice President of Public Relations for the comprehensive therapy provider in Northwest, Ohio. Since opening in 1993, the company has grown into four locations in northwest, Ottawa, Lima, Delphos, and Bluffton.

Ricker comes to the company with a passion in the therapeutic setting having served nearly 15 years with special needs and youth at Awakening Minds Art, a nonprofit organization.

“We have known of Sarah for many years and have always been impressed with her professionalism, people skills, and knowledge of marketing trends. Her ability to think outside of the box and navigate relationships with ease will elevate the company as we enter our thirtieth year of business! We couldn’t be happier to have her join the NWPT family!” – Wanda and Brian Dean, founders of Northwest Physical Therapy said in a press release.

Sarah will play a critical role in the company’s marketing strategies, advertisement, community involvement and patient referral goals for all four locations.

Dean Brown joined The Lima News in 2022 as a reporter. Prior to The Lima News, Brown was an English teacher in Allen County for 38 years, with stops at Perry, Shawnee, Spencerville and Heir Force Community School. So they figured he could throw a few sentences together about education and business in the area. An award-winning photographer, Brown likes watching old black and white movies, his dog, his wife and kids, and the four grandkids - not necessarily in that order. Reach him at [email protected] or 567-242-0409.