About the Owners
Valley-Bay Therapy, Inc. co-owners, Randy and Jill Bricco are a caring, compassionate, husband and wife team who founded the company in 1987. The couple has one daughter who shares her parents’ passion for helping people. She has followed in her parents’ footsteps and works with disabled children.
In the time since Valley-Bay was founded, Randy and Jill have focused the company’s core values around bringing together a group of highly skilled and kindhearted Physical, Occupational and Speech therapists that share their propensity for serving the geriatric population. Randy and Jill have always understood and recognized that success as a business is realized through the knowledge that each employee is an integral and important piece of the organization as a whole. As such, each staff member is treated with an attitude of respect and gratitude for their contributions to the company. In turn, the Valley-Bay staff consistently goes above and beyond to meet the needs of the business. This has enabled Valley-Bay therapy to form successful and long-lasting partnerships with the facilities in which they operate. Valley-Bay’s ultimate goal is to provide exemplary care with a “personal touch” to patients and their families. The rehab family at Valley-Bay Therapy strives to ensure the most positive outcome possible for our patients. The ultimate goal is to enable our patients to return to their normal daily activities as soon as possible.
Randy Bricco has served as Owner and President of Valley-Bay Therapy for the past 25 years. Randy is an avid outdoorsman and conservationist; enjoying boating, hunting and snowmobiling in his time away from business operations. Randy has dedicated his career to creating an organization that promotes the highest standard of clinical excellence in geriatric rehabilitation. Randy has developed a company that genuinely cares about the clinicians who treat the patient. In turn, the clinicians truly care about and strive for the best possible results for the patients. Randy’s vision is to treat his clinicians and patients as though they were his own family.
Jill Bricco, OTR
Jill Bricco graduated with honors from Mount Mary College in 1982 with a BS in Occupational Therapy. Outside of the workplace, Jill has a developed a passion for gardening. She is an accomplished Master Gardener and also enjoys decorating, crafting and entertaining.
Jill has spent her professional life focusing on geriatric rehabilitation in a long-term care environment. She has served as a clinician, program director and, for the past 25 years, as owner and Vice President of Valley-Bay Therapy. Jill has been recognized by the Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association for her service and contributions to the profession. She has been passionate in her desire to provide a higher standard of therapy to the geriatric patient.
Len Klein, PT
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Len Klein has a BS in Physical Therapy from UW-Madison. He has been employed with Valley-Bay Therapy for 18 years. Len and his wife Jean have four grown children ranging in age from 20 to 25 years old. Len brings valuable experience from a diverse therapy background to VBT.
Since receiving his PT degree in 1983 Len has worked in several different environments to include hospital acute care and rehab, sports medicine, home health solutions, schools and long-term care. Len found his calling, however, in the long-term care environment where he has dedicated his skills to the geriatric population for the last 24 years. Well respected by his peers and staff, Len has the distinct honor of being the first Physical Therapist hired by VBT.
Many changes have occurred in long-term care over the years and VBT has continued to meet those challenges with the support of owners Jill and Randy Bricco as well as the support of a competent, knowledgeable and diverse staff. Len is currently the Director of Physical Therapy at VBT. His knowledge, skills and easy-going attitude are invaluable assets to the Valley-Bay Therapy family.
“Valley-Bay has been my home for 18 years. I have known Jill and Randy Bricco for 26 years and I cannot say enough about the support Jill and Randy have given me and the staff over the years. They continue to be progressive in the long-term care industry and strive to be the best that they can be by giving support both professionally and personally.” –Len Klein, PT
Donna Larson, MS CCC-SLP
Donna Larson has a BS Degree in Communicative Disorders from UW-Oshkosh and a MS Degree in Communicative Disorders from UW-Madison. She and her husband, Mike, have two teenage children.
Following college, Donna worked in a hospital-based outreach program in Portage, WI for 3 years. She then moved to the Fox Valley area and worked at a local hospital, providing Speech Pathology services for acute care, inpatient rehab, outpatient rehab, and day rehab programs. Donna joined Valley-Bay Therapy in 1996 as a staff therapist. Donna’s position with VBT has grown and changed over the years. She currently serves as the Director of Speech/Language Pathology, but continues to provide clinical services as well. Donna’s honest demeanor and extensive experience are instrumental in the continued success of VBT. She is an integral member of the Valley-Bay team.
“I have worked for Valley-Bay Therapy for 16 years. Although many changes have taken place regarding service delivery and reimbursement, Valley-Bay Therapy has remained steadfast in providing ethical and quality standards of care. Employees are always treated with appreciation and respect.” –Donna Larson, CCC-SLP
Jaimie Lynn Goette, CPA
Jaimie Goette has a BA in Accounting from the University of North Dakota and is a licensed CPA in the state of Wisconsin. Jaimie has a diverse background. She and her husband, Lance, stay busy with their four children (ranging in age from 19 months to 15 years). With a spouse in the military for many years, she and her family traveled and moved many times. This gave her the unique opportunity to experience not only a wide variety of people and places, but also to try her hand at several different types of positions within her chosen field. Prior to coming to Valley-Bay Therapy, Jaimie worked for the USO, the University of North Dakota, in a public accounting firm in the healthcare department and also for a large healthcare insurance provider in a supervisory capacity. Jaimie is tasked with enhancing VBT’s current business through technology improvements and upgrades, social networking and remaining current on industry standards. Additionally, she is responsible for the day-to-day business operations as well as internal accounting functions.
“I have found a home with Valley-Bay Therapy. VBT allows me to use my accounting and supervisory background in a creative and fun manner. The thing I like most about VBT is that I have the flexibility to be a mother and a successful career woman. I did not have to choose. I truly feel I have the best of both worlds.” –Jaimie Lynn Goette, CPA