In year 2000, Creative Rehab began in New Philadelphia, Ohio once it was realized there was a
need for better vocational rehabilitation services. Since our existence, our company has grown in size,
services offered, and positive outcomes. Creative Rehab has also expanded to include a total now of
6 Counties in Ohio including Carroll, Holmes, Medina, Stark, Summit, and Tuscarawas counties.
Creative Rehab prides itself on offering flexibility and the willingness to tailor our services to each persons' unique and individual needs.
Our greatest strength is our staff.
Mark Bergert is the President of Creative Rehab and is also
the Divisional Director for Medina county. In addition to
managing the day-to-day activities in Medina county, Mark
oversees all daily operations of the business. He has a
variety of work experience before entering the field of
Vocational Rehabilitation in 1994. Mark has been with
Creative Rehab since 2003 and has owned Creative Rehab
since 2016. Mark has a bachelor’s degree from Bowling
Green State University.
Erica Jones is a Divisional Director with Creative Rehab. Her territory includes: Tuscarawas, Carroll, and Holmes counties. She has been with Creative Rehab since 2001. She is dedicated to offering a true work experience to all individuals.
Kelly Witt is the Divisional Director for Stark county and has been with the company since 2006. Originally hired in as a Job Coach, she has taken on various roles within the company and continues to work with clients. Kelly graduated with honors from Kent State University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology.
Nikki Farnsworth is the Billing Specialist for the company and has been with Creative Rehab since 2009. She appreciates the opportunity to be part of a company that focuses on servicing the community and enhancing the lives of others.
Gary Breen is a Job Developer and has been with Creative Rehab since 2013. Gary retired from teaching after 37 years with the Plain Local Schools. Gary has a bachelor's degree from Malone University and a master's degree from The University of Akron.
Jeff Swindell is a Job Developer and Job Coach for Creative Rehab in Summit, Medina, and Stark counties. Jeff has a bachelor’s degree from Kent State University. After 20+ years in the banking and finance industry, he left to pursue his passion for coaching and development. Jeff has been a part of the Creative Rehab team since May of 2021. Jeff also serves as a substitute teacher in the Tallmadge City School District.
Anthony (AJ) Harris
AJ Harris is the Divisional Director for Summit County and also serves as a Job Developer. He has been with Creative Rehab since 2018. AJ has a bachelor's degree from Miami University and is pursuing his master's in education at Walsh University. Before working with Creative Rehab, AJ taught for Akron Public Schools as a long-term substitute teacher.
Daniela Sankovic is a Job Developer in Summit County and has been with us since 2018. Daniela has experience in job coaching, mental health, U.S. Armed Forces, and human resource case management / recruiting. Daniela has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, master’s degree in psychology, and doctorate degree in business administration and criminal justice. Daniela can also translate for Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Macedonian and Slovenian languages.
Lori Peters-McCracken is a Job Developer and Job Coach in Medina County and has been with Creative Rehab since 2018. Lori has worked in higher education for over 25 years in areas which include student advising, career services, and workforce development. She teaches in the Social Sciences and Human Services Department at Lorain County Community College. Lori earned her bachelor's degree in marketing management and her master's degree in counseling and higher education from Youngstown State University.
Rachel Steiner is a Job Developer who started with Creative Rehab in 2019. Rachel has a bachelor's degree from the Ohio State University. Previous to working with Creative Rehab, she worked with a range of social service organizations. Her ambition is to promote individual growth and strengthen communities.
Kaitlyn Darby is a Job Developer in Summit County who joined the Creative Rehab team in 2020. Kait has experience in Staffing and Human Resource Management and an associate's degree in Criminal Justice. She deeply enjoys helping others achieve their job goals and motivating them to reach their full potential.
Creative Rehab also employs 20+ coaches to cover 6 counties. Our diverse coaching staff are highly versatile, and often have an education and/or background of working with people with disabilities. They take pride in serving our clients and our community.