Melissa was born in Vero Beach and has lived in Bay County since 1999. She is a United States Army Veteran and served during Operation Provide Comfort in Southern Turkey with the 527th Military Police Battalion out of Wiesbaden, GE. Since her time in the military she has served at a Dispatcher/Juvenile Boot Camp Drill Instructor for Leon County Sheriff’s Office, Law Enforcement Officer/Detective/Dispatcher for Panama City Police Department, Administrative Assistant for the Glass Doctor, Patient Care Coordinator for Dr. Michael McCormick and now she works prouding as the Front Office Supervisor/Billing Department Assistant for First Choice Physical Therapy.
In her free time she enjoys time with her two boys, exercising and time with family and friends.
Melissa joined our team in May of 2016, after relocating to Panama City from Pennsylvania. She is located out at our beach clinic.
She has bachelor degrees in both Criminal Justice and Sociology and spent 6 years working as a behavioral therapist for children. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time at the beach and working out at the gym.
Kristi M. Saulmon
Kristi M. Saulmon joined First Choice Physical Therapy in 2016 as part of our office team. She works out of the Lynn Haven clinic.
In her leisure time she likes to spend time with her family and going to a creek or beach, cooking and watching reality television.
Don Cornelius, CFO/CTO
A specialist in web site design and database integration, Don Cornelius’s first affiliation with First Choice Physical Therapy started about four years ago when he designed a website for them.
A year after working with the owner on the site, he was offered a chance to be chief financial office (CFO) and chief technical officer (CTO).
Having seen firsthand the great work environment of the firm, he says he jumped to the chance quickly.
Don learned his information technology knowledge and QuickBooks skill through on the job training.
When he is not working, he enjoys kayaking, going to church, web design and spending time with his family.
Nan Fountain - Billing Supervisor
Nan Fountain, working out of the Lynn Haven office of First Choice Physical Therapy, brought with her 28 years of experience working in the office of a home health and hospice company when she joined our team in 2010.
When she is not working, she enjoys lots of church activities with youth and spending time with her grandchildren. She also loves to cruise.