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Nobis Rehabilitation Partners Reveals Leadership Team

Updated: Sep 5, 2023

CEO Hires 4 Diverse Leaders from Across Healthcare Who Will Pave the Way to Excellent Care at the New Rehab Hospitals

DALLAS, January 13, 2020 – With a focus on developing and operating industry-leading inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) who care for patients with debilitating illnesses and injuries across the U.S., Nobis Rehabilitation Partners names their initial leadership team – each member with deep experience in healthcare operations.

Tracey Nixon joins Nobis as Chief Compliance Officer. Tracey oversees the company’s Compliance, Quality, Privacy and Audit Programs. She has more than 30 years of experience in post-acute care. Her prior positions included IRF CEO, Regional Operations Coordinator, and National Director of Clinical Operations of more than 100 IRFs with the former HealthSouth. Tracey holds a Bachelor and Master degree in Speech Pathology from Texas Christian University.

Jerry Huggler joins Nobis as Chief Financial Officer with over 20 years of healthcare experience in acute and post-acute organizations. Jerry will manage all financial operations within Nobis. Prior to this role, he was the SVP/Controller of AccentCare, Inc. – an industry-leader in home health, personal care and hospice services. A licensed CPA, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Wesley College and a Master's degree in Taxation from Widener University.

Gina Thomas joins Nobis as Chief Development Officer. Gina brings more than 35 years of healthcare expertise to lead development planning for the company. Prior to Nobis, Gina served as the Chief Development Officer at Lumere where she built the commercial foundation. Her career spans business development, consulting and clinical roles. Gina is a licensed Registered Nurse and holds a Master's of Business Administration.

Kyle Johnson joins Nobis as Corporate Director, Information Technology. With nearly two decades as an IT professional in healthcare – Kyle will oversee the architecture and implementation of all operational and business support systems. Prior to joining the company, he was the Director of IT at LifeCare Health Partners. Kyle holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from Harding University.

“To bring a team together of this caliber who have developed innovative healthcare institutions is phenomenal" said Chester Crouch, CEO of Nobis. “In fact, as a team, we have completed 35 inpatient rehab facilities and specialty hospital openings, so we have a jump start to build upon past successes to further advance rehab care. This is hands down the best start up team I have ever worked with in my career.” said Crouch. Additional executives are expected to join Nobis later in 2020.

About Nobis Rehabilitation Partners

Nobis Rehabilitation Partners brings together hospitals, developers, and investment partners to develop, operate, and manage inpatient rehabilitation facilities (“IRFs”) throughout the United States. With vast experience developing IRFs across the country, the Nobis team has refined both the physical design and operational functionality of the hospital; ultimately streamlining outcomes and profitability. Learn more at

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