Venesa Zerod

Venesa joined the Paramount team in 2022. She has previously worked in the medical field for 22 years with the last 5 years at a DME clinic. Venesa enjoys making people smile. She has 2 grown children & a bonus daughter, 1 granddaughter, and a fur granddaughter. In her free time she enjoys spending it with family, traveling, creating t-shirt decals and tumblers; Venesa also loves the beach and the ocean.

Brian Freer

Brian joined the team in 2021. He has been a bookkeeper for different businesses and industries since 1984. He enjoys dealing with numbers and being a good team player. In his free time, he likes to play golf, watch sports and other TV programs.

Annie Kontes

Annie joined the team in 2021. She is one of the billers that we have at Paramount Rehab. She is married and has two sons named Nick and Zack. She enjoys going for walks and playing board games with family. She also enjoys going for long car rides with an unknown destination.

Ashley Kocot

Ashley joined the team in 2021. She was a patient prior and liked the people at Paramount! In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors working in her garden and horseback rising.

Tiana Storey

Tiana joined Paramount in 2020. She graduated from Delta College with an Associate degree in Science. In her free time, she enjoys painting and listening to nearly every genre of music.

Emily Buchanan

Prior to joining Paramount in 2020, Emily worked at Mid-Michigan for 15 years working with orthopedic patients in the outpatient setting. Emily graduated from Delta College with her Associate in Applied Science in 2005 and became a certified massage therapist in 2011. Emily loves meeting new people, learning what their passions in life are and getting them back to doing the things they love to do. Upon learning about home exercise programs and how they keep patients active after therapy, Emily decided that she wanted to be a PTA and help people overcome their injuries, disabilities and fears. Emily is married with one grown daughter and 2 cats. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, seeing new places in the United States, gardening, weaving rugs and spending time with family and friends.

Amanda Wegener

Prior to joining Paramount, Amanda was a restorative aide in outpatient and skilled nursing facilities for about two years. The people she met there fueled her goal of becoming a PTA and working with patients on a higher level. She joined Paramount in September 2017 where she fell in love with the attitude that the patient always comes first. Amanda loves to cook, clean, organize, and spend time with family. Amanda and her boyfriend have three sons.

Amber Storey

Amber doesn’t have a lot of contact with patients, but she is your resource if you have a question about your insurance or a bill. She came to Paramount in 2013 and enjoys the friendly atmosphere and her co-workers.

Jennafer Groh

Jennafer worked at Paramount during school and felt fortunate when she hired in as an employee in 2016. “I really like the variety of patients we serve,” Jennafer said. “It’s not the same thing over and over again, which keeps me on my toes.” She looks forward to working with patients, helping them to address concerns and improve their quality of life. Jennafer was born and raised in Standish and spends much of her free time with her family and friends.

Luke Finkbeiner

Luke brings a broad background to his job. He was a massage therapist for 16 years before Paramount Owner Sunil Malewar encouraged him to go back to school and become an LPTA. Since earning his license, Luke has taken classes on dynamic stretching, massage therapy, and muscle energy so he can provide patients with an array of treatment options. Before joining Paramount in 2012, Luke worked in a neurological medical office. He likes that this job lets him work with patients of all ages and with a variety of conditions. He is married with 2 daughters and spends much of his free time with family and working in the yard.

Ashley Slater

Ashley loves everything about working in health care. “I like the diverse patient load. I get to see kids here, but I also get to see adults, neuro patients, vestibular patients, everyone.” Before starting at Paramount in 2016, Ashley worked as a Physical Therapy Assistant in a school setting. She continues to specialize in working with children. Ashley, who was born and raised in this area, is married with three children. She enjoys traveling with her family.

Manjusha Malewar

Manju serves as the Rehab Director for Paramount Rehabilitation Services. After graduating from India in 1990 as a Physical Therapist, Manjusha worked in an Outpatient Rehab Center and ICU burn units. Manjusha owned her own rehab center in India.
After arriving in this country in 1993 with her husband, Sunil, Manju worked in various settings including inpatient, outpatient, nursing homes, and home care agencies and school settings. Sunil and Manju opened Paramount Rehabilitation Services in Bay City in 1997.