Beaumont: 409.861.1009 | Port Arthur: 409.982.8878

The Staff

Port Arthur

Lea Smith

Accounts Collector

Born & raised in: Port Neches, Texas

I love living in SETX because: All of my family and friends are close to me and I love my community!

I work in physical therapy because: It gives me the chance to work on a more 1-on-1 basis with the patients. I love it!

When I am not at work: I’m out shopping, hanging out with my family or reading. My three passions!

Kelley Frioux

Administrative Director

Born & raised in: Port Neches, Texas.

I love living in SETX because: My husband and I wanted to raise our children where we grew up.

I work in physical therapy because: I enjoy seeing the difference therapy makes with a person. The boost that therapy gives both physically and emotionally is always rewarding to see.

When I am not at work: I am with my family, on the side lines cheering my kids on, at the park with my youngest child or at home watching a movie.

Sherry Penalber

Accounts Collector

Born & raised in: Dulac, Louisiana

I love living in SETX because: The people are friendly, the schools are awesome and there is so much to do!

I work in physical therapy because: I love the environment and love making a difference in people’s lives.

When I am not at work: Hanging out with family and friends as much as I can.

Amber Smith

Front Desk Assistant

Born & raised in: Born in Baytown, Texas and was raised in Silsbee, Texas

I love living in SETX because: The people in SETX are great!I love the area and all the fun and exciting things that the area has to offer my family and myself!

I work in physical therapy because: I have a passion to help others and make people smile! It is amazing to see great results of what physical therapy has to offer patients.

When I’m not at work: I am spending time with my three boys and my husband! Sports, fishing and outdoor activities is how we spend our extra time.

Jalin Barfield

PT Tech

Born & raised in: Nederland, Texas

I love living in SETX because: My friends and family are from here.

I work in physical therapy because: I want to help others regain their strength and happiness, which makes me happy that I helped them.

When I am not at work: I am hanging out with friends, usually doing anything active.

Johnna Davis

PT Tech

Born & raised in: Born in Lubbock, Texas. Raised in Sabine Pass, Texas.

I love living in SETX because: Many cultures come together…and bring their food! Tex-Mex, BBQ and Cajun!

I work in physical therapy because: I like that the human body can be taught to heal itself.

When I am not at work: I’m at home with my daughter and husband, usually cooking or reading.


Beaumont

Sabrina Brown

Facility & Front Desk Director

Born & raised in: Houston and San Antonio, Texas

I love living in SETX because: It has a little city feel with enough surrounding areas to enjoy.

I work in physical therapy because: The privilege of being a part of an occupation that can, without a doubt, increase a persons quality of life. It is the most amazing feeling!

When I am not at work: I am spending time with my family and friends and enjoying life’s blessings.

Lindsey Wells

Front Desk Assistant

Born and raised in: China, Texas.

I love living in SETX because: My family & friends are here. I love living "off the beaten path," where everyone knows everyone.

I work in physical therapy because: I have a passion for helping people and PT is a great opportunity to help patients better their lives.

When I am not at work: Do anything outside. I have lots of animals, so I am with them any chance I get.

Shelby Miska

Front Desk Assistant

Born & raised in: Beaumont, Texas.

I love living in SETX because: I get to experience the best of both worlds – a little bit of city and a little bit of country.

When I am not at work: I am spending time with my family, going to see movies or reading a book.

Ann Toribio

NCSA / Accounts Collector

Born & raised in: The Philippines

I love living in SETX because: We have great cajun food and smiling people!

I work in physical therapy because: It’s a positive, healing atmosphere.

When I am not at work: I’m relaxing, reading books and watching Game of Thrones.

Lene’ McCoy

Marketing Director

Born & raised in: Southeast Texas

I love living in SETX because: I love being by the coast and having fun in the sun.

I work in physical therapy because: I enjoy helping others and love working with such positive, caring and cheerful people. It’s such a friendly atmosphere.

When I am not at work: I love spending time with family and friends.

Lindsey Thompson

Marketing Assistant

Born and raised in: Lumberton, Texas.

I love living in SETX because: This is where my family and friends are.

I work in physical therapy because: It is such a friendly and fun environment! AND we get to help people! What could be better??

When I am not at work: I am with my family or friends or watching TV with my puppy.

Aaron Minton

Patient Care Coordinator

Born & raised in: Lumberton, Texas

I love living in SETX because: Family and friends aren’t too far away.

I work in physical therapy because: I love when patients wheel chair into the clinic and leave running out!

When I am not a work: I am at the gym, hanging out with friends and dreaming about doing motocross again.

Samantha Rodriguez Ariles

Clinical Assistant

Born & raised in: Born in California and raised in Texas.

I love living in SETX because: I’ve learned to adapt to change and also meeting great people that have impacted my life.

I work in physical therapy because: Helping others is a passion of mine.

When I am not at work: I am with family, watching movies, on social media or making memories.

Emlyne Tan

Clinical Assistant & Insurance Authorization

Born & raised in: Philippines.

I love living in SETX because: The weather is nice (except for the really hot summers).

I work in physical therapy because: It’s an interesting field. There is so much to learn, which is adaptable to everyday activities. It’s knowledge is great to pass on to friends, families and generally anyone who wants to improve their condition and lifestyle.

When not at work I am: Either reading, cooking, cleaning, painting, doing cardio exercises, eating (eating, eating, eating and browsing recipes!), playing Mario Kart 8

Noelle Toribio

PT Tech

Born and raised in: Beaumont ,Texas.

I love living in SETX because: I love being around all my friends & family

I work in physical therapy because: I enjoy helping others achieve lifelong wellness

When I am not at work: I am at school or studying, working at my other job, and spending time with my loved ones!

Katrina Cruz

PT Tech

Born & raised in: Beaumont, Texas

I love living in SETX because: My family is here, the food and living near Crystal Beach.

I work in physical therapy because: I love helping people and making a difference in their lives, big or small. I love the relationships that are made with the patients.

When I am not at work: I am at school or with my family and friends.

George Orebe

PT Tech

Born & raised: Lagos, Nigeria & Houston, Texas

I love living SETX: The weather reminds me of my home land of Africa!

I work in physical therapy because: I love helping people.

When I’m not at work: I am at church.

Christin Briggs

Aquatics Therapy Tech

Born & raised in: Groves, Texas

I love living in SETX because: My family is here!

I work in physical therapy because: It’s a rewarding field to be a part of! There is always an opportunity to help someone and encourage them to come to their appointments so that they can reach their goals and have a great quality of life.

When I am not at work: I am spending time with my family and friends, going to church and church events, going to get coffee and driving down to the river to watch the ships.

Tye Norman

PT Tech

Born & raised in: Beaumont, Texas

I love living in SETX because: All of my family and friends live here.

I work in physical therapy because: I love working with people and being a part of the process that helps them to get better.

When I am not at work: Hanging out with friends or outside running!