Current Officers


Rob McClellan

Rob earned his Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Tuskegee University. He is from Florida where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Jacksonville University. Rob has worked in hand therapy for 21 years. He received CHT designation in 2015.  Rob is an active member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and the American Society of Hand Therapists. He is currently on the Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy. Rob works for Physio- Select Medical as the Hand Program Coordinator. He and his wife Terri have two daughters and live in Marietta.

Vice President

Missy Thurlow

Missy works for Peachtree Orthopaedic Physical Therapy.  She has been an occupational therapist for 34 years and specializes with hand and shoulder rehabilitation as well as burn rehabilitation.  She obtained an MBA from Brenau University in 1993 and her CHT that same year.  Missy is active in the American Society of Hand Therapists and has served numerous positions on the Board of Directors  as well as being chairman of several of ASHT’s annual conferences.  She is currently on the Board of the Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy.  She and her husband Greg have two sons, ages 24 and 21, and enjoys traveling in her spare time!


Stephanie Kiel

Stephanie earned her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. In addition to becoming a Certified Hand Therapist, she is ASTYM certified and is working towards a certification as an Orthopaedic Manual Therapist for the Upper Extremity. She has practiced in a wide variety of settings, including both inpatient and outpatient. Stephanie has more than 20 years of experience and currently works for Benchmark Physical Therpay at the Braselton clinic.


Corey McIntyre

Corey is a Georgia native, receiving her undergraduate degree from North Georgia College and State University in Exercise Science and her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Brenau University in May of 2014. Corey works at Georgia Hand, Shoulder, and Elbow since graduation. She has a special interest in wound care.

Public Relations

Lauris Jones

Previous Officers:

2011-2012 Officers

2013-2014 Officers