Robert (Rob) Wainner is a co-founding partner of multiple award winning companies, which include: Confluent Health, Inc. (a coast to coast physical therapy private practice and educational company with over 500 clinics and multiple University partnerships); Texas Physical Therapy Specialists, P.C. (a multi-location private practice); and Evidence-In-Motion, LLC (an evidence-based educational company). Significant achievements include: Top 50 Places To Work (San Antonio, Austin), Top 50 fastest growing companies in Louisville, and the Inc. 500/5000 list from 2009 – 2012.
Dr. Wainner designed and built the leadership development programs, practice patterns, and coaching culture systems across these companies and served in the role of Director of Talent and Leadership Development and internal Executive Coach. He is also founder and President of Coach 4 Leadership, LLC, an executive & professional coaching and consulting business.
Rob’s unique and diverse professional background includes extensive experience in business, talent and leadership development, executive coaching, research, education and health care. As an Air Force Biomedical Science Corps Officer for 20yrs, he led clinical teams, research programs, faculty and numerous intrapreneurial DoD enterprises while accruing some of the highest level awards in his field and publishing over 40 peer-reviewed manuscripts.
Upon exiting his companies in 2021, Rob undertook a year long sabbatical of spiritual and intellectual renewal. This included completing the Colson Fellows program in 2021-22 and a self-designed curriculum from Hillsdale College
focusing on Western civilization and worldview, philosophy, theology and US civics related courses.
Hobbies include reading, learning, gardening, land shaping with a skid-steer, and creating beautiful structures and outdoor spaces. He has been wonderfully married to his wife Diane for 39 years. They have been blessed with 6 children and 6 grandchildren (so far), and make their home in Berghiem, TX.
Dr. Wainner holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, is a graduate of the UTD Jindal School of Business’s Executive and Professional Coaching program and earned the PCC credential from the International Coach Federation.