PowerBack Rehabilitation, Lombard Street
1526 Lombard Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146

215 546-5960

Our Leadership Team

Gary Bauer
Administrator

Gary Bauer has been with Genesis HealthCare since 2000, and has been an Licensed Administrator since 2001. He served at Centers in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He transitioned to this PowerBack location in 2010. Gary has a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science from Rutgers University and he received his Master's in Health Administration from Towson University.

Richelle Pernell
Director of Nursing

Shelly has been with Genesis Health Care since 1995, beginning as an LPN. She obtained her RN diploma from Our Lady of Lourdes School of Nursing. She worked at Cooper River West until entering the Leadership Development Program-traditional DON track-in 2010. Shelly came to Liberty Court in March 2012 as an interim ADON, transitioning to Director of Nursing in August 2012. She has a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing from Thomas Edison.

Shannon Tress
Admissions Director

Shannon has been with Genesis HealthCare since 2011. She interned with the company in her last semester of college and moved into the Customer Relations Coordinator position in a Genesis center post graduation. Shannon worked as an Assistant Admissions Director at PowerBack Norristown and PowerBack Center City, and became the Admissions Director at PowerBack Center City in 2012. Shannon has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Cairn University.

Jim Dugan
Rehabilitation Program Director

Jim joined Genesis in January 2011 as the Rehabilitation Program Manager at this PowerBack location. He has several years of managerial experience in acute rehab, sub-acute rehab and long-term care. He has worked as a Physical Therapist since graduating from Hahnemann University in 1998 and has a MBA from the Fox School of Business at Temple University.