Meet Our Team

 

Therapy Staff

 

Cindy Powell

Cindy Powell

Occupational Therapist/ Owner

Cindy hails from Texas but has lived in lower Alabama since 1976. She graduated from University of Texas Medical Branch with a bachelor degree in Occupational Therapy in 1975. She worked in a rehabilitation facility until 1978 when she founded Mobile Hand Rehabilitation Center which became Gulf Coast Therapy in 1981. Cindy furthered her love for Occupational Therapy and became a certified hand therapist. In her spare time she likes to play tennis and line dance. She has 4 grown children and 5 grandchildren.
Anna Mills

Anna Mills

OT, Occupational Therapist

Anna Mills received a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Occupational Therapy from The University of Mississippi in Jackson, MS. She has been with Gulf Coast Therapy for the past 7 years working in the Fairhope Office with hand injuries and in different schools helping special needs children. Anna enjoys cooking, gardening and being outdoors with her family.

Ashley Sprayberry

Ashley Sprayberry

PT, Physical Therapist

Ashley Sprayberry graduated from University of South Alabama with a degree in Physical Therapy in 1994.  She has worked in several different therapy settings but enjoys working in the outpatient setting.  She has been working at Gulf Coast Therapy since 2013.  She enjoys working with all age ranges and variety of diagnoses.  She is happily married with three boys and spends time with her family, coaching, church activities and going on mission trips.

Christina Stewart

Christina Stewart

DPT, Physical Therapist

Christina Stewart is a native of Baldwin County and is happy to have returned to her childhood home after living and working in central Alabama and Mississippi. Christina graduated with a clinical doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2008. While she has experience working in acute and transitional care settings, her favorite setting to work in is the outpatient clinic, like Gulf Coast Therapy. “It is a privilege to hold a position that helps people understand and address their pain and limitations in a way that empowers them to affect change in their abilities and quality of life,” she says about a career in therapy. Christina is always seeking out new skills that are evidence-based in order to help her patients and is certified to perform integrative dry needling. She enjoys participating in many fitness and outdoor activities, as well as cooking, reading, crafting, and spending time with family.

Bee Powell

Bee Powell

LPTA, Vice-President of Operations

Bee Powell received her Associate’s Degree for Physical Therapy Assistant from Bishop State Community College in 2011. She worked at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham focusing on outpatient physical therapy and inpatient rehab. While at St. Vincent’s, Bee had the opportunity to work closely with local orthopedic surgeons during the rehabilitation process of recent joint replacements and repairs. Before attending BSCC she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Cultural Anthropology with a secondary degree in Spanish from the University of South Alabama. Bee is a mother of two who enjoys water sports and activities, gardening, reading, and spending time with her family.

Summer Tankersley

Summer Tankersley

LPTA, Vice-President of Public Relations

Summer started working at Gulf Coast Therapy in January of 2007 as an administrative assistant.  After several years of observing the physical therapists at work and handling their paperwork, she went back to school for physical therapy.  Summer attended Bishop State in Mobile and graduated in September 2011.  She enjoys yoga and weight lifting in her free time.  While Summer is not a Foley native (hometown is Selma, AL) She has lived here since 2007 and loves the area.

Abby Lightsey

Abby Lightsey

Physical Therapist

Abby is a 2005 graduate from the University of South Alabama in Mobile with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy.  She has worked in a variety of settings in physical therapy.  One of her main passions is working closely with the ALS community and assisting these patients in getting the proper care and equipment they need in order to be able to better function in the community.  Abby also helps her husband manage their business Rising Covey Kennels for dog training.  She is an avid hunter and fisherman and loves spending time outdoors with her husband and son.

Administrative Staff

Jaye Kosciuszko

Jaye Kosciuszko

VP of Administrative

Jaye Kosciuszko received a Medical Coding Specialist degree from Delta College in Bay City, Michigan in 2014.  Tired of the cold Michigan winters, Jaye transplanted to the sunny Gulf Coast this June.  She enjoys kayaking, competitive racing (walking) and cooking.

Nauda Armstrong

Nauda Armstrong

Administrative Assistant

Nauda joined Gulf Coast Therapy in late May 2020 working at both the Foley and Fairhope offices.

Nauda was raised in Colorado, however, she spent most of her adulthood in central Texas.  She moved to Foley in late May 2019 with her youngest son, daughter-in-law and 3 granddaughters.  Nauda has another son and 4 grandsons who still live in central Texas.  In addition, Nauda has a fur baby and 2 grand fur babies.  On her down time, Nauda enjoys relaxing by reading, spending time with her family and helping out at their Dog Resort and Daycare.  She also enjoys searching antique stores for vintage hats to add to her collection she started a few years ago.

Stella McKine

Stella McKine

Insurance Clerk

Stella has worked for Gulf Coast Therapy for a little over 3 years in our Foley location. She moved to the Gulf Coast from Fort Smith AR in 2004 to get away from the cold winters. Stella has been married to her husband for 20 years and they have two dogs. She loves to go to the beach, being outdoors, and shopping!