Dan McGowan was raised in Canton, Georgia. He attended the University of Georgia, where he studied Exercise and Sport Science.
After completing his degree, Dan went to Augusta University and earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Dan is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS). His clinical interests include a wide variety of orthopedic conditions and helping people reach their highest potentials.
Recreationally, Dan enjoys playing all sports, specifically basketball, soccer, football, volleyball, and tennis. Dan devotes his free time to traveling, spending time with friends and family, and learning to cook.
Mackenzie Howe grew up in Athens, Georgia. She attended Kennesaw State University on an indoor/outdoor track and cross-country scholarship, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Health Sciences.
Upon graduation, Mackenzie earned a Master’s degree from the University of Bridgeport. Mackenzie ran competitively and had the opportunity to compete in the Olympic trials for the marathon.
She joined the HPT team in March 2016 as the front office manager.
Mackenzie currently resides in Athens. She attends Athens Church and in her free time enjoys being outdoors, running, cooking, and spending time with her friends and family.
Kellie Moore is originally from Eastman, Georgia. She graduated from the University of Georgia in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science.
She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of North Georgia in 2014. Kellie enjoys treating a variety of orthopedic and neurological conditions and is certified in dry needling and vestibular rehabilitation.
Kellie currently resides in Athens and is married to Daniel, a native of Thomson, Georgia. Kellie and Daniel are members of Watkinsville First Baptist Church. She enjoys reading, cooking, and running with her dog.
Beth is originally from Birmingham, Alabama. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in English.
After attending the University of Montevallo, where she earned her M.Ed. in secondary language arts education, Beth taught middle school English for ten years.
Beth is married to Jimbo and has two beautiful children, Davis and Porter. Beth enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with her family.
Carrie Hilley is originally from Statham, Georgia. She attended Athens Technical College, completing her Associate’s degree in Applied Science. Following graduation from Athens Tech’s PTA program, Carrie worked in acute care at a local hospital and joined the Horizon Physical Therapy team in 2010.
In addition to being a PTA, Carrie serves as Horizon PT’s Director of Community Outreach. Her clinical specialties include a Level II certification in Functional Movement Screenings (FMS) and Corrective Exercise Prescriptions, Slow Motion Video Analysis of running form, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Massage (IASTM) – including functional cupping, Graston soft tissue mobilization and trigger point release.
Carrie is a part of the One Hope Church community and in her spare time enjoys cooking, traveling, hiking, running, and mountain biking.