Our Team | Momentum Physical Therapy | Pueblo, CO
Lesha Dickerson, PTA
CEO, Clinic Director
Lesha is a Colorado native and has been working in Pueblo’s medical community for thirteen years. She believes in doing what you love for a living. After ten years marketing and managing in healthcare settings Lesha returned to school to obtain her physical therapist assistant degree so she could take part in caring for patients on a deeper level.
As a 15 year cancer survivor, Lesha is ambitious, motivated and a little adventurous. She believes that all of us should live our lives to the fullest every day. She looks at life as an opportunity with family, friends, and faith as important support beams. Lesha loves spending time with her family. She enjoys the outdoors, and loves hiking, camping, skiing, bicycling, and boating.
Lesha is dedicated to continuing professional education, to maintain knowledge and proficiency, knowing that there are constant improvements and changes in the medical field. Lesha will play many roles at Momentum Physical Therapy of Pueblo. She is thankful to be able to utilize many of her skills, and continue advocating for patients in the community of Pueblo.
Ashley was born and raised in Pueblo, CO. She graduated from South High School in 2012, later she graduated from PCC with her Associate’s degree in Applied Science. Before she joined the Momentum team, Ashley worked with a family practice for 5 years as a front desk and also worked 3 years with a credit union. She’s eager to learn and help grow our Momentum team! Outside of work she enjoys being an animal mom, gaming, welding, and being with her family and friends.
Katie grew up in Loveland and traveled to Virginia to complete her undergraduate and graduate degrees. She attended Liberty University and received her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science in 2014, and earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Lynchburg College in 2017.
In high school, she went on many mission trips and fell in love with helping and serving people. These trips combined with her fascination of the human body set her on a path for physical therapy. She is very excited to be working with the community of Pueblo.
Katie loves being outside, riding horses, watching movies and TV shows, and hanging out with her family and friends.
Laura is a Pueblo native. While she was in college she worked as a rehab tech in a hospital. She Graduated from PCC in 2007 with her Physical Therapist Assistant degree. She worked in a hospital setting on the orthopedic unit for 11 years. She has also worked in Extended Care Facilities over the years.
Her hobbies include crochet, photography, and traveling. Laura is also bilingual fluently speaking Spanish.
She looks forward to helping her patients get back to a pain free lifestyle so they can enjoy all the things they love to do.
Andrew grew up in Blue Springs, MO, just outside of Kansas City. He went to the University of Missouri for school where he earned his Bachelor of Health Sciences in 2016 and his Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2019 while also working as a Personal Trainer. Throughout his time in high school and college he has been active in many sports and developed a passion for riding mountain bikes when he was 16. This gave him the opportunity to travel and race throughout the country.
His current interest is in working with people who want to return to sports or fitness, but he enjoys working with a variety of populations and goals. Outside of the clinic he also enjoys lifting weights, hiking, snowboarding, and watching sports alongside being on his bike.
DPT, Physical Therapist
Sara was born in Gillette, WY and grew up in Pueblo. She graduated from Centennial High School, and PCC with an Associate of Science/Physical Therapy Assistant. She spent 12 years with Parkview Hospital in acute, sub-acute, and outpatient/aquatic settings, and 3 years working in neuro ICU with stroke, traumatic brain injury and trama patients.
Chad was born and raised in Trinidad, Colorado where he graduated from Trinidad High School. He then moved to Pueblo and attended PCC to pursue a degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant. He received his Associate of Applied Science Degree in 2016. He has worked at Parkview Medical Center for 3 years, as well as a skilled nursing facility for 2 years. Chad enjoys outdoors, working out and watching and playing sports. Chad is married to his wife Tynnia and they have one son and their dog Koda.
Chad is eager and excited to be apart of this great team at Momentum and looks forward to helping the Pueblo community get back to doing what they love.
Matt was born and raised in Pueblo. His entire family lives in Pueblo and he is very grateful that everyone is in close proximity to one another. He graduated from Centennial High School and continued his education to earn a bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from CSU-Pueblo in 2016. Matt has always chosen jobs that help the general public and is now excited to be working in the medical field, a goal he has had for many years. He is currently the trainer at Central High School and is looking forward to helping the Pueblo community at Momentum Physical Therapy.
Matt has a passion for anything and everything sports related, the great outdoors, and spending time with his friends.
Jordan was born and raised in Raton, NM. She graduated from high school and later moved to Pueblo, where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. She plans on pursuing a career as a Physical Therapist. Jordan has always been passionate about helping others in any way possible. She is very grateful to be working in this setting and looks forward to learning as much as she can while working at Momentum.
Outside of work Jordan loves spending time with her family, friends, and 2 dogs Tucker and Jax. She enjoys the outdoors and playing sports any chance she gets.
Tony grew up in Staunton, VA. He enjoys working with patients to see improvements in mobility and overall well-being. He’s an avid hiker and tries to get out each weekend with his wife to explore the mountains. He also enjoys CrossFit, volleyball, photography, camping, fishing, music festivals, reading, and listening to podcasts.
Director of Front Desk
Angela Amato “AJ” was born and raised in Pueblo graduated in 2000 from Pueblo County High School. She attended PCC and graduated with her Certificate for Massage Therapy in 2013. AJ and her husband, Colby have three amazing boys Brekken, Austin, and Jameson and she feels so blessed to have those four guys in her life! Nothing makes her happier than being with her family enjoying their cabin in South Fork Colorado and going on adventures.