Our Staff

Bay St. Louis

Deborah RichterDeborah Richter,
Billing/Collections Manager

Deborah is a native of New Orleans and has lived in Waveland since 1990. She has over 13 years experience in the medical field and before that worked for the City of Waveland. When you have a question about your insurance payments, amount of deductibles, co-pays, etc. Deborah will sit with you and answer all of your questions.

Deborah is married to Terry and she has two daughters and one grandson. She looks forward to "Cruising the Coast" each fall and spends as much time as possible on the water fishing or pleasure crafting.

Kathleen MartinKathleen Martin,
Insurance Verification and Front Desk Representative

Kathleen Martin is our insurance verification and front desk representative. She will help you with all your scheduling needs and strive to make appointments that accommodate your hectic schedule.

A native of Texas, and a graduate of the University of Houston, Kathleen has an extensive background in the banking industry. She has been on the Mississippi Coast for over 6 years. She and her husband are the proud parents of two sons. Kathleen enjoys cooking, baking, gardening, and reading novels of all genres.

Caroline GrievesCaroline Grieves,
PT Technician

Caroline Grieves is a native of Baton Rouge where she graduated from Episcopal High School. She earned her B.S. degree in Kinesiology, with an emphasis in Exercise Science. Her duties as a Technician are to make sure you are getting the most out of your sessions and personal attention.

Caroline is the Varsity Head Coach for the Our Lady Academy Crescents soccer team and her husband, Daniel, is the Varsity Head Coach for the St. Stanislaus Rock-A-Chaws; the are the parents of a daughter. Caroline enjoys boating, kayaking, and camping.


Matt CapoMatt Capo,
PT, President

Matt Capo is the President/Owner of Accelerated Physical Therapy and established the framework for the commitment to patient care that are the clinics' hallmarks. Matt graduated from Iowa State University in 1985 with a B.A. in Speech Communication and entered the workforce in Chicago as a corporate pension plan representative. He suffered an injury while playing rugby football and discovered his calling to be a therapist while he was rehabilitating.

Pursuing his new profession, he earned his degree in physical therapy from the University of South Alabama in 1995. Matt sharpened his skills by treating clients in the outpatient setting for the next five years before opening Accelerated Physical Therapy in April 2000. During his years of practice he has been voracious in his attendance of continuing education courses with primary emphasis on back and neck dysfunctions, manual therapy and medical exercise treatment techniques.

Matt is a native of North Versailles, Pennsylvania (just outside of Pittsburgh) and he is married to Diane, a native of Waveland, MS, and they have four children. He has lived in Hancock County since 1997 and has been a resident of Diamondhead since 2000. Matt is a keen fan of rugby football, having played for a National Championship team as well as touring the US and Europe with various select side clubs. He is an avid fisherman, stalking coastal species and at night you will often find him knee-deep in the Gulf "gigging" flounder.

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