Meet Our Team

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Katharine McNamara, DO |

Board Certified Family Medicine - Medical Director, Rockport Physical Medicine PA ~ April 2016

Katharine McNamara, DO is the Medical Director at Rockport Physical Medicine PA. Dr. McNamara graduated from Texas State University in 2005 with her bachelors in Biology, subsequently attending UT Health Science Center in Houston where she received her Masters in Cardiovascular Biology-emphasis on Stem Cells. She obtained her Doctor of Osteopathy degree at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California in 2012.  Dr. McNamara did her post graduate training and specialization at the Christus Spohn Family Medicine Residency Program.  Besides her role as the Medical Director of Rockport Physical Medicine PA, Dr. McNamara has a Family Practice at Internal Medicine Associates in Rockport, TX.  In her spare time, Dr. McNamara enjoys traveling, various outdoor activities and, most of all, spending time with her husband, their beautiful daughter, two sons and family.

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Stacey Darnold, FNP-C |

Nurse Practitioner - Rockport Physical Medicine PA ~ June 2018

Stacey is a Family Nurse Practitioner specializing in Family Medicine. She completed her Associates of Science in Nursing at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs, Iowa and then earned her Master of Science degree at Graceland University in Springfield, Missouri. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, (AANP) as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Stacey has twelve years experience as a nurse prior to becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2018. She has spent the majority of her nursing career in the emergency room and clinic settings. She enjoys running, golfing and spending time with her husband and their 4 children.

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Jed McNally, PT |

Physical Therapist - Rockport Physical Medicine PA ~ April 2018

Jed McNally received his BA in Health Promotion and Management in 2003 for Hastings College and then obtained his masters degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He has been seeing PT patients in the Coastal South Bend area for more than 14 years. His specific area of focus is in outpatient orthopedics. Jed enjoys general orthopedics because it allows him to work with a variety of patients including athletes, older adults, and kids. From the young to the young at heart, Jed enjoys them all, and is always ready for a challenge! On his time off, Jed enjoys baseball, golf, running and spending time with his family.

PROFESSIONAL TEAM

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Lori Jones |

Physical Therapist Assistant - Rockport Physical Medicine PA ~ April 2018

Lori is a Physical Therapist Assistant with a degree from Niagra County Community College in Sanborn, NY. After obtaining her degree to become a PTA in 2006, she moved to Portland, TX and began working in nursing homes. Shortly after, she started working outpatient patient. Lori is happily married and has 2 dogs. She enjoys hunting, archery and 4 wheeling.

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Leann Kisilitsa | 

Physical Therapist Assistant - Rockport Physical Medicine PA ~ September 2021

LeAnn is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant with a degree from Del Mar College in 2010. She has spent her career in the acute Care and Outpatient settings. She is caring and passionate about helping patients manage their pain and improving their range of movement. Leann enjoys spending time with her family, sailing, traveling and exercising.

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Brad Hawkins, DC | CEO ~ RPMPA April 2016

Chiropractor - Clinic Director, Hawkins Chiropractic ~ October 1996

Dr. Brad is a 1995 graduate of Parker College, and received his undergraudate education from Howard, Midland & Odessa Junior Colleges. He has done post-graduate education with the American Academy of Manual & Physical Medicine, Texas A&M Univeristy-2000 specializing in Accident & Collision Reconstruction, as well as, a multitude of seminars incluing13 Parker Seminars over the past 23 years and many others including Research, Neurology & MUA trainings. He has been a resident of Rockport since October of 1996. He and his wife, Dr. Stacy, have been married for 20 years and have two young ladies, Maddy & Karys. He enjoys time with his family, traveling, interval training and helping his patients acheive optimal health.

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Stacy Hawkins, DC | CFO ~ RPMPA April 2016

Chiropractor - Hawkins Chiropractic ~ October 1996

Dr. Stacy is a 1995 graduate of Parker College, as well, and received her undergraduate education from Texas State, UT-Austin, & ACC. She has done post-graduate education in Research, Neurology, MUA and Billing & Coding. She has started 4 practices over the years but decided to move on to play an Operations Role in order to spend more time with their girls and attending their activities in their school years. She enjoys time with her family, traveling, interval training, playing cards and snuggling with her husband and their two dogs.

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Morgan Barrera |

Operations Manager/Billing

Morgan Barrera is our Operations Manager who helps insure all procedures in our office run swiftly and smoothly as well as managing our Billing Department. Morgan has over 18 years experience with insurance billing and chiropractic/medical office services and management She lives in Rockport with her husband and their 2 boys. She enjoys cooking and spending time outdoors with her family.

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Liz Soliz |

Office Manager

Elizabeth is very outgoing and loves working with people and assisting their needs. She lives here in the coastal bend with her 3 children and husband. She has been in the chiropractic/medical field for over 9 years and enjoys every bit of it. She spends most of her free time taking her boys to their sporting events and playing dress up with her baby girl. Let's not forget that she LOVES her Golden state warriors.

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Niccolette Stehling|

Chiropractic Assistant

I graduated from UTSA in 2016 with my Bachelors Degree in Multidisciplinary Studies with focuses in Biology, Honors, and Humanities. I live in Rockport with my husband and two beautiful daughters. I have worked in the medical field for over 3 years and am excited to continue to grow in this field. My passion is to help patients feel like they are family as they walk in the door and to help get them the best treatment possible. In my free time, I love fishing, traveling, and going to the beach with my family.

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Jade Vasquez|

Medical Assistant 

Jade graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor's degree in Health Science. She assists Stacey Darnold, on the Rockport Physical Medicine side. She always has a smile on her face and a positive attitude. Her passion is helping others and getting to know our patients. She lives in Rockport with her husband and son. In her free time, she enjoys traveling with her family.

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Samantha Ellis|

Front Desk Receptionist

Samantha is our front desk receptionist. She loves our patients and is always ready to assist them in any way. Samantha has over 13 years of experience in the medical field. She lives in Ingleside with her husband and their 3 boys. She enjoys spending time with her family and traveling in her free time. 

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Maddy Hawkins|

Marketing Director

Maddy has been with us since December of 2014 and loves the internet projects! She is a Texas A&M Graduate with a degree in Architecture and is our full time marketing director. Maddy also does marketing outside of RPMPA and is a real estate agent in Houston. She enjoys traveling, being active and spending time with her boyfriend and her dog - Cooper. 

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Karys Hawkins|

Marketing Assistant

Karys assists Maddy in the marketing department. Besides her marketing job, she is a student at Texas A&M, getting her degree in Construction Science. She loves all things construction, but more notably, interior design. Karys enjoys spending time with family, friends, her boyfriend and dog - Bear.

MANAGEMENT TEAM