Growing Strong

We are here to provide tools and resources to parents so that every child can achieve their potential.

Our Mission

Jacob’s Ladder Pediatric Rehabilitation is a nonprofit organization providing comprehensive therapy and supplemental care for children in need. We partner with families, communities, and health care providers to help children reach their full potential. We are accountable to our patients, donors, and partners – treating everyone with integrity and respect.

Our Administrative Team

These compassionate professionals work tirelessly every day to make a positive impact on children's lives.


Mariann Frigo, OTR

Executive Director

Driven by her own son’s needs, Mariann founded Jacob’s Ladder in 1998 to provide therapy services to the children of Northwest Indiana. Her dedication and commitment have led her to sit on several sub-committees for the Indiana First Steps program.

Kristin Zakutansky

Kristin Zakutansky

Chief Operating Officer


Tracy Hall

Director of Administrative Operations

laura crohan

Laura Crohan, SLP

Clinical Coordinator
Lactation Specialist

Board of Directors

Meet the dedicated individuals that bring diverse expertise and unwavering commitment to guide our mission of providing exceptional care to children.

nathan cobbs

Nate Cobbs

Harbour Trust


Roxanne Gottleber

RE/MAX Lifestyles


Kelly Martinez

Valpo First Insurance

tony bombacino

Tony Bombacino

CINO United, LLC

erika dahl

Erika Dahl

Kopka Pinkus Dolin

dr sandra martinez

Dr. Sandra Martinez

Whiting Schools Superintendent (Ret.)

aaron robinson

Aaron Robinson


jeffrey winthrow

Jeffrey Withrow

Heraeus Electro-Nite

Our Vision

We envision a community where every child receives comprehensive, affordable services in order to grow into the best version of themselves. This will be accomplished by further educating our community on the benefits of early childhood intervention and encouraging those who share similar values to join us in achieving this vision.


Our Guiding Principles

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