Executive Leadership Team

Cassandra Sanders-Holly PT, DPT, PCS

Doctor of Physical Therapy
Founder/Director

Cassandra Sanders-Holly is a Doctor of Physical Therapy with a Board Certified specialty in pediatric physical therapy and is the owner and director of Leaps & Bounds Pediatric Therapy. She has practiced physical therapy with pediatric clients for the past 10 years and specializes in early intervention and working with children with neurodevelopmental disabilities in their home, school, and clinic setting.

She is a proud member of the American Physical Therapy Association and is dedicated to lifelong learning through extensive continuing education. In addition to practicing physical therapy, Cassandra is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Southern California. She teaches pediatrics throughout the curriculum including patient management techniques and motor performance across the lifespan. She has also published an editorial-type feature in Pediatric Physical Therapy, the official journal of the American Physical Therapy Association Pediatric Section and is trained in Hippotherapy treatment techniques. She is currently conducting research on Hippotherapy treatment techniques in conjunction with faculty at the University of Southern California.

Cassandra opened Leaps & Bounds in June 2010 in a small office here in Norco, with a goal of seeing just a few patients while focusing on teaching at USC. It quickly became apparent that there was a need in this community with rapid growth. Since then, she has also had two children, Ella and Hudson, and has greatly enjoyed watching the Leaps & Bounds family grow.

Cassandra has completed the American Hippotherapy Association Level 1, Level 2, Neuro Connections, and Core Connections training.

Ashley Beadel

Administrative Director

Ashley joined the Leaps & Bounds team in August 2014 as the office manager after volunteering with Leaps in the summer of 2013. Ashley graduated from the University of Arizona in May of 2014 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Family Studies and Human Development. She then continued her education at the University of California, Irvine where she received a Human Resource Management certificate in 2018. Ashley now serves as our Administrative Director and says her favorite part of coming to Leaps is getting to know all of the families.

She also serves on our all-volunteer non-profit board of directors for Friends of Leaps & Bounds. When Ashley is not at Leaps, she is spending time with her husband and family!

Jennifer Landry OTR/L

Clinical Director
Occupational Therapist

Jennifer Landry graduated from San Jose State University with a degree in Occupational therapy in 2001. She has practiced occupational therapy in the areas of pediatrics, outpatient rehabilitation, neurology, feeding, sensory integration, with the school system, and hippotherapy.

When joining Leaps and bounds, Jennifer was very interested about hippotherapy and has since completed the American Hippotherapy Associations’ level one training. Jennifer also has training in Handwriting without Tears, The Alert Program, NDT, and with Kinesiotherapy.

Jennifer loves her job and is always interested in furthering her education to provide service for children.

Jennifer has completed the American Hippotherapy Association Level 1, Neuro Connections, and Core Connections training.

Dakota Gaumer

Director of Marketing

Dakota joined Leaps & Bounds in April 2022 as the Director of Marketing. In 2020 he graduated from Portland State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications. Upon graduation, he came back to southern California and took a job in marketing for Milwaukee tools. While attending Norco High School, he lived on the same street as the original Leaps facility and would see their sign every day on his way to school. Dakota was inspired by the company’s mission and
its dedication to serving the community he grew up in. He saw the opportunity to bring his skillset and experience to the Leaps & Bounds team and jumped at it.

When he isn’t at Leaps he enjoys playing sports, boxing, and spending time with friends and family.