Meet Our Leaders

Northern Utah Rehabilitation Hospital is led by a team of highly experienced healthcare professionals who are passionate about providing the highest level of care available to the hospital’s patients.

We invite you to learn more about us below:

Meet Our Leaders

Ryan Keele, Chief Executive Officer
Ryan brings his enthusiasm and passion for healthcare. His leadership skill set has been a result of 15 years of operational leadership from the highest levels of competitive sports to his current passion in the healthcare industry.

Ryan has a degree from the Marriot School of Management at Brigham Young University. He is a member of the Chambers of Commerce, Rotary Club and the Utah Hospital Association.

When not at work Ryan continues pursuing his athletic passion by coaching his local high school football team, and many youth athletic teams that his children participate in. He also enjoys service and contributes in many community projects.


Dan Foster, Chief Financial Officer
More than 24 years of experience in healthcare finance have equipped Dan to serve our patients and their families with skill and foresight. Dan’s background includes more than 16 years of executive management experience in both inpatient and outpatient services and involves stints in medicare auditing, physician groups, acute care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, long-term acute care hospitals, assisted living facilities, and home health and hospice.

Dan earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Weber State University and is now a licensed health facility administrator in the State of Utah. Dan loves golf and revels in the outdoor lifestyle possible in Utah. He especially loves traveling with his family, and together, they enjoy boating as often as possible.


Reuben Jessop, Chief Operating Officer / Director of Therapy Operations
Reuben is passionate about working with individuals suffering from neurological conditions. Advanced training in Parkinson disease, stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis equip him to serve our patients with proficiency and compassion.

Reuben earned a doctorate in physical therapy and a neuro clinical specialty certification from the University of Utah. He received advanced training in hospital administration through Ernest Health’s Leadership Training Program.

Reuben is active in the community, teaching continuing education courses on Parkinson disease and locomotor training both locally and throughout Ernest Health. He currently serves as president of the Utah Chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association and sits on various advisory boards.

Reuben enjoys spending time with his wife and three young children. He loves the outdoors and playing sports, particularly golf, fly fishing, basketball and running.