June 22, 2022 Physical Therapy of Milwaukee

Women of Influence

Congratulations to our Clinic Owner, Director & Physical Therapist, Dr. Sylvestra Ramirez on being named a Woman of Influence by the Milwaukee Business Journal in the entrepreneur category. The “Women of Influence” awards celebrate remarkable women in business and their community.

The Milwaukee Business Journal honored the 2022 Women of Influence with an awards luncheon at the Wisconsin Center.

Here is what Dr. Ramirez had to say about the recognition:

“It is an honor and great blessing to be recognized as a Women of Influence in the Entrepreneurship category.  My personal goal has been to create a clinical space of inclusivity for those healing after a work or sports injuries.  It has been an honor to see the clinic grow and see how patient’s receiving access to bilingual healthcare providers,  see a quicker return to work or return to sport experience.”

Here are the 2022 Women of Influence Winners:


• Leslie Johnson, Visit Milwaukee

• Sherry Lundell, A.O. Smith Corp.

• Gladys Manzanet, Northwestern Mutual

• Marybeth Cottrill, BMO Harris Bank


• Corry Joe Biddle, Fuel Milwaukee

• Lisa Hiller, Bader Philanthropies

• Maddy Tarbox, VJS Construction Services

• Kendra Whitlock Ingram, Marcus Performing Arts Center


• Karin Gale, CLA

• Linda Hoover, Educators Credit Union

• Tammy Maddente, First Weber


• Karen Bell, Bavette La Boucherie

• Lazonnie Belton, Visions in Hair Design Institute of Cosmetology

• Dr. Sylvestra Ramirez, Physical Therapy of Milwaukee


• Andrea Bukacek, Bukacek Construction Group

• Cathy Costantini, La Lune Collection

• Lauryn Deck, MindBusiness LLC


• Rashi Arora Khosla, MARS Solutions Group


• Dora Clayton-Jones, Marquette University

• Beverly Goldberg, Weyco Group

• Chauntel McKenzie, America’s Black Holocaust Museum

• Deanna Singh, Uplifting Impact


• Margaret Daun, Milwaukee County

• Artanya Wesley, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater


• Charlotte Cannon-Sain, COA Youth & Family Centers

• Ginny Finn, YWCA Southeast Wisconsin

• Contessa Lobley, TBEY Arts Center

• Marcelle Polednik, Milwaukee Art Museum


• Kristine Hillmer, Wisconsin Restaurant Association

• Corey Zetts, Menomonee Valley Partners


If you are a Milwaukee Business Journal subscriber, you can read the entire article on Dr. Ramirez here:


Dr. Ramirez is currently accepting new patients in need of Physical Therapy. Call/Text 414-281-3444 or leave your information below to schedule an appointment or free screen today!