Meet Our Team

The SoleFit team is an energetic and passionate group of six. Our four Certified Pedorthists who see patients are Ryan Grant, Dana Hall, Neil Rosenthal, and Matt Neufeld. Supporting the business are Cassandra Grant (B.Sc., MBA, business manager/CFO), and Karen (receptionist & office manager).

  • SoleFit pedorthist Ryan Grant
    C Ped (C), C Ped Tech (C), B. Sc.
    Ryan Grant
    SoleFit pedorthist Ryan Grant

    Ryan Grant C Ped (C), C Ped Tech (C), B. Sc.

    A Certified Pedorthist and Pedorthic Technician and the co-owner of SoleFit Inc., Ryan combines his passion for well-being with an intense desire to help his patients reach their own goals of activity and healthy living.  Along with a Bachelor of Science degree, Ryan has over 25 years of experience in the field including time in Ethiopia where he worked with some of the worlds top runners . Ryan is a former competitive distance runner (29:58 PB for 10k), has completed several multi-day adventure races around the globe, raced as a professional triathlete for several years, and is currently involved with ultra running expeditions in remote parts of the globe. Ryan is a former Board Member of the Pedorthic Association of Canada and is a firm believer in finding the root cause of a problem rather than just trying to bandage the issues it results in.  He is also a Primal Health Coach trained to pay focus on fitness, nutrition, optimal performance and lifestyle factors through an evolutionary lens.

  • SoleFit pedorthist Dana Hall
    C Ped (C), B. Kin.
    Dana Hall
    SoleFit pedorthist Dana Hall

    Dana Hall C Ped (C), B. Kin.

    Dana Hall is a Certified Pedorthist who joined SoleFit in 2009. Combining her Bachelors degree in Kinesiology with prior experience working in a physiotherapy clinic and in footwear retail, she strives to find the root cause of an issue in order to help her clients get back to doing what they love. She is also a Primal Health Coach trained to pay focus on fitness, nutrition, optimal performance and lifestyle factors through an evolutionary lens.With a background in team sports, including over ten years of competitive hockey, she assesses and treats clients with a wide variety of injuries and interests. She has also been involved with the Pedorthic Association of Canada as an author for their Clinical Practice Guidelines, and as a practicum supervisor for pedorthic students. With her competitive sport days now behind her, Dana currently spends most of her time chasing after her young son and overly energetic dog.

  • SoleFit pedorthist Neil Rosenthal
    C Ped (C), Primal Health Coach
    Neil Rosenthal
    SoleFit pedorthist Neil Rosenthal

    Neil Rosenthal C Ped (C), Primal Health Coach

    Neil Rosenthal is a certified Pedorthist and Pedorthic Technician who passionately believes in a healthy active life at any age. Neil joined SoleFit in 2006 and has been analyzing biomechanics, fitting footwear and recommending treatment for over 15 years and making orthotics for over 10 years. He approaches treatment by looking at the big picture with healthy long term objectives for his patients. He is also a Primal Health Coach trained to pay focus on fitness, nutrition, optimal performance and lifestyle factors through an evolutionary lens, and a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer. He has been coaching individuals on training, nutrition and performance since 2012 including coach of a speed and endurance program at a local CrossFit gym. Active himself, Neil has a long history in endurance sports (20+ triathlons, 7 marathons with a PB of 2:51, including Boston in 2011, 6 ultra marathons up to 100km, and Spartan races) and an avid trail runner and CrossFitter. Neil is a proud father of two kids and is motivated to pass on the same enthusiasm to his children for healthy, active living in the outdoors while balancing ideal lifestyles to reach our full potential.

  • Matt neufeld foot care Ottawa
    C Ped (C), B. Kin.
    Matt Neufeld
    Matt neufeld foot care Ottawa

    Matt Neufeld C Ped (C), B. Kin.

    Matt Neufeld is a Certified Pedorthist who joined SoleFit in 2016.  He grew up on the west coast and has been actively involved in many different sports his whole life.  Before moving to Ottawa and joining SoleFit, Matt spent the previous ten years assessing biomechanics and fitting clients with sports medicine products, orthotics and supportive footwear.  He has worked with clients of all ages and all activity levels including professional athletes.  Matt is very passionate about helping people stay active and healthy and believes that educating his clients is the most valuable way to help them improve their quality of life and stay injury free.  In his spare time, Matt enjoys being outside with his two young kids, showing them what nature’s playground has to offer. 

  • Picture of Cassandra Grant SoleFit
    B. Sc., M.B.A.
    Cassandra Grant
    Picture of Cassandra Grant SoleFit

    Cassandra Grant B. Sc., M.B.A.

    Cassandra was on a career path in the pharmaceutical industry with positions in Finance, Materials Management, Human Resources, and SAP implementation before a lifelong dream of working with her brother and a desire to live in Ottawa lead her to change course and help to open up SoleFit.  With a B.Sc and an MBA, Cassandra brings her business acumen and a layman’s perspective to balance out the clinic.  Cassandra is laughingly known as the “Mr. Snuffleupagus” of SoleFit.  Her spirit and influence are detected more often than her actual presence as she balances work and home life.  Cassandra is a proud mom of two awesome little kids and feels very fortunate to be able to be a hands-on mom and a business woman at the same time.  She feels an immense pride and joy in interacting with wonderful patients and truly loves her job.