Get to Know the Evolve Performance Healthcare Team


Dr. carl baird DC, MS, CCSP

Growing up an athlete continually hampered by injuries that limited his ability to enjoy and continue playing, Dr. Carl Baird has dedicated his career to helping active individuals stay moving and strong and so they can keep up with their active lifestyle and avoid missing out on the activities they love. Along with his Doctorate of Chiropractic, Dr. Baird has earned his Masters of Science in Exercise Science and completed a post graduate fellowship in sports medicine. His background in movement, fitness, and sports medicine gives him a unique perspective on the needs of the active individual and what it takes to maintain their active lifestyle

Frustrated by a healthcare system that places profits over patients - Dr. Baird opened Evolve Performance Healthcare to provide an educational approach to medicine that empowers the patient to achieve SUSTAINABLE pain relief.

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Marina Lilley - Client Experience Coordinator

Marina is our Client Experience Coordinator and Front Desk Administrator. She’s the brains behind the one of a kind experience that our clients receive at Evolve. She is always available to answer your questions and brings a passion and energy that is contagious and quick to brighten your day.

Her passion for an active lifestyle began when she was a child taking gymnastics lessons and found out that she could do more push-ups than her much older brother. It took Marina a decade and a half to realize she wanted to make fitness her career, though her goal was always to help people.

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Jessie Thompson - Licensed massage therapist

Jessie is our Licensed Massage Therapist that specializes in Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage, Injury Prevention, and Injury Recovery. She has a gift for homing in on her clients’ problem areas and exacting change in the soft tissue to resolve it. Jessie considers herself a teammate in each client’s physical maintenance support network. Her motto is “it’s your body, and you should feel at home in it.”

Portland Chiropractor


  • Co-Founder/Head of Security

  • Puppy Kindergarten (All Honors)

  • School of Hard Knocks.

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