M.S., CCC-SLP | Owner & Founder, Carolina Speech Pathology, LLC
Stuart is a University of Redlands graduate who has been a practicing Speech-Language Pathologist since 1992. He founded CSP in 1996 in order to bring FEES® services to patients’ bedside. He is an accomplished geek specializing in software and TV production.

M.S., CCC-SLP | Chief of Operations
Graduating from UNC Chapel Hill, Kristin has been a practicing SLP since 1999 working with adults and specializing in traumatic brain injury. Kristin joined CSP in 2008. She enjoys working for CSP because everybody is passionate about providing quality care to patients. Kristin lives in Raleigh, NC with her husband and 3 boys. She spends most of her spare time at a baseball field rooting for her sons’ teams.

CPA, MAC, BSBA | Chief Financial Officer
Michele graduated from the business school at UNC Chapel Hill before completing her Master’s in Accounting at N.C. State. She has worked in the accounting field for over 20 years as an auditor, controller and business owner before joining Carolina Speech Pathology. Michele lives in Atlanta, GA with her husband and 3 boys. When she isn’t navigating financial reports, she is either on a soccer field or enjoying the North Carolina mountains.

MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S | Director of Educational Resources
Selena has worked in the field of Medical Speech Pathology since graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2003. Joining CSP in 2009, Selena currently serves as Director of Educational Resources while continuing to carry an active mobile FEES caseload. She is passionate about coordinating high-quality, evidence-based educational opportunities for SLPs. Selena became a Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders in 2015 and has received multiple ACE continuing education awards. She has been featured on Swallow Your Pride Podcast (Episodes 18 and 162) and has presented on FEES and dysphagia-related topics at the state and national levels. Selena volunteers on committees within ASHA and ABSSD. When away from work, Selena enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

M.A., CCC-SLP | Director of Clinical Services
Kristin attended Temple University for graduate school and the University of Pittsburgh for undergrad. She has been a practicing SLP since 2002, working with children and adults with dysphagia and feeding disorders in acute care and outpatient settings. She joined Carolina Speech Pathology in January 2013 and enjoys the company because it offers a great work-life balance for a mom of 2. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, running and having family dance parties.

Director of Sales
Kevin is a graduate of Concordia University in St. Paul, where he achieved his degree in Kinesiology. During his time at Concordia, Kevin played Tight End for the football team. Kevin joins CSP after 10+ years in the fitness industry as both an Operations Manager and a Sales Manager. After 7 moves, and 4 states, Kevin and his wife Lydia have landed in North Carolina. They enjoy anything outdoors, and spending time with their two cats, Starscream and Megatron. They are also avid Disney fans, and have maintained their annual passes and regular visits since living in Florida.

Executive Assistant / Office Manager
Sharon attended Northern Essex Community College where she earned her Associates Degree in Administrative Assistant Sciences. Her career has centered around helping executives and health care professionals efficiently run their business. Sharon enjoys wearing many hats in the administrative environment and gets most pleasure working with health care providers, such as Carolina Speech Pathology LLC, who put patient care first. During her free time you will usually find her on the lake getting her toes wet or in the garden getting her hands dirty.

Administrative Assistant
Christina received her associates degrees in Medical Assisting and Business Administration. She has extensive experience with rehab operations and procedures in the skilled nursing setting. She has lived all over the country, even half way around the world in Guam. She loves spending time with her husband and daughter, exploring new hiking trails, and hanging out with friends.

Technical Product Specialist
With over 25 years experience in IT and Customer Service, Terry is providing Technical IT Support to Altaravision Customers and Carolina Speech Pathology. Originally from California, Terry enjoyed his time skydiving and fighting fires for the city of Tracy. Now in his spare time,Terry enjoys fishing at the beach, brewing beer and spending time with his family and dog Dooley.

Field Operations Coordinator
Emilee studied Early Childhood Education and held positions as a Teacher and Director at a children’s enrichment center. She brings to CSP a strong administrative background in building interpersonal relationships, developing schedules, and teaching team building skills. She loves the beach, watching her kids on the ball field and spoiling her grandson!

Field Operations Coordinator

M.A. CCC-SLP | Speech Pathologist
April attended the University of Florida where she received her Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology. Over the last several years she has worked with adults throughout Georgia and North Carolina in a variety of clinical settings including acute care, inpatient rehab, outpatient and skilled nursing. April now resides back in Florida with her husband and daughter and enjoys taking advantage of all the outdoor activities the Sunshine State offers.

M.S., CCC-SLP | Speech Pathologist
Barbie completed her undergraduate studies at Delta State University followed by graduate school at The University of Southern Mississippi. Her experience includes skilled nursing facilities, home health, outpatient and acute care settings. During her 14 years in the hospital setting her caseload varied from NICU to geriatrics and everything in between. Barbie has vast experience with MBS and FEES. She loves learning about the human body and providing education to patients while giving them a glimpse inside their body with FEES. She enjoys time with her husband, daughter, dachshund and corgi.

M. Ed., CCC-SLP | Speech Pathologist
Brittany received her undergraduate degree from Appalachian State University in 2009, and her graduate degree from North Carolina Central University in 2011. Since graduating, Brittany has worked with veterans at the Durham VA Medical Center in the acute and outpatient setting as well as a staff therapist in the skilled nursing facility setting. She became FEES competent in 2014 and assisted her facility with continued development of their FEES program. During her free time, Brittany enjoys riding her peloton, going on walks with her golden doodle Millie, and spending time with her two kids and husband.

M.A., CCC-SLP | Speech Pathologist
Catherine has worked for over 25 years as a medical SLP. She loves meeting Carolina Speech Pathology’s wonderful clients and loves the satisfaction of giving new information for plan of care needs. Assessment has always been her favorite aspect of speech-language pathology. Formerly a resident of the much flatter landscape of Indiana, she now navigates the hills and hollers of SW Virginia enjoying the landscape. When cooling her heels at home, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, hanging out with her 2 dogs, hiking, and practicing her new past times of sewing and sailing.

M.S., CCC-SLP | Speech Pathologist
Deanna attended East Carolina University, where she received her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She has been a practicing SLP since 2002 specializing in dysphagia, stroke, trach/vent and traumatic brain injury in acute care and rehab settings. Deanna has been performing FEES® since 2007. Being from the coast, she enjoys the beach and water sports, but is extremely terrified of jellyfish.

M.S., CCC-SLP | Speech Pathologist
Heather received her undergraduate and graduate degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Duquesne University. Heather joined CSP in 2014. She has worked in a variety of settings including acute care, rehab and outpatient (adults and pediatrics). Heather enjoys traveling, running, rock climbing and water skiing.

M.S., CCC-SLP | Speech Pathologist
Hilary received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from West Texas A&M University. She has been a practicing SLP in the inpatient rehabilitation setting and acute care setting since 2011 and has been performing FEES since 2015. Hilary’s areas of interest include dysphagia in the adult population and feeding in the Neonatal ICU. In her spare time, Hilary loves traveling, snowboarding, being outdoors, and spending time with family.

M.S., CCC-SLP | Speech Pathologist
Honna received her undergraduate degree from Davidson College in NC in 2008, where she was a 4 year athlete for the women’s basketball team. She received her Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology from the University of Tennessee Knoxville in 2010. Honna has been a practicing SLP in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings since 2010 and has been performing FEES since 2012. In 2013, she helped develop and implement an outpatient FEES program at Mission Hospital’s SECU Cancer Center in Asheville, NC. Honna currently lives in Johnson City, TN. She enjoys running, photography, reading, spending time with her husband and 2 girls, and visiting the farm she grew up on in Riceville, TN.

M.A., CCC-SLP | Speech Pathologist
Jackie attended Loyola College in Maryland as an undergraduate. She received her Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology from The George Washington University in Washington, DC in 2006. Her love for FEES began during her CFY while working in the LTACH setting. Since then she has worked in a variety of clinical settings including acute care, outpatient, and skilled nursing. She currently lives in Maryland and enjoys running, yoga, and spending time with her family.

M.Ed., CCC-SLP | Speech Pathologist
Laura received her undergraduate degree from Auburn University and her masters in Speech-Language Pathology from Valdosta State University. She has worked in a variety of settings, both adult and pediatric, since 2010 throughout Colorado, the US Virgin Islands and Georgia. Laura began practicing FEES in 2014 and joined CSP because of their focus on patient care and clinician excellence. When she isn’t working, you can find Laura attending Auburn football games (War Eagle!), traveling, or cuddling on the couch with her basset hound Carl.

M.A., CCC-SLP | Speech Pathologist
Lauryn graduated with a Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Pittsburgh in 2014. Her work experience includes acute care, inpatient rehabilitation and long-term acute care, with a focus on dysphagia diagnostics and intervention. Lauryn joined CSP in 2018 and shares the company’s passion of providing access to swallowing instrumentation to patients across the region. In her spare time, Lauryn enjoys practicing calligraphy, rock climbing and traveling – especially to her home state of Florida.

M.S., CCC-SLP | Speech Pathologist
Melinda earned her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders, and graduate degree in Speech-Language Pathology from East Carolina University. She began her career in inpatient and outpatient rehab, but most of her experience has been in the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) setting. She resides in Red Oak, NC with her husband and 2 precious daughters. Melinda enjoys spending time and being silly with her family, being involved with church, and vacationing (especially at Disney)!

M.S., CCC-SLP | Speech Pathologist
Rachel attended the University of Texas at Austin for her undergraduate degree and the University of Texas at Dallas for her Master’s. She worked in acute care for the majority of her career prior to joining CSP. Rachel is passionate about patient care and getting patients back to oral intake after a medical setback. She loves spending time with her husband and their son, watching college football, and enjoying some good Tex Mex!

M.S., CCC-SLP | Speech Pathologist
Richard attended the University of South Alabama where he received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Communication Science Disorders. He has been practicing since 1999 specializing in neurologic conditions with adults in both inpatient and outpatient rehab settings. Richard has been performing FEES since 2014. Away from work you might find him enjoying good food, taking a hike, or occasionally playing a harmonica.

M.S., CCC-SLP | Speech Pathologist
Rita obtained her master’s degree in speech-language pathology from Loyola University in Maryland in 2001. After her clinical fellowship, Rita became a traveling therapist providing SLP services all across the country. She’s worked in acute care, LTAC, inpatient rehab, outpatient rehab, and SNF settings. Prior to joining CSP in March 2018, Rita served as a clinical program consultant providing dysphagia education and consulting with SLPs on dysphagia treatment. In her spare time, Rita and her husband enjoy traveling and scuba diving.

M.S., CCC-SLP | Speech Pathologist
Tabitha completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Florida in 2010 (go Gators!) and went on to earn her graduate degree at the University of South Florida in 2013. She has experience in short term rehab, long term care, outpatient and inpatient rehab, and most recently, acute care where she provided MBSS and FEES. Tabitha enjoys providing mobile FEES services to patients and providers in rural areas that might otherwise have limited access to instrumentation. She is an avid reader and enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs.

M. Ed., CCC-SLP | Speech Pathologist
Tara received her Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from The University of Georgia in 2017. She has worked most of her career in acute care, where she developed a passion for neurogenic dysphagia and dysphagia in the critical care population. Tara’s love for FEES began when she started a FEES program in her small community hospital to better serve her critically ill patients. Tara loves Carolina Speech Pathology’s commitment to evidence based practice and improving their patients quality of life. In her spare time she enjoys actively participating in animal rescue, spending time with her fur babies, and spending time with family.

PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S | Speech Pathologist
Terry completed her PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a concentration in Swallowing at Northwestern University in 2020. She received her Master’s Degree in Speech Pathology at Columbia University, Teachers College In NYC. Terry has practiced as a Speech Pathologist for over 30 years primarily in acute care settings and has been performing FEES since 2005. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the MUSC in the Masters of Speech Pathology Program. She enjoys continuing to be involved in clinical diagnostics in her role at CSP. Terry enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with family.

M. Ed., CCC-SLP | Speech Pathologist
Tracy graduated from Valdosta State University in 2001 and has practiced in hospital, skilled nursing, and outpatient settings. She became FEES competent in 2006 and for seven years worked in Long Term Acute Care where she developed a love for working with ventilator and trach patients. Happily married to her high school sweetheart, Tracy loves spending time with her two beautiful children, reading, and cooking. Tracy joined CSP in 2015 and loves working with a team dedicated to improving the lives of the patients they serve.

M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S | Speech Pathologist
Vanessa is originally from New Jersey but graduated from Loyola University in 2006. She began her career in acute care with the adult population until 2016 when she joined CSP. In her spare time, she enjoys being outside, soccer, and riding the Peloton.  But most of all she loves spending time with her husband, two kids, and her dog.

M.A., CCC-SLP | Speech Pathologist
Wendi attended University of Florida for graduate school. She has been practicing since 2004, working primarily in the acute care and inpatient rehab settings, focusing on dysphagia and brain injury. She began completing FEES in 2006 working in both Florida and then California. She now resides in Florida, keeping up with her three children and enjoying the outdoors.

M.A., CCC-SLP | Speech Pathologist
Wynne earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Northern Iowa. Following graduation, she moved to Connecticut where she began practicing as an SLP in 2008 and began practicing FEES in 2010. Wynne’s areas of interest include dysphagia, cleft lip and palate and voice/motor speech disorders. In her spare time, Wynne likes to crochet, hike, travel and spoil her cat, Pete.

Sales Specialist
John was born and raised in Southwestern Pennsylvania and attended Bethany College in West Virginia. There he majored in History and was a Defensive Back on the football team. He then transferred to California University of Pennsylvania to pursue a Masters of Education. Following graduation, John decided to pursue a sales career and was a sales manager for several years before joining CSP in May 2018. The move was motivated by a passion for helping others and a desire to improve patient care throughout the region. In his free time John enjoys cycling, hiking with his dog Rocker, and dedicating time to his Non-Profit. John is also a complete “Yinzer” and is a die hard Pittsburgh sports fan!

M.S., CCC-SLP | Sales Specialist
Lyndsay received her undergraduate degree from the University of Oklahoma and her Master’s degree from The University of Texas – Dallas. She went into her graduate program thinking that she would specialize in pediatrics, but it only took one clinical experience for her to realize that her true calling is working with adults. She has worked across the medical continuum in acute care, inpatient rehab, and outpatient. Lyndsay participated in a Carolina Speech Pathology course during her initial FEES training in 2013 and is thrilled to have since become a part of the Carolina Speech team. Lyndsay takes dining out, cooking, and good food very seriously – which are big reasons why she loves helping others with their eating and swallow function!

M.Ed., CCC-SLP | Sales Specialist
Natalie is an Atlanta native and a “Double Dawg” with both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Speech Pathology from the University of Georgia. She has been a practicing medical SLP in the acute care and inpatient rehab hospital settings since 2011, with a focus on brain injury, strokes and head and neck cancer. She fell in love with FEES in her 2015 Carolina Speech Pathology course and ultimately was drawn to a career at CSP due to the culture and value they place on evidence-based practice. In her free time, Natalie enjoys travel, yoga, hiking, cooking, photography or a good concert. Natalie is passionate about helping others and is excited to be in a role where she can assist other clinicians with providing the absolute best care for their patients with dysphagia!