Amy J. Hansen, M.A., CCC-SLP
Amy has more than 14 years of experience as a Speech-language Pathologist. She previously worked at Case Western Reserve University assisting on several research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health focusing on childhood apraxia of speech and the impact of SSD on reading and writing development in school-age children. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from Saint Mary’s College and an M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from Northern Illinois University.
"Working one-on-one with our presenters has been very fulfilling and I am amazed by the level of expertise, professionalism and dedication that our presenters bring to the field."
Amy Natho, M.S., CCC-SLP
CEU Administrator/Assistant Editor
Amy received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Communication Disorders from the University of Oklahoma. Before joining SpeechPathology.com, she spent more than 20 years in the field as a clinician and later as a department supervisor. Although she has worked in numerous settings, inpatient rehabilitation is her first love - working with adults with neurogenic communication and cognitive disorders and dysphagia.
"After working in the clinical world for many years, it is great to use my SLP background in a different way. My end goal is still the same -- to improve the lives of those with communication and swallowing disorders."
Stacy L. Williams Ph.D.
Chief Operations Officer
In addition to her role as President of SpeechPathology.com, Stacy is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in the Communication Sciences Department in Cleveland, OH. Her ongoing research focuses on integrating simulation technology into the field of speech-language pathology by providing clients and professionals with online learning applications. In 2004, she founded and directed the Virtual Immersion Center for Simulation Research at CWRU. The recipient of numerous honors and awards, Stacy earned her doctorate degree at the University of Cincinnati and has worked in the SLP field for over 15 years.
"Every day I get to do what I love - develop innovative online technology applications for the allied health professions that provide a valuable service and resource to clinicians across the world. I'm proud to be a part of that innovation and to work with such talented people."
Katie Ondo, MA CCC-SLP
SimuCase Managing Director
Katie is currently a pediatric speech-language pathologist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center specializing in neuro rehabilitation and augmentative communication, as well as the director of SimuCase. She is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, OH.
"I enjoy working for SpeechPathology.com because I get the pleasure of helping professors and students utilize SimuCase in their classes. It is exciting to create new cases for the program and receive positive feedback."
Michael Berthelette, MSM, OT/L
Vice President, Community Outreach & Education
A value-oriented, mission-driven entrepreneur, Michael has successfully integrated over 28 years of administrative and clinical experiences in the fields of school based practice/pediatrics and early intervention services. As a co-founder of Progressus Therapy, he helped establish the company as a leading special education provider for speech-language pathology, occupational therapy and physical therapy services. He is a proactive advocate in policy and government affairs, speaks at healthcare conferences, and has been a panelist at numerous Staffing Industry Analysts Healthcare Summits.
"As a former corporate partner, I experienced firsthand the quality of the continuing education opportunities and the impact they had on professionals in the field. I joined this team because I believe I can make a difference in patient care by introducing our CEU programs to professionals, organizations, businesses and universities."
Director, Continuing Education
As an audiologist for nearly 20 years, Leigha has had the privilege of working in many different environments. From clinical settings to industry, she has always found a way to fuel her passion for education. Leigha is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a Master of Arts degree in Audiology and is currently pursuing an Ed.D. from Nova Southeastern University with a concentration in instructional technology and distance education.
"At SpeechPathology.com we never lose sight of our mission to positively impact the quality of patient care through education. Working with an outstanding group of people is such an added benefit."
Suzanne has been a medical transcriptionist/quality assurance specialist for over 13 years. After graduating from Vance-Granville Community College with an A.A.S. in Medical Office Technology, she’s held a variety of administrative positions. She also taught medical college terminology courses for several years.
"Through transcribing courses, I get to learn something new and different every day. I like that the site is an affordable and easy way for professionals to earn their CEUs and offers so many wonderful courses to choose from."
Career Center Director
Wendy has extensive experience in healthcare executive recruiting and research/background screening. Having worked in the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Allied Health industries, Wendy believes she has found her niche in sales and utilizes her recruiting contacts and expertise to work with allied health therapy providers. She earned her B.S. in Human Resource Management at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, PA.
"I really enjoy talking with different people and getting them excited about SpeechPathology.com. We have a service to fit just about every single person's needs."
Career Center Representative
Jill graduated from University of Minnesota at Morris, with degrees in English and human services. Throughout out her career, she has held a variety of customer service related jobs, most recently providing support for brokerage account clients and their financial advisers.
"I enjoy the daily customer interaction that I receive in the Career Center, both with job seekers and employers. In addition, the caliber of people employed by the company is second to none!"
Director of Customer Experience
While at Arizona State University, Ronaldo worked for a program that utilized National Science Foundation funds to provide minority students with financial assistance within the STEM disciplines. He got hooked on helping others and today he oversees the Customer Service Department ensuring that SLPs have the tools they need to earn CEUs and better serve their patients.
"The most enjoyable part of my job is having the opportunity to improve the day of one of our SP family members (customers and co-workers) by offering assistance and providing exceptional customer service."
Customer Experience Specialist
Tanya has been in the customer service field for 7 years. Prior to joining SpeechPathology.com she worked for a local electric and gas provider, Public Service Company of NM, as a Senior Customer Service Representative.
"My passion is helping others in any way possible. SpeechPathology.com gives me the freedom to do what I do best – serving our customers is my specialty!"
Corporate Partner Marketing Manager
Stephanie has more than 14 years of experience in the hearing health industry. A former employee of Siemens Hearing Instruments, Stephanie brings a wealth of knowledge and marketing expertise to her role as Marketing Manager. In 2009, she completed her MBA with a concentration in Marketing at Centenary College, NJ.
"I'm always learning something new either in healthcare, technology or marketing. The best part is I often get to share new information, best practices, applications, etc., with others."
Senior Project Manager
With a BSc in Computer Science, an MSc in Computer Graphics, and 15 years of web experience, Craig guides the design and management of large, complex projects that cross multiple disciplines. He has a particular affinity for training, simulation, and creative projects in general.
"Working with some of the best and most-respected individuals in their respective fields is very rewarding."
Director of Development and IT
Alan has been professionally making Web applications since 2004 and playing with Web technologies since 1997. Prior to joining AudiologyOnline he worked on a large intranet at Mercer HR Consulting, developed a variety of Web applications for clients at Via Studios, and served in several technology support roles. At SpeechPathology.com, he oversees the development of large Web applications built on LEMP technologies.
"This company is ready to move forward all the time, it listens, it innovates, and its main function is to provide valuable services which help our collective health."
Cofounder and Chief Strategy Officer - Allied Health Media
Bill founded SpeechPathology.com with his wife Aimee in 2002. He is a graduate of the business school at the University of Texas at Austin.
"I love working with this amazing group of people! It's so fun to be able to make a difference in people’s lives; from the professionals we serve to the patients they serve."
Chief Executive Officer - Allied Health Media
Kevin has more than 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, operations, management, and manufacturing both nationally and internationally and has worked for a variety of successful companies including small entrepreneurships, mid-market organizations, and publicly-traded corporations. Kevin earned his B.A. in Journalism from The Ohio State University.
"My objective continues to be centered on creating an efficient, resilient, and profitable organization where individuals enjoy what they do, support one another, and strive daily to fulfill our mission - to provide the professionals we serve with the latest tools and resources to better serve the patients in our care."
Paul Dybala, Ph.D.
Chief Web Officer - Allied Health Media
Paul earned a PhD in Audiology from the University of Texas at Dallas - Callier Center, were he also worked as a clinical audiologist fitting children and adults with hearing aids for almost 10 years. Considered one of the profession’s internet pioneers, Paul established some of the seminal websites for audiologists. He has written and presented extensively on the topic of hearing care and the internet.
"Making the web better for health professionals and the patients they serve is a privilege that I get to enjoy each day."