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Chief Program Development Officer
Theresa Grant brings her particular brand of expertise to TalkPath Live as head of our program development initiatives. Prior to her current position, she served as Chief Development Officer of Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI) until 2014, when SESI merged with Catapult Learning and she assumed the role of Program Development Specialist. A longtime educator and program manager, Theresa began her career in special education in 1985 as the co-owner/operator (with her husband) of an independent school for students with special needs. After the school was acquired in 2001, she stayed on as Program Director, earning a series of well-deserved promotions as she segued her informed skill set into the field of business development. Now developing business for TPL, Theresa excels at combining her educational insight with her talent for program development and says her favorite parts of her job include liaising with prospective clients and sharing vital information about our mission and our goals on behalf of individuals with therapeutic needs.
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Technology Officer
Adrian Pellew, M.I.S., runs both the daily operations of TalkPath Live and all the components and processes that power those operations on the back end to create a seamless, streamlined, efficient, and secure online user experience for our diverse client base. A proven leader in organizational and IT management, he has held several top-level positions at such multimillion-dollar companies as SESI (Specialized Education Services, Inc.) and Catapult Learning. With a B.S. in computer science from Kean University and extensive post-graduate work at Villanova University, Boston University, and the University of Phoenix, Adrian’s in-depth field-specific education has served him well in the targeted areas of financial and budgeting oversight, program planning and implementation, and IT supervision. He also possesses particular subject-matter expertise in business systems development, application engineering, and website and network management. A results-focused professional with close to two decades of experience, Adrian adeptly designs operational frameworks and pipelines for service-based organizations that optimize company resources, assets, and technologies.
Director of Clinical Affairs
Amanda Semetko, SLP.D., CCC-SLP, is a highly educated, highly skilled clinical professional who has been applying her speech-language therapy expertise to the teletherapy space since 2015. She holds three speech-language pathology degrees: her doctorate from Rocky Mountain University, her master’s of education from Valdosta State University, and her B.S. from Eastern Michigan University. Her specialty areas are as extensive as her skill set, with concentration on school-based settings, testing and screening, patient-focused delivery of care, family and patient education, intervention planning, and pediatric audiology and speech impairments. She has held a variety of prestigious positions with leading-edge health care providers including Everest, DotCom Therapy, and Global Teletherapy and has designed numerous teacher trainings. She also spearheaded a stuttering support group for students and their families. With 16 state licenses currently active, Amanda is a tremendous asset to TalkPath Live and an even greater asset to our clients.
Coordinator of Team Operations
Julie Lynne, MS, CCC-SLP, has been an educator for 30 years and a speech-language pathologist for the past 12. She has worked extensively in the classroom and in leadership positions in a variety of school settings, including serving as Dean of Middle School and Director of Educational Support. She is a certified teacher by the American Montessori Society, as well as an International Baccalaureate certified teacher, and she holds a Texas State teaching certificate. She has given presentations at national educational conferences and teacher in-service training sessions. In addition to her school experience, Julie co-founded and managed a private practice for eight years. Her areas of specialization include autism, ADHD (executive functioning), literacy, language and articulation disorders, and students who have complex communication and learning profiles. She is Hanen trained and enjoys working with parents and teachers in coaching and supporting children across environments beyond clinic walls. An artist who also holds a fine arts degree, Julie brings her passion for creativity and use of visual supports to her therapy sessions to motivate and engage students in their own learning.
Lead Clinical Coordinator
Christina Moore, MS, CCC-SLP, is an exceptionally trained and experienced clinical specialist who earned her bachelor’s degree in mass communications from UC Berkeley, multiple teaching credentials from UC Irvine, and her master’s in communication disorders from the University of Dallas, Texas. Christina’s elementary school teaching background makes her a perfect fit with our pediatric populations, and her expertise in dysphagia, stroke, and dementia make her an invaluable asset to our adult clients both at home and in rehabilitative facilities. She holds numerous licensures and credentials and has worked with a diverse array of patients across a wide variety of settings, including neonatal care, primary and secondary schools, inpatient and outpatient pediatric care, acute care, adult and geriatric inpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing, assisted living, independent living, home health, and teletherapy. Areas of specialization include but are not limited to feeding dysfunction, speech and language disorders, fluency impairment, autism spectrum disorders, ADD/ADHD, Down syndrome, traumatic brain injury, vocal cord dysfunction, aphasia, visual neglect, anomia, and right hemisphere dysfunction. When Christina’s not helping everything run smoothly at TPL, she pursues her role as mentor and educator at the university level, serving as a graduate clinical supervisor and graduate guest lecturer.