For billing questions please contact Sandi at 541-316-8078, Monday–Friday 7:30am–3:30pm. For scheduling questions, please contact your therapist directly or contact Kari at 541-638-0194, Monday–Friday 8:30am–5:00pm. For all other questions please use the contact form.
Christina is a passionate and skilled speech-language pathologist who enjoys working with children and their families on improving communication/social skills.
She earned her Bachelor’s degree from Eastern Washington University (EWU) with a major in Communication Disorders, a minor in Counseling, Education, and Developmental Psychology, and earning the Outstanding Undergraduate Award. She also obtained her Master of Science degree in Communication Disorders from EWU, graduating summa cum laude.
Prior to becoming a founding partner in Redmond Speech & Language, Christina worked as a speech-language pathologist in the public school setting where she gained experience working with children ages 3-18. Christina is skilled in the use of iPad technology for improving communication ability as well as the evaluation and treatment of articulation/phonological disorders, developmental language delay, dysfluency, motor speech disorders, and communication difficulties associated with Autism spectrum disorder and other developmental delays. She is particularly interested in working with children in preschool through high school struggling with social communication.
Outside of work, Christina enjoys playing in the great outdoors with her two energetic children and her adventuresome husband.
Angela is a caring and dedicated professional who enjoys working with adults and children in all areas of communication and cognition.
She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Loma Linda University in 2004, where she was nominated Speech-Pathology Student of the Year. In 2007, she earned her Master of Arts degree in Communicative Disorders from Fresno State University, graduating summa cum laude.
Angela has extensive experience treating communication, cognitive, and swallowing disorders for all ages. She has work experience in a variety of settings including acute care hospital, in-patient/out-patient rehabilitation, home health, nursing home, preschool, elementary, and middle school. She is skilled in evaluation and treatment of dysphagia, dysarthria, aphasia, apraxia, traumatic-brain injury, voice-disorders, and autism spectrum disorder.
Angela was born and raised in Oregon and has lived in Redmond for over 10 years. She enjoys hiking, camping, and traveling the world with her husband and three children.
Sully is an enthusiastic and compassionate speech-language pathologist who enjoys working with people of all ages. Sully earned his Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Vermont, graduating Magna Cum Laude and receiving the CSD Promise Award for Outstanding Research and the CSD Margaret Kyte Award for Outstanding Academic Performance. Sully later reattended the University of Vermont to earn his Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Sully has experience working in outpatient, inpatient, private practice, and school settings seeing a wide range of etiologies spanning speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing challenges. Sully enjoys developing a strong patient-provider relationship and combining evidence-based practice with creative thinking to meet the individual needs of each client. Sully enjoys working with all populations and has a specific interest in working with people who stutter.
Sully enjoys skiing, rock climbing, and hiking. If he’s not at work, he’s most likely outdoors.
Kelly has over twenty years of experience in pediatric speech-language pathology, having earned her master’s degree in Communication Disorders and Sciences from the University of Oregon in 1996, with an emphasis in early childhood development. She practiced for eight years in Alaska prior to relocating to Bend in 2004. Her transdisciplinary collaboration with OTs and PTs in early intervention has shaped her practice and her understanding of the importance of relationship, regulation, sensory integration, and positioning on a child’s communication skills. She is ASHA certified and recently received an Award for Continuing Education (ACE), or formal recognition for demonstrating commitment to lifelong learning. Kelly specializes in using evidence-based practices and technology to develop communication skills for nonverbal and minimally-verbal children, as well as treating significant speech intelligibility concerns due to phonological disorders or apraxia.
When she is not working, she enjoys camping, hiking, reading, and spending time with her husband and two teenagers.
Mariella Nolfo is a Speech Language Pathologist in Central Oregon who served children K-12 in Crook County School District for 3 years, where she started a Social Cognition program for high school students in Special Education with Autism. Prior to her graduate education, Mariella spent nearly a decade working with children and adults with autism as a private caregiver and member of behavioral support teams for numerous schools and families in and around the Portland, OR metro area. Mariella has also been heavily involved in research in Communication Disorders. She was co-lead on a National Institutes of Health (NIH) study on auditory processing in individuals with Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) at OHSU from 2015-2017 and also developed a pilot study & professional resource library with Portland State University’s Autism & Social Communication Lab on a sibling-mediated, AAC-based intervention for nonverbal children with ASD.
In addition to her skills as a clinician, Mariella is also a professional musician; she has been playing drums for over 23 years and received her Bachelor’s degree from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. She became interested in Speech Pathology and autism after encountering a number of non-verbal children with ASD whom were able to use spoken language in musical settings.
In her free time, Mariella continues to play and record music and loves exploring beautiful Central Oregon with her husband Colin and 3 mini dachshunds, Franky, Lady & Apollo.
Megan was born & raised in BC, Canada and came to Oregon to complete her Master’s in Communication Sciences & Disorders at Portland State University. She has experience working in early intervention, elementary and middle schools, and various pediatric outpatient settings. She has also co-organized and led a retreat for individuals who stutter.
Megan has a special interest in early intervention for speech & language, pediatric feeding, and stuttering. She found her passion for speech pathology through volunteering with a program focused on therapy, education and family empowerment of children with special needs. She has also volunteered with a number of humanitarian organizations in Africa and Asia.
As an avid skier and hiker, Megan’s likely in the mountains when she’s not working.
Emily earned her BS in Communication Disorders with a minor in Music Education from Brigham Young University and her MS in Communication Disorders from Arizona State University. She enjoyed the clinical and research elements of school and presented her research at the 2014 American Speech Language Association Conference. Before coming to Redmond Speech and Language, Emily enjoyed providing speech and language services in public schools and in home based therapy for six years. She loves working with children of all ages but she especially loves working with middle school and high school aged students and providing support through the IEP process. She specializes in evaluations and assessments of speech and language skills and enjoys meeting clients with a wide range of abilities. She loves working with individuals with Autism, Down’s Syndrome, Selective Mutism, stuttering, language delay, and a range of developmental delays and syndromes.
When she’s not conducting evaluations for Redmond Speech and Language, Emily can be found chasing her two young children around the great outdoors of Central Oregon, gardening, and playing a variety of string instruments.
Cara discovered her passion for Speech-Language Pathology while working as a teacher’s aide in special education for Bend-La Pine Schools. Through her time in the special education classroom, Cara fell in love with the field through observing therapy sessions tailored to each student’s unique and varying needs.
Cara completed her MS in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Western Carolina University in beautiful Asheville, NC. She gained clinical experience working in preschool, elementary, inpatient hospital, and outpatient rehabilitation settings, granting her a wide range of experience across a lifespan. Before receiving her graduate degree, Cara gained ten years of experience working in elementary schools in San Diego and Santa Cruz, California. She spent most of her time working closely with students and their families, ranging in differing cognitive and behavioral needs through one-on-one support, tutoring, and co-teaching classroom needs.
Outside of work, Cara enjoys snowboarding, swimming with her dog, trying new foods and traveling as much as possible.
Originally from Austin, Texas, Elizabeth obtained a bachelors degree in speech, language, and hearing sciences with a minor in public health at Boston University. She then moved to Madison, Wisconsin to complete her MS in communications sciences and disorders at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
She has gained clinical experience across the lifespan working in cognitive rehabilitation groups, voice and swallow outpatient settings, and high school settings. Experience in a research setting has provided Elizabeth with a great appreciation for combining evidence-based practice with a focus on an individuals background to create a comfortable and welcoming environment designed to best reach the needs of the individual.
Bekah was born and raised in the Pacific North West and received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Oregon in both Communication Disorders and Sciences, and Psychology. She received her Master’s Degree from Midwestern University-Glendale where she achieved an award for Outstanding Academic Achievement and honed particular interests in cognition, social communication, literacy, and fluency.
Bekah has experience working in clinical and medical outpatient rehabilitation centers, acute care, and public schools giving her a wide variety of capabilities across the lifespan. She is a dedicated and supportive speech-language pathologist who is deeply committed to helping her clients feel included and successful across all communication environments.
In her free-time, Bekah enjoys reading, photography, concert-going, hiking, camping, and exploring Oregon with her adorable dog, Ripley.
Eli was born and raised in Wyoming where he obtained his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Wyoming. He then moved to Oregon to complete his Master’s in Communication Disorders and Sciences at the University of Oregon.
He has gained valuable clinical experience in acute care and school settings seeing a wide range of etiologies spanning across the lifespan. Eli is a dedicated and caring speech-language pathologist who ensures his client’s goals are individualized and meaningful to them. He enjoys working with people of all ages and has a specific interest in cognitive rehabilitation in adults.
In his free time, Eli can be found going on adventures with his dog, Ren, in the abundant outdoors areas of Central Oregon. He loves hiking, climbing, camping, and paddleboarding.
Lily earned her Bachelor’s degree in speech and hearing sciences, with an emphasis in American Sign Language (ASL) from Portland State University. She then went on to receive her Master’s degree in speech-language pathology from Nova Southeastern University, graduating Highest of Honors.
Lily has education and experience working with individuals of all ages across a variety of settings, including private practice, outpatient rehabilitation, home health, early intervention, elementary, middle, and high schools. She focuses on person- and family-centered care, always using a collaborative approach to planning and delivery that is uniquely designed to fit to each individual’s needs. Lily has special interests in working with individuals with cognitive-communication disorders, expressive/receptive language difficulties, and in pragmatic and social language.
Outside of work, she enjoys camping, biking, swimming, and knitting.
Sandi moved to Redmond in August of 2014 from North Bend, Oregon where she was born and raised. She attended Southwestern Oregon Community College where she earned a Bookkeeping/Clerical certificate. She brings 28 years of medical billing and medical office experience from her employment at Bay Area Hospital in Coos Bay.
Sandi and her husband Richard have two grown children and two grandchildren. They are enjoying fixing up their home, exploring their community, camping, fishing, and hunting. Sandi is also an avid crafts person and gardener.
Teresa has over ten years of clerical and secretarial experience. With past job experience in Head Start, she has cultivated important tools for networking with family units, early childhood development, and teamwork. She is currently pursuing an education in Business Management. Teresa is family oriented, organized and self-motivated. Some of her interest include: enjoying Central Oregon hikes with family, scrapbooking, and cooking.
Kari was born and raised in Eastern Washington and moved to Redmond 6 years ago. She comes with an Associate of Arts degree and over 10 years of scheduling and billing experience in hospital and outpatient settings. Kari has two wonderful step children and one amazing daughter. She spends most of her time with family and enjoys board games or a good book. Kari cares deeply for the Redmond community and is excited to be part of a local business that helps others.
Brianna was born and raised in wet, grey western Washington and moved to wonderful, sunny Redmond almost 7 years ago with her husband. She has two associate degrees and over 10 years’ experience working in customer service-related industries. Bri and her husband enjoy exploring Central Oregon with their two children and dog. She is also an avid sewing enthusiast and has a small handmade clothing business. When she has free time (although with two small kids, she’s not sure what that is anymore), you can almost always find her doing some sort of craft!
Tiana returned with her twin girls to Redmond in October 2020. She loves the outdoors and all the beautiful places there are to go hiking in the area. Tiana has a background in customer service and data entry. She works well with others and is self-motivated. She is excited to join the team and be helpful where needed. She enjoys spending time with family, going to the beach, looking for cool rocks, and going for long drives.