Erica Bell, MA/CCC-SLP
Territory Leader for Central MA started scoping with SDX in December 2012. A graduate of UMass, she is also certified in the McNeil Dysphagia Therapy Program and is working towards completing requirements for her BRS-S (ASHA Board recognized Specialist in Swallowing).
Jen Rucci, MA/CCC-SLP, Senior FEES Specialist & Certified Dementia Practitioner
Territory Leader for Eastern CT joined the SDX Team during her CFY in 2011 as an outpatient and homecare therapist. She now works as a Clinical Leader and CFY Supervisor for therapy companies in CT, MA and RI. Jennifer is an active member of CSHA's Medical Speech Pathology Committee & the current ASHA State Advocate for Medicare Policy (STAMP) for CT.
Director of Education & Development
Andrew Christler, MA/CCC-SLP merged with the SDX Team in 2017 to champion SDX’s growth & development throughout New York City and New Jersey. In addition to dysphagia, his areas of expertise include trach & voice. Andy has owned and operated his own clinic and is well-versed in speech telepractice. He is multilingual (Spanish & ASL) and was a professor in Bogota, Colombia.
Alicia Cox, MA/CCC-SLP, Senior FEES Specialist
Territory Leader for Central CT trained with SDX in January 2007, and is celebrating her 10 year anniversary with our company. Alicia covers FEES referrals for SDX in Central and Western Connecticut, as well as providing speech pathology services to several skilled nursing facilities in the Southington and New Britain areas.
Shelby Carlo, MS/CCC-SLP, FEES Specialist for New England
covers FEES in CT, VT & NH for SDX. Shelby's skilled nursing experience also includes rehab department management and geriatric expertise.
Vice President Katrina Woodward, MS/CCC-SLP, Certifed Dementia Practitioner joined SDX as a FEES specialist in May 2005. Prior to enrolling with the SDX team, Katrina completed her Clinical Fellowship and FEES training at Hartford Hospital, later making the transition to work in sub-acute and long-term care facilities. Katrina collaborates with our talented staff to develop and market SDX’s special projects, contract staffing work and educational networking events. She is responsible for all aspects of SDX FEES and staffing business, including sales, customer service, and daily operations. Katrina was the 2016 recipient of the CSHA Distinguished Service Award.
AT LEFT: Team New England
BACK ROW: FEES Specialists Jennifer Rucci, Alicia Cox, Kylie Zurn & Yvonne Mennuti.
FRONT ROW: Carol Leonard, Katrina Woodward, Shelby Carlo & Kathy Fitzgerald. Absent from photo: Cheryl Rowe & Erica Bell.
AT RIGHT: Our NY-NJ SLPros,
Andy Christler for NYC & New Jersey, Yvonne Mennuti for Long Island & the Hudson Valley
Yvonne Mennuti, MA/CCC-SLP
Director of Development for Fairfield County,
Long Island & the Hudson Valley was recruited by SDX for her geriatric & dysphagia expertise following completion of her Clinical Fellowship in 2015. SDX FEES has flourished in Fairfield County, CT under Yvonne's leadership & she embraces her growing territory in NY, servicing facilities in Long Island and the Hudson Valley.
Regional Director of Business Development New England
Kathleen Fitzgerald, MS/CCC-SLP heads up growth and development for SDX throughout New England since 2017. Kathy is a pro-scoper and dysphagia expert, having previously been Owner/Operator of her own mobile MBS and FEES companies. An avid Patriot's fan, she also operates her own independent FEES training company nationwide and is working toward her ASHA Board Recognized Specialist in Swallowing status.
MEET THE SDX SCOPE SQUAD!
Our SDX FEES Specialist Consultants:
Kylie Zurn, MS/CCC-SLP, MA, CT & RI
Cheryl Rowe, MA/CCC-SLP, CT
Carol Leonard, MS/CCC-SLP, CT
Jenna Marshall, MS/CCC-SLP, CT