Lingraphica Promotes Two and Adds Speech-Language Pathologists to Its Clinical Team
--The Aphasia Company grows team to help bring communication solutions to adults with aphasia--
PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lingraphica, The Aphasia Company, announced two promotions and the addition of new staff members. With a growing line of product offerings including speech-generating devices, communication and therapy apps, and online speech therapy for adults with aphasia, the company has added to its leadership and clinical teams to help expand its communication solutions.
“We now have resources to meet the needs of patients, their speech-language pathologists, and loved ones more effectively.”
Two long time Lingraphica employees, Lisa Haynes, M.S., CCC-SLP, of Riverton, N.J., and Victoria Stezzi, BSN, RN, of Holland, Pa., are joining the leadership team as managers. Haynes brings 17 years of speech-language pathology expertise to her new role as Manager, Clinical Affairs, where she will oversee the company’s clinical offerings. Stezzi adds more than 16 years of healthcare knowledge to her new role as Manager, Business Development, where she will lead the Clinical Consultant team.
“With a highly-qualified healthcare team and a product portfolio backed by years of aphasia research, Lingraphica is in a unique position to provide the most relevant communication and therapy solutions as well as technical support for adults with aphasia and apraxia,” said Andrew Gomory, CEO, Lingraphica. “We now have resources to meet the needs of patients, their speech-language pathologists, and loved ones more effectively.”
The new additions to Lingraphica’s staff include two speech-language pathologists, Audi Cathcart, M.A., CCC-SLP, of Indianapolis, and Faye Stillman, M.S., CCC-SLP/ATP, of Orlando, Fla., who join the company as Clinical Consultants. Both Cathcart and Stillman have extensive experience in alternative and augmentative communication as well as speech-language pathology. As Clinical Consultants they will focus on promoting successful use of Lingraphica’s offerings as well as foster relationships with speech-language pathologists around the country.
“With our new staff members and a sound clinical product line, 2014 is poised to be a really important and critical year for Lingraphica,” said Victoria Stezzi, Manager, Business Development, Lingraphica. “We have all of the infrastructure in place to provide accessible and affordable solutions to help adults with aphasia and apraxia receive a lifetime of therapy and practice.”
As new managers, Haynes and Stezzi join Kevin Self, Manager, Marketing Communications, and Lonny Weiner, Manager, Sales Support and Reimbursement, in leading Lingraphica’s day-to-day operations. To learn more about the leadership team, please visit: www.aphasia.com/about-lingraphica/leadership.
Founded in 1991 and based in Princeton, N.J., Lingraphica is a healthcare technology company whose mission is to provide hope for adults with aphasia and verbal apraxia with technology, support, and resources. Aphasia is a communication disorder that affects a person's ability to process and use language. It is typically acquired following a stroke or traumatic brain injury. For more information about Lingraphica products and services, call 888-274-2742, go to aphasia.com or visit the company’s Facebook and Twitter pages.