Meet our Staff

Jena Northen

Jena earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration/Management from Winthrop College. She moved to Richmond, where she was introduced to an occupational therapist. The rest was …

Lisa Riley

Lisa is a speech-language pathologist with expertise in Autism Spectrum Disorders, social/pragmatic language disorders, articulation/phonological disorders, and language-learning disabilities …

Beth DeLuca

Beth grew up in Manassas, VA and received her bachelor’s degree from Radford University in Exercise, Sport, and Health Education. Ever since Beth was little, she knew she wanted to work in the health …

Allison White

Allison, a Richmond native, received her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at James Madison University and her Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology from Old Dominion …

Paige Kin

Paige was born in Kentucky, but grew up here in Virginia. After earning a B.A. in Linguistics at the College of William & Mary, she studied two years of Speech Language Pathology at Old Dominion …

Jessica Shamburger

​Jessica, a Richmond native, is an alumna of James Madison University where she received a Bachelors of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She went on to receive her Masters …

Phaedra Crisman

Phaedra is originally from the Pittsburgh area; her extended family lives there- Go Steelers! She received an undergraduate degree in Speech Pathology/Audiology at Clarion University of Pennsylvania …

Susanne Gore

Susanne Gore has been enthusiastically serving clients and their families as a speech/language pathologist since 1995. She has worked in outpatient rehabilitation since 2008. Prior to 2008, she …

Holly Timberline

Holly started OT school after 20 years spent raising her 4 children, during which time she also worked as a writer and editor, performing arts teacher, and labor/postpartum doula. She draws on all of …

Alicia Willis

Alicia is from the Richmond area and graduated from J. Sargeant Reynolds with an Associates of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant. Alicia has 24 years of experience as an occupational …

Rebecca Mannion

Rebecca was born and raised in Maryland but has been in Richmond since 2001, after graduating from Elon with her MPT. She furthered her education when she pursued her DPT from VCU while working …

Andrea Lester

Andrea grew up in southern WV. She went straight from high school to college to earn her Bachelor degree in Psychology and her Master of Science in Physical Therapy both from Wheeling Jesuit …

Monica Dangerfield

Monica has been a Developmental Specialist in the Richmond area since 2011, and prior to that, was a Kindergarten teacher for 5 years in Fairfax County and Richmond City. Monica earned her BA from …

Hannah Gross

Hannah grew up in Tappahannock, Virginia and received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Speech Communication Disorders from the University of Virginia. She then went on to earn her Master’s of …

Gracia Holtz

Gracia Holtz has provided innovative and compassionate speech and language services for over 20 years. In 2001, Gracia earned her Masters degree from the University of Virginia and began working …

Kori Harrow

Kori earned undergraduate degrees in English and psychology from Virginia Tech and received her Master of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Radford University. While completing …

Macon Yates

Macon grew up in Lynchburg, Virginia, and received her undergraduate degree in Child & Family Development from the University of Georgia before receiving her master’s degree in Speech-Language …

Karin Caskey

Karin is a licensed and certified Speech Language Pathologist, with a graduate degree from University of Virginia, in Communication Disorders. With over 35 years of experience, Karin has enjoyed using …

Liza Buettner

Liza is originally from Winchester, Virginia and is new to the Richmond area. She is thrilled to join the Spot On team and to work with so many wonderful families! Liza received a Bachelor’s of …

Ariel Chambers

Ariel is a licensed early childhood special educator and early intervention developmental specialist. She has been working in early intervention since 2014. She earned her BS in Psychology from VCU in …

Amber Jenkins

Amber has known she wanted to be a pediatric speech-language pathologist since she was in high school. She received her Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders from the University of Virginia …

Cherie Walkley

Cherie studied Speech-Language Pathology and Social Work at Texas Christian University. She then earned her Master of Science in Communication Disorders at The University of Texas at Dallas. She has …

Erin Worthington-Roach

Erin is a licensed and certified Speech-language pathologist with over 10 years of pediatric experience. She is originally from Baltimore, Maryland and studied Communication Sciences and Disorders at …

Caroline Nguyen

Caroline was born and raised in southern California and received her undergraduate degree in Asian-American Studies at the University of California, Irvine. Caroline did not find out about the field …

Courtney King

Courtney grew up in Powhatan, VA. Courtney discovered her passion for Occupational Therapy when she was in high school through shadowing a Pediatric Occupational Therapist. She continued to pursue her …

Christa Kurbel

Christa is a Richmond native. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Applied Sociology with a concentration in Community Development from Eastern Mennonite University and Master’s degree in …

Dorsey Hogan

​Dorsey is from Virginia Beach. She received her master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Shenandoah University. She found OT through a roundabout path – after studying environmental studies and …

Virginia Chu

Virginia started her training as a biomedical engineer. She received her Ph.D. in Bioengineering from Stanford University. She completed her dissertation on motor learning in children with dystonia …

Carolyn Huff

Carolyn Huff graduated from Elizabethtown College with a Bachelors of Science in occupational therapy and has been practicing OT for 11 years, first in Delaware, and now in Virginia. She has a …

Victoria Lewis

Victoria is originally from Connecticut and studied Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Connecticut. She then attended Washington University in Saint Louis to complete her …

Kim Alford

Kim Alford grew up in Roanoke, Virginia and relocated to the Richmond area to attend VCU. She received her BS in Occupational therapy from VCU. She received her Masters degree in Organizational …

Hayley Wenner

Hayley was born and raised in Pennsylvania and attended Temple University in Philadelphia for her undergraduate degree in communication sciences and disorders. She attended East Tennessee State …

Katherine Comparetto

Katherine is an RVA native and received her undergraduate degree in psychology from VCU and her graduate degree in occupational therapy from VCU/MCV in 2003. She has provided occupational therapy in …

Kari Glasgow

Kari graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago and has over 20 years of experience working with children ranging from NICU into adulthood. Originally an Illinois native, she has worked in …

Becky Balog

Becky is a Virginia native who completed her undergraduate studies in Human Development at Virginia Tech. After discovering a passion for the holistic nature of occupational therapy, she graduated …

Frances Farmer

Frances grew up in South Carolina and received her undergraduate degree from Wofford College. After being exposed to the holistic nature of occupational therapy, she pursued a master’s degree from …

Katie Suess

Katie grew up in Fredericksburg and received her Bachelor’s in Psychology at William & Mary. She graduated from VCU with her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy in 2019, where she completed research …

Kristen Bentley

Kristen grew up overseas in a variety of countries and when graduating high school returned to the United States for college. She received her BS in exercise sport science at Elon University, and from …

Brooke Riley

Brooke graduated from JMU in 2019 with a B.S. in Media Arts and Design. She joined the staff at the beginning of the pandemic to sanitize surfaces and toys, check temperatures, and assist therapists. …

Tammy Torocsik

Tammy has 33 years experience as a Newborn Intensive Care (NICU) nurse and clinical nurse specialist. She helped to develop and run a developmental follow up program for graduates of the NICU for 20 …

Ebonise Holland

Ebonise has been an integral part of Spot On since its beginning in 2015. She works behind the scenes to submit claims and troubleshoot anything insurance related for both the clinic and early …

Jo Horne

Jo works to submit insurance authorizations for new and ongoing services. …