Richmond Hill

Beth Adkisson Fleming, M.S., CCC-SLP

CCC-SLP Owner and SLP

Beth received her Bachelor of Science from N.C. State University in Communication Disorders and graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University with a Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Beth has extensive experience with Applied Behavioral Analysis/Verbal Behavior Therapy and has a special interest in working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Severe/Profound Developmental Delays. She is trained in the Beckman Oral Motor, Talk Tools and LAMP therapy approaches. She also enjoys working with children with articulation/phonological disorders, apraxia of speech, language disorders, fluency disorders, and a wide variety of developmental disabilities.

Beth has worked with the public school system, serving preschool and school-aged children in both school and community based settings. She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and is licensed to practice in the state of Georgia. She lives in Thunderbolt, GA with her husband, son, and daughter. In her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and family and going to Georgia Southern football games.

Jenna Rose

Area Manager

Jenna moved to the Savannah area with her husband and two children in 2015 from Memphis, TN. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, with a BA in psychology. She has experience working for several hospital systems in the greater Memphis area. Jenna is thankful to work with such a great staff at Chatterbox.

Cristy Kutz

Richmond Hill Manager

Cristy is originally from Denver Colorado. She graduate from Arizona State University with a B.S in Exercise Science. Cristy has lived on the Big Island of Hawaii, Greenville South Carolina, New Jersey, Atlanta, and finally settling to Richmond Hill in the summer of 2016 with her husband, and two children. Cristy has over 10 years’ experience working in the medical field in various positions. Cristy joined Chatterbox in July 2018. In her free time she loves to spend time with her family, going on adventures, exploring around town or taking day trips.

Tammy Hair

Front Office - Referrals Coordinator

Tammy Hair has been living in Savannah since 2013. She has a BA in History from University of West Florida. She has 3 daughters ages 16, 13 and 11. She has been working at Chatterbox since 2015. She loves working with the Staff and the great clients that she gets to help daily. Some of her favorite hobbies are reading, spending time with her three zany daughters and traveling.

Pilar Whitley

Office Assistant

Rachael Pope, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech Therapist

Rachael graduated from The University of Alabama with a Bachelors degree in Communicative Disorders. She completed her Masters degree in Communication Disorders at Appalachian State University. Rachael has worked in the public school system, serving children from PreK-12th grade, as well as in the outpatient rehab setting. She has experience evaluating and treating communication disorders in many areas including, language, articulation, phonological processing, oral-motor, voice, fluency, and pragmatic language disorders. She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is licensed to practice in the state of Georgia.Rachael is a native of Tuscaloosa, AL but now lives in Richmond Hill, GA with her husband and little boy. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and watching Alabama Football. Roll Tide!!

Karli Cannon, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech Therapist

Karli completed her bachelors at UGA, and her masters at Armstrong State University. She is originally from Lawrenceville, GA, but is happy to have called Savannah her home for the past four years. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders and completed her masters degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Armstrong State University. Karli has previous clinical experience in the school systems, where she provided assessment, treatment, and in-class services for preschool, elementary and middle school aged children. Karli loves the Georgia Bulldawgs, spicy food, and her dog, Lola! In her free time, she enjoys working out and spending time at the beach.

Chloe Seigler, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech Therapist

Chloe graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences & Disorders and a Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology. She is originally from Jacksonville, Florida but moved to the Savannah area after her husband was stationed at Fort Stewart. Chloe’s previous experience includes working in an outpatient children’s hospital, private practice, nursing home and early in home intervention. She has experience with working with children from ages 6 months to 18 years old. She discovered her love for working with children with disabilities from her mother, who has worked as a special education teacher for over twenty years. She grew up visiting her mother’s classroom and fell in love with helping children reach their full potential. Chloé holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and is licensed to practice in Georgia. In her spare time, she loves exploring Savannah, finding new cute coffee shops, going to the beach, seeing her family and friends and spending time with her husband and adorable dog Nellie.

Morgan Glazer, M.S., CF-SLP

Speech Therapist

Morgan graduated from Lynn University, in South Florida, with a Bachelor of Science. She then made the move to Savannah, GA to attend graduate school. Morgan obtained her Master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Georgia Southern University. Prior to her move to Savannah, Morgan worked as an ABA technician serving a range of ages in the Autism population. She possesses previous clinical experience working in both the school and hospital settings providing assessments and treatment for a variety of speech and language disorders. She has a passion for helping individuals with an array of disabilities to reach their fullest potential. Morgan strongly believes in providing functional therapy to improve the daily lives of both clients and their families. In her spare time, Morgan enjoys taking her golden retriever, Hickory, on walks and loves spending time with her family and friends.

Leslie Goad, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech Therapist

Leslie graduated from Murray State University with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders and a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology. She is originally from Henderson, Kentucky and recently moved to the Savannah area. Leslie’s previous experience includes working in the school system and private practice. She has worked with children from ages 18 months to 18 years old with a variety of speech and language disorders. Leslie holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and is licensed to practice in Georgia. Leslie enjoys hiking, camping, kayaking, and hanging out with her dog, Lucky.

Kimberly A. Zellner, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

“Kimber” graduated with her B.S. in Occupational Therapy from Eastern Kentucky University. She maintains her board certification with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy and is licensed in the state of Georgia. She has recently moved to the Savannah area with her husband, Greg and is the proud mother of four children.

Kimber has 25 years of extensive experience in pediatric therapy treating children ages 0-21 years. She specializes in the treatment of feeding and oral motor skills for children on the Autism spectrum to g-tube dependent. She has experience in working with children who have a variety of diagnosis including but not limited to autism, cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, and a wide variety of developmental disabilities. She has worked in the clinic setting, hospital, school system, early intervention, home health, as a student instructor and a consultant in a variety of community settings. She provides therapeutic intervention through an eclectic approach to address, feeding and oral motor disorders, sensory integrative disorders, developmental milestones, fine/gross motor delays, functional daily living skills, visual motor/perceptual delays, adaptive equipment and assistive technology needs. Her priority in all treatment is effective communication and training of the primary caregivers and working as a team to reach the utmost potential of the child.

Anne Pugh, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Anne recently moved from Alaska. After living in many places with her husband, who served in the military, she is excited to finally put down some roots in beautiful Richmond Hill, Georgia. Anne graduated from the University of Florida and has been practicing for 16 years working with pediatrics for the majority of her career. Clinical experience includes outpatient pediatric rehabilitation, early intervention, school system, and some hospital experience. Treatment approaches include sensory integration, fine motor and visual-motor development, handwriting, and sensory feeding. Anne is excited to continue working with children to help them reach their full potential. Anne has two young boys and enjoys being outdoors in the sunshine and spending time with her family.

Erin Emes, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Erin received her Masters in Occupational Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in St. Augustine, Florida. She is originally from the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and received her Bachelor’s degree from West Chester University majoring in Kinesiology: Pre-OT with a minor in Psychology. She currently maintains her board certification in Occupational Therapy with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy and is licensed in the state of Georgia. Erin has experience working with children of a variety of ages and diagnoses with her clinical experiences focusing on early intervention, sensory integration, handwriting, and fine motor and visual perceptual development. Erin strives to collaborate with her patients and their families to help them reach their goals. In her free time, Erin enjoys spending time outdoors, biking, hiking, & playing tennis. Erin’s favorite thing about living in Savannah, GA is the historic district, and of course, being close to the beach

Gina Haldeman, PT, DPT

Lead Clinician, Physical Therapist

Gina graduated with a BS in Exercise Sports Science from Elon University in 2001 and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Emory University in 2004. Gina’s passion to work in the field of pediatrics began during her undergraduate years when she worked as a teacher’s assistance for a summer program in a special needs classroom.

After working in a hospital setting as an inpatient physical therapist for primarily adult population; Gina eventually landed a job working for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta in an outpatient pediatric clinic. Gina has experience working with a wide variety of patients to include developmental delays, heart surgeries, neurological and genetic diseases, orthopedic and sports injuries, toe walking, brachial plexus injuries, and torticollis. Gina served on a Torticollis Task Force committee that created treatment pathways and protocols for the treatment of torticollis. She also took advanced coursework and has experience in serial casting and taping techniques. Gina also has experience working as a physical therapist in a Special Care Nursery.

When not working, Gina enjoys spending time with her husband and children, traveling to visit family and friends, and watching Alabama football.

Kayla Braun, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Kayla Braun recently graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Mary Baldwin University, where she recently completed a clinical rotation with pediatrics. On the clinical rotation she gained experience with developmental delays and non-verbal children. She also completed her Doctoral Project on pediatric autism, which she plans on continuing her research in the field. Kayla also graduated from Walsh University with her Bachelor of Science in Biology/Pre- Physical Therapy and Physical Education Non-Licensure. She is in the process of obtaining her Masters of Business Administration specializing in Healthcare Administration at Walsh University. She has always had a passion working with children, from childcare to teaching drivers education. Kayla enjoys fishing, baking, and watching a good movie.

Kelli Hernandez, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Kelli graduated from Texas A&M University with a BS in Applied Exercise Physiology and from Texas Woman’s University with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Kelli recently moved to Georgia from Dallas Texas where she worked for Children’s Health primarily in the outpatient setting. Kelli has treated a wide range of diagnoses including torticollis, gross motor delay, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, seizure disorders, toe-walking and various other syndromes. She is also certified in kinesiotaping and has experience working with older children with orthopedic injuries and pain. Kelli has worked with children in home health and hospital settings as well. Kelli has a passion for helping children reach their full potential while educating and supporting their families. Kelli and her husband have one daughter, Aria, who is 16 months old and keeps them very busy. Kelli enjoys traveling and exploring new places, watching Texas A&M sports, running/working out and spending time with friends and family in her spare time.

TDiT Maggie

Therapy Dog Extraordinaire

You may spot this sweet, shaggy girl hanging around our offices. But don’t be fooled by her looks of leisure! She is hard at work earning her certification as a Therapy Dog. Maggie lives at home with her owners, Jenna and Alan, and her human siblings, Kaylan and Preston.

In her free time, she enjoys long walks, car rides and chasing her tail.

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