MEET  OUR TEAM

Lauren Vasquez
Clinical Director / Speech-Language Pathologist

Lauren Vasquez, M.S., CCC-SLP

Lauren Hachen Vasquez holds a Bachelor of Science degree in communication sciences & disorders and a Master of Science degree in speech-language pathology from Appalachian State University. Lauren has experience with children, adolescents and adults with a variety of disorders.

Her areas of professional interest include preschool and school age language disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, articulation, Autism Spectrum Disorder and language processing.

When not at work, Lauren enjoys photography, traveling, yoga and reading.

Caroline Sercer
Speech-Language Pathologist

Caroline Sercer, M.S., CCC-SLP

Caroline graduated from Eastern Michigan University with her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Speech Language Pathology. After graduation, she moved to Charlotte. She has experience working with preschool to middle school aged children with a variety of communication disorders. Caroline enjoys writing, traveling and cooking and spending time with friends and family.
Kathryn Keary
Speech-Language Pathologist

Kathryn Keary, M.S., CCC-SLP

Kathryn is a North Carolina licensed, ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist. She received her Bachelor of Science in Communication, Sciences and Disorders from Oklahoma State University, and her Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Kathryn has experience working with preschool and school-age children, adolescents and adults with a variety of communication disorders in outpatient rehabilitation, private practice, and school settings.
Her professional areas of interest are early language development, articulation, receptive/expressive language disorders. In her free time, Kathryn enjoys reading, practicing yoga, and spending time with friends and family.
Julie Kremer
Speech-Language Pathologist

Julie Rabon Kremer, M.S., CCC-SLP

Julie Rabon Kremer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders from East Carolina University and a Master of Arts degree in Communication Disorders/Speech-Language Pathology from Appalachian State University.

Julie began her career at KidSpeak, Inc. treating pediatric clients with speech-language related disorders in 2008 and has been instrumental in providing services at four private school locations in Charlotte (Charlotte Christian, Charlotte Jewish Day School, Charlotte Jewish Preschool, St. Gabriel’s Catholic School), in addition to seeing clients at this office.

Julie has had experience with children, adolescents and adults. She enjoys working with children of all ages and a variety of disabilities. Her special interest areas are articulation, early language development, language disorders, phonemic awareness, literacy, augmentative communication, autism, language processing and fluency. Julie is trained in PROMPT technique which is often used with kids with motor speech difficulties.

When she isn’t working, Julie enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, going to the movies, listening to live music, cooking, gardening, riding motorcycles.

Speech-Language Pathologist

Margaret Knott, M.A., CCC-SLP

Margaret Knott received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from West Virginia University in 1977 and her Master of Arts Degree in Speech Pathology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1979.

She has been a LSLS Certified Auditory Verbal Therapist since August 2005. Margaret is also trained in NeuroDevelopmental Therapy (pediatrics). She has worked in the public school system, private practice, and early intervention. She has taught as a part time instructor with Central Piedmont Community College in the Early Childhood Program and as an adjunct professor at Lenoir Rhyne University in the school of Education, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program. Margaret is licensed by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech and Audiology, holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language Hearing Association, and is a LSLS Certified Auditory Verbal Therapist through the AGBell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language.

Margaret’s professional areas of interest include Auditory Verbal Therapy for children with hearing loss, oral motor/feeding, motor speech disorders (apraxia, dysarthria), and speech and language development in the pediatric population.

When not at work Margaret enjoys traveling, reading, and time with family and friends.

Missy Roth
Speech-Language Pathologist

Missy Roth, M.S., CCC-SLP

Missy Roth holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Deaf Education/American Sign Language from Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland and a Master of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Syracuse University in upstate New York.

Missy has experience working with children, adolescents and adults with a wide range of communication and eating difficulties from a variety of settings including private practice, schools, hospitals and long term care facilities. She has received training in Orton-Gillingham, Wilson and Linda Mood Bell literacy training programs and is a Certified Practitioner for integrated Listening systems (iLs).

Her special interest areas include articulation, feeding/swallowing (dysphagia) therapy and early and school aged literacy training for students with Dyslexia and other learning disabilities.

When not at work, Missy enjoys spending time with her husband and their two boys, going to sporting events, cooking and rescuing dogs in need.

Logan Strange
Speech-Language Pathologist

Logan Strange, M.S., CF-SLP

Logan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders from the University of Arkansas-Little Rock and a Master of Education degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders/Speech Language Pathology from the University of Georgia. Logan has experience working with preschool children, school-age children, adolescents and adults with a variety of communication disorders.
Additionally, Logan has received extensive training in the Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding; a family centered program for assessing and treating children with feeding challenges. As an SOS trained provider, Logan has experience treating children with feeding & swallowing disorders. Her areas of professional interest include fluency, early language development, autism spectrum disorder and pediatric feeding & swallowing. In her free time, Logan enjoys running, cooking, being outdoors, and spending time with friends and family.
Maggie Zenkel
Speech-Language Pathologist

Maggie Zenkel, M.S., CCC-SLP

Maggie Zenkel holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and linguistics and a Master of Science degree in speech and hearing sciences from UNC-Chapel Hill. Maggie has experience with preschool children, school-age children, adolescents and adults with a variety of communication disorders.

Her areas of professional interest include early language development, language disorders, articulation, and pediatric hearing loss.

Maggie enjoys reading, spending time in the NC mountains with her family, cheering on the Tar Heels and exploring Charlotte in her free time.

Mary Beth Wilson
Practice Manager

Mary Beth Wilson

MaryBeth earned her bachelor’s degree from California State University Long Beach. Her past experiences include medical administration/management and elementary education. At KidSpeak, Inc. she fields all phone calls, schedules evaluations, verifies health insurance benefits and a variety of other tasks to help both our South and North office clinics stay organized. Away from the office, MaryBeth enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 children, exploring North Carolina, outdoor adventures, sporting events, interior design and just spending time with family and friends.
Allison Parker
Speech Pathologist, M.A., CCC-SLP

Allison Parker

Allison Parker holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders and a Master of Arts degree in Communication Disorders/Speech Language Pathology from Appalachian State University. Allison went to college thinking she would major in Interior Design, after taking an intro class to Communication Disorders, she immediately fell in love with the field and changed her major. She has experience working in the public school and private practice settings with preschool to adolescent age children with a variety of communication disorders. Her areas of personal interest include preschool and school-age language disorders, articulation and phonological disorders, social language disorders, Autism, and developmental delays. Allison currently provides services at some of the private Catholic schools in Charlotte. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her two daughters and husband, trying new restaurants, hiking/being outdoors, listening to audiobooks, traveling, podcasts, and decorating.
Julie Wicher
Speech Pathologist

Julie Wicher, M.S., CCC-SLP

Julie received her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from the State University of New York College at Geneseo in 1996 and her Master of Arts degree in Speech Pathology from the State University of New York College at Geneseo in 1998. She completed a year-long interdisciplinary traineeship at the Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY in 1998. She has worked in various settings, including schools, preschools, in homes, and in clinics. Her areas of professional interest include early literacy development, language disorders, speech sound disorders, and pragmatic/social language. In her free time, Julie enjoys spending time with her three boys, working out, going to the pool, reading, and traveling to visit her family in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York.
Speech Pathologist

Molly Brown, M.S., CCC-SLP

Bio coming soon.
Speech Pathologist

Theresa Mortiz

Bio coming soon.