Staff
 
 
Brandi Hoover

Brandi Hoover, M.S.,CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist

Brandi is a native of Chapman, KS. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree, in Speech-Language Hearing, from The University of Kansas in 2007, and a Master of Science degree, in Communication Sciences and Disorders, from Rockhurst University in 2010. She received her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) in 2011 and is currently an active member. During graduate school, she completed her clinical training in a Skilled nursing facility, Long-term acute care hospital (LTAC), and two elementary schools, one of which was a school for the Deaf. Brandi has been working for Geary Rehabilitation since 2010, with experience in evaluation and treatment of adults and pediatric patients, in a variety of settings (hospital, home health care, skilled nursing facility, and outpatient). Brandi is certified in providing Vital Stim (Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES)) therapy and Melodic Based Communication Therapy (MBCT). She has a special interest in dysphagia (individuals who have difficulty with swallowing). Brandi enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cheering on the Jayhawks with her husband, and playing sand volleyball. 

 

 
Keely Mead

Keely Mead, M.S., CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist

Keely and her family currently call Abilene, KS home. She was born and raised near Tipton, KS. She received her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and a graduate degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. Following graduation her and her husband moved to Kismet, KS, and she worked at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal, KS.  providing Speech Language services to all ages specializing in adult rehabilitation. In 2008, she moved to Abilene, KS and started working for Geary Rehab. Keely has recently completed continuing education in the areas of swallowing, dysarthria, voice, and children’s speech language development. Keely enjoys her profession and loves being able to help people overcome speech and language difficulties.

 

 
Maria Baker

Maria Baker, M.S.,CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist

Maria was born and raised in Iola, Kansas. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Kansas State University in 2013. She received her Master of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Kansas State University in 2015. Maria completed her clinical training in elementary schools, outpatient clinics, and a skilled nursing facility. She has received her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  Maria has recently complete continuing education in the areas of pediatric feeding and childhood apraxia of speech. Maria lives in Manhattan with her 9 lb 8 oz yorkie-poo Cora Mae who also goes by Schmoopy, Wiggle Worm, Turnip, and Schmoops.  In her spare time Maria enjoys shopping at Target, spending time outdoors, and traveling. 

 

 
Kori

Kori Haberman, M.S., CF-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist

Kori was born in Great Bend, KS. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2016 and her Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Fort Hays State University in 2018. Kori completed her clinical externships at a skilled nursing facility, an acute care hospital, a pediatric clinic, and three elementary schools. She has been an active member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association since 2014. In her free time, Kori enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, and cheering on the K-State Wildcats. 

 

 
Alexis

Alexis Leiker, M.S., CF-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist

Alexis lives in Manhattan, KS with her husband, three dogs, and cat. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Kansas State University. She is completing her clinical fellowship in speech language pathology and is working towards earning her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). During her graduate school externships, Alexis gained experience in acute rehabilitation, inpatient care, skilled nursing, and elementary/secondary school settings. Alexis enjoys working with children and adults with a variety of speech and language disorders. In her spare time, Alexis likes hiking with her husband and dogs, cheering on the K-State Wildcats, and catching up on her Netflix shows

 

 
Alexis

Rebekah Lee, OTR
Occupational Therapist

Rebekah was born in Oklahoma City, raised all over the United States as an Army brat, and now resides in Manhattan. She received her bachelor of science in Health Studies from the University of Oklahoma in 2015 and her Master's of Occupational Therapy from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 2017. Rebekah has a passion for working with pediatrics and thoroughly enjoys working with families and children to conquer sensory difficulties and fine motor delays. She recently completed two continuing education courses on pediatric feeding.

Rebekah enjoys spending her time with family and friends, watching new movies in theaters with her husband, and working out. She also really enjoys cheering on the University of Oklahoma Sooners - Boomer Sooner!

 

 
Marissa Carlyon

Marissa Carlyon, DPT
Physical Therapist

Marissa was born and raised in the Junction City area; she is a graduate of Junction City High School. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Athletic Training from Wichita State University in 2012 and then went onto receive her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Wichita State University in 2015. Marissa initially became interested in becoming a Physical Therapist when she herself had to have treatment for her elbow and ankles. Marissa enjoys working with the pediatric population in the outpatient setting, focusing on gross motor, coordination, and developmental delays. Marissa also assists with providing Physical Therapy for USD 475 through Geary Rehabilitation. Marissa is married and has two young children. She enjoys being outside, spending time with her family, as well as reading.