Staff

Amy Cahill
Occupational Therapy Supervisor

Amy attended the University of New Hampshire and has been practicing for over 20 years and has been with Cheshire Fitness Zone since 2009. She specializes in Feeding, Therapeutic Listening, SI Certification, and Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy. In her spare time, Amy enjoys spending time with her family, traveling to new places, exercising, being outdoors and reading.

Lisa Marie Tarchini
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Lisa Marie attended Southern Connecticut State University where she received a B.S in Exercise Science with a minor in Public Health/Wellness and Manchester Community College where she received an A.S in Occupational Therapy Assistant. She has been practicing since 2016 and is most interested in Sensory Integration Therapy. In her spare time, Lisa Marie enjoys living a healthy active lifestyle and spending time with her family and pets. On top of that, she is also on the Connecticut Occupational Therapy Association board as a Member at Large and Member for Public Affairs.

Cory Robertson
Occupational Therapist and Student Fieldwork Coordinator

Cory attended Towson University and has been an Occupational Therapist since 2013. He specializes in ADHD, ASD and Sensory Processing. In Cory’s spare time he enjoys playing with his dog, board games and watching and playing baseball.

Katie Steffens
Occupational Therapist
Alex Marandino
Kristen Sebastian
Occupational Therapist and Lead Occupational Therapist in Farmington School District

Kristen attended Springfield College and has been practicing since 2016. In her spare time, Kristen enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Jennifer Evangeliste
Occupational Therapist

Jennifer attended Quinnipiac University and has been practicing since 2000. She has been with Cheshire Fitness Zone since 2012 and is also a part time faculty member at Quinnipiac University. In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys going to the beach, spending time with her two daughters, and visiting family and friends in her home state of Rhode Island.

Bianca Lane

Bianca attended Ithaca College and has been practicing since 2007. She has been with Cheshire Fitness Zone since 2013. Bianca specializes in feeding and ages birth to 5 and is a Certified Lactation Counselor. In her spare time, Bianca loves running, yoga, rock climbing and being outside with her family!

Kimberly Doherty
Speech-Language Pathologist & Speech-Language Pathology Department Supervisor

Kimberly attended Southern Connecticut State University and has been a Speech-Language Pathologist since 2003. She has been with Cheshire Fitness Zone since 2008, specializing in feeding, oral motor and is PROMPT trained. In her spare time, Kimberly enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.

Lynn Rose
Speech-Language Pathologist & Feeding Team Lead

Lynn attended Boston University and Southern Connecticut State University and has been practicing for 20+ years, starting at Cheshire Fitness Zone in 2012. She specializes in feeding therapy and the oral motor concerns that impact feeding, orofacial myofunctional disorders (tongue thrust, ankyloglossia) and articulation disorders secondary to oral motor concerns. In her spare time, Lynn enjoys hiking and paddle boarding with her family, running stairs or stadium bleachers, gardening, reading and walking her dog.

Hannah Wilson
Speech-Language Pathologist

Hannah attended Southern CT State University and has been with Cheshire Fitness Zone since 2015. In her spare time she enjoys hiking and going to the beach!

Ali Brown
Speech-Language Pathologist

Ali attended Southern CT State University where she received a B.S in Communication Disorders and the University of Rhode Island where she received a M.S. in Speech Pathology. She has been with Cheshire Fitness Zone since 2017 and she enjoys working with families to create programs for the home environment and fluency and pragmatic language intervention. In her free time she enjoys walking her dogs, reading and photography!

Maya Edelman
Speech-Language Pathologist

Maya has a B.A. from the University of Connecticut and an M.S from Southern Connecticut State University. She has been practicing since 2015. Maya specializes in feeding and is trained in Hanen Program-It Takes Two to Talk & PECS. In her spare time Maya enjoys to cook, travel, and read!

Megan Porto
Speech-Language Pathologist

Megan attended Southern Connecticut State University and has been practicing since 2010. She has been with Cheshire Fitness Zone since 2013 and specializes in AAC, articulation, receptive and expressive language. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her 3 kids, husband and dog; as well as reading and partaking in outdoor activities.

Craig Goldstein
MSPT, Owner
Kristen Kolwicz
MSPT
Jessica Carbone
Physical Therapist Assistant

Jessica attended Eastern Connecticut State University and Naugatuck Valley. She has been a member of Cheshire Fitness Zone since 2008. Jessica really enjoys the problem solving involved in toe walking gait abnormalities. In her spare time Jessica enjoys spending time with her family and friends, hanging with their dogs, Bonnie, Clyde and their growing family of goats. She is a music lover and Zumba Fitness Class Teacher. Jessica also belongs to a book club and enjoys listening to educational podcasts.

Jessie Maniscalco
Physical Therapist

Jessie attended Springfield College for both her undergraduate and graduate programs and has been with Cheshire Fitness Zone since 2017. She treats patients both at the clinic and at the pool for aquatic therapy. In her spare time, Jessie enjoys going to the beach, crafting, exercising and walking her black lab!

Jackie Gomes
Front Desk Supervisor
Gabby Angus
Front Desk Attendant
Robin Fernandes
Front Desk Attendant
Andrea Montagna
Authorization Specialist
Michelle
Billing Manager
Audra Petrosky
Billing Specialist
Madison Lecker
Madison Edmunds

Madison attended Southern Connecticut State University and has been with Cheshire Fitness Zone since 2016. In her spare time, Madison enjoys traveling, running road races, coaching softball, going to sporting events and trying new foods!

Shay Cronin
Marketing Coordinator

Shay attended Sacred Heart University where she received a B.A. in Marketing and a Masters in Business Administration. Shay specializes in social media and experiential marketing and is excited to use these skills to bring Cheshire Fitness Zone to the next level. In her spare time, Shay enjoys spending time with her family and dogs, trying new restaurants and running.

 

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