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Meet Our Team


Stephen Cutia, M.S. CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist/Owner

Stephen specializes in treating neurological voice and swallowing disorders, motor speech problems, and expressive/receptive language deficits in adults, as well as feeding and language disorders in the pediatric population. Stephen is an LSVT LOUD Certified Clinician and is a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association.  He is certified to perform Neuromuscular Electric Stimulation for swallowing. He maintains his Certificate of Clinical Competency and continues to enroll in ongoing professional development courses. Stephen has worked in various medical settings including hospitals, acute rehabilitation, assisted and skilled nursing facilities, and memory care units. He currently works part-time as an adjunct professor for New York University’s online graduate speech pathology program.

Meredith Nance, M.S. CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Meredith received her degrees in Speech-Language Pathology from Brigham Young University (Bachelor of Science) and New York University (Master of Science). Meredith enjoys working with Northern Tides Speech and Language LLC where she spends her time working with pediatric populations with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), receptive and expressive language disorders, feeding concerns, and articulation and phonology delays. She specializes in treating adult voice disorders and enjoys working with adults who struggle with fluency disorders. Meredith’s passion for voice disorders stems from many years of experience training to be a professional vocalist. 


Stacy Jones, OTD, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Stacy received her master's of science degree in occupational therapy from Midwestern University in Illinois. She moved to South Carolina in 2022 to escape the snow! She has been a practicing occupational therapist for 8 years. She has had experience working with people of all ages, from newborn to 100+ during her career. Outside of work, Stacy enjoys going to the beach, kayaking, reading, and traveling to experience new cultures!

Brittany Randall, OTD, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Brittany is from Hartsville, SC and she loves living on James Island with her husband and bernedoodle. She received her doctorate of occupational therapy from the Medical University of South Carolina. For her doctoral capstone, she partnered with the MUSC International Adoption Clinic to provide access to family resources and improve patient care. Her areas of interest include DIRFloortime, Powerfully You, and sensory integration approaches. Brittany enjoys collaborating with speech language therapy to provide patient-centered care at Northern Tides! Outside of work, she enjoys traveling to new places, volunteering at church, relaxing at the beach, and trying new recipes.


Emma Haller, M.S. CF-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Emma was born and raised in Greenville, SC. After graduating from her Master's Degree program, she made the move down to Charleston, SC. She received her degrees from Clemson University (Bachelor of Science) and Western Carolina University (Master of Science). Emma enjoys working with all populations across the lifespan. Outside of work, Emma loves to read a good book on the beach, cook a yummy meal, and go on a long walk. 

Nia Lombardo, M.S. CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Originally from Pennsylvania, Nia graduated from East Stroudsburg University where she earned her Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders with concentrations in Psychology and Gerontology. She now holds licensure and a professional educator certificate through the state of South Carolina in addition to board certification through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Nia has provided diagnostic and therapeutic intervention for individuals across the lifespan in the areas of articulation, fluency, childhood apraxia of speech, literacy, language, auditory impairment, augmentative and alternative communication, feeding aversions, and dysphagia. Nia has undergone specialized training in the SOS Approach to Feeding and LAMP Words for Life to best serve her patients. She is also a member of the ASHA special interest group for swallowing and swallowing disorders to follow the latest research. Outside of work, Nia enjoys spending time at the beach, staying active, traveling, and trying new restaurants around Charleston.

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