Get to know Dani

It’s time to get to know more about the person who keeps this ship afloat! We are so lucky to have Dani DeLeon as a part of our Sound team. As the front office coordinator she is the first voice you hear when you call our office, and the person who greets you during each of your appointments. We sat down with Dani to get to know more about her, and her role here at Sound!

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Describe your role at Sound.

As Sound’s Office Coordinator, I have the pleasure of greeting patients, scheduling appointments, answering questions and getting to know our patients and their families.

Describe yourself in 3 words.

Empathetic, honest, motivated

What’s your favorite part of the job?

My favorite part of the job is to see patients’ progress and how much they enjoy coming into our clinic.

What led you to working at Sound?

I always had an interest in becoming a speech language pathologist and I was looking for a position that allowed me to observe the profession and how it helped people.

What’s something about you that not many people know?

People always ask me what my ethnicity is. I am half Mexican and half Filipino.

What is one of the things you would put on your “bucket” list

To learn self-defense

Where are we most likely to find you when not at work?

Most likely to find me at San Francisco State going to classes and getting my study on

Before working at Sound what was the most unusual or crazy job you had?

I was a cheer coach for a group of teenage girls and really learned the meaning of “patience”

Anything else fun to share?

I love being an auntie to my two nieces and nephew!

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Jody Vaynshtok

Jody is a California-licensed speech language pathologist with eight years of industry and clinical experience. She has worked with both adult and pediatric populations during her time at private practice, birth-to-three, and hospital facilities. She is experienced in the assessment and treatment of a variety of communication and cognitive disorders. In addition, Jody has a passion for working with adults looking to achieve clearer communication. Jody received her BS in Speech and Hearing Sciences and MS in Medical Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Washington. She was a part of the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford’s cleft and craniofacial clinic participating in the multidisciplinary assessment and treatment of children born with craniofacial abnormalities. She holds a staff position at UCSF and is the lead speech language pathologist for the department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery’s Hearing Loss Clinic. When she's not busy having fun with her clients Jody enjoys spending time with her husband, Anton, friends and family. And if she's not headed out somewhere fun for dinner, you might find her at Bar Method working out!