Listee Features — August 2022


Casey Walsh, AuD, embarked on her professional studies at Florida State University in 2011. In 2013, she was recognized for her academic excellence with a Meritorious Poster Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and a travel grant through the Student Council for Undergraduate Research and Creativity. Graduating with a Bachelor of Science in communication sciences and disorders in 2015, Dr. Walsh continued her education at the University of South Alabama, during which time she received a scholarship from the Office of International Admissions and Programs, a travel grant from the American Academy of Audiology, and the Marjorie Faircloth Scholarship in Audiology. Dr. Walsh began her career while still a student, serving as a graduate assistant with the University of South

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Coming from a family of real estate professionals, Reamie Joy Tabin gained early experience rehabbing homes and properties with her family. From there, she pursued higher education at Tidewater Community College, where she earned an Associate of Science in interior design, magna cum laude. She also achieved an Associate of Arts in professional designation in merchandising and marketing from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. Ms. Tabin subsequently began her career as the owner of Blue Ivory Couture, LLC, in 2008 and ran the business until 2016. During this time, Ms. Tabin attained additional certification in Jikiden Reiki, a traditional Japanese holistic therapy. She worked with a teacher locally, and together they began running courses to teach Reiki in

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Lindsay Lueken


Embarking on her professional path while studying at Albion College, Lindsay Lueken came to a career in insurance claims through an internship she completed as a requirement of Albion’s business program. Throughout her studies, from 2000 to 2004, she was recognized on several occasions for her academic excellence, including being awarded both a Comerica Bank scholarship and a William Webster scholarship and being honored on the dean’s list. She graduated from Albion College in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts in economics and management. Since then, Ms. Lueken has furthered her skills with certifications in leadership from the Franklin Covey Co. and strategic selling from the Miller Heiman Group. Beginning her career as a sales coordinator for Sun Life from

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Karina N. Fernandez, Esq., is an attorney specializing in maritime and admiralty law, investment, and entrepreneurship. She is an associate of Brown Sims PC and currently serves as an account manager and counsel at MJ Capital Funding. First earning a Bachelor of Science in political science and government from Florida State University, she achieved her Doctor of Jurisprudence at Tulane University Law School in 2019. While in law school, Ms. Fernandez clerked at Sioli AlexanderPino, a Florida-based firm with practice areas covering insurance litigation, worker’s compensation, business, and maritime law, and became a summer associate of the firm in 2018. As an attorney, Ms. Fernandez is active in all aspects of the cases she represents, including drafting motions, communicating with

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Sophia Medinsky


Sophia Medinsky, MS, is a registered dietitian nutritionist with more than 15 years of experience in medical and private practice settings. Her interest in dietetics came from a passion for helping others and a desire to support patients in developing strategies for a healthy lifestyle and positive self-image. A graduate of New York University, she earned a Bachelor of Science in food and nutrition in 2003 and completed her Master of Science in clinical nutrition and dietetics in 2006. The same year, she became a registered dietitian nutritionist and a certified dietitian-nutritionist in the state of New York. After a preprofessional internship at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Ms. Medinsky became an intensive care unit clinical dietician at Mount Sinai Hospital

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Patricia Settar


Patricia “Pat” Settar is a realtor and broker associate of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Fox & Roach Realtors, where she has been a team member since 2008. At Berkshire Hathaway Fox & Roach Realtors, Ms. Settar specializes in all aspects of residential real estate sales and listings, including new construction and relocation. Serving clients in several New Jersey communities, she works with first-time and transitional buyers to guide them through the process and find the perfect home for their needs. Before entering the real estate industry, Ms. Settar spent 15 years as a professional travel agent, a position that allowed her to develop her sales and customer service skills in addition to cultivating a deep knowledge of the industry. Her

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Maya D. Hennessey is an independent consultant and behavioral health expert who has dedicated her career to policy and intervention work, serving women with substance use disorders and other complex behavioral needs. She holds a bachelor’s degree in behavioral health, business and management, and theology from Northeastern Illinois University and began consulting in 1975. Between 1992 and 2004, Ms. Hennessey was a women’s addiction treatment specialist for the Illinois Department of Substance Abuse Services, where she focused on working with pregnant and parenting women who used drugs. Inter-agency outreach and collaboration were a significant component of her role with the Illinois Department of Substance Abuse Services, and she piloted a program in conjunction with the federal government and state departments

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Patricia Gonzalez, MS, is the research operations director of the Florida International Research Center, a position she has held since 2011. As research operations director, Ms. Gonzalez oversees all clinical research operations onsite, including enforcing research standards and budgets and ensuring screening and compliance for research study applicants and participants. She began her professional journey as a practical nursing student and moved into health care administration as an agency administrator for Gia Home Health in 2007. Ms. Gonzalez completed a bachelor’s degree in health services administration at Florida International University in 2011 and began transitioning into a clinical research role, a longtime goal, the same year. She began working with Swiss Medical Research as a clinical research coordinator and spent

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