For over 40 years
Nyman has been a
leading provider of
Pathology Services

Founded in 1978, Nyman Associates has grown to be highly regarded for integrating cutting-edge patient services with top-quality therapists. Our reputation, knowledge and longevity provide an important competitive advantage for our partners in today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment.

With focus on Southeastern PA and Southern New Jersey, we offer speech-language pathology support to area hospitals, schools, skilled nursing facilities and home health agencies.

Marilyn Nyman


About Marilyn
Marilyn began her career as a speech-language pathologist before founding Nyman Associates. Since then, she combined her expertise in the science of communication with the science of business and launched the Nyman Group. Marilyn is an executive leadership coach/consultant, a noted speaker at international events, and lecturer at a number of prestigious universities. Marilyn earned her B.A. from George Washington University and a M.Ed. from Northeastern University.

Colleen Kelly, MA. CCC-SLP

Director, Clinical Services

About Colleen

“Helping patients’ hopes turn into reality has been the most rewarding gift as a Speech Pathologist.”

Colleen started her career as a Speech Language Pathologist with Nyman Associates, Inc., in 1991 as a clinical fellow. She earned a Master’s Degree in Speech Pathology from Temple University. Colleen is a certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and has mentored many clinical fellows in their quest to become ASHA certified speech pathologists. As the ASHA CE Administrator for Nyman Associates, Colleen collaborates with ASHA to provide exciting continuing education programs. She has had vast experience in treating communication and swallowing disorders in a variety of medical and outpatient settings.

Natalie Weber

Sr. Director, Marketing

About Natalie

“Enhance longevity and quality of human life.”

Crossing over from the pharmaceutical industry, Natalie infuses Nyman’s culture with innovation, perpetual process improvements and marketing leadership.

Melissa Newpher Edwards

Sr. Director, Operations

About Melissa
Melissa earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Speech Language Pathology from Bloomsburg University. She is a certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Melissa’s career has been focused on supporting students and SLPs in educational settings. From 2008 through 2014, she provided speech and language service to students in Elementary, Middle and High School settings as well as in the Early Intervention setting as an Itinerant SLP and Lead Classroom SLP. Prior to joining the Nyman Team, she directly supported speech language pathologists as a program administrator as she holds her Supervisor of Special Education Certification. Melissa’s passion is to support speech language pathologists who are making a daily impact on the students they work with each day. She feels privileged to work with such impactful professionals every day!

Gary Weber

General Manager

About Gary
Since 2014, Gary manages all non-clinical functions of the organization, bringing to Nyman Associates 20 years of business process optimization and technology innovation experience. Gary is a frequent guest speaker at universities and industry events on the topic of applying technology for business insight and improvements. Additionally, Gary was a member of the team responsible for development of patented system and method for interactive distance learning.

Elyce Balot

Manager, Finance

About Elyce

Since joining in 2017, Elyce’s role with Nyman continues to expand and presently includes oversight of HR and Finance functions.


Patricia Buckmann

Clinical Manager

About Patricia

Patricia joined the Nyman team in 2014 as a clinical fellow. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Pennsylvania State University and earned her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology at East Stroudsburg University. Patricia is a certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and has spent the last five years working in the school setting. Currently, Patricia provides clinical and administrative support to our school-based therapists and is involved with the long-term growth of Nyman Associates through business development and marketing initiatives.

Casey Begley

Manager, Operations

About Casey

Having joined the team in 2018, Casey provides support to Early Intervention therapists throuhgout the Delaware Valley, including onboarding, caseload support, coordination and scheduling!

Direct Contact

220 Commerce Drive, Suite 205
Fort Washington, PA 19034
Tel: 215.653.7220
Fax: 215.653.7240
[email protected]