Our Team

Zachary M. Smith, MS, CCC-SLP

Owner, Speech-Language Pathologist


Zachary is the owner and endoscopist for Arizona Swallowing and Voice Diagnostics. He is a practicing speech-language pathologist, who specializes in the assessment and treatment in voice and swallowing disorders. He received his Masters in Speech-Language Pathology from the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston, MA, and is licensed by the states of Arizona and California. He holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is an ACE award winner for continuing education. Zachary started Arizona Swallowing and Voice Diagnostics after working in skilled nursing facilities and observing the need for both objective patient measures while also understanding budgeting needs for the facility in which the patient resides. He is committed to making the services provided by Arizona Swallowing and Voice high quality for all parties involved.

Jessica Carichner

Business Manager

Jessica is the business manager at Arizona Swallowing & Voice Diagnostics. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and Economics from Boston University, and has extensive experience in healthcare finance and payment. Jessica ensures the smooth operations at Arizona Swallowing & Voice Diagnostics.

Mason Smith, BS

Lead Accounts Executive

Mason is the lead accounts executive for Arizona Swallowing & Voice Diagnostics, and is in charge of maintaining client relationships and arranging business for new clients. He received his Bachelor of Science in Sports Management with a minor in Business Administration from Arizona State University. He comes to Arizona Swallowing & Voice Diagnostics with  years of sales experience in a variety of business settings, and is excited to apply his skillset to ensuring optimal provider and client relations.

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