Renae Arnn

Renae M. Arnn, MS, CCC-SLP
Clinical Director

Renae received her master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from James Madison University in 1996. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is licensed by the state of Virginia. She is a member of the Speech-Language –Hearing Association of Virginia. Renae is a Hanen certified speech/language pathologist in the It Takes Two To Talk program. She joined the staff of Danville Speech & Hearing Center in 2000 where she enjoys working with children with a variety of communication disorders. She enjoys reading, being active in her church, and spending time with family and friends.


Tonya Pleasant

Tonya  M. Pleasant
Business Director

Tonya began working at Danville Speech and Hearing Center in 1989 as Office Coordinator. She graduated from Rockingham Community College with a degree in Office Administration. Tonya became Business Director in August 2016. Her hobbies include reading, working with the youth group at her church and spending time with her family.


Jo Ann Whitlow

Jo Ann A. Whitlow
Insurance Clerk

Jo Ann began working at Danville Speech & Hearing Center in 1994. She enjoys living on a farm and spending time with family working and playing together. She loves to cook and looks forward to preparing and feeding her crew and friends for Sunday lunch.


Betty Marshall

Elizabeth “Betty” Marshall, MA, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist (Retired September 2017)

Betty is a native of Pittsylvania County. She graduated from Dan River High School and then earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She played a role in establishing speech therapy services in Danville Public Schools. She joined Danville Speech and Hearing Center in 1977 where she served as Executive Director until going part-time in August 2016. She retired in September 2017.  She was a past president of the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia and a past secretary of the National Association of Non-profit Speech & Hearing Centers. She was appointed by a Republican and then a Democratic governor to serve two terms on the Virginia Board of Audiology and Speech/Language Pathology and one term on the Virginia Board of Health Professions. She enjoys baking, reading, crafts, gardening, and interpreting for the deaf in a church setting. She is considered teachable by her miniature dachshund, Sandie.