Carl Deal graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders in 1995 and a Master of Science in Communication Disorders from Nova Southeastern University in 2002. He has worked in the field of speech-language pathology for 15+ years in a variety of settings (including schools, private practice, hospital, craniofacial clinic, and youth prison) with a wide variety of patient disabilities. He especially enjoys working in the areas of voice pathology and feeding/swallowing.
Carl lives in Kennesaw with his lovely wife Wendy, and their dog Angus. Hobbies include hiking, traveling, playing five musical instruments, cooking, gardening and reading.