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Roberta Edwards, SLP at Jackson VA Home is our 2023 Employee of the Year

Congratulations to Roberta Edwards, SLP at Jackson VA Home!!! Roberta was nominated and selected for this distinguished award.

Dear Team,


It is with great pleasure and pride that I announce Roberta Edwards as the Employee of the Year for Mid South Rehab Services. This esteemed recognition is a testament to Roberta's outstanding character, unwavering drive, and invaluable contributions to our company's success.


Roberta's dedication and expertise as a Speech Therapist have earned her the highest praise from Kim Rayburn, Regional Clinical Director. According to Kim, Roberta is unequivocally the best Speech Therapist in the region and quite possibly in the entire company. Her profound knowledge and expertise are evident through the exceptional outcomes she achieves with her patients. Moreover, Roberta's meticulous and timely paperwork sets a standard of excellence for all. Her efficiency consistently surpasses goals, making her an invaluable asset to our team.


In addition to her exceptional professional skills, Roberta's commitment and willingness to go above and beyond are truly remarkable. She has exemplified this through her willingness to travel to any location at any time, displaying unwavering dedication to our patients and our organization. For six months, Roberta selflessly covered the SLP position in Rolling Fork while continuing her full-time role at Jackson, VA. Her selflessness, reliability, and commitment to our mission are truly commendable.


Beyond her professional accomplishments, Roberta's warm and pleasant demeanor creates a positive and uplifting atmosphere for everyone around her. Her genuine smile and constant kindness make her a joy to work with. Roberta's unwavering faith and embodiment of Christian values make her a beautiful sister to us all, as she consistently walks the walk and talks the talk.


Even during her own personal challenges, Roberta continued to serve our patients by performing telehealth services while recovering from two surgeries, and ongoing health challenges. Her resilience, determination, and commitment to our company's mission are truly awe-inspiring.


Roberta, you are exceptionally deserving of this recognition, and you have been a true blessing to our company. Your unwavering commitment, remarkable expertise, and outstanding character make you the epitome of excellence. On behalf of the entire team at Mid South Rehab Services, I extend my heartfelt congratulations and deepest gratitude for your exceptional contributions.


Please join me in celebrating Roberta Edwards as our Employee of the Year. This prestigious recognition is a testament to her remarkable achievements and unwavering dedication.





Steven L. Cole

President and Chief Executive Officer

Pictured left to right: Megan Slee, PT, DOR; Jordan Ingram, COTA; Kim Rayburn, M.S. CCC-SLP, RCD Central MS; Roberta Edwards, SLP; Mark Buckley, DPT, VP of Clinical Operations; and Steven Cole, President and CEO.

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