Valintean received her Master of Science and Bachelor of Science Degrees in Speech Language Pathology from the State University of New York College at Buffalo. She is licensed through the State of Texas and certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Valintean has had experience working as a Speech Language Pathologist in private practice, home health care, and in school settings. She has been employed at The Speech and Learning Center since November 2010. Valintean enjoys working with both children and adults. Valintean's special areas of interest include tongue thrust, articulation, and language delay.

Valintean is married and has two handsome boys. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, dancing, traveling, and chocolate.