Founder and Executive Director Travis has been providing services for individuals with special needs for 17 years. He has a masters degree in Behavior Analysis from the University of North Texas. Travis is a founding member and on the Board of Directors for the Four Corners Association for Behavior Analysis, a member of the Association of Behavior Analysis International (ABAI), and has been Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) since 2001. Travis was an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado, Denver campus, teaching "Practical Applications in Behavior Analysis" in Colorado's first academic program for Board Certification in Behavior Analysis. Travis has presented research findings at several national conferences, and workshops. Travis has been instrumental in proliferating Behavior Analysis therapy and practice throughout Colorado. In 2012, after recognizing a need for a behavior analytic residential program, founded Colorado Residential Solutions to serve adults that have been unsuccessful at previous residential placements. In 2014, after recognizing the need for an organization to advocate for and protect behavior analysis in Colorado, founded the Colorado Association for Behavior Analysis. He has a passion for developing evidence-based treatments, and using empirically validated interventions to increase the independence and inclusion of individuals with special needs. Travis is committed to the dissemination of the principles of applied behavior analysis, and the transference of pragmatic technology to administrators, care-givers, parents, staff, and family members of individuals with disabilities. Travis has a vision for changing the landscape of Colorado's current ABA services improving accessibility, quality, effectual outcomes, and adherence to data-based empirical treatment. He has successfully built two businesses employing more (as of 2013) Board Certified Behavior Analysts than any other Colorado company. He enjoys the Colorado mountains, his beard, fine bourbon, hunting,fishing, watching his son and daughter grow-up and eating his wife's fine cooking.
Juliet Blevins, MS, BCBA
Interim Clinical Director
Juliet has been providing a variety of ABA services for 19 years in many different settings for individuals with a wide variety of diagnoses. She has a Masters degree in Psychology with a major in ABA. She has published work in the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (JABA), and has served as a guest reviewer for JABA. She has been a speaker and author of numerous behavior analysis presentations at conferences including the International Association for Behavior Analysis, the International Society for Autism Research, Florida ABA, Tennessee ABA, and N. Carolina ABA. She is a member of the International ABA Association.. She has taught an ABA course at the University of Florida. Her research has been referenced in several widely used ABA textbooks. Juliet has experience ranging from providing individual ABA therapy, to serving as a consultant to many organizations and autism providers , large and small. Juliet is driven to assist individuals to reach their fullest potential. She strives to help individuals and families by increasing skills and reducing challenging behaviors. She has expertise in ABA therapy, functional analysis, preference assessments, treatment of challenging behaviors, and skill acquisition, including but not limited to language and social / relationship skills, play skills, and independent living skills.
Michele D. Wallace, PhD, BCBA-D
Dr. Wallace received her Master’s degree and Doctorate degrees in Psychology with a major in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) from the University of Florida under the supervision of Dr. Brian Iwata. She is a Doctorate level Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D) and a widely recognized expert in the field of ABA. Dr. Wallace is an author on the current and widely used textbook, "Behavior Analysis for Lasting Change." Michele worked as a behavior analyst for many years in Florida and achieved her Board Certification there before national Board Certification was even a reality or an option. After working as a Behavior Analyst for many years in Florida and completing her Ph.D., she served as faculty at the University of Nevada, Reno for 5 years conducting research, doing clinical work and teaching and mentoring students. Dr. Wallace is currently a full time faculty member in the Department of Special Education and Counseling at California State University, Los Angeles. She has published numerous studies in peer-reviewed journals on a variety of applications of ABA including but not limited to: functional analysis, treatment of challenging behaviors, feeding disorders, and verbal behavior. Dr. Wallace has served on the editorial boards and as a reviewer for a number of peer-review journals such as the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, School Psychology Review, The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, and Education and Treatment of Children. Dr. Wallace was the past president for the California Association for Behavior Analysis (CALABA) and the Nevada Association for Behavior Analysis (NABA).
Amy Crye, MS, BCBA
Director of Services
Amy Crye holds a Master of Science degree in Behavior Analysis from the University of North Texas. She has used her training in Behavior Analysis to design and implement effective educational and behavioral programs for children and adults for over 17 years. In addition to providing direct service to children and adults, Crye has worked with more than 100 school districts and developed non-public school programs in both northern and southern California. Crye’s work history has focused on program development, competency-based training for staff, and quality assurance. In her role as Director of Service for Behavioral Services of the Rockies, Crye works with the Leadership team and the Regional Coordinators to assure appropriate and quality services for BSOTR clients. Crye provides trainings and presentations to education professionals (other behavior analysts, school psychologists, teachers, speech pathologists, etc), both locally and nationally. As part of her outreach services, Crye provides trainings to parents and families, has served on California Senator DeSaulnier’s Autism Task Force as co-chair for the workgroup on Transition and Employment, has served on Mt. Diablo’s Adult Education Advisory Committee for the Transition Options Program for adults with Asperger’s Syndrome, and served as Chair for the 2010 and 2012 STAR Conference (Service, Teaching, Advocacy and Research). Before joining BSOTR, Amy was an ABA instructor in the Special Education Department at Touro University
P.J. Self, MA, BCBA
PJ received her BS in Special Education from the University of Central Oklahoma in 1998. She worked briefly in the Kansas City area before moving to Denver in 2002 where she provided behavior services throughout the Front Range. She became a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst in 2009 and received her MA in Special Education from the University of Colorado Denver in 2011. She became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2013. Currently she is living and working on the Western Slope providing services to both children and adults. PJ enjoys snowboarding, NASCAR, camping, learning to kayak, and spending time outdoors with her husband and dogs.
Jason Hartman, MA, BCBA
Assistant Clinical Director
Jason graduated from the University of Kansas in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in Applied Behavioral Science. After graduation, he began working in the Neurobehavioral Unit Outpatient Clinic at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. While gaining experience in the assessment and treatment of severe problem behavior, he also completed a master’s degree in Behavior Analysis at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Jason joined the BSOTR team in September 2014 to continue fulfilling his passion of improving the lives of individuals with special needs. In his free time he enjoys listening to music, watching movies, playing sports, and fishing.
Lisa Wise Miller, MA, BCBA
Assistant Director of Operations
Lisa obtained her BS in Biology with a pre medical concentration from James Madison University. Following two years of teaching experiential education to elementary students in California, Lisa moved to Colorado where she served as an assistant kindergarten teacher for a local charter school and interned with The Joshua School. Her passions for education and health led her to obtain her MA in Applied Behavior Analysis from Ball State University and BCBA certification in 2014. In addition to ABA Lisa’s interests include all things outdoors from hiking, biking and climbing to attempting to keep plants alive and relaxing in the sun.
Jessica Cox Hartman, MA, BCBA
My journey in the field of Behavior Analysis began when I received my bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science at the University of Kansas. I then moved to Baltimore to work in the Pediatric Feeding Disorders Clinic at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. While in Baltimore, I obtained my M.A. from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and I also discovered my love for research. I have presented multiple posters at the Annual Association for Behavior Analysis International Conferences, and I also presented my research at the Maryland Association of Behavior Analysis conference. After obtaining my M.A., I moved to Colorado to join the BSOTR team and I’m very excited to live in such a beautiful state with so many opportunities. In my free time, I love to run, do yoga, read, and most of all, I love to cook.
Tami McDowell, MS BCBA
Tami McDowell began in the field of Behavior Analysis when she was 18 years old, interning as an assistant in a residential facility. And 20 years later, Tami continues to love using principles of behaviors analysis in every aspect of her life. She has worked with a variety of settings and populations of all ages. She has worked with autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disabilities, dual diagnoses, geriatrics, criminally insane, and many others. She earned her Master's Degree in Psychology from Western Michigan University and later became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Tami is truly passionate about making meaningful changes in people's lives and celebrating the progress.
Katherine Horrell, MS, BCBA
Katherine received both her BS in Psychology (2012) and her MS in Applied Behavior Analysis (2015) from Florida State University. While studying at Florida State, she received supervision and guidance from multiple accomplished and respected BCBA-Ds. During her time in school, she had the privilege of working in many settings, including a behavior analytic school and a nonprofit clinic for children with disabilities ranging from 3-19 years old. Katherine has always had a passion for working with children and improving the lives of individuals and families with developmental disabilities. Upon graduation in 2015, she moved to Colorado to join the BSOTR team, and is excited to join an outstanding team in this beautiful state. During her free time, Katherine enjoys traveling with her husband, and other outdoor activities such as hiking with her dog and being on the water.
Brittany Keener, MS, BCBA
After receiving her Bachelor’s in Spanish Language and Literature from the University of Central Oklahoma, Brittany’s love of language and culture brought her to Spain in 2008. While in Spain, Brittany completed a Master’s degree and became certified as a secondary teacher in the Spanish educational system. It was while teaching that Brittany first discovered ABA and the positive impact its application could have on the lives of her students. In 2013 Brittany left Spain to complete an M.S. in Behavior Analysis at the University of South Wales. Following completion of her Master’s degree, Brittany remained at the university and completed her supervised practice under the guidance of several experienced BCBA-Ds. Brittany’s experience includes working as a behavior therapist at an early intervention clinic with children under the age of six as well as assisting teachers in developing evidence-based classroom strategies in schools for children with severe behavior challenges. In addition to improving instructional techniques using a behavior analytic approach, she is also passionate about training families and staff. When not working, you will most often find Brittany reading, sewing, or getting lost out in nature alongside her husband
Hamilton Rech, MS, BCBA
I began my career in human services as a direct care worker in a transitional program in Oregon for adjudicated teenage boys. While there, I discovered the field of applied behavior analysis and decided to apply to graduate school. I graduated from Southern Illinois University with a M.S. in behavior analysis & therapy in 2012, and worked in residential settings, schools, and a state-operated developmental center in Illinois before relocating to Colorado in December 2015. I am excited to join the BSOTR team and work toward maximizing the skills and quality of life of our clients, as well as to get reacquainted with the mountains and the comforts of a “big city”, both of which have been sorely missed.
amber lopez, MS, BCBA
Regional Coordinator in Training
Amber has been working with individuals with disabilities for the past 6 years, in both volunteer and employment positions. Beginning July 2010, she began working with a non-profit organization, Respite Care, Inc., in Larimer County that serves children/young adults ages 0-21 with developmental disabilities. In her three and a half years at Respite Care, Amber gained experience with children of varying ages and abilities, and embraced both the fun and challenging aspects of working with this population. In 2012, she graduated from Colorado State University with a BS in Human Development and Family Studies, and recently graduated from Colorado State (again!) with a MS in Family and Developmental Studies. During her graduate career, she became exposed to ABA through a colleague, and in the summer of 2013, began coursework in ABA through University of Colorado Denver. She joined BSOTR in 2014 to continue pursuing her passion of working with individuals with disabilities and their families and became certifed as a BCBA in 2016. Amber is a Colorado native living in Fort Collins, and spends most of her time with her husband, their French bulldog, Kirby, and cat, Cupid, as well as preparing for their first little one due in August.
Raeghan Baker Dessel, MA, BCBA
Raeghan completed her Bachelor Degree in Human Development and Family Studies at Colorado State University in December 2016. She is now pursuing a Masters Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis With an Emphasis in Autism from Ball State University. Raeghan loves working with individuals with disabilities, she finds it extremely rewarding. She also loves photography, hiking, mountain biking and anything else outdoors
Emerson Aul, MS, BCBA
Emerson received his Masters of Science in ABA from Saint Louis University in 2016. He stumbled upon ABA when he took a support personnel position in an elementary Autism classroom after receiving his bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri. He was inspired by ABA’s unique ability to locate every person within the context of their own experience. He is excited every day to help people live meaningful lives. Emerson’s experiences before joining BSOTR included working with children and young adults in school, home, day, and community settings. Emerson will forever be a student of the behavioral sciences and also enjoys baking, looking at trees, and snuggling his cats.
Sherry Oldenurg, MS, BCBA
Sherry Oldenburg is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with 25 years’ experience within the field of developmental disabilities. Sherry attended North Dakota State University, where she studied under the supervision of Dr. Raymond Miltenberger within the master’s level clinical psychology program. Under Dr. Miltenberger’s advisement, she specialized in the areas of developmental disabilities and behavior analysis, participating in many research projects and practicum experiences. Sherry has co-authored nine publications in the areas of functional behavioral assessment, habit behaviors, challenging behaviors and sex abuse prevention training. Sherry has worked in a variety of settings including group homes, host homes, schools, and clinics to name a few. She started her career providing services to adults with developmental disabilities, however went on to gain experience with other age groups as well. She has spent the last 10 years focused on effective autism treatment. Sherry is a member of the Association for Behavior Analysis International and the Colorado Association for Behavior Analysis. She is also a military spouse and proud mother of 2 children, ages 9 and 5. She understands and respects the demands and stresses families can experience, especially those within the military. She is devoted to providing quality ABA services and spends a great deal of time learning about ABA best practices. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family exploring the Colorado area and looking for new experiences and adventures.
Kristen Antia, MS, BCBA
In 2009, Kristen volunteered at a center for children with Autism for 9 months as a pre-requisite for her undergraduate program. In 2010, she received her B.S in Psychology from the University of Central Florida. While working at the center, Kristen learned about ABA, which led to getting her M.S from Florida Institute of Technology in 2013. As soon as Kristen finished grad school, she moved to South Africa for a year where she helped expand a school for children with Autism. In 2014, she became a BCBA and worked at a hospital in Orlando with a multi-disciplinary team serving children with Autism and other developmental disabilities. There, she assisted in a research study that used acoustical guidance to decrease toe walking in children with Autism. Kristen moved to Colorado in October and is excited to hike with her dog, Ryder. In addition, on her free time she likes to spend time with friends and family, practice yoga and work out.
Taylor Keenen, MS, BCBA
Taylor graduated from William Jessup University in 2012 with her bachelor’s degree in psychology with an emphasis in developmental psychology. After graduating, Taylor worked as a coordinator of supported living services for adults with developmental disabilities living in the community. Taylor earned her Master’s degree in Education from Southern Oregon University in 2015 and completed her Applied Behavior Analysis course sequence through Florida Institute of Technology in 2016. Taylor's clinical experience focused on early intensive behavior intervention with children between the ages of 2 and 4 years old in both clinic and community settings. In her free time she enjoys traveling, hiking, and snowboarding.
Meghan Bonner, MED, BCBA
Meghan graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology in 2003. She earned her Master's degree in Special Education with a Concentration in Autism and Developmental Disabilities from the University of Texas in Austin in 2007. Meghan has worked with individuals with autism and other developmental diagnoses in several capacities including behavior therapist, school consultant, and program supervisor. She has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2008. In her free time, Meghan enjoys hiking, camping, reading, music, and food.
Taylor Cahill, MEd, BCBA
In 2014, Taylor finished her B.S. in Psychology from Utah Valley University, ABA instruction from Florida Institute of Technology and received her BCaBA. While Taylor was completing her undergrad she had many experiences in the ABA field. She started to work specifically with adults in a residential facility. It was through this program Taylor started to develop a passion for ABA. While working with the residential program she had the experience to practice as a BCaBA after receiving her certification and help start their early childhood program implementing 1:1 behavioral therapy for one year. After graduating with her B.S. Taylor immediately went on to receive her Master’s degree in Behavior Analysis at Arizona State University. Taylor continued to gain experience as a BCaBA by writing behavior support plans for adults in a residential facility while completing her Master’s degree. Taylor became a certified BCBA in February 2016 and moved to Austin, Texas to continue working with adults in residential facilities. In October 2017, Taylor moved to Colorado. In her spare time she enjoys going to concerts, playing with her dog, Pearl, beating her friends in a game of poker and exploring new destinations with her love.
Tracy Barkman, MA, BCBA
Tracy graduated with her BA in Psychology and Pre-Med from University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. She moved to California to begin the School Psychology program at the University of the Pacific (UOP) in Stockton, CA. However after only one semester she switched programs to obtain her MA in Psychology and obtain her Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) credential. She had discovered ABA after working in residential treatment facilities and during her internship for the School Psychology program at a group home. She wanted to make a direct change and loved analyzing behavior(s). After graduating from UOP in 2005, she was a supervisor for in-home ABA programs in the Sacramento area and the Placer County Behavior Specialist. Tracy moved with her family to the Boulder area in 2012. She was blessed to be able to stay home with her son for his first 5 years. She joined the Behavior Services of the Rockies team in August 2017.
christine bass, MA, BCBA
Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Christine grew up in Chicago Illinois and relocated to Colorado in the Spring of 2017. She received her B.A in Communication Disorders from Central Michigan University and following graduation, fell into an ABA job and earned the RBT credentials. After falling in love with the field, she changed her career paths and decided to pursue a career in ABA where she earned her master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Ball State University. Throughout her five-year career, she has worked with a wide variety of settings and populations. Christine is excited to continue to grow in the field while also pursuing other passions as well. In her free time, she enjoys running marathons, hiking with her dog, attending concerts and eating brunch.
richard anderson, MA, BCBA
Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Rick has completed his BA in Psychology from the American Military University and will be completing his MA in child psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 2014. Rick hopes to continue his education and complete the coursework required for BCBA eligibility soon. In his free time Rick likes to play golf and go for rides on his motorcycle when he is not spending time with his wife and three children.
Stephanie Holder, MS, BCBA
Stephanie Holder received her bachelor's degree in sociology (2012) and master's degree in behavior analysis (2016) both from the University of North Texas. During her undergraduate career, she worked as a nursing assistant where she discovered her passion for helping those in need. While receiving her master’s degree, she worked in multiple settings with children with various disabilities. During her graduate studies, she conducted research in sustainability and music education. She also taught introductory courses in behavior analysis to undergraduate students. Her passion for traveling has given her the opportunity to study abroad and collaborate with behavior analysts across cultures in Italy and Costa Rica. Upon graduation, she moved to Colorado from Texas to begin working with Behavior Services of the Rockies. She is excited to join the team! In her spare time, she loves reading, painting, playing piano and violin, playing board games, and doing anything outdoors.
Ashley Piane, BA, BCaBA
Assistant Behavior Analyst
Ashley received her B.A. in Human Development and Family Studies from Bowling Green State University in 2008. She then moved to California, where she worked as a Behavior Therapist for children on the spectrum, for 3 ½ years. Ashley has always enjoyed working with children and has experiences from many different settings; schools, in-home, foster care, and at a children and family mental health care provider. Having been with BSOTR for many years now, Ashley continues to work with a variety of individuals in a variety of settings. When she is not working, Ashley enjoys hiking, exploring, exercising, dancing, and spending time with family and friends.
Leo Glade, BS, BCaBA
Assistant Behavior Analyst
Leo and his wife Debbie live in Lafayette and have 2 adult sons who share their love of camping, fishing and the Broncos and Buffs! Leo has been providing behavior supports for adults with developmental disabilities for 12 years in Colorado and completed his education becoming certified as an Assistant Behavior Analyst in 2015.
leana sinatra,BS, bcAba
Assistant Behavior Analyst
Leana received her BS in Kinesiology from University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She was trained in ABA by Erik Lovaas of The Lovaas Center and began providing in-home therapy in 2000. She then moved to the Bay Area and continued to provide in-home ABA and work with various consultants and school districts, specializing in children with autism. Leana moved back to her home state of Colorado, keeping in the same specialty, in 2004. She received her ABA instruction from University of North Texas and became a BCaBA in May of 2011. She is now enjoying learning to work with adults with disabilities through BSOTR. When she isn’t working, Leana enjoys running, skiing, snowboarding and spending time with family and friends.
Ruby Perske, BA, BCaBA
Assistant Behavior Analyst
Ruby graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in Applied Behavioral Science. Before graduating, she worked specifically with children diagnosed with autism in a classroom called Little Steps. She implemented 1:1 behavioral therapy there for a year. She was inspired to go into this profession by her grandparents, Bob and Martha Perske, and her instructors at KU. Her grandparents have been advocates for people with intellectual disabilities for decades. Under the guidance of well respected ABA professionals at the University of Kansas, Ruby worked in their Little Steps program and was inspired to pursue a career in ABA, and was encouraged to connect with BSOTR. When not working, Ruby enjoys cycling and trail running with her friends and family. She even likes hiking with her dog, General.
chance Olson, BA, BCaBA
Assistant Behavior Analyst
Chance has been working with youth since receiving his B.A. in Criminal Justice and B.B.A. in Accounting from Gonzaga University in 2007. Initially working with youth within Washington state's juvenile justice, psychiatric, and foster care systems, he later spent three years at Seattle-area high schools working with students with developmental and behavioral disabilities. Chance returned to his home-state of Colorado in 2013 and joined BSOTR where he is one of the agency's certified PCM [Professional Crisis Management] Instructors and received BCaBA through Florida Institute of Technology. He finds happiness in wilderness adventures, creating things, music, food, family, friends, and yellow labs.
Sian Price,BS, BCaBA
Assistant Behavior Analyst
Sian Price received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Truman State University in 2010 and her BCaBA through Florida Institute of Technology in 2015. She began working at the Judevine Center for Autism in St. Louis in 2011 and fell in love working with individuals on the Autism Spectrum. In five and a half years with Judevine, Sian gained experience managing residential homes, implementing 1:1 behavior therapy in the natural environment with individuals ages 3-40+ and providing parent training to address a variety of challenges. Most recently, Sian worked as Director of ABA Services where she opened Judevine’s first St. Louis clinic that provides ABA services year-round. Sian moved to Denver in June of 2017 to pursue a career with BSOTR and take advantage of the beautiful scenery Colorado has to offer. When she’s not spending time with her rescue pup, Shiva or contemplating pursuing her BCBA, she’s most likely lost, enjoying the Colorado wilderness
Rachel Kirwin,BS, BCaBA
Assistant Behavior Analyst
Rachel found her passion for working with individuals with developmental disabilities through volunteerism in high school. She continued to follow her passions working at Respite Care, Inc in Fort Collins while earning her Bachelor’s Degree. She graduated with a Psychology degree at Colorado State University concentrating in Mind Brain and Behavior and with a minor in Spanish in 2012. Rachel eventually found her way to Applied Behavior Analysis, and while taking classes toward her BCaBA at the University of Colorado at Denver, worked as a behavior specialist providing in-home services to children with ASD in the Denver area. After giving birth to her first son in 2014, Rachel took some time off of work to stay home and has since welcomed her second son in September of 2016. Rachel earned her certification as a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst in 2016 and is excited to now be working at BSOTR. She enjoys spending her free time watching football, being outside, and keeping busy with her family, their two miniature dachshunds, and German Shepard mix!
Angel Archer, MS, RBT
Registered Behavior Technician
Angel received her BS in Psychology (2012) from California State University, Long Beach and will be completing her MS in Applied Behavior Analysis (2017) from Capella University. While studying in California, she interned and worked with several mental health, psychological and behavioral support companies in which she received supervision and guidance from multiple accomplished and respected BCBA-Ds. Angel has had the privilege of working in many settings, with a variety of diagnosis and clients ranging from 3-65 years old. Angel has always had a passion for working with adolescents and adults and improving the lives of individuals and families with mental health needs. Angel also has an extensive background in positive behavior support (PBS) intervention and has had the pleasure of training many teachers, parents and program staff. After 13 years in Los Angeles, Angel moved back to her home state of Colorado to join the BSOTR team, and is excited to join an outstanding team. During her free time, Angel enjoys watching documentaries, camping, traveling, hiking, walking her dog and playing board games.
Hera Dalesio, BS
For several years I worked as a lifeguard, waitress, and nanny while searching for a career that I could be passionate about. I have a little sister with developmental disabilities and have volunteered as a Special Olympics coach for many years. When I learned about the BCBA credential I knew that it was going to be for me! I joined the BSOTR team in hopes of finalizing my plan to one day become a BCBA. I moved to CO from RI and take advantage of all the great outdoor activities and adventures. In my free time I also enjoy anything having to do with music, practicing yoga, and spending time with friends, family, and my dog, Clyde.
Anna Laster, BS
I completed my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Criminology at Fort Lewis College in December 2016. I hope to pursue my BCBA in the near future. I am excited to learn and grow with the BSOTR team. A few of my favorite things include my dog Lexi, hiking, camping, exploring, and yoga.
Jordan Banghart, BS
Jordan was born in Northern Colorado but raised in Massachusetts. After graduating high school, she decided that she wanted to be back in beautiful Colorado and attended Colorado State University. Jordan has worked in a range of professions and is excited that she recently found her calling at BSOTR. She looks forward to continuing learning and growing as a registered behavior therapist, and hopes to one day become a BCBA. In her free time, Jordan enjoys spending time with her husband and their two kids, yoga, hiking, running, biking and ultimately enjoying life!
Katie Starr, MS, RBT
Registered Behavior Technician
Katie grew up in Chicago, Illinois. She received a MS in Special Education, from Saint Xavier University in 2014. She received her BS in Speech Pathology, from the University of Illinois in 2011. She has worked in the field of special education for about 4 years, primarily with individuals who have Autism. For a year and a half, Katie worked at Easter Seals in Illinois, as a parapro and a classroom teacher, with 7th and 8th grade students and a post-secondary class. She just recently moved to Denver to enjoy all of the outdoor activities Colorado has to offer. “I am thrilled to join the BSOTR team because I have a passion for working with individuals that have special needs. I believe that all people have the ability to learn regardless of their disability and have the right to access services to enhance their lives.” In her free time she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and family, traveling, dancing, cooking, trying new restaurants, listening to music, hiking, spending time in the mountains. She hopes to learn how to ski this winter.
Leslie Schall, BS, RBT
Registered Behavior Technician
Leslie graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Therapeutic Recreation from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville- Go Vols! She then moved to Colorado to pursue her passions for the outdoors, recreation, and working with people with disabilities. After working in the field of recreation therapy for several years- Leslie was introduced to ABA and has since earned her certification as a Registered Behavior Therapist. In addition to ABA, she enjoys traveling to tropical locations, camping, boating, snowboarding and remodeling her home with her husband, thus channeling her inner Joanna Gaines from the show Fixer Upper. Though she moved west, Leslie’s southern roots run deep, as seen in her farmhouse decorating style, her love for hospitality and cooking, and her overuse of the word y’all. She is thrilled to be a part of the BSOTR team.
Paul Andrews, MEd, RBT
Registered Behavior Technician
Paul relocated to Colorado in 2008 after earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy from Arizona State University. He became interested in Applied Behavior Analysis while working with at-risk adolescents in several residential settings, in which he was fortunate enough to be part of a number of incredible transformations in the lives of some truly remarkable individuals. He recently earned a Master’s Degree in Education and plans to pursue BCBA certification. Paul is a native of Jamestown, Rhode Island, and in his free time, he enjoys hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, model rocketry, RC aircraft, and above all else, the company of good people.
Sonya Riffel, BS, RBT
Registered Behavior Technician
Sonya has a BA in Youth Ministry from Colorado Christian University and a BS in Social work from Metro State. She is working on completing her MA in Educational Psychology with an emphasis in Autism and Early Childhood and her ABA coursework in 2015. She has worked in Early Intervention since 2009 as a service coordinator, Child Find Social Work intern, and behavior line staff. Sonya has worked with children in a variety of capacities: camp counselor, volleyball coach, swim instructor, and nanny for several families. When she is not working, Sonya spends her time with her two young children, two Goldendoodles, and her husband. They enjoy being outside, playing sports, hiking and skiing in the mountains. Sonya also enjoys cooking, sewing, and DIY projects around the house.
Sarah Murphy, BA, RBT
Registered Behavior Technician
Sarah Murphy is thrilled to be a part of the BSOTR team! She grew up in a rural area of Upstate New York, on property her family has kept since 1787. Sarah moved to Saint Augustine, FL to earn her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Theatre Arts at Flagler College. After taking some time to travel, she accepted a Behavior Therapist position at Keystone Behavioral Pediatrics in Jacksonville, FL. Sarah spent 3 years working as a Lead Therapist at Keystone; in which she managed client’s assessment and treatment under the supervision of a Case Manager. Sarah and her husband moved to Colorado to be closer to the mountains and they love it! In her free, Sarah loves to rock climb and to sing!
Registered Behavior Technican
Hello! My name is Maggie Zepeda. I graduated from Capital University in Bexley, Ohio back in 2011 with a Bachelors of Arts. My degree is in Art Therapy and Studio Art with a Psychology minor. Experiencing adventure is what I thrive in. Traveling abroad, hiking, canoeing are some of my favorite things. I have worked in a few national parks, with a ministry, and as a result I fell in love with the mountains. I moved to Colorado in Sept 2014, which is when I met my husband. We just got back from a 3 month mission trip in Nicaragua. We love to love others!
Ashley Vinson BS, RBT
Registered Behavior Technican
Ashleigh earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a concentration in Child Development from Florida State University. In November 2015, she moved to Jacksonville to join the staff at Keystone Behavioral Pediatrics as a Behavior Therapist II where she provided school-, clinic-, and home-based ABA therapy. She moved out to Colorado in late June to pursue a behavior therapy job at Behavior Services of the Rockies. Currently, she is working on a Master’s degree in Exceptional Student Education as a first step to reaching her goal of becoming a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. In her spare time she enjoys doing outdoor activities with her dog.
Jacqueline Islas BS, RBT
Registered Behavior Technican
Born in Germany and moved quite bit due to my family being military, but I was mainly raised in Texas. In 2010, I obtained a B.S. with a major in Nuclear Medicine Technology and Minor in Biology from Barry University in Miami Shores Florida. From there I moved back to Texas where I was offered a government job that I very much enjoyed for 3.5 years. In 2013, I married my husband, whom I met in 4th grade, and moved to Hawaii with where he was stationed at. In Hawaii I worked with an amazing company that provided services to individuals who had autism and other disabilities. After Hawaii, we moved here to Colorado Springs where I have worked the past year with autistic children and their families. I have a total of 2.5 years experience working in ABA and I have loved every minute of it.
Rosie Weigel BS, RBT
Registered Behavior Technican
Rosie Weigel lives in Fort Collins, CO. She grew up hiking the Sierra foothills in Northern California. Studied at California State University, Fullerton in sunny Orange County where she received her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science. In 2010, Rosie moved to Fort Collins where she met her husband, Nate. They have a red furry dog/son named Rufus. When Rosie is not working she is working out at the gym, hanging out with her family, Rufus and Nate, and watching the Bachelor/Bachelorette with her girls. Hobbies that Rosie enjoys are crafting, working out, and cooking. She loves to host parties and get togethers with friends and family. Fall is the best season because boots are worn and Cincinnati Bengals football is watched. WHO DEY!
Rebekah Sherwood BS, RBT
Registered Behavior Technican
Bekah was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Educational Ministries and Biblical Theology. She worked as a substitute teacher for two years before moving out to Colorado in 2010. She came out to Colorado to enjoy the mountains and to follow her dreams of climbing in Colorado. She enjoyed the mountains and started working again at a center for children and adults with Autism. This was her first experience with ABA and she grew to love it. She stayed at the center for almost 5 years. She began working at BSOTR in September 2016. When she's not working she enjoys rock climbing, hiking, backpacking, gardening, fly fishing and spending time with her husband and step daughter
Melissa Rodriguez, RBT
Registered Behavior Technician
My name is Melissa Rodriguez. I was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and moved to Colorado Springs in September of 2015. I quickly fell in love with everything about Colorado! I enjoy being active so needless to say, you can always easily convince me to workout, run trails, do the incline, go on hikes or rock climb! I absolutely love what I get to do on a daily basis. Being a Registered Behavior Therapist for BSOTR, I have not only met some amazing individuals but have also grown in my personal life. It is a blessing to be able to positively impact the lives of our clients through the services we provide!
Genevieve Francoeur-Anderson, MA
I am a full-time Ph.D student at the University of Northern Colorado and a National Leadership Consortium on Sensory Disabilities scholar. I am studying ABA and its use with children who are deafblind. I was a teacher of the visually impaired and a special education severe needs teacher for several years. I will complete my BCBA course work in the spring and will sit for the BCBA exam next fall. I enjoy working as a behavior therapist and with the great people at BSOTR! When I am not at school or working, I am with my three children ages 13, 12, and 8. I have one kid who is a competitive swimmer, one in the marching band, and my youngest is a swimmer and baseball player. He’ll probably play baseball for a living (that’s what he’s telling me). So…right now my hobbies are studying, driving people to practice, and watching them play in various activities.
Kim Bertha, MEd
Kim received a Bachelor’s degree and began her professional career as a chemist. After some time, Kim decided that she was lacking purpose and service. Kim transitioned her career to the field of special education, earned a Master’s degree in Education and fulfilled her desire to serve students with disabilities. Kim discovered ABA while researching methods to support students in being successful and independent members of their community. Currently, Kim is pursuing her BCBA certification at the University of Northern Colorado. When she is not studying or working Kim enjoys reading, hiking, swimming, traveling, and spending time with her family.
Kayla Brown, BA
Kayla is from Vermont and received at BA in psychology from Bay Path College in Longmeadow, MA. Before completing her bachelors Kayla completed an internship in early intervention where she developed a passion for working with clients on the Autism Spectrum. She has been working in the ABA field for four years. Kayla moved to Fort Collins in August of 2015 to start a new adventure in life. Kayla enjoys hiking, running, reading Harry Potter, baking, exploring new places, and dogs.
Liz Ammerman, MA, RBT
Registered Behavior Technician
Liz became interested in the field of behavior analysis after a psychology course sparked an interest in gaining a deeper understanding of human behavior.” why do we do what we do?” Since then she has continued to pursue her professional growth and is currently working on her master’s in Applied Behavior Analysis with an emphasis in Autism from Ball State University. Prior to joining the team at BSOTR, Liz worked for the Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services program for New Story, in central Pennsylvania. She provided therapeutic support to clients in schools and in their communities. Liz enjoys volunteering in her community in several capacities including fundraising and educational efforts that contribute to the betterment of those around her. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, golfing and skiing as well as spending time with her friends and family
Brandon Holowitz, BS
Brandon graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2015, with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. During college, he began working with kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder in a Madison clinic, where he learned about ABA. Since then he has strived to continue learning more about the field so he can provide the best service possible to his clients and community. When not at work, it’s safe to assume that Brandon is off hiking or camping somewhere in the wilderness.
Elizabeth Greco, BA
I was born in upstate New York, although I basically grew up in Colorado. I received my bachelors in Special Education K-12 in 2012 from the University of Northern Colorado. I'm currently pursuing my masters in Special Education: Intervention Specialist with an emphasis in ABA through the same university. I have been a special education teacher in Fort Collins for 5 years. When I am not doing schoolwork or working, I love spending my time reading or dabbling with interior design. I currently reside in Loveland with my husband, our German Shepherd, and our cat.
Ellen Minnick, BA
Ellen graduated from the University of Kansas with her Bachelor Degree in Applied Behavioral Science with a specialty in Autism Intervention. In high school, Ellen worked for a company called Helpers Inc., where she provided services for a young boy with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This job opened up her eyes and drove her to pursue her degree in Applied Behavioral Science at KU. While at KU, Ellen worked in the Little Steps classroom and the Kansas Early Autism Program for a year, where she provided direct 1:1 services for children on the spectrum. She enjoys hunting, being outdoors, reading, crafting, and spending time with her loved ones when she is not working. She is planning on taking the BCaBA exam in 2015, and hopes to go to graduate school a few years down the road.
Lauren Maxwell, MEd
Lauren earned her M.Ed from Arizona State University in 2016. She started working with clients with developmental and behavioral disabilities while interning on the Neurobehavioral Inpatient Unit at Kennedy Krieger Institute. After graduating from York College of Pennsylvania she started working with students with severe behavioral challenges in a classroom setting. Lauren became interested in the field of ABA while working at Kennedy Krieger Institute with both patients and students. She has worked in hospital, home and education settings. She is currently working toward receiving her BCBA certification. Lauren has recently relocated to Colorado from Baltimore. She enjoys hiking, lifting, and looks forward to exploring the west!
Sarah Cantin, BA
My name is Sarah Cantin, I graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2013 with a B.A. in Speech Language and Hearing Sciences. I have been doing ABA therapy for two in a half years! I love what I do and am currently working on my BCBA. I am very excited to learn and grow with BSOTR! When I am not working I love to travel and hang out with my loved ones!
Katy Scovill, RBT
Registered Behavior Technician
Katy Scovill grew up in Eastern Oregon where her love for the outdoors and people was nurtured in a small farm town of just 4,000 people. Katy had the opportunity to be a mentor for students with Autism and Traumatic Brain Injuries at her high school and fell in love with all that students with disabilities are capable of. Katy is getting her degree in psychology at Colorado Christian University and hopes to be accepted into the Speech and Language program at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Katy’s goal in life is to give people with disabilities the tools that they need to effectively communicate and, thus unlock all of their potential. Katy’s main hobby is exploring the wilderness of Colorado and “escaping the concrete jungle” at all times possible.
Emma moon, RBT
Registered Behavior Technician
Emma is currently getting her degree in psychology with an emphasis in cognitive science at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her passion for helping people began in her sophomore year of high school when she signed up to become a student aid in the special education department. She loved it so much that she continued with it for three years of high school and decided she wanted to pursue a career in the field. In Emma's first year of college she took a class called Disabilities in Society where she learned about ABA and immediately knew that's what she wanted to specialize in. The following summer she worked as a therapeutic instructor at a day camp for students with developmental disabilities. She looks forward to continuing to improve the lives of individuals with special needs at BSOTR as she advances her education in the field. In her free time she loves to run, hike, spend time with her friends and family, and love on her kitties!
Daniel Durie, BS, RBT
Registered Behavior Technician
Daniel Durie was raise in Kansas City before coming out to attend Regis University. He graduated with a degree in Economics in 2010, from Regis. He strives to stay active in the mountains on hikes, skiing, or fishing. His current favorite place to visit is Moab, Utah.
Laura Doran, BS
Laura has a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, where she graduated in 2006. She has been practicing as a licensed Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLP-A) in the state of Texas from the time of her graduation till relocating to Colorado in November of 2014. While attending school in Illinois she became interested in ABA through a class she was taking. It was then that she began to develop a better understanding of how behavior correlates with all aspects of life. During her years practicing as an SLP-A she primarily worked in a small pediatric clinic where she was often given a caseload of children who required a verbal behavior approach of therapy. It was during this time she attended the University of Massachusetts at Lowell to complete a Graduate certificate in Behavior Intervention with a focus on children with Autism. Over the years she has learned from each one of her clients making her the therapist she is today and is always looking to continue to grow! Laura and her husband have two young boys and a VERY large chocolate lab they enjoy exploring the great outdoors with. She loves running, mountain biking, hiking, camping, fly fishing, reading and watching St. Louis Cardinals baseball!!
Sarah Diamond Rizzo, BA
Sarah is originally from a small town in Maine. She earned her BA in Psychology at the University of South Florida, and she will be graduating from the University of Cincinnati in December with an M.Ed. in Behavior Analysis. Sarah has been working with children for many years, and she has been a Behavior Therapist since 2014. Sarah loves spending time with loved ones and doing anything outdoors!
Although a native of Southern California, relocated to a rural area of Washington State where I raised two children on a hobby farm, volunteered for over 12 years with Special Olympics, worked in the Human Service Field while working towards an education in the field of Human Services. Relocated to the State of Colorado seven years ago, Colorado offers hunting, fishing and majesties scenery that I enjoy in my leisure time. I am working on completing my education in the human service field and following my passion for riding my Harley through 80% of our National Parks in United States. Oh, and there is an ongoing goal, it seems, of remodeling a recent purchase of a 70’s home, DIY is changeling, but I have a vision for the home and the property that the home is on, it will become an organic lavender farm one day!
Samantha Smalley, MS, BCBA
Samantha is a Midwest transplant from Illinois. She recently completed her Master’s degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale under the supervision of many BCBA-Ds. While at SIUC, Samantha worked with adults in crisis on the Illinois Crisis Prevention Network’s southern Illinois team working alongside a group of BCBA’s and BCaBA’s. Samantha also acted as a lead supervisor for a group of college-aged adults with autism at the Autism Research Treatment Center. Currently, she is anxiously waiting and studying to sit for her boards to obtain her BCBA certification. Samantha decided to leave the plains of the Illinois for the mountains of Colorado after graduate school to start a new adventure in her life to learn and grow in ABA. While out here, she has learned how to bike (again), found the best places with vegetarian green chili, and is currently working on locating the best brunch locations. In her free time, she enjoys attempting Pinterest projects, binging various Netflix series, cooking, and strategizing the best ways to get a golden retriever puppy.
Tara Viosca, MA
Tara has received degrees in Communication and American Sign Language (ASL) from the University of Southern Indiana and Vincennes University. Tara obtained her Masters degree in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) from Kaplan University in 2017. Tara has worked in both the public-school system and state deaf schools supporting children and adults with special needs for over 13 years. In her free time Tara enjoys traveling, camping, movies, and spending time with her family.
Lennae Anderson, MA
Lennae is a Colorado native, excited to be serving our western slope as a therapist. Born and raised in Colorado, she left colorado after high school to get her teaching degree from Pacific University in Oregon. She then moved Zambia where she worked at a chimpanzee sanctuary, was the education coordinator for visiting schools and universities, and built a school in the village. She then continued her global exportation moving to Switzerland to live and work for 18 months, traveling, skiing, climbing, hiking, and eating her way around the continent. She now resides near Steamboat, where she grew up, with her husband and kitty. She has been working in Special Education for 4 years as an early childhood interventionist and transition service provider; she is nearly finished with her masters in early childhood special education from University of Northern Colorado. She spends her free time camping, rafting, skiing, cheering on the Broncos, cooking and crafting.
Jamie Nathan, BS
Jamie is originally from Arizona, she moved out to Colorado in 2008 for school and couldn't imagine living anywhere else. She received her BS in Sociology from the University of Colorado at Boulder and has used her degree to help people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities. She is happy to be with BSOTR and continue her passion for helping people. In her free time Jamie enjoys being outdoors, playing sports, and spending time with friends. She also loves to travel and practice her Spanish
Kaitlyn Purdy, BS, RBT
Registered Behavior Technician
Hi my name is Kaitlyn! I am incredibly sociable and therefore love anything I can do with people such as camping, snowboarding, and playing board games. I am passionate about loving others well through tangible acts of service such as cooking for others. I have been doing ABA for 2 years and am currently in schooling towards attaining a BCBA.
Rick is a native of Colorado and currently working on his RBT. He spent some time working on a ship that travels around the world to extraordinary remote locations. Later he returned to Colorado to get back to his roots and family. In his spare time he enjoys skiing, fun runs, camping, cooking, traveling, and hanging out with his dogs Sulley and Boo.
Jason Rivera, BS
Jason Rivera, a graduate from Johnson State College, in Vermont, has been working with individuals with disabilities for over ten years. He has worked as a Respite Home Manager at Northwestern Counseling & Support Services in St. Albans Vermont. As an outdoor educator at The Bellcate School in Johnson, Vermont and shift supervisor at The Robert E. DeNier Detention Center in Durango, Co. Jason currently lives in Durango, Colorado and enjoys the outdoors with mountain biking, hiking and camping. Jason is excited to join the BSOTR's team and plans on continued studies by obtaining his BCaBA in the coming year.
Wendy Soto, BS
Wendy was born and raised in West Texas, and she received a BS in Psychology from The University of Texas at El Paso. During her undergraduate experience, she taught dance lessons to individuals with learning disabilities, served as a Neuroplasticity Trainer at a local clinic, and was involved in research in the Social Cognitive lab at UTEP. Wendy’s interest in cultural diversity and child development led her to study in Salamanca, Spain, during the final year of her undergraduate career. There, she focused on learning about developmental psychology and Spain’s social structure, while also teaching an English class in a local elementary school. Wendy was introduced to Applied Behavior Analysis upon her return to the U.S., and she instantly became devoted to it. She is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in ABA with an emphasis in Autism through Ball State University to become a BCBA. Helping individuals with special needs is her passion, and she hopes to one day contribute to the growing body of research of ABA. In her free time, Wendy enjoys hiking, dancing Ballroom and Latin dance styles, traveling, exploring Colorado (since she recently relocated to Denver), and watching Netflix.
Xsana Phoumiphat, BA
I received my BA in Psychology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where I was born and raised. I moved to Colorado in the fall of 2016 to pursue my Master’s Degree in Mindfulness Based Transpersonal Psychology at Naropa University. I began working with children and adolescents with special needs at a young age. Currently, I have a practicum position at an equine therapy center. Since moving here, I’ve been learning how to dress appropriately for four seasons, because I love spending time outdoors experiencing different weather! I have an Italian Greyhound named Bella who loves hiking and going to different lakes. I also like spending time exploring Denver and Boulder. I’ve learned to love cooking in order compliment my new healthy lifestyle. I also spend time doing yoga, meditating, reading, painting, playing video games, and watching Netflix. I love my life here in Colorado and I’m excited for my future here!
My name is Tori McClune. I am a senior at Colorado State University-Pueblo majoring in history with a double minor in French and psychology. I have been working with children for 6 years and special needs children for 2. I love working with children. I also love history and plan on getting a masters degree in French and Latin literature.
Karlie received her BA in Psychology from Fort Lewis College in 2011 and obtained her Master's in Social Work from the University of Denver in 2015. In graduate school, she was able to work with children and adults alike and decided to pursue a career where she could work with both. She and her husband, Ben, moved to San Antonio, Texas for a year where she was able to work in an educational setting exemplifying the need for behavior analysis. They have always considered Durango, Colorado their future home so she jumped at the opportunity to come back and work in the community that helped to shape her personally and professionally. Sharing her love for Southwest Colorado are her two fur babies, mini Aussie, Zoie, and Boston Terrier, Molly. The Colia family loves to indulge in self care with good food, hiking, camping, enjoying the La Plata Mountain snow fall!
Benjamin Yazzie, MsED
My name is Benjamin Yazzie and I am Edgewater clan, born for the Hopi clan. My maternal grandparents are Read People clan and my paternal grandparents are Hopi clan. In this way, I am Navajo. I have been in the education arena for the past 11 years as a Special Education Teacher and a Reading Coach. I have worked closely with families in regards to child education, behavior, and development. I feel that with my past experiences, personal and professional, I can help to establish the supports needed to ensure children have a bright and successful future. I received my BS in Elementary and Special Education, and Masters in Special Education. I love spending time with my family and watching football.
I'm Vanessa I am currently 18 years old and have just finished my first year of college, yay! I love to listen to music, go hiking and just be around my loved ones. I am so excited to be working here! Cannot wait to finish school to be the real deal
Kayla Ederveen, BS
Kayla graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in special education. She took an applied behavior analysis class with the special education department and fell in love with it. She is currently attending the University of Northern Colorado working on her Ed.S in School Psychology and ABA. In her free time, Kayla enjoys relaxing with her 3 dogs and 3 cats, driving to wherever for a photography session, or binging on Netflix. Kayla hopes to one day be an elementary school psychologist and also a BCBA. In her future, she sees herself living on a farm with horses, chickens, goats, pigs, and cows.
Suzanne St. Lawrence, BS
Suzanne received her her BS in Psychology at Cal State Long Beach in 2001 and has always had a passion for helping people. She moved to Colorado from Southern California in 2010. She enjoys hiking, biking, chinese chicken drumsticks, brain ticking, watching the X-files with no lights on, snickers, long drives through the mountains and throwing a Frisbee in the park. When she is not outdoors Suzanne is cooking, practicing yoga, whittling corn cob pipes, reading and watching Star Trek re-runs.
Service and Support Manager
Kristel Davison moved to Colorado from Southern California in May 2015. She is currently persuing her bachelor’s of Human Development and Family Studies from Colorado State University. Prior to working with BSOTR she worked for Coyne and Associates in California, who provided ABA therapy, and is truly proud to work in such a caring field. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 dogs, baking, hiking, and being outdoors!
Ponderosa Billing Services
Ponderosa Billing Services, Inc has been in business for 27 years providing complete billing services to a wide array of clients in the Pikes Peak region, to include Behavior Services of the Rockies. We have an eclectic & talented staff that bring it all together. Karen Lee, President, has owned PBSI for the last 13 years, growing the company to the success it is today. Recently PBSI has merged with Kat Can Do, LLC billing service to enhance this success. Kat O’Hearn, CPC continues to work as the Provider Relations Manager for PBSI. Together, Karen and Kat have over 20 years of experience providing billing and consultation services to the medical and mental health field, including ABA.
Lynda Bradt, MBA
Lynda moved to Colorado in 1978, received her bachelors in accounting from UCD and finished her MBA in accounting in 2005. Lynda has been providing tax services and bookkeeping services since 1996. She enjoys being involved with services for folks with disabilities, and giving back to her community. She enjoys traveling, gardening, hiking and tennis. She also enjoys spending time with her son, several cats, and her German Shepherd "Ishca".