Meet the MeBe Family

At MeBe, our one-of-a-kind team members are the soul of our organization. We’re not only trained above industry standards, we’re passionate about helping families facing challenges related to speech and language, motor delays, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and other developmental disorders. We’d love to meet you in person but feel free to get a head start and meet us below.

Our Founders

Wife and husband team Abby and Patrick have created a family of dedicated practitioners who embrace research-based therapy methods.

Abigail Bunt, M.Ed., BCBA
Co-founder & Executive Clinical Director

Nothing beats the thrill of teaching ABA techniques to a family and seeing them experience the same positive results that we see when working with their child.

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Patrick Bunt
Co-founder & CEO

You can understand a lot about an organization when you explore the motivations of the founders. Abby and I didn’t set out to start an agency, we just saw an opportunity to help people.

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Our Founders

Wife and husband team Abby and Patrick have created a family of dedicated practitioners who embrace research-based therapy methods.

Abigail Bunt, M.Ed., BCBA
Co-founder & Executive Director

Nothing beats the thrill of teaching ABA techniques to a family and seeing them experience the same positive results that we see when working with their child. Continue reading

Patrick Bunt
Co-founder & President

You can understand a lot about an organization when you explore the motivations of the founders. Abby and I didn’t set out to start an agency, we just saw an opportunity to help people. Continue reading

Leadership

Our leadership team pushes us to be even better for our families and team members.
Sara Schrage, SPHR PHRca
Sara Schrage, SPHR PHRca Chief People Officer
Clinical Services
Gregory B. Paquette, MS, BCBA
Gregory B. Paquette, MS, BCBAVP of Operations
Clinical Services
Elizabeth Barajas, MA, BCBA
Elizabeth Barajas, MA, BCBAVP of People Operations Quality, Compliance, and Training
Clinical Services
Nikki Clarkson, MA, BCBA, LBA
Nikki Clarkson, MA, BCBA, LBASenior Regional Director
Clinical Services
Gabrielle Brigandi, MS, BCBA
Gabrielle Brigandi, MS, BCBASenior Regional Director
Clinical Services
Alison Moser, MEd, BCBA
Alison Moser, MEd, BCBADirector of Clinical Training and Fieldwork Programs
Clinical Services
Kaitlyn Fieseler MS OT/L
Kaitlyn Fieseler MS OT/LOccupational Therapy Subject Matter Expert
Clinical Services
Hylan Noble Landthorn MS, CCC-SP
Hylan Noble Landthorn MS, CCC-SPSpeech & Language Pathology Subject Matter Expert
Clinical Services
Megan Stuhmer, MA, BCBA
Megan Stuhmer, MA, BCBASevere Behavior Specialist/Consultant
Clinical Services
Shelby Schwindler, MEd, BCBA
Shelby Schwindler, MEd, BCBAArea Director
Los Angeles
Kailey Salucci, MA, BCBA
Kailey Salucci, MA, BCBASite Director
Central San Diego
Andrea Nell, MS, BCBA
Andrea Nell, MS, BCBASite Director
North San Diego
Patricia Richardson-Stich, MA, BCBA
Patricia Richardson-Stich, MA, BCBASite Director
South San Diego
Sarah West, MS, BCBA
Sarah West, MS, BCBASite Director
Bay Area
Staci Rybacki, MEd, BCBA, LBA
Staci Rybacki, MEd, BCBA, LBASite Director
Arizona
Caitlin Wilson, MEd, BCBA, LBA
Caitlin Wilson, MEd, BCBA, LBASite Director
Seattle
Chris Treece, MA, MEd, BCBA, LBASite Director
Houston
Megan Lindsey, MA, BCBA, LBA
Megan Lindsey, MA, BCBA, LBASite Director
Virginia

Clinicians

Hands-on team leaders, our clinicians work one-on-one with children and therapists.
Chelsea Anstead, MA, BCBA
Chelsea Anstead, MA, BCBASocial Group Specialist
Central San Diego
Raina Ward, M.S., BCBA
Raina Ward, M.S., BCBAClinical Supervisor
North San Diego
Marisa Tucci , M.Ed., BCBA
Marisa Tucci , M.Ed., BCBA Clinical Supervisor
North San Diego
Ellene Franche, MA, BCBA
Ellene Franche, MA, BCBAClinical Supervisor
South San Diego
Teresa Hiipakka, M.Ed, BCBA
Teresa Hiipakka, M.Ed, BCBAClinical Supervisor
South San Diego
Emily Adams, MA, BCBA
Emily Adams, MA, BCBAClinical Supervisor
Central San Diego
Cortney Cargeeg, MS, BCBA
Cortney Cargeeg, MS, BCBAClinical Supervisor
Central San Diego
Rachel Gray, MS, BCBA
Rachel Gray, MS, BCBAClinical Supervisor
North San Diego
Lucia Gama, M.A., BCBA
Lucia Gama, M.A., BCBAClinical Supervisor
South San Diego
Viviana Camacho, MS, BCBA
Viviana Camacho, MS, BCBA Clinical Supervisor
North San Diego
Sunny Novilla, MA, BCBA
Sunny Novilla, MA, BCBA Clinical Supervisor
Central San Diego
Vlad Pinzon, MA, BCBA
Vlad Pinzon, MA, BCBA Clinical Supervisor
North San Diego
Brittany Ryburn, BA
Brittany Ryburn, BAProgram Supervisor
North San Diego
Joel Richardson, BA, BCaBA
Joel Richardson, BA, BCaBAProgram Supervisor
South San Diego
Kaira Martin, B.S., BCaBA
Kaira Martin, B.S., BCaBAProgram Supervisor
Central San Diego
Beverly Rehberg, M.Ed.
Beverly Rehberg, M.Ed.Program Supervisor
North San Diego
Kathleen Galeos, MS
Kathleen Galeos, MSProgram Supervisor
Arizona
Hannah Mendelsohn, MS, BCBA
Hannah Mendelsohn, MS, BCBAClinical Supervisor
Los Angeles
Maria Elena Ramirez, M.A., BCBA
Maria Elena Ramirez, M.A., BCBAClinical Supervisor
Los Angeles
Nicole Guralnik, M.Ed., BCBA
Nicole Guralnik, M.Ed., BCBAClinical Supervisor
Los Angeles
Megan Lindsey, M.S., BCBA
Megan Lindsey, M.S., BCBAClinical Supervisor
Bay Area
Arianna Pascarella, M.Ed., BCBA
Arianna Pascarella, M.Ed., BCBAClinical Supervisor
Bay Area
Kelsey Bates, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA
Kelsey Bates, M.Ed., BCBA, LBAClinical Supervisor
Seattle
Miranda Lord, M.S., LABA
Miranda Lord, M.S., LABAProgram Manager
Seattle
 Jill Pesansky, M.Ed, BCBA
Jill Pesansky, M.Ed, BCBAClinical Supervisor
Virginia
Jessica Wallace, MS, BCBA, LBA
Jessica Wallace, MS, BCBA, LBAClinical Supervisor
Virginia
Chris Treece, M.A., M.Ed., BCBA, LBA
Chris Treece, M.A., M.Ed., BCBA, LBAClinical Supervisor
Houston, Texas
June Ki, M.A., CCC-SLP
June Ki, M.A., CCC-SLP Speech & Language Quality Assurance and Training Specialist
San Diego
Dana Douglas-Hiley, M.S., CCC-SLP
Dana Douglas-Hiley, M.S., CCC-SLPLead Speech Language Pathologist
San Diego
Kristin Williams, M.S., CCC-SLP
Kristin Williams, M.S., CCC-SLP Speech Language Pathologist
Seattle
Brianna Nation, M.S., CF-SLP
Brianna Nation, M.S., CF-SLPClinical Fellow Speech-Language Pathology
Seattle
Julie Kim, M.A., CCC-SLP
Julie Kim, M.A., CCC-SLP Speech Language Pathologist
San Diego
Bailey Badertscher, M.A., CCC-SLP
Bailey Badertscher, M.A., CCC-SLPSpeech Language Pathologist, Myofunctional Therapist
San Diego
Delila Cameron, M.A., CCC-SLP
Delila Cameron, M.A., CCC-SLPSpeech Language Pathologist
San Diego
Chloe Lazarus, M.S., CCC-SLP
Chloe Lazarus, M.S., CCC-SLP Speech Language Pathologist, Myofunctional Therapist
San Diego
Michaela Moyers, M.A., CCC-SLP
Michaela Moyers, M.A., CCC-SLPLead Speech Language Pathologist
San Diego
Gabriella Trezza, M.S., CCC-SLP
Gabriella Trezza, M.S., CCC-SLPSpeech Language Pathologist
San Diego
Samantha Demolski, M.S., CCC-SLP
Samantha Demolski, M.S., CCC-SLPSpeech Language Pathologist
San Diego
Naseem Shafaei, M.A., CCC-SLP
Naseem Shafaei, M.A., CCC-SLPSpeech Language Pathologist
San Diego
Juliette Reese, M.S., CCC-SLP
Juliette Reese, M.S., CCC-SLPSpeech Language Pathologist
San Diego
Kassandra Cerda, M.Ed., CCC-SLP
Kassandra Cerda, M.Ed., CCC-SLPSpeech Language Pathologist
San Diego
Carly Leach, M.S., CCC-SLP
Carly Leach, M.S., CCC-SLP Speech Language Pathologist
San Diego
Shana Smith, COTA/L
Shana Smith, COTA/L Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant/ OT Practice Support Specialist
San Diego
Jill Rizzo, MS, OTR/L
Jill Rizzo, MS, OTR/LLead Occupational Therapist
San Diego
Sabina Goldfarb Cartwright, MS, OTR/L
Sabina Goldfarb Cartwright, MS, OTR/LLead Occupational Therapist
San Diego
Caitlin Medes, MA, OTR/L, CPAM
Caitlin Medes, MA, OTR/L, CPAMOccupational Therapist
San Diego
Brittany Johansen, MS, OTR/L
Brittany Johansen, MS, OTR/LOccupational Therapist
San Diego
Charlene Navarro, MOT, OTR/L
Charlene Navarro, MOT, OTR/LOccupational Therapist
San Diego
Cortney Yap, OTD, OTR/L
Cortney Yap, OTD, OTR/LOccupational Therapist
San Diego
Jesseca Samaniego, OTD, OTR/L
Jesseca Samaniego, OTD, OTR/LOccupational Therapist
San Diego
Daphne Fernandez, MOT, OTR/L
Daphne Fernandez, MOT, OTR/LOccupational Therapist
San Diego

Administrators

Our responsive administrators tackle scheduling, family success, and everything in between.
Benjamin Barenboim
Benjamin Barenboim Senior Financial Analyst
Clinical Services
Samantha Urso
Samantha UrsoPayroll Manager
Clinical Services
Marjon Farzadpour, MBA, SHRM-CP
Marjon Farzadpour, MBA, SHRM-CPPeople Operations Business Partner
Clinical Services
Kendelle Miller, PHR
Kendelle Miller, PHRPeople Operations Business Partner
Clinical Services
Tara Reeves
Tara ReevesPeople Operations Generalist
Clinical Services
Stefhanie Webb
Stefhanie Webb Accounts Receivable Representative
Clinical Services
Alison Moser, M.Ed., BCBA
Alison Moser, M.Ed., BCBATraining Manager
Clinical Services
Gianni Bates
Gianni Bates Insurance & Authorizations Coordinator
Clinical Services
Nicole Wolf
Nicole WolfFamily Success Manager
Clinical Services
Karina Jurkovich
Karina JurkovichFamily Success Lead
Clinical Services
Monica Swartz
Monica SwartzLead Scheduler
Clinical Services
Lola Netro
Lola NetroScheduler
Clinical Services
Hidy Gehm
Hidy GehmScheduler
Clinical Services
Jon Rivas
Jon Rivas Scheduler
Clinical Services
Nicolas Worlund
Nicolas Worlund IT Specialist
Clinical Services
Christian Gonzales
Christian GonzalesIT Helpdesk Technician
Clinical Services
Nick Yarovoi
Nick YarovoiData Analyst
Clinical Services
Abigail Castle
Abigail Castle RBT Recruiter
Clinical Services
Angela Peek
Angela PeekRBT Trainer
Clinical Services
Camila Solett
Camila SolettOffice Administrator
Central San Diego
Jackie Bohe
Jackie BoheReceptionist
South San Diego
Lani Kapono
Lani KaponoReceptionist
North San Diego
Courtney Monaco
Courtney MonacoRBT Trainer
Central San Diego
Karen Flores
Karen Flores BT Support Specialist
North San Diego
Elena Lopez
Elena LopezBT Support Specialist
South San Diego
Dalia Pimental
Dalia PimentalBT Support Specialist
Bay Area

Meet Members of the MeBe Family

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