606-677-2636

Staff

ABA is pleased to have some of the best clinicians in the state of Kentucky. We are a collaborative team that consult and work together to provide the highest quality service to our clients. With varied backgrounds and  unique skills/abilities we are able to match the needs of our clients with the ‘right’ clinician.

Administration

Christopher D. George, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA

Executive Director/Licensed Behavior Analyst
Cell: 606.875.2137 • Office: 606.677.2636 • Email: chrisgeorge_BCBA@mac.com

About Chris George

Chris graduated from the University of Florida in 1997 with a Master’s in Special Education. He taught high school special education for 4 years. During the same time he helped establish a non-profit Americorps program that taught GED courses and auto repair to high school drop-outs… find out more about Christopher George here >>

Leslie Owens

Leslie Owens

Director of Programming

Email: leslieowens.aba@gmail.com
Phone: 606.875.0555

Tiffany Zajkowski

Tiffany Zajkowski

HR/Financial Director

Email: aba_llc@me.com
Amanda Southard

Amanda Southard

Director of Operations

Email: asouth22@hotmail.com
Cell: 606.309.3416

Kellie McFarland

Kellie McFarland

Senior Coordinator of Direct Support Services

Email: kelliermcfarland@gmail.com
Cell: 502.386.8924

Joseph “Jake” Richards

Joseph “Jake” Richards

Insurance Manager • Direct Support Coordinator • Therapy Coordinator

Email: jakjor11@hotmail.com
Cell: 606.425.2113

Amanda York

Amanda York

File Manager • Records Administrator

 

CLINICAL MENTORS

Louisville Area:

Tara Sorgi Pelfrey, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
Tara_@icloud.com
Cell: 502.594.2731

Louisville Area:

Amber Durr, MA, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
amber_behavior@yahoo.com
Cell: 502.681.4578

Louisville Area:

Amanda Rupert, MS, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
amanda21.bcba@gmail.com
Cell: 502.593.6150

Louisville Area:

Christy Justice, MA, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
christyjustice@live.com
Cell: 502.558.9664

Somerset Area:

Erica Bullock, MA

Behavior Specialist
e2475@hotmail.com
Cell: 606.425.3979

Somerset Area:

Julie Jasper, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA

Behavior Analyst
jjasper@duo-county.com
Cell: 606.219.5593

Lexington Area:

Holly Morrison, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
hollymorrison101@gmail.com
Cell: 606.627.3504

Verbal Behavior Programs:

Lacy Ford, MA, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
fordinterventions@gmail.com
Cell: 502.648.9543
www.fordInterventions.org

CLINICians

BRITTANY WELLS, MA

Behavior Specialist
Brittany.Babbage@gmail.com
Cell: 502.931.0522

LISA BARNETT, M.ED

Behavior Specialist
ABA.lisabarnett@hotmail.com
Cell: 606.310.1755

SONYA BEATTIE, PT

Physical Therapist
sonyabeattie@hotmail.com
Cell: 606.875.5714

LEZLEY Manies, M.ED

Behavior Specialist
lezleymanies@hotmail.com
Cell: 606.682.6691

DUSTY BROWN, MAT, BCBA

Behavior Analyst
dbrown40@yahoo.com
Cell: 606.521.0923

KAYLA CHANDLER, MA, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
kayla2005@fuse.net
Cell: 502.292.8562

ASHLEY ALLEN, MA, BCBA

Behavior Analyst
achris2483@gmail.com
Cell: 502.821.3791

Jessica Minton, MA.Ed., BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
jka_05@hotmail.com
Cell: 606.271.9260

JOHN DEGONDA, MA

Behavior Specialist
john.degonda@yahoo.com
Cell: 952.215.5231

AMANDA DICK

Behavior Specialist
amandadick.aba@gmail.com
Cell: 606.875.1137

SCOTT DYKES, M.ED

Behavior Specialist
sweetrunner2002@yahoo.com
Cell: 606.305.8491

Ashley MEEKS, MA

Behavior Specialist
ashleyjomeeks@gmail.com
Cell: 606.875.9844

JACK EVANS

Behavior Analyst
jackmevans1984@gmail.com
Cell: 606.253.6369

FRED HANNAH, M.ED, BCBA

Behavior Analyst
frederickhannah@gmail.com
Cell: 606.219.0375

MICHAEL GIBSON, M.ED

Behavior Specialist
therealmichaelgibson@hotmail.com
Cell: 270.217.5768

JAMIE GOOTEE, M.ED., BCBA

Behavior Analyst
jamie.gootee@gmail.com
Cell: 502.432.0978

LEECY JACK, MS, BCBA

Beghavioir Analyst
leecyaba@gmail.com
Cell: 765.618.7448

MANDY JONES, M.ED

Behavior Specialist
mjjones6@gmail.com
Cell: 606.305.3049

EMILY HOLT, M.ED., BCBA, LBA, LPAT, LPCC, CADC

Licensed Behavior Analyst
emilyholt_aba@yahoo.com
Cell: 502.905.7714

JULIE JOSEPH-FOX, MA

Certified Psychologist w/Aut. Func.
juliejosephfoxoffice@gmail.com
Office: 606.679.6324

MELINDA JURGENSEN, MS, BCBA

Behavior Analyst
melinda.jurgensen@gmail.com
Cell: 502.471.8566

DENYSE KIDD, MA, BCBA

Behavior Analyst
k.denysekidd@gmail.com
Cell: 606.875.3113

NATHAN SMITH, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist
nathansmithotr@gmail.com
Cell: 859.481.4055

JACKIE KOEBEL-SPAULDING, MS

Behavior Specialist
jkoebel20@gmail.com
Cell: 502.802.9085

MEGAN LANDRY, MS

Behavior Specialist
jlandry.megan390@gmail.com
Cell: 614.668.6034

HEATHER MARKWELL, MS, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
heatherfrz@hotmail.com
Cell: 240.434.6749

ALICEN MARSHALL, MA, BCBA

Behavior Specialist
acvoll1@yahoo.com
Cell: 502.379.9783

JESSICA MASON, BCBA, LBA

Behavior Analyst
jess_mason15@yahoo.com
Cell: 606.516.2148

TAMARA MILLS, MA

Behavior Specialist
tamarajmills@yahoo.com
Cell: 502.500.6529

DIANNA MITCHELL

Behavior Specialist
dianna9469@gmail.com
Cell: 859.248.8209

ERIN MORESCHI, MS, BCBA, LBA

Behavior Analyst
ebordis@hotmail.com
Cell: 502.386.7753

KELLY NELSON, MA, BCBA

Behavior Analyst
ksnels02@gmail.com
Cell: 270.875.0709

KAYLEE ORTIZ, MS, BCBA

Behavior Analyst
kaylee.ortiz@uky.edu
Cell: 270.401.4013

AMBERLY PENDLEY, MA

Behavior Specialist, SLPA
amberly.pendley@bardstown.kyschools.us
Cell: 502.507.1368

BECCA PERRIN, M.ED

Behavior Specialist
beccaperrin@windstream.net
Cell: 606.219.7330

AMY ROCK, MA, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
amyrockbcba@gmail.com
Cell: 502.435.7191

HEATHER SATTERFIELD, MA

Behavior Specialist
heather@satterfield.org
Cell: 502.724.5561

JENNY SCHWARTZ, MSOTR/L

Licensed Occupational Therapist
schwartzjennyotr@gmail.com
Cell: 502.376.2647

MATTHEW SCHWENKE, M.ED

Behavior Specialist
circleoflife35@yahoo.com
Cell: 606.425.2510

CHRISTOPHER MERRIFIELD, MA

Behavior Specialist
cdmerrifield@bsu.edu
Cell: 502.741.2466

MEGAN ROBERTS, MA,

Behavior Specialist
megan_roberts99@yahoo.com
Cell: 606.307.6336

SARAH STRICKER, MS, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
sfatchison@gmail.com
Cell: 859.492.7118

KENNY WATKINS, M.ED

Behavior Specialist
kenny.watkins73@yahoo.com

ERIN WESLEY, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist
erinelizabethwesley03@gmail.com
Cell: 606.219.5252

HOLLY WHITTAKER, SLP

Speech Language Pathologist
hollypwhittaker@gmail.com
Cell: 606.307.5761

KATE WITHERSPOON, M.A., N.C.C

Behavior Specialist
kcwspoon@gmail.com
Cell: 859.435.0120

KELLIE WOOD, M.ED

Behavior Specialist
kellie.wood@meade.kyschools.us
Cell: 270.980.0804

JOSH YOUSEM, MA, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
josh.yousem1@gmail.com
Cell: 502.550.2716

SAMANTHA LOWE, MS

Behavior Specialist
sajlow@gmail.com
Cell: 606.548.0750

TIMOTHY “TJ” ROBARDS, MS

Behavior Specialist
tjrobards@gmail.com
Cell: 502.235.8880

TRAVIS McGOWEN, MA

Behavior Specialist
tlmcgowenaba@gmail.com
Cell: 812.786.4571