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Brandon Clark, MA, BCBA

Founder

Brandon Clark is a graduate of Ball State University where he received his Master of Arts degree in Behavior Analysis. Soon after, he received his certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analysis (BCBA). Brandon began his career in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis in 2010, where he spent several years providing services in a Florida treatment school. At this time he worked with children with emotional behavior disorders and autism spectrum disorder. To broaden his scope, Brandon brought his skills to the state of Illinois, where he teamed up with a non-profit organization focused on crisis prevention. Brandon was tasked with providing services in various settings such as group homes, day training centers, hospitals, and private homes, to reduce the risk of an individual’s placement into a psychiatric facility. The work on the crisis prevention team focused heavily on functional behavior assessments, reducing maladaptive behaviors, skill acquisition, and training programs. Brandon’s experience has enabled him to understand the extent of familial stress that accompanies an individual with a disability. Brandon is passionate about his work, and enjoys aiding families by educating them throughout treatment. Brandon’s intervention plans have alleviated the stress of all those affected by an individual with a disability, thereby leading to a happy lifestyle! In June 2017, Brandon published his first book, “The Misfits”, detailing a collection of experiences from the treatment school where he first started. Currently, he is a member of the Human Rights Committee of Beaufort County, serves as a board member for Lowcountry Autism Foundation, and is completing his doctoral studies in industrial/organizational psychology. His extracurricular activities have consisted of captaining his rugby team, racing in triathlons, kayaking around the Lowcountry, and spending time with his family.

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Brynn Clark

Co-founder & Business Manager

Brynn oversees all matters relating to financials, program training, employees, patient logistics, day-to-day business operations, and marketing for PBC. Brynn’s goal is for people to learn, grow, and live a happy life by getting the assistance they need from our team at Progressive Behavior Consulting.

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Sky Bolla, M.Ed., BCBA

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Sky received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Alabama in 2014. During this time, Sky worked closely alongside a developmental psychologist as a research assistant for three years. Sky conducted research in many elementary schools across Tuscaloosa, Alabama and this is where her passion for working with children with developmental delays grew. Following graduation from undergrad, Sky moved to Colorado and began working as a behavior therapist. This is where she decided to focus her career path on helping those individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Sky has experience with functional communication training, augmentative and alternative communication, discrete trial training, natural environment teaching, increasing daily living skills, decreasing maladaptive behaviors, and increasing language and social skills. Sky has experience providing services in the home environment, clinic setting, school environment, and in the community. Sky’s area of interest includes providing behavioral and educational support in the school setting for children with autism and other developmental delays. In 2017, Sky received her Master of Education degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Arizona State University and in 2018 she received her certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

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Jessica Partain, BCaBA

Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst

Jessica Meyer joined Progressive Behavior Consulting in November 2015. She is currently a Registered Behavior Technician and is enrolled in the Applied Behavior Analysis certificate program at Florida Institute of Technology. Jessica will complete the program in September 2016 and plans to sit for the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst exam following completion. Jessica is passionate about helping people with disabilities reach their potential. Her particular areas of interest are in functional communication, decreasing problem behaviors, developing self-help skills, and helping to improve education settings to meet client’s needs. She has worked with a variety of ages, disabilities, communication abilities, and problem behaviors. Jessica has experience working within the client’s home providing ABA services, working in a self-contained classroom in a public school, and providing Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies to people with disabilities and mental health issues.

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Layna Thompson

Registered Behavior Technician

Layna joined Progressive Behavior Consulting in December 2017. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Armstrong State University in July 2017. Layna became passionate about ABA in her sophomore year of college when she started taking learning and behavior courses which focused on principles of behavior change as well as applications of those principles in an animal lab. Her goal is to help individuals of all ages to excel socially and lead a life of fulfillment. Layna is a Registered Behavior Technician, and was just accepted into a graduate program for social work.

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Jenny Thanepohn

Registered Behavior Technician

Jenny is a 2009 graduate of Grace College with her degrees in Youth Ministry and Counseling. Jenny obtained her masters in Rehabilitation and Disability Studies in 2011 from the University College Dublin in Ireland; where she spent time in Ireland working in counseling, play therapy, youth and children’s ministries. She transitioned to the north eastern USA to work in a group home with teens and then moved to Illinois working in church ministries and helping with mental health and at risk youth. She than transitioned to working as a Behavioral Health Specialist for a residential treatment center and spent the last year working with as an RBT. She has experience working with individuals and families in both one on one settings and group settings with a variety of ages and needs/disabilities/challenges. She is passionate about helping individuals, communities and families thrive and loves working alongside of them to find hope, help and growth. She loves the difference that a caring individual and application of ABA can make. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and 2 big labs.