ERIC W. MAIER, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Chief Executive Officer/ Chief Clinical Officer

Dr. Eric W. Maier, BCBA-D, founder of the California Unified Service Providers, L.L.C. (CUSP) and of Behavioral Cusp, L.L.C., is currently our Chief Executive Officer and Chief Clinical Officer.  Dr. Maier started working with individuals diagnosed with developmental / intellectual disabilities in 1992 at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where he earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology.  At that time, he was involved in implementing behavioral intervention therapy to children diagnosed with autism and related disorders and was supervised by Dr. Ivar Lovaas.

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Sara A. Kiser, B.A.

Director of Operations

Sara A. Kiser started working as a behavior therapist with children diagnosed with developmental disabilities in 2002. She used her experience as a behavior therapist to assist the administrative staff with schedules and other administrative duties in 2003.

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Monica Saydak Yenokida, M.S., B.C.B.A.

Director of the Training Division, Behavioral Architect

Monica Saydak Yenokida first began in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis in 2002 when she began working with children with special needs as a behavior therapist.  She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Loyola Marymount University in 2003 and began working at CUSP in 2004.

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STEPHANIE AMMARI, M.S., B.C.B.A.

Director of Clinical Programs at the Garden Grove Office, Behavioral Architect

Stephanie Ammari joined the CUSP family in 2006 as a Case Supervisor and is currently the Director of Clinical Programs at our Orange County office located in Garden Grove.

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Carrie Susa Woodward, M.S. B.C.B.A.

Director of Clinical Programs at the Torrance Office, Behavioral Architect

Carrie has been working with individuals with developmental disabilities since 2002.  She earned her Bachelors degree in Psychology from Pepperdine University in 2004.  In 2006, she returned to school at the California State University of Los Angeles (CSULA) to study Psychology with renowne

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DOREECE TAYLOR, M.A., B.C.B.A.

Program Designer

Doreece Taylor received her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Psychology from Loyola Marymount University in 2006. After receiving her bachelor’s degree, she went on to pursue a Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Psychology at Pepperdine University. Upon completing her M.A.

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ALLISON DEGRAAF, M.S., B.C.B.A.

Program Designer

Allison earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Summa Cum Laude, from Western Michigan University in 2005.

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VALERIE GONZALEZ, M.S., B.C.B.A.

Program Designer

Valerie Gonzalez has enjoyed working with children of all ages in the educational setting since 2001.  She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from California State University Los Angeles in 2005.

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AIMEE SAITTA, M.S., B.C.B.A.

Case Supervisor

Aimee Saitta broke into the field of Applied Behavior Analysis in 2002 when she began working with children with developmental disabilities as a behavioral therapist in Torrance, CA.

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KEYON R. ROBERTS, M.S., B.C.B.A.

Case Supervisor

Keyon Roberts has been working with children since his very first job in 1999 as an after school program aid for elementary school students. Working with children has always been a passion for Keyon as he maintained a job in the same field throughout his college years.

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JACOB GEE, M.S., B.C.B.A.

Case Supervisor

Jacob Gee received his Bachelors of Arts Degree from the University of California Berkeley in 2010 before moving back to Los Angeles to pursue a career working with children with developmental/ intellectual disabilities.

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LAUREN MELEN, M.S., B.C.B.A

Case Supervisor

Lauren Melen received her Bachelors of Arts Degree in Applied Behavioral Science from the University of Kansas in 2010.

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MARKEE GUELDENZOPF, M.S., B.C.B.A.

Case Supervisor

Markee Gueldenzopf moved from Michigan to California in 2011 to attend The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles. During her time at The Chicago School she completed and published her thesis on “The Learn Unit”.

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DIANE GLICK, L.C.S.W.

Clinical Supervisor

As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with more than 30 years experience, Diane has treated children, adolescents and families dealing with a variety of difficult issues.

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