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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.

Sara A. Kiser Wojtanowicz, B.A.
Senior Director of Operations
Sara Kiser Wojtanowicz started working as a behavior therapist with children diagnosed with developmental disabilities in 2002.
Monica Saydak Yenokida, M.S., B.C.B.A.
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.
Stephanie Ammari, M.S., B.C.B.A.
Senior 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.
Carrie Susa Woodward, M.S. B.C.B.A.
Senior Director of Clinical Programs at the Torrance Office, Behavioral Architect
Carrie has been working with individuals with developmental disabilities since 2002. She received her Bachelors degree in Psychology from Pepperdine University in 2004.
Valerie Gonzalez, M.S., B.C.B.A.
Director of the Training Division
Valerie Gonzalez has enjoyed working with children of all ages in the educational setting since 2001.
Doreece Taylor, M.A., B.C.B.A.
Director of Staff Development
Doreece Taylor received her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Psychology from Loyola Marymount University in 2006.
Allison Degraaf, M.S., B.C.B.A.
Director of Outreach
Allison earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Summa Cum Laude, from Western Michigan University in 2005.
Markee Helms (Gueldenzopf), M.S., B.C.B.A.
Program Designer
Markee Gueldenzopf moved from Michigan to California in 2011 to attend The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles.
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.
Lauren Melen, M.S., B.C.B.A
Program Designer
Lauren Melen received her Bachelors of Arts Degree in Applied Behavioral Science from the University of Kansas in 2010.
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.
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.
Viveca Andres, M.S., B.C.B.A.
Case Supervisor
Viveca Andres has been working with individuals with developmental disabilities since 2007.
Tiffany Shum, M.S., B.C.B.A.
Case Supervisor
Tiffany Shum has been working with children since 2009 as a volunteer at afterschool programs.
Rosie Roma, M.S., B.C.B.A
Case Supervisor
Rosie Roma received her Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2013.
Adam Clevinger, M.S., B.C.B.A
Case Supervisor
Adam Clevinger has been working with both adults and children with developmental and intellectual disabilities since 2007 and joined the CUSP family in 2013.
Monica Cubos, M.S., B.C.B.A.
Case Supervisor
Monica Cubos began working at CUSP as a behavior technician after graduating with her BA in Psychology in 2008.
Brittany Merced, M.S., B.C.B.A.
Case Supervisor
Brittany Merced has been working with children since 2011 where she started as an intern for an elementary school in Goleta, California while attending undergraduate school at University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB).
Kim Hong, M.S., B.C.B.A
Behavior Technician
Kim Hong graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychobiology in 2012.
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.