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Sunil Malewar

Sunil is the president and owner of Paramount Rehabilitation Services. He graduated from a university in India in 1981 and owned a private practice there. Before opening...

Manjusha Malewar

Manju serves as the Rehab Director for Paramount Rehabilitation Services. After graduating from India in 1990 as a Physical Therapist, Manjusha worked in an Outpatient Rehab...

Ashley Slater

Ashley loves everything about working in health care. “I like the diverse patient load. I get to see kids here, but I also get to see adults, neuro patients, vestibular...

Sheri Karst

Sheri has spent most of her career at Paramount, joining the team in 2000. She loves the variety of patients she sees and is grateful for a good working atmosphere and...

Lauren Matherne

Lauren works with patients of all ages, but feels a special calling to work with the very youngest children. Before joining Paramount in 2016, Lauren worked with children...

Megan Monroe

Megan joined Paramount in 2013 after completing rotations in a hospital and leading a stroke support group. One thing she values about Paramount is the focus on patients....

Kelly Erdody

Kelly specializes in using hands-on manual therapy to relieve neck and back pain. She also specializes in women’s health. Her passion is helping people regain function so they...

Robert Wright

Robert joined Paramount in 2016 after working in acute care and at outpatient clinics. He finds the variety of clients and techniques at Paramount rewarding. He loves seeing...

Luke Finkbeiner

Luke brings a broad background to his job. He was a massage therapist for 16 years before Paramount Owner Sunil Malewar encouraged him to go back to school and become an LPTA....

Jennafer Groh

Jennafer worked at Paramount during school and felt fortunate when she hired in as an employee in 2016. “I really like the variety of patients we serve,” Jennafer said. “It’s...

Jenni Valley

Jenni is a fitness buff who is passionate about getting her patients back to the lives and activities they enjoyed before aging or injury brought them to Paramount. She joined...

Amber Storey

Amber doesn’t have a lot of contact with patients, but she is your resource if you have a question about your insurance or a bill. She came to Paramount in 2013 and enjoys the...

Amanda Wegener

Prior to joining Paramount, Amanda was a restorative aide in outpatient and skilled nursing facilities for about two years. The people she met there fueled her goal of...

Tiffany Serafin

Tiffany joined Paramount in 2015. She graduated from Central Michigan University with her Bachelors of Communication Disorder in 2004. In 2007, she graduated from California...

Samantha Neil

Prior to joining Paramount in 2019, Samantha worked in homecare for 6 years. She always wanted to work in some area of the medical field and loves fitness. Samantha loves...

Travis McClure

Travis joined Paramount in 2019. He graduated in 2016 and worked for the Saginaw ISD prior to starting at Paramount. He stated, “Paramount has a great reputation and is...

Julie Ricard

Julie Ricard has her Bachelor in Science of Occupational Therapy. She graduated from Western Michigan University in 1984. Prior to joining Paramount in 2019, Julie worked in...

Barbara Zaleski

Barbara joined Paramount in 2019. She earned her PTA degree from Baker College in Auburn Hills. She worked in the pediatric field for two years working with kids with...

Emily Buchanan

Prior to joining Paramount in 2020, Emily worked at Mid-Michigan for 15 years working with orthopedic patients in the outpatient setting. Emily graduated from Delta College...

Tiana Storey

Tiana joined Paramount in 2020. She graduated from Delta College with an Associate degree in Science. In her free time, she enjoys painting and listening to nearly every genre...

Abbie Schmidt

Abbie joined Paramount in 2020. She has her Associate degree in corrections and is currently working toward her Bachelors degree through Ferris State. She has previously...

Alexis Hall

Alexis started at Paramount in 2020. She is excited to see patients progress and is glad to be a part of the process! In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her family....

Kari Wendling

Kari WendlingDirector of Autism Services MSW, LMSW, BCBA, LBAKarstin (Kari) joined Paramount in 2021. Kari has a Bachelors from Central Michigan University in Child Development,...

Cori Little

Cori joined Paramount in 2021. She has been employed at Mary Free Bed at Covenant for over a year. She completed her following fieldwork placements at the following practice...

Betsy Rezler

Betsy joined the team in 2021. She has experience in billing, auditing and training for 16 years. She loves to be of help to people both personally and professionally. She has...

Ashley Kocot

Ashley joined the team in 2021. She was a patient prior and liked the people at Paramount! In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors working in her garden and horseback rising....

Madison Wilson

Madison is a recent Central Michigan University graduate who joined the team in 2021. She has experience of working in the schools and outpatient settings. In her free time,...

Lydia Tapia

Lydia joined Paramount in 2021. She was previously part of a peer group during school hours. She would be a peer to a specific client for half of her day while they walked...

Stacey Drzewiecki

Stacey joined Paramount in 2021. She is working toward her bachelor degree in social work at SVSU and then plans to continue on in the ABA field. She loves seeing kids learn...

Matthew Reid

Matthew joined the team in 2021. He was previously a teacher for 19.5 years and has a year of experience with ABA. After teaching for so long, he felt that it was a natural...

Abby Alghulbi

Abby joined the team in 2021. She has two years of experience working as a school OT. She loves seeing kids overcome an obstacle and be proud of themselves. In her free time,...

Mina Robinson

Mina earned an Associates Degree in Applied Science in 1983. She was drawn to this field because she has a strong compassion for people and wants to help them achieve their...

Julia Lewis

Julia joined the team in 2021. She has experience working as a RBT for two years. She loves seeing clients progress, even the smallest accomplishments warm her heart! She...

Allie McGregor

Allie joined the team in 2021. She has completed fieldwork rotations at a skilled nursing facility, outpatient neuro and a school setting. She has some ABA experience from her...

Sarah Anderson

Sarah joined the team in 2021. She has a master degree in Speech-Language Pathology from James Madison University. She has a bachelor degree in communication sciences and...

Shelia Hornak

Shelia joined the team in 2021. She worked at a school district for the past 7 years. She worked with kids with special needs sometimes and really enjoyed it. She loves...

Paige Vrable

Paige joined the team in 2021. is currently working on her associates degree in dental hygiene. She has previously worked as a behavioral technician for almost two years at an...

George Kontes

George joined the team in 2021. He has a bachelor degree in business and has over 30 years of management experience. He loves helping people and being arounds kids. He was...

Savannah Rupple

Savannah joined Paramount in 2021. She previously taught dance and helped run children's camps in New York. She has also worked in assisted living. She is very excited to...

Annie Kontes

Annie joined the team in 2021. She is one of the billers that we have at Paramount Rehab. She is married and has two sons named Nick and Zack. She enjoys going for walks and...

Hallie Taylor

Hallie joined Paramount in 2021. She previously worked in an assisted living facility for two years and at a daycare center for a year and a half. She graduated from Birch Run...

Sara Kyllonen

Sara started at Paramount in 2021. She graduated from Garber high school and has previously worked in customer service for over 7 years. She loves talking with patients and...

Brian Freer

Brian joined the team in 2021. He has been a bookkeeper for different businesses and industries since 1984. He enjoys dealing with numbers and being a good team player. In his...

Riley McDougall

Riley McDougallBehavioral TechnicianRiley joined the team in November 2021. He has his Associates Degree in Arts from Delta College and he is currently a senior at Saginaw Valle...

Amber Tanney

Amber joined Paramount in December 2021. She previously worked in assisted living homes for the past 7 years. She loves children and helping people. She is the youngest of...

Mark Laciak

Mark joined the Paramount team in 2022. He graduated from Mid Western University in 2008. Mark has been working in an outpatient physical therapy setting since graduating in...

James Matherne

James worked as a lead pre-k1 daycare worker and behavior technician at other ABA centers before joining Paramount in 2022. He is married with one cat. In his free time he...

Eriella Burns

Eriella joined our team in March 2022. She has worked in the ABA field for a year now prior to coming to Paramount. She enjoys being able to see children smile everyday and...

Bethany Hamp

Bethany joined the Paramount team in 2022. She is married with three young children. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and going up north and at the lake....

Breanna Tacey

Breanna joined Paramount in 2022. She has her Masters of Science: Psychology with focus in ABA. Breanna has been a licensed BCBA for 2 years and has 7 years experience in the...

Elise Nasser

Elise joined Paramount in 2022. She earned her Bachelor's degree from Central Michigan University in 2020, and recently graduated with her Master's degree from Western...

Alana Wendling

Before joining the Paramount team in 2022, Alana worked at a daycare since she was 15 years old. As a behavior technician, she loves seeing kids accomplish their goals and...

Grace Smith

Grace joined Paramount in 2022. Prior to Paramount, she worked at a residential treatment program for young boys. As a behavior technician, she enjoys working with children...

Tosha Ustishen

Tosha joined the Paramount team in 2022. She has a masters in education from SVSU; she has Board Certified Behavior Analyst Coursework completed through Florida Institute of...

Brittany McLean

Brittany joined Paramount in 2022. She loves that her job as a Behavior Technician allows her to work with children, teaching and learning with them. She is getting married in...

Stevie Hennard

Stevie joined Paramount in 2022. She currently attends SVSU and has her Registered Behavior Technician Certificate. Before joining the Paramount team, Stevie worked for 5...

Venesa Zerod

Venesa joined the Paramount team in 2022. She has previously worked in the medical field for 22 years with the last 5 years at a DME clinic. Venesa enjoys making people smile....

Grace Dorion

Grace joined Paramount in 2022. She graduated from Garber High School and attended Delta College's Child Development Program. Before joining our team, she was was a crew...

Elizabeth McRae

Elizabeth joined the Paramount team in 2022. She is currently attending Central Michigan University and is hoping to pursue a career as an occupational therapist. Her job at...

Karen Pomeroy

Karen joined the Paramount team in 2022. She has her Bachelor's Degree in Communication and Master's of Science focused on organizational leadership & supervision. Karen has...

Katherine Humphress

Katherine joined the team in 2022. She has worked with children with autism for the past 10 years with prior experience as a behavior technician at another clinic in the area....

Delana Wagner

Delana joined Paramount in 2022 after working as a CNA for the past 5 years in nursing homes and hospitals. Delana enjoys knowing that she made a difference in someone's day,...

Macie Bruff

Macie joined the Chesaning Paramount team in 2022. She currently attends Saginaw Valley State University. The opportunity to learn ad grow while being able to work with...

Natalie Gillespie

Natalie joined our team in 2022. She has prior experience as a CNA in a skilled nursing home for 6 years and as a special needs paraprofessional at an elementary school....

Jordyn Paul

Jordyn joined the Paramount team in 2022. She currently attends Saginaw Valley State University for neuroscience and biology. Prior to becoming a behavior technician, she...

Emily Booth

Emily joined the Paramount team in 2022. Before coming to Paramount to work as a behavior technician, Emily worked in a group home base program in an assisted living facility....