Emily Thiel

Emily joined Paramount in 2022 and has a B.A. in Psychology and Criminal Justice. She will be pursuing her M.A. in Forensic Psychology in January 2023. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends on Higgins Lake. Emily also loves to spend time with her dog, Marley.

Travis Indlekofer

Travis joined Paramount in 2022 and is currently in the process of obtaining his degree in Sports Managment. He has experience working with kids through coaching and sport camps. In his free time, he enjoys working out and hanging out with his friends. Travis was attracted to this field because he has always had this need to want to help kids.

Christina Warby

Christina joined Paramount in 2022 and is currently working on her Associates Degree in Accounting, youth services. In the past, she worked at a nursing home for almost 7 years. Christina has been married to the love of her life for 21 years! They have a 19-year-old and a 16-year-old. In her free time, she likes to make crafts with her Cricut Machine and diamond paintings with her daughter. Christina is a huge fan of positive reinforcement! She loves working with children and feels so happy when they learn a new skill especially if they have been working on it for a while.

Abby Hoover

Abby Hoover joined Paramount in 2022. She worked in a GSRP preschool program for 5 years and at local banks for 10 years before that. Abby is married with 2 sons and 2 dogs. In her free time, she loves to read, work on her cross-stitch project, and spend time with her family. In the summer, they love to go camping. She was attracted to the field because her son was a patient with Paramount before, and she seen so much improvement in him. She loved being a part of his progress and other children as well.

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. In her free time she enjoys reading and spending time with her 3 children.

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 children is what attacted her to the field of ABA. Macie enjoys spending time with friends and family, cooking, and going to the gym.

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. She has 2 grown children & a bonus daughter, 1 granddaughter, and a fur granddaughter. In her free time she enjoys spending it with family, traveling, creating t-shirt decals and tumblers; Venesa also loves the beach and the ocean.

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 October of this year, and has 3 children. Brittany enjoys outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, camping, and ranger rides.

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 Technology. Since leaving the education field, she has spent 4 years in ABA; she started as a Behavior Technician and worked up to a Program Supervisor and Assistant Clinical Director. Tosha lives in the area with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys camping, traveling, cooking, interior designing and spending time with family. Tosha loves watching her daughters play sports as well.

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 seeing how excited they get. Alana enjoys being outside and going up north whenever she can.

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 Michigan University in 2022. Elise obtained a variety of clinical experiences through interning at a university clinic, elementary school, and pediatric clinic. In her free time she enjoys reading, working out, watching TV, and spending time with friends and family, and she recently started taking golf lessons. She has a German shepherd husky mix named Kodah.

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 watch them grow with their programs. Eriella is engaged with a newborn son. She enjoys being outdoors going hunting, fishing and camping.