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.

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 and celebrating their victories. Grace enjoys spending time with her dog, and trying as many new coffee shops as possible.

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.

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 field of ABA with previous employment as a preschool teacher. She loves seeing the day to day progress with our clients. Breanna has always had a passion for working with children, helping others, and interested in psychology and child development. She enjoys gardening, camping on Lake Charlevoix, spending time with her two nieces and mini golden doodle, Harvey.

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.

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.

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 enjoys swimming, reading, watching sports on TV, binging netflix, camping & hiking and spending time with friends. James loves his job at Paramount because it allows him to see his impact on children and seeing their successes and reaching their goals!

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 2008. He has certifications in kinesio taping, cupping, and principles of manual medicine. He is married and has 4 children. He likes to spend his free time with his family, traveling and golfing.

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 three sisters and a mom to a toddler boy. She enjoys family time and describes herself as a “homebody”.

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 Valley State University … Read More

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 free time, he likes to play golf, watch sports and other TV programs.