Spencer Hermansen, BS, BCaBA
Jr Consultant

Spencer received a bachelors degree in Physical Education from Utah State University in 2012. In February 2015 he obtained his certification as a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst and is now working towards a masters degree in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Spencer strives to combined his knowledge of best practice in the ABA science with the unique values and needs of the client's family culture to create solutions that are meaningful for the client and family, practical for implementation, and supported by data.

Susan Cheung, MS, BCaBA
Jr Consultant

Susan received her BA in Psychology from Cal Poly Pomona and ABA certificate from Cal State LA.  She is currently enrolled in Kaplan University pursuing a Master’s of science degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis.  She has been working in the field of ABA serving individuals with autism and related disabilities since 2007 and fulfilling a supervisory role since 2013.  She looks forward to continue to provide quality services for individuals with autism and related disabilities.  On her free time, she likes to go to church and be with her family, friends, and dog.  She loves animals, nature, and being active.

Emily Mendoza, BA, BCaBA
Jr. Consultant

Emily has been with ABS since 2013 and has worked with children with Autism for a total of six years. She got her Bachelors Degree in Human Development with an emphasis in Child Development and Family and Community Services from Utah State University and completed her BCaBA coursework with University of West Florida. She loves to be with her family, especially her daughter and she loves to bake. She has a passion for  helping others. ABS gives her the perfect opportunity to help children reach their potential and families access different resources.  She finds it very rewarding.

Josie Martindale, BA, BCaBA
Jr. Consultant

Josie Martindale is a Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst. She started with ABS in 2016 as an RBT. She loves working with children, and has 6 wonderful children of her own. She loves interacting with children and providing opportunities for learning and growth. In her spare time, she enjoys singing, and spending time with her family. She values education, and enjoys providing supervision for RBTs and parent training on ABA methods to improve functional communication and methods of decreasing problem behavior. She is currently working on her Masters in Clinical Psychology, and plans on becoming BCBA certified in 2019.

Meghan Turner, MA, BCaBA
Jr. Consultant

Meghan has been working with children with development disabilities in a variety of settings since 2012. Her experiences include working as an in home therapist for children with autism, as a special education teacher, and a coach for an adaptive sports program. She received her Master's of Arts in Teacher with an emphasis in special education from Columbia College and completed her ABA coursework through National University. 

BCBA candidates
Other ABS staff

We also have over 80 BCBA candidates across all locations.


Administrative Staff 
Jeff Hinckley: Data Analyst
Angie Tuft: Billing Specialist
Ryan Wackerly: Billing Specialist
Michelle Wiseman: Billing Specialist
Aubrianna Quist: Intake Manager
Maribel Suitt: Intake Specialist
Laura McNaughton: Intake Specialist
NIki Nixon: Intake Specialist
Jasmine Vega: Intake Specialist
Ada Hernandez: Intake Specialist
Steve Tamblingson: Intake Specialist
Bethany Hunter: Intake Specialist
Anna Novelo: CA Office Manager
Marie Plummer: NC Office Manager
Victoria Howell: UT Office Manager
Amy Baughman: Layton Receptionist
Aliny Xavier: Salt Lake City Receptionist
Madeleine Ziter; Orem Receptionist
Leigh Hunter: Charlotte Receptionist
Kimberly Vallejo; San Diego Receptionist
Christi Giles: Authorization Manager
Shea Ivie: Authorization Specialist
Jasmine Lucero: Authorization Specialist
Beatrice Garcia: Authorization Specialist
Kim Rodriguez: Authorization Specialist
Heidi Roy: Credentialing Coordinator
Deza Christopher, Credentialing Coordinator
Thomas Dunbar: IT Manager
Travis Yoerger: IT assistant: UT
Kevin Romero, IT assistant: CA
Anna Kacinski: Marketing & Digital Networking Strategist
Karissa Hartman: Scheduling Coordinator, UT & NC