Staff Bio

ABAFoundations Team

Dr. Jennifer Agganis, EdD, BCBA  

Chief Clinical Officer

Dr. Jennifer Agganis

Jennifer Agganis is a leader in the field of behavior analysis and in the treatment for individuals on the autism spectrum and related disabilities demonstrated through her various leadership and community service positions she has held across organizations.

Jennifer graduated from Simmons College in Massachusetts in Behavioral Education and obtained her Board Certified Behavior Analyst certification in 2003, followed by her Doctorate Degree in Education from Florida Atlantic University in 2018.

She has been working with individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders of all ages since 1999 with a focus on improving quality of life by decreasing challenging behaviors, increasing pro-social behaviors and empowering all stakeholders.

Jennifer is also a wife and mother who enjoys spending time outdoors and serving her community.

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Dr. Jordan Boudreau, BCBA

Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Jordan Boudreau

Dr. Jordan Boudreau is a result driven and performance focused leader in Healthcare. As Founder of the Autism Centers of Michigan he developed a track record for helping clients and their families to achieve meaningful improvements in quality of life and a commitment to top quality care.

Jordan earned his dual-track Master Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis and Organizational Behavior Management, followed by a Doctorate Degree in Behavior Analysis from Florida Institute of Technology. His service to individuals with developmental disabilities began in 2004, specializing in early intervention curriculum development, parent training, and continuous improvement initiatives.

Jordan adds to the team approach and authenticity found at ABAF and brings immense knowledge of high quality evidence based care to the individuals and families we serve.

Jessica Derstine, BCBA  Behavior Analyst

Jessica Derstine received her Masters Degree from Simmons College in Massachusetts in Applied Behavior Analysis in 2016 and obtained her Board Certified Behavior Analyst certification in 2017. She has been working with individuals diagnosed with developmental disabilities since 2012.

Jessica worked for the New England Center for Children in Southborough, Massachusetts from 2013-2015 as a behavior therapist and case manager. She worked with young adults aged 18-22 in a residential facility. She provided 1:1 instruction to the students and recorded data on ongoing behavioral and academic goals. In 2014, she was promoted and developed weekly schedules, ensured the safety of all students, and made on the spot decisions during behaviors in order to keep all staff and students safe.

Beginning in 2014, Jessica began working for RCS Learning Center in Natick, Massachusetts, a day school for children diagnosed with developmental disabilities. She implemented programming created by the special education teacher and clinical members. She provided 1:1 ABA therapy to students ages 4-18 years’ old. In December of 2015 she was promoted to Special Education Teacher where she conducted and completed educational assessments, developed programming, completed yearly and needed IEP documents. She supervised and trained staff on programming.

Currently, Jessica is a behavior analyst for ABA Foundations, where she conducts curricular assessments, offers consultation services to families and individuals of all ages, and works directly with clients and caregivers in accordance with funding requirements. Additionally, Jessica is a behavior analyst for Renaissance Learning Academy, a charter school that services children diagnosed with autism. At Renaissance Learning Academy, she writes behavior plans, conducts assessments, and assists with the development of skill acquisition programs for the students.

Cindy Davis, BCBA  Behavior Analyst and Clinical Support Supervisor

Cindy Davis received her Master’s Degree from Walden University in General Psychology in 2009 and obtained her Applied Behavior Analysis certification in 2009. She has been working with children and families diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders since 2007. She ran her own company for several years providing behavioral and academic assessments and support for families through in-home behavioral training and treatment plans.

Prior to Behavior Analysis work she taught in the public-school system, as an elementary and middle school teacher for 19 years. Retiring from the school system in 2007 to pursue her degree in Psychology.

In 2011, Cindy began contracting with a Martin County based company, as an Behavior Analyst, writing and implementing behavioral plans in homes from Vero Beach to Stuart. During this time, she obtained her Supervision credentials through the BACB (Behavioral Analyst Certification Board) and began supervision of RBTs (Registered Behavior Technicians) and students working towards their certification.

Currently, Cindy is a Behavior Analyst for ABA Foundations, where she conducts behavioral assessments, assists with data analysis and program planning and implementation. She also continues to train RBTs and work with families to provide the most current and effective treatment for the individual and families under her care to increase their overall quality of life.

ABAFoundations Central Office Support Specialists

Kristen Holmes,  Client Support Specialist

Kristen joined our team in August of 2017.  She brings with her years of experience working for various professionals specializing in the healthcare industry where she assisted them with processing insurance benefits and eligibility for their patients.   She is a mother and therefore posses a unique skill set to communicate effectively with caregivers in order to guide them through understanding their insurance benefits as well as any local resources needed to support the family.