Payton has always had a passion in preparing children to be successful learners. She has an educational background in early childhood education, psychology, and applied behavior analysis and received an A.S in Early Childhood Education, B.A. in Psychology with ABA Concentration, and M.Ed in Special Education with ABA Concentration. She is well-versed, working in positions as a Preschool Teacher, Behavior Technician (BT), and as a Board Certified assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) prior to becoming a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) at INSPIRE Autism. Payton enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her husband, family, and friends.
Kathleen Boudreau has always had an entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to help people. She has an extensive background in both sales and management. Over the past 25 years she has worked with several businesses bringing them from start up to success. In addition, working with international and national accounts. Kathleen is a graduate from Oakland University. She and her husband live in Royal Oak, Michigan, where they enjoy spending time together with family and friends.
Anna is a passionate clinician who's enthusiastic about using the science of behavior analysis to help children diagnosed with autism. She's a graduate from Oakland University earning a masters in Special Education with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis. She has experience working as a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) and a Board Certified assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) prior to working as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). She is looking forward to improving her clients' well being and teaching them new learning strategies. In her free time, Anna enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with family.
James is a passionate clinician who has a history working with individuals 2 – 21 on the autism spectrum. He received his Master Degree in Education with an Applied Behavior Analysis concentration from Oakland University. Since entering the field in 2016 and obtaining his board certification in 2018, James has demonstrated the ability to train hundreds of employees and manage both clinical and administrative processes. James’ passion is motivating staff to reach their full potential and creating treatment plans that increase the quality of life for his clients. James is married to a behavior analyst and is expecting his first child this year! He also enjoys spending time with family and being outdoors.
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 market growth in the industry. He 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. Dr. Boudreau is a recognized innovator, having developed a unique, data-driven process to improve patient outcomes. Dr. Boudreau is also a father of 5 kids and loves spending time outdoors as well as serving in his community.
Ashley has been in the field of behavior analysis for over 10 years. She started her journey as a behavior technician (BT) back in 2010 at Western Michigan University, where she graduated with her bachelor's degree in psychology. In 2016, Ashley graduated from the Florida Institute of Technology with a dual master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) and became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) shortly thereafter. She has a wide range of experience, including working with individuals who exhibit severe behaviors, children, adolescents and adults with autism, as well as using her knowledge in Organizational Behavior Management to assist businesses in creating protocols, structure, and feedback systems. In her spare time, Ashley enjoys playing video games, drawing, reading, and spending time with her husband and dogs.
Sandra’s educational background as a classroom teacher, from preschool to high school, has prepared her to use those skills to help her clients with individual learning plans. She has a Bachelor’s in elementary education from Central Michigan University and a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction with a reading specialist endorsement from Ferris State University. She obtained a certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis through the University of North Texas. She has varied work experiences that have also prepared her work with clients and their families. She began in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis as a technician, advanced to a Qualified Behavior Health Professional before obtaining her certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Sandra is an identical twin so if you see her in the Novi area it is probably her twin who lives in Brighton, Michigan! Sandra enjoys family time, following her grandchildren’s sport activities, and working on varied crafts.