Our Team

The BY YOUR SIDE – Autism Therapy Services (BYS) team consists of a multidisciplinary group of speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, board certified behavior analysts, licensed professional counselors, and support staff with expertise in the four hallmark characteristics of autism; communication, social interactions, maladaptive behaviors, and sensory.

Directors

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Katurri Phillips, BCBA
Executive Director of Therapy

Senior Managers

Laura

Laura Anne Mahlmeister, BCBA
Sr. Manager of ABA Therapy (North)

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Melanie Rickert, BCBA
Sr. Manager of ABA Therapy (South)

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Marilyn Deutmeyer, SLP
Sr. Manager of Speech Therapy

Center Leads – ABA Therapy

Lori Baffi(1)

Lori Baffi, BCBA
ABA Center Lead
Burr Ridge

Laura C

Laura Corrado, BCBA
ABA Center Lead
Schaumburg

Melissa Liautaud

Melissa Liautaud, BCBA
Lead Development
Schaumburg

Center Leads – Speech Therapy

Kat

Kathryn Neenan
SLP Center Lead
Burr Ridge

Brittany Nolan - SLP Schaumburg

Brittany Nolan, SLP
SLP Center Lead
Schaumburg

Center Leads – Occupational Therapy

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Joseph Hill, OT
OT Center Lead
Burr Ridge

Kate

Kate Gilman, OT
OT Center Lead
Schaumburg

Directors

Katurri_2

Katurri Phillips, BCBA
Executive Director of Therapy

ABA Services (Applied Behavioral Analysis)

amanda

Amanda Cole
RBT Lead

Gia-B_1

Gia Boglio
ABA Therapist

Jen

Jennifer Derencius
ABA Therapist

Chrissy

Chrissy Canady
ABA Therapist

TaylorDonnelly

Taylor Donnelly
ABA Therapist

Monica G

Monica Geick
ABA Therapist

Anne K

Anna Kulesza
ABA Therapist

Kim-Forst

Kimberly Forst
ABA Therapist

Taylor-M

Taylor Maloney
Registered Behavior Technician

abby

Abby Schulz
ABA Therapist

Leslie-Walk

Leslie Walk
ABA Therapist

Sophia

Sophia Torres
ABA Therapist

Rosemary-G(1)

Rosie Griendling
ABA Therapist

Noreen Syed

Noreen Syed
Registered Behavior Technician

Karli-KS

Karli Knack-Schiavone
ABA Therapist

Sean-Gill(1)

Sean Gill
ABA Therapist

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Max Pena
ABA Therapist

Brittany-Krucek

Brittany Krucek
ABA Therapist

Emma-L

Emma Lukis
ABA Therapist

Natalia-B

Natalia Bukowski
ABA Therapist

Samantha-Freiberg

Samantha Freiberg
ABA Therapist

Nick Caruso

Nick Caruso
ABA Therapist

Caitlin McNamara

Caitlin McNamara
ABA Therapist

Alexandra-Mroz

Alexandra Mroz
ABA Therapist

Christina-Hyland

Christina Hyland
ABA Therapist

Megan Gjertsen

Megan Gjertsen
ABA Therapist

Juan Mercado

Juan Mercado
ABA Therapist

Akiah Robinson

Akiah Robinson
ABA Therapist

Alia Kassam

Alia Kassam
ABA Therapist

Speech Language Services

Bansari-A_1

Bansari Amin
Speech Language Pathologist

Natalie-H(1)

Natalie Halm
Speech Language Pathologist

susan

Susan Theis
Speech Language Pathologist

Occupational Therapy Services

Abigail Koning

Abigail Koning
Occupational Therapist

Directors

Katurri_2

Katurri Phillips, BCBA
Executive Director of Therapy

ABA Services (Applied Behavioral Analysis):

Brittany F

Brittany Frachello
ABA Therapist

Kasey

Kasey Kramer
Registered Behavior Technician

Paige

Paige Gulbrandsen
Registered Behavior Technician

Kristina B

Kristina Doyle
RBT Lead

Ashley H

Ashley Holdmann
Registered Behavior Technician

Kendra-Kopacek

Kendra Kopacek
ABA Therapist

Meghan Duggan

Meghan Duggan
ABA Therapist

olivia-d

Olivia Desimone
ABA Therapist

Madison S

Madison Smith
ABA Therapist

Elizabeth-B

Elizabeth Butler
Registered Behavior Technician

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Matt Holzkamp
Registered Behavior Technician

JJ Corrado

JJ Corrado
ABA Therapist

Jazmynn F

Jazmynn Flathau
ABA Therapist

Kaitlyn-Henry

Kaitlyn Henry
ABA Therapist

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Lauryn Aber
ABA Therapist

Kelly Showalter

Kelly Showalter
ABA Therapist

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Jaclyn Lach
Lead RBT

Kayla Negron

Kayla Negron
ABA Therapist

Thanh Lan

Thanh – Lan Nguyen
ABA Therapist

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Sarah Woods
ABA Therapist

molly

Molly Parker
Registered Behavior Technician

Lauren

Lauren Pierce
ABA Therapist

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Franca Pelagio
ABA Therapist

Colleen-McKeown

Colleen Mckeown
ABA Therapist

Anna-Wagner

Annie Wagner
ABA Therapist

Kim Erickson

Kim Erickson
ABA Therapist

Theres Snow

Therese Snow
ABA Therapist

Speech Language Services

Elise F

Elise Freemon
Speech-Language Pathologist

Natalie_Pomije

Natalie Pomije
Speech-Language Pathologist

Occupational Therapy Services

Danielle-Z

Danielle Zeisig
Occupational Therapist

Olivia B

Olivia Byjos
Occupational Therapist

Individual, Sibling, and Family Counseling Services

Directors

Katurri_2

Katurri Phillips, BCBA
Executive Director of Therapy

ABA Services (Applied Behavioral Analysis):

Joanie-Giacobbe

Joanie Giacobbe
Registered Behavior Technician

Phoebe yang

Phoebe Yang
ABA Therapist

Adrien Phipps

Adrien Phipps
ABA Therapist

erin moore

Erin Moore
ABA Therapist

Occupational Therapy Services

Mia_Vaci

Mia Vaci
Occupational Therapist

Speech Language Services

jana kohn

Jana Kohn
Speech-Language Pathologist

Directors

Katurri_2

Katurri Phillips, BCBA
Executive Director of Therapy

ABA Services (Applied Behavioral Analysis):

Directors

Katurri_2

Katurri Phillips, BCBA
Executive Director of Therapy

ABA Services (Applied Behavioral Analysis):

Administrative Team

brittneyr

Brittney Ross
Senior Manager Project Implementation & Human Resources

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Sylvia Zygiel
Human Resource Coordinator

Ali

Ali Pisarczyk
Talent Acquisition Specialist

michelleg

Michelle Gutierrez
Sr. Operations Manager

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Stephanie Hill
Operations Manager – Burr Ridge

Angie_Belder

Angie Belder
Operations Manager – Schaumburg

MattCnewpic

Matthew Croke
Sr. Manager of Billing and Family Outreach

KathyKozicki(1)

Kathy Kozicki
Billing Manager

April-Pfeiffer(1)

April Pfeiffer
Billing Analyst

Katie K

Katie Karczewski
Billing Analyst

Janet Sandoval

Janet Sandoval
Billing Specialist

LaTonya Townsel

LaTonya Townsel
Billing Specialist

Katrina Bobel

Katrina Bobel
Administrative Specialist –
Burr Ridge

Katie Kirwan

Katie Kirwan
Administrative Specialist –
Morton Grove

Kyrstin-G

Kyrstin Grant
Administrative Specialist – Schaumburg

Outreach and Marketing Team

Alison Hoss

Alison Hoss
Manager of Outreach and Business Development

Danielle Pierce

Danielle Pierce
Marketing Manager