Meet Our Team
Nicole Quigley, BCBA
Nicole Quigley, BCBA, founded Family Behavior Solutions, Inc in August 2014. Since before that time, Nicole has been providing ABA services in a variety of settings, including inpatient, home- and community- based, day programs, public and private schools, and social skill groups and outings. Nicole received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Rhode Island in 2003, and continued her advanced training by earning a Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling in 2009 from Palm Beach University. Nicole finished the ABA program at Florida Institute of Technology and became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2011. She is committed to team work and a has a sincere passion for helping children and their families.
Lauren Maguire, BCBA
Lauren has been working at Family Behavior Solutions since 2015. Her love for ABA came from a summer spent with kiddos on the Spectrum in 2012. Lauren went on to get her Master's in Special Education ABA from Bay Path University. She began as a Registered Behavior Technician before passing her Board in 2016, and after a year and a half as a Clinical Supervisor at Family Behavior Solutions, Lauren went on to become Clinical Director of the ABA team. Her favorite part of Family Behavior Solutions involves the dedicated staff, relationships with the families, and the ability to participate in many different social skills groups.
Amanda Harwood, RBT
Office Manager / RBT
Prior to working with the FBS team, Amanda was in the optical field for 10 years. Her passion for children and wanting to do something to help make a difference in their lives is what attracted her to the FBS team. Amanda spends her weekends with her own kids and teaching horseback riding lessons to children with disabilities and adults for an amazing non-profit.
Jenell Perry, BCBA
Jenell has always had a passion for working with children and adolescents. Even when she thought about venturing on a different path, life brought back back to this passion. Over the last 12+ years in this field, she has worked in different settings such as a hospital, in homes, a partial program, residential and in schools. Jenell is proud to say that she loves her job as a BCBA and the families and clients she serves!
Julie Prudhomme, BCaBA
Julie has been with FBS since November 2018. She graduated from Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services. After teaching preschool for several years, she found a passion within the field of ABA and decided to pursue her BCaBA. She has experience providing ABA services in variety of settings including clinic-based, home-based, and school-based. She looks forward to continuing to provide love, knowledge, & support to children and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Marc Tannous, BCBA
Marc earned a Bachelor’s in History in 2007 and spent several years writing fiction. He began working in the field of ABA in 2013 as a direct aide in a clinic setting and went on to earn his M.Ed. in 2017 at the University of Washington, as well as becoming a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Marc has been with FBS since 2018.
Spenser Macera, M.S., BCBA
Spenser has been working with Family Behavior Solutions since 2019. She received her Bachelor's Degree in 2009 from Lebanon Valley College in PA where she majored in Digital Communication/Art History. Her love of ABA started in 2010 when she started a job at a residential facility. Since then, she worked as an ABA Therapist in a middle school as well as in center-based and home-based services throughout Massachusetts. In 2017, she received her Master's in ABA from Bay Path University and became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
Chelsea Quinonez, RBT
Chelsea has always had a passion for children and teaching. She started by teaching Sunday School classes for 1st- 6th graders, then began teaching at a Learning Center. She knew she wanted to work with children, so she began classes for Elementary Education/ Special Education at CCRI & RIC. In the fall of 2017, Chelsea stumbled upon FBS and realized that working with children and ABA is what she loves the most . She continues to work toward her BCBA certification while enjoying every moment with her kiddos at FBS!
Kayla Brothers, RBT
Treatment Coordinator/Activities Director
Kayla has been with the company since July 2015. Before that, she worked at a daycare center with children ranging from 18-24 months. She loves watching and helping children learn and grow through many different styles of learning. She has also taken on the roll of Lead Therapist for the FBA preschool social skills group.
April Jarry, BA,RBT
After April earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Rhode Island College, she began working with children with disabilities in a variety of settings (hospital, school, and home) for 5 years. After working with children with disabilities and with ABA at Bradley Hospital, she dedicated her next 9 years as a preschool teacher teaching children aged 2-5. As much as she loved her students and classroom, she missed the gratifying feeling in ABA therapy. Working with children one on one and watching and nurturing their accomplishments gives her great joy. Since at FBS, April has acquired her RBT and looks forward to her future with the FBS family!
Erica has worked with children since 2015 in various settings. She has been with FBS since late summer of 2019 and is now a full time Therapist. She was originally at RIC for a Bachelor's in Music but is currently working toward an online degree in Child Psychology with a focus in ABA. It fills her heart with joy when she sees the kids she works with get excited about meeting their goals and learning new things.
Kaitlynn is currently a paraprofessional at FBS. After graduating from the University of Rhode Island in 2019 with her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Studies, she chose to pursue a career in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). After having spent the last 4+ years working with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, she decided to further her career in ABA and is currently pursuing her Master of Arts Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis at Salve Regina University. She prides herself in creating meaningful relationships with her clients and implementing practices that will ensure continuous growth and development throughout their lives.
Carmen Reid, LCSW
Carmen Reid is a LCSW at Family Behavioral Solutions. She specializes in Grief and Trauma therapy and is currently a Special Education Social Worker. She graduated from RI College, earning her Bachelor's degree in Nursing and her Master's degree in Clinical Social Work. Carmen is a national certified trainer in Youth Mental Health First Aid.
"I help my clients to find healthy perceptions of themselves and strengthen their relationships in order to move towards an overall well being."
Chris has been at FBS since 2015, and takes pride in contributing to the team effort with technical initiatives. His expertise with computer programming, systems management, and technical assistance have supported the growth of FBS over the years. Chris is a graduate of University of Rhode Island and is both a MCSE - Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert and PMP - Project Management Professional.