Our LeadershipDedicated to being a leading ABA provider
Chief Clinical Officer
Erica Pozzie is Chief Clinical Officer. Erica holds a BA in Psychology from Bradley University and a MS in Behavior Analysis and Therapy from Southern Illinois University. In addition she is certified in Picture Exchange Communication System (Pyramid) and as a Quality Behavioral Solutions (QBS) Safety Care Trainer.
Erica joined AHSS as a BCBA for the Northwest region in 2013. She was promoted to LBCBA for the newly established Far Northwest Region; and then to Network Director for all the north regions. She is responsible for launching AHSS’ Center Based Therapy as well as establishing high clinical standards throughout the organization. Prior to AHSS, Erica worked as a behavior analyst with Trinity Services in the Northwest Chicago suburbs, where, in one case, she taught functional communication skills to an individual with autism that reduced target behaviors from 200 per month to 10. Erica has deep clinical skills and has been leading teams of clinicians for more than 8 years. She has distinguished herself with her team building skills and built a reputation for great leadership.
Director of Family Support
Rich Maston is our Director of Family Support. He began with AHSS as a Family Support Coordinator and became a favorite with clients and employees alike. He has subsequently and deservedly been advanced to the title of Family Support Director. He brings to the team significant experience as a director of clinical services for Lauren’s Institute for Education, where he supervised an interdisciplinary team of more than 40 speech, music, physical, occupational, and habilitation therapists. Previously he has also acted as principal/director, providing individual and group music therapy services, as well as developing marketing strategies for both commercial ventures and nonprofit human services agencies. Rich received his Bachelor of Arts in business economics with a minor in music from the College of Wooster in Ohio. He has also completed the music therapy equivalency program at Arizona State University and the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst program at Penn State University World Campus. Rich is an excellent resource for any parent with a child on the spectrum and is able to offer great insights into successful therapy.
Director of Marketing
Shelly Andrews is Director of Marketing with AHSS. Andrews brings nearly 15 years of experience in healthcare marketing. She has developed an agile marketing approach supported by strong creative capabilities and an energetic team that drive revenue and growth for AHSS. She has built relationships with Autism community experts and hosted events showcasing leaders in behavior analysis. Shelly is always looking for ways that Autism Home Support Services can support our communities and has partnered with local groups to increase awareness and acceptance of autism. Shelly earned a Bachelors of Science in Public Relations from Northwest Missouri State University.