Founder & Chief Executive Officer (C.E.O.)
Dawn Montgomery, Ph.D., BCBA
Founded H.O.P.E. Consulting, LLC in 2004
Founded Maverick Education & Behavioral Solutions, LLC in 2012
Dr. Montgomery has been working in the field of applied behavior analysis since 1995, when she began assisting children diagnosed with Autism in non-public schools. She has worked with individuals of all ages developing, implementing, and supervising behavior analytic programs. Through her experiences, she has developed a passion for the field, and has made a commitment to improving the lives of our clients her lifelong goal. Dr. Montgomery has established all of our current service delivery models, and continually looks for ways to provide services to under-served populations, such as in our Adolescent and Adult Services Program.
Art Wong, B.S.
Employee since November 2020
Mr. Wong has been working in the healthcare field since 1988. He began his career as an Assistant Controller at a behavioral healthcare hospital that provided inpatient services for adults, adolescents, and children, as well as outpatient services for adults and adolescents. After a year of intensive training, he was promoted to the position of Chief Financial Officer (C.F.O.) at a sister hospital. Given his desire to expand his knowledge in healthcare, after ten years, Mr. Wong began working in the medical surgical side of the healthcare industry. He did this as a Manager for 10 years in multispecialty clinics, and was the Finance Manager for Woodland Hospital. Mr. Wong was then recruited to be the CFO at a behavioral healthcare hospital. In this position, he worked with the medical and clinical staff, as well as the administrative team, to improve the facility’s operations and expand its behavioral health services.
Human Resources Coordinator
Employee since December 2019
Ms. Clark obtained her bachelor’s degree in Human Services from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, with a focus in substance abuse disorder. She has worked in non-profit organizations, supporting staff with their growth and success, and supporting families needing assistance with concerns related to substance abuse, education, health, and legal issues. Additionally, Ms. Clark completed the Rapport Leadership International Program, which is a training that focuses on human resources. She has seven years of experience providing support in Human Resources capacities, and is driven by her desire to help others. Her passion for encouraging others to reach their full potential motivates her to continually improve herself, and further reaffirms her philosophy that employees thrive when they are challenged while being supported through genuine care and compassion.
Scheduler & Materials Coordinator
Employee since April 2017
Ms. Anderson attended 2 years at Sierra College and got her start working at the administrative level in the 1990’s. During her eight years in administration, she fulfilled the role of dispatcher in a large local chain of grocery stores, and eventually moved into an Administrative Assistant position in the main office of a certain department. She continued to hone this skill set when she took an Administrative Assistant position with an insurance agency. She is a dedicated mother to her 7 year old, who continually keeps her on her toes, and she has been a key player in the ongoing management of our agency’s client and staff schedules, as well as in supporting the administrative team in the completion of a variety of other important tasks.