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.
Tim Frost, B.A.
Employee since September 2017
Mr. Frost graduated from California State University, East Bay with a Bachelor’s in Organizational Psychology and a focus on work environment management. He began working on Training and Learning & Development teams in 2014 and has since honed his skills across various fields of work, including sales, grocery, security, and non-profit organizations. With a history in behavioral management within organizations, Mr. Frost developed an interest in behavior analysis at the private healthcare level. Mr. Frost is passionate about helping others enjoy where they work. He loves working with people and seeing them grow and develop professionally. Within our agency, Mr. Frost applies his skills to a variety of different projects, such as assisting with the coordination of our Registered Behavior Technician program, events coordination, technical support, and employee engagement.
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.