Robin Hulsey

Ms. Robin Hulsey is, officially, our Client Services Coordinator who works closely with parents on all non-clinical issues. Unofficially, Robin is our "Operations Department" - she does it all and does it with a smile. She is the backbone of our administrative operations. Robin is the longest-standing member of our "BAI family" and has recently celebrated her 14-year anniversary with us! Robin is dedicated and committed to work and provides a supportive and friendly work environment for all. In addition to her myriad duties at Behavior Analysis, Inc., she is a parent of two wonderful children and volunteers for the Broward County Schools.

PERSONAL INTERESTS

  • Reading
  • Attending community events

Sarah Pierce, M.S., BCBA

Ms. Sarah Pierce is a Clinical Supervisor for our Parenting for Success Program in Southwest Florida. This program provides behavioral training and support to foster families. Sarah provides a high level of individualized behavioral support to assist foster and adoptive families as well as relative and non-relative caregivers in dealing with children who have a history of trauma and abuse.

Sarah received her Master’s degree in Psychology with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis from Florida State University. Her interest in behavior analysis began during her undergraduate studies at Florida State University, where she worked with a young child on the autism spectrum who received in-home behavior support services. Sarah’s curiosity of the field grew when trained and asked to implement behavior interventions in the home of the child. During her graduate studies, she worked in the public school setting as a consultant developing and training school staff to implement behavioral intervention programs with primarily typically functioning children in the elementary school setting. She is a member of the Florida Association of Behavior Analysis and the Capital Association for Behavior Analysis.

CURRENT INTERESTS

  • Behavior Analysis in Child Welfare
  • Prevention Services
  • Parent and Staff Training
  • Analysis and treatment of problem behavior

EDUCATION

  • M.S. in Psychology with specialty in Applied Behavior Analysis from Florida State University
  • B.S. in Psychology from Florida State University

PERSONAL INTERESTS

  • Tennis
  • Table tennis
  • Scrabble
  • Cooking
  • Abstract art
  • Traveling

Silvia Marussich, M.S.W.

Mrs. Silvia Marussich-Starin is the Operations Director for Behavior Analysis, Inc. She has more than 25 years clinical and administrative experience with a many populations and programs. Silvia has administered state-funded programs for persons with developmental and related disabilities, including residential, educational, vocational and supported employment programs. She has also worked in the treatment of populations not widely treated behaviorally including in-patient substance-abusing adolescents and adults, out-patient substance-abusing adolescents and adults, cocaine-exposed infants and children, DUI offenders, and children in foster care programs. Silvia was also a practicing Certified Behavior Analyst for many years. One of her major interests is in reducing the negative effects that an individual's problem behaviors create for the entire family and significant others.

Silvia’s current responsibilities include program development, grant writing, and contract management. Silvia oversees Behavior Analysis, Inc.’s and our sister, non-profit agency, Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Inc.’s administrative supports services, including the accounting and human resources departments.

Silvia’s past clinical experience in assisting others develop to their full potential has translated as an administrator into assisting our staff members to develop and perform to their full potential, maximizing Behavior Analysis, Inc.’s and Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Inc.’s commitment to the delivery of high quality services, excellent customer services, and fairness in every aspect of our practices.

CURRENT INTERESTS

  • Advocacy for Underserved Populations
  • Advocacy for Special Needs populations
  • Parenting Supports
  • Integration of Behavior Analysis with Other Professions

EDUCATION

  • M.S.W. in Social Work from Florida International University
  • B.S. in Sociology from Florida International University

PERSONAL INTERESTS

  • Cooking
  • Photography
  • Traveling 

Tera McIntyre, Human Resource Specialist

Tera joined Behavior Analysis, Inc. as the Human Resources Specialist in 2017. She has over five (5) years of human resources experience. Tera has extensive human resources professional experience working at both large and small non-profit and profit sectors. Her expertise is in creating and implementing productivity-inducing practices through the application of human resource information systems, talent management, organizational development, training and development, leadership and management coaching.

Tera’s well-rounded employment history include positions such as Human Resources Manager, Human Resources Generalist, Assistant Real Estate Manager and Retail District Manager. She is passionate about helping businesses make the most of their resources and helping individuals reach their full professional potential. Tera is currently working on obtaining her Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance at Nova Southeastern University. In addition, she holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University.

CURRENT INTERESTS

  • Employee Relations and Talent Development
  • Staying current with the evolving human resources world
  • Obtaining PHR Certification
  • Being adventurous with son (bike riding, indoor rock climbing, indoor skydiving and traveling)
  • Learning about the stock market

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University

PERSONAL INTERESTS

  • Reading and learning
  • Spending time with my mentees, family and friends
  • Developing a charity to give back to the homeless
  • Traveling
  • Dancing
  • Decorating home