Stacey holds her Master's of Education in Autism from Regis University and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). As a former special education teacher, her experience in education and ABA lends itself to a strong collaboration with schools, while focusing on family-centered programming in the home. She is the owner and clinical director of Peak Potential Behavioral Services (PPBS), Affiliate Faculty for Regis University in their graduate special education program, as well as a trainer for The Autism Institute which provides training and consultation in schools. Her company, PPBS, staffs dedicated, highly-educated professionals who have an abundance of diverse experience. They take pride in supporting families, a high level of teamwork and continually learning and growing in the science of ABA. Using ABA concepts with her staff as well as her clients, is a key to the growing success of her practice. Married to Wade Wilson, and mother of 3 children (Cole, Emma and Jack) Stacey also loves to hike and ski. Hers is a rewarding testimony to someone building a business from passion and compassion, while being highly esteemed by her staff and clients!
Jennifer (Jen) has worked in special education for 8 years, as a paraprofessional for high school students with severe and significant needs, and with elementary children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), where she was first introduced to ABA. She served on the school district Intensive Support Team and later was promoted to Autism Behavior Specialist for the district and became certified as a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT). In 2018, she received her BCBA. She received her BS in psychology with a specialty in ABA in 2016 from Kaplan University, and her MS in psychology with a specialty in ABA in 2018 from Purdue University Global. She is a native of Colorado Springs, a pastor’s wife, and mother of 5 adult children. In her spare time, she loves to read, be outdoors, and spend time with family and friends. Her passion is to help those she has the opportunity to work with, to help them learn to interact within their social environment and become active members of society; to reach their God given potential.
Deleign received her undergraduate degree from the University of Central Florida, followed by her Master's at Capella University. She subsequently earned certification through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board in 2016. She has been sharing the principles of ABA to children with autism for 4 years, providing one-one services in center, community and classroom settings, as well as in home environments. Her experience has been with clients ages 2-17. She values the visible advances her clients can achieve, finding it rewarding to provide them with the skills to support their independence and quality of life. She joined on with Peak Potential in 2017 as an independent contractor. Deleign enjoys camping and watching football.
Keirsten completed her undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Sociology at University of Colorado, (UCCS) and her Educational Specialist Degree (Ed.S.) from UC Denver. She began her career as a School Psychologist within the public education sector, where she first came into direct contact with the application of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) principles and techniques as a method of improving student educational and social functioning. She obtained the newly formalized Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) credential, which she held until obtaining her BCBA credential in May of 2017. Born in Colorado, she has lived here most of her life, but enjoys traveling and visiting new places. In her free time, Keirsten loves reading and spending time with family and friends, and with her dog, Char.
Alex graduated from Purdue University in 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History. He has 6 years of youth work experience with two and a half years as a behavior specialist for several school districts in Indiana. He has also worked for two years in Case Management for outpatient mental health working with children and adolescents. With one and a half years experience in ABA practices he has serviced clients in home, center and school settings. In his spare time he enjoys mountain biking, hiking and gardening.
Ashlee moved to Colorado a year ago, from Georgia, where she secured her Bachelor's in Health Education and Promotion from Georgia Southern University. She is currently pursuing her Master's degree in ABA through Chicago Professional School of Psychology. She has been an RBT for the past year, with her long term goal to become a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst. She has always loved working with kids and her hobbies are reading, hiking and going to the beach.
Judy Preciado (JP) comes to our growing Peak Potential practice, to assist Stacey (Clinical Director) and her team, as her Practice Administrator and Executive Assistant. These administrative responsibilities have evolved to include accounting, billing and HR/ER needs. She holds a Bachelors in Communication, with a minor in Pastoral Theology, and is intermittently pursuing her Master's in Organizational Leadership (MOL) at Colorado Christian University. She most recently worked at USAA as a Banking Specialist, and has a rich history of assisting C-suite execs in their roles. Her heart is to take the pressure off the director/executive to enable them more time for their specific leadership role. She also spent over a decade representing Focus on the Family as their Chapel Producer. She is blessed with 5 children and their 4 spouses, and 5 grands, all under the age of 8. In her spare time, besides spending time with family and faith-related activities, she loves to travel, read and garden.
Abigail graduated from Colorado State University, Pueblo, CO in May 2018 with a Bachelor's in Psychology, minoring in Biology. In the fall of 2018, she will begin pursuing her Master's in Applied Behavior Analysis at Purdue Global. She has served clients as a Registered Behavioral Technician since August of 2016 and joined Peak Potential summer of 2017. Her spare time sees her conquering “14’ers” here in Colorado, playing with her dog and spending time with her family. Abigail has always had a passion for working with kids (especially in the autism community) so when looking for work, she ran across jobs in the ABA field. After researching ABA she realized how well it fit with her passions. Once she has secured her Masters she plans to continue working with children with special needs and their families.
A native to Colorado, Samantha attended Northeastern Junior College (where she also played softball) then transferred to UCCS to secure her Bachelor’s in Psychology. She is currently working on research studies dealing with trauma and continuing on at UCCS for her Master's in Clinical Mental Health counseling. She was introduced to ABA through her school. Samantha also played softball competitively for 12 years.
Originally from Detroit, MI, Ciera received her Bachelor’s degree in Special Education from Western Michigan University. She moved to Colorado to teach significant support needs in the Widefield School District. She is pursuing her Master’s degree in ABA at the University of Northern Colorado in order to become a BCBA. She is looking forward to using the research behind her studies to help individuals become more successful. Hiking, camping, reading, travel and walking her dog are all top priorities in her time off.
Kimberly holds a Bachelors in Social Sciences with a minor in Sociology from the University of Northern Colorado. She is a recent graduate from Colorado Christian University where she earned her Master's in Counseling. She is currently a Licensed Psychotherapist and Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate. For the past 6 years she has worked with the El Paso County Department of Human Services Chafee Program where she taught independent living skills to youth ages 14-21 who were aging out of foster care. Prior to this she worked with the military community as a School Age Coordinator and Supervisory Program Lead at their youth centers. She enjoys working in the helping profession and desires to work with children, youth, and families in a counseling capacity. Kimberly joined the Peak Potential team in July of 2018. She was introduced to ABA through a colleague and is hoping through her experience as an RBT to gain further insight about families and children with special needs. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband of 5 years, painting, and playing with her dogs. Kimberly is a transplant to Colorado because of the military but has always considered the Rockies her home.
Amber is originally from Luxemburg, Wisconsin. Amber attended Northern Michigan University for two years and finished up her Bachelor’s Degree at the University of Oshkosh Wisconsin. She has always enjoyed working with children where she started off her career working as a nanny and at a daycare center. Amber then transitioned to working at a public school where she first gained experience working with individuals on the spectrum in the Autism program (TAP). Amber enjoys connecting and building relationships with children and find out new ways to help them learn and complete daily tasks. In her spare time Amber enjoys fly fishing in the summer, ice fishing in the winter, and hiking or running with her dog. Next year Amber hopes to run a half iron man race.
Angela recently moved to Colorado from Maryland, where she received her BA in Family and Human Services from Towson University, December 2017. Her passion for working with individuals with disabilities was ignited at a young age by a family friend who encouraged her to embrace the difference and be the change. In 2015, Angela began her journey as a support person and friend to individuals with Autism in a variety of settings including the home and community. After graduating, Angela worked as the Program Manager at the Hussman Institute for Autism where she mentored interns and volunteers supporting participants ranging in age from 3-40 in group programs such as yoga, music, and art therapy. In 2017, she received her RBT certification and is determined to begin her Master's to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst by Fall 2019. In her free time you can find Angela painting, doing yoga, or exploring her new home; whether it be climbing to new heights or enjoying a cup of coffee at a near by coffee shop with friends and her fur baby Roskoh.