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Our Executive Team

Paige Miller M.S., BCBA, LBA (She/They)

Paige Miller M.S., BCBA, LBA (She/They)

Founder & CEO

Paige Huff currently holds her certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (AZ License #: BEH-000633). Paige moved through the field by becoming an RBT in 2015 and eventually got her BCaBA and BCBA. Paige is the Founder of Adventure ABA, LLC and has always had a passion helping individuals on the spectrum and other disabilities find their true self throughout society. Paige is in the field due to her daughter being diagnosed with Autism and eventually all of her children! ABA is in her life everyday! Paige's favorite value is #adventure! Every person has their own adventure and we want to help everyone succeed on their route. In her free time she is with her family, watching Star Wars, listening to music, or playing board games.

Aketzali Balderrama-Hernandez M.S., BCBA, LBA (She/Her)

Aketzali Balderrama-Hernandez M.S., BCBA, LBA (She/Her)

Co-Owner & COO

Aketzali (Aket - which rhymes with pocket!) has her Master's Degree in Psychology and is certified as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (AZ License #: BEH-000664). She is our bilingual BCBA on staff and one of our Owners. Growing up learning Spanish and English gives her the ability to provide services to a wider community. Working in the field since 2018 has given Aket a variety of experience working with clients as young as 18 months up to early 20s. Aket admires her clients’ creative minds and is dedicated to make sure that all of her clients have the best chance at success. Some of her hobbies include: binge watching shows, crafting, drawing, and listening to podcasts.

Destiny Butler (She/Her)

Destiny Butler (She/Her)

Chief of Billing Operations

Destiny started with Adventure ABA in 2019.  She is currently the Chief of Billing.  She enjoys being able to play a role in helping the kiddo's receive the services they need. By handling all the clinics' insurance and billing. She is currently enrolled at GCU pursuing a Healthcare Administration degree.  When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her daughters and traveling. What she enjoys most about being apart of the Adventure ABA is seeing the kiddos improvement and being apart of such a great orgainization.

Tessa Di Maria (She/Her)

Tessa Di Maria (She/Her)

Chief of Employee Relations

Tessa started with Adventure ABA in June 2020 as a Behavior Therapist and has enjoyed the opportunity to work in several of Adventure's different departments before finding her passion in Human Resources and HIPAA! She chose to be in the ABA field to be surrounded by the pure joy of the Autism community. She also loves getting to spend time with staff and clients and getting to be a part of such uniquely hands-on teams! In her free time, you will find Tessa spending time with her family (and crazy dogs), binge-watching comfort TV shows, or splashing in a pool! If she had to choose one of Adventure ABA's value as her favorite, it would definitely be Dedication!


Daxon Miller (He/Him)

Daxon Miller (He/Him)

Chief of Administration

My name is Daxon! I have a bachelors in Exercise Science from NAU. I have years of experience with managing at a restaurant and office management experience. I chose to be in the field because I wanted to work in a place where I could make a difference. Everyone deserves to live their best life, no matter what that looks like. When I am not at work I love to hang out with my wife and kids. We like to swim, cook and play games. Life is always a #Adventure for me on a daily basis and I am here for it.

Diamond Smith M.S., BCBA, LBA (She/Her)

Diamond Smith M.S., BCBA, LBA (She/Her)

Chief of Training

I am Diamond Smith, MS, BCBA LBA. I have worked at Adventure since 2019 where I started as a BT and continued to grow in the company! I have been a Clinical Director and Chief of Clinical Expansion Integrity but I am currently working over taking over as Chief of Training. I love working with clients and helping them to achieve their goals. You can catch me showing #NonStopEnergy anytime you see me with a client while working on understanding them as individuals and building separate relationships with them all. In my free time I like to travel, try new foods, and spend time with my pets while watching a good tv show.

Erin Slawter (She/Her)

Erin Slawter (She/Her)

Chief of Resources

Erin has completed her Master's in Psychology and currently has her BCBA and LBA (AZ License #: BEH-001115). Erin is passionate about helping clients and their families. Outside of work, you can find her hiking, traveling, reading, or spending time with her dog! She loves working at Adventure ABA is seeing daily progress and client's growing independence. Erin's top Adventure value is #vision!

 

Our Administration Team

Emmery Fischer (She/Her)

Emmery Fischer (She/Her)

Trainer

My name is Emmery! I am currently working on my Bachelor's in Psychology at Purdue Global. I have been an RBT for multiple years and am currently a trainer, where I assist new hires with their growth in the ABA field. I am in this field because I love watching and being part of our client's growth. I love making a change in the kiddos life and love how they make a change in my own. I show non-stop enegery every single day by constantly putting my all into client session and supporting my team as much as possible through various responsibilites. 

Bryce Badaruddin (He/Him)

Bryce Badaruddin (He/Him)

Trainer

Bryce started working at Adventure in March 2021 as a Behavior Therapist (BT), before becoming a Registered Behavior Therapist, then Senior RBT, and now RBT Trainer! Bryce Graduated from ASU with a degree in Psychology B.S., and was primarily focused on Behavioral Neuroscience! After being in research for years and working with rats, Bryce decided that he has a passion for working with people which led him to the field of ABA. He loves training new hires and helping them learn and grow, while also getting to work with the kids! In his free time, Bryce loves to play and watch soccer (Go USA Soccer), roadtrip to CA, be involved with his church, and do anything competitive. The company value he would say he shows everyday is Vision, because he strives to come up with new and innovative ways to do things!

Ashley Frederick (She/Her)

Ashley Frederick (She/Her)

Office Operations Manager

Ashley has her Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education from ASU. She has always had a passion for working with and making a difference in the lives of children. Ashley joined the Adventure ABA team in February of 2022 as a receptionist and quickly learned her love for administration and behind-the-scenes work.

“I enjoy helping out everyone in the company and showing #dedication in my work by being a daily support to the clients, staff, and families to the best of my ability! The best part about working at Adventure is getting to play a part in the lives of the clients and witnessing their growth every day!”

When she is not working, Ashley loves day trips, hanging out with friends, and Target trips (with coffee)!

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