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Jaclyn Shandy-Pinto, M.A., BCBA, is the Chief Opperations Officer at B.E.S.T. Consulting, Inc and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She holds a Master's in Applied Behavior Analysis from California State University, Sacramento and a Bachelor's Degree from Washington State University, Washington.

Her work in the field includes more than 12 years of clinical experience, with emphasis on Autism Spectrum Disorders. Jaclyn has studied under, and worked directly with Tristram Smith, Ph.D. at Washington State University, Washington. She was a participant in the Northwest Autism Project - a replication site for Ivar Lovaas, Ph.D. In addition, she worked at the Lovaas Institute as a Behavior Consultant for several years to continue her training and education.

Currently, Jaclyn is committed to the field of Behavior Analysis and maintains her familiarity with current research and intervention methods by attending professional conferences at both the regional and national levels. Jaclyn is also on the Board of Directors for the California Association of Behavior Analysis (CAL-ABA) and currently holds the position of PR/Marketing Chair. Most importantly, Jaclyn is committed to serving our clients by using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis to improve the lives of the children we serve.