Meet Alisa Huynh, our Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) who brings compassion and a wealth of expertise to Paragon. With a 20-year career dedicated to serving neurodiverse individuals, Alisa has worked in multiple settings, including homes, schools, businesses, communities, and clinical environments. In these experiences she has applied the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) with passion and dedication. Her focus has been on supporting individuals with autism, intellectual disabilities, and related behavioral health disorders. As a Subject Matter Expert in ABA, she has also collaborated with professionals from different fields, contributing her expertise to interdisciplinary teams to address complex challenges and promote holistic approaches to support individuals and innovative AI product development.

As our Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), Alisa is responsible for strategic planning and ensuring the long-term sustainability of our organization. Previously, she served as the Director of Intensive ABA Services at Paragon, overseeing the delivery of high-quality services to individuals with autism and related disorders.

Outside of her professional endeavors, Alisa finds joy in cooking, expressing her creativity through painting, and figure skating. Residing in Northern Virginia with her family, she takes pride in being a native of the DC Metropolitan area. Alisa’s diverse talents, unwavering commitment, and compassionate approach make her an invaluable asset to Paragon and the individuals we serve.