Meet Lauren-Nicole “Nicole” Jinier, our dynamic CEO and Owner at Paragon Autism Services, is a true innovator in the field. With over 10 years of experience leading our company, she has demonstrated unwavering dedication to improving the lives of individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities.

As a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA), Nicole’s expertise and passion have been the driving force behind Paragon’s success. Her extensive background includes serving as the President and Board Member of the Autism Society of Northern Virginia, where she actively advocated for individuals and families, and teaching undergraduate classes in Early Child Development.

With a focus on intensive ABA services, Nicole has spearheaded groundbreaking programs that have revolutionized the lives of numerous individuals. Her unwavering commitment to evidence-based practices and her dedication to the community have been exemplified in her establishment and advancement of Paragon Autism Services.

Beyond her professional accomplishments, Nicole finds joy in the simple pleasures of life. She cherishes spending quality time with her daughter and husband, enjoys taking trips to the beach and Disney World, and finding inspiration in their company.

Nicole’s visionary leadership, expertise in behavior analysis, and genuine care for those we serve make her an exceptional CEO and Owner. Under her guidance, Paragon Autism Services continues to thrive as a trusted provider of high-quality services for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities.