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Daniel A. Etra — Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Etra currently serves as CEO of Rethink Autism, Inc. Prior to co-founding the company, Mr. Etra was CEO of R.E.R. International, a supplier of printed materials to the retail industry. Mr. Etra was a Consultant at Bain & Company, helping establish their NY office and also served as a Managing Director of Promodex Ltd., an Israeli importer and distributor of consumer appliances and industrial equipment. In addition, Mr. Etra served in the Israel Defense Forces and worked at Wasserstein, Perella & Co., specializing in M&A in the fields of healthcare, technology and natural resources.
Mr. Etra has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics from Yale University. Born and raised in New York City, he is a volunteer in the Pediatric Department at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center working with children ages 3 months to 15+ years old
Eran Rosenthal — President & Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Rosenthal currently serves as President and COO of Rethink Autism, Inc. Prior to co-founding the Company, Mr. Rosenthal was President and COO of R.E.R. International, a supplier of printed materials to the retail industry. Mr. Rosenthal was Director of Operations at QRS Corp., a leading provider of e-commerce solutions to the retail industry. In addition, Mr. Rosenthal served in the Israel Defense Forces as a Captain in the Navy.
Mr. Rosenthal has an MBA from University of Illinois and a BA in Political Science from Tel Aviv University. Born and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel, he is the father of three children.
Jamie Pagilaro — Executive VP & Chief Learning Officer
Mr. Pagliaro currently serves as Executive VP & Chief Learning Officer of Rethink Autism, Inc. and member of Rethink autism’s Scientific Advisory Board. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Pagliaro was Executive Director of the New York Center for Autism Charter School, the first charter school for children with autism spectrum disorders in New York. The program has received national recognition from the media and a number of professional publications as a model for children with autism in the public school system. Mr. Pagliaro was also Program Director at Melmark, a private residential school program for individuals with developmental disabilities.Mr. Pagliaro has an MBA from Villanova University and a BA with honors in Psychology from Wesleyan University. He is a member of the Association of Behavior Analysis International, Board Chair of Music for Autism and an avid squash player.
Bridget A. Taylor, Psy.D., BCBA-D
Dr. Taylor currently serves as Senior Clinical Advisor and Board Chair of Rethink Autism’s Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Taylor has specialized in the education and treatment of children with autism for the past twenty-five years. She is the Executive Director of the Alpine Learning Group, a highly regarded education and treatment center for children with autism in New Jersey, which she co-founded in 1988. Dr. Taylor serves on several editorial boards including the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, Behavioral Interventions, and Behavior Analysis in Practice. She is also a member of the Autism Advisory Group for the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, is a board member of the Association for Science in Autism Treatment. Dr. Taylor is a national and international speaker and has authored numerous research articles and book chapters related to autism.
Dr. Taylor is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and a Licensed Psychologist. She holds a Doctorate of Psychology from Rutgers University, and received her Master’s degree in Early Childhood Special Education from Columbia University.
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