Meet The Team
Halie, BCBA & M.S. Curriculum & Instruction, started her career as a special education teacher for high school students with moderate to severe disabilities. She expanded her career in ABA while co-founding Be the Change. She is currently working to affirm neurodiverse practice as a BCBA. In her free time, she enjoys spending her time with her Great Dane, Flower & her 2 cats, Jamungii & Petri.
Shaina, BCBA & M.S. in Curriculum & Instruction, began her career as a high school resource & cross-category teacher for disabled students. She felt called to work more closely with children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) & became an ABA therapist.
Shaina enjoys creating ceramic arts, crafting, yoga, gardening, & spending time with her husband & son.
Director of Inclusion
Nathan is an author, life coach, & podcast host on a mission to Eradicate Loneliness through getting people connected & eradicating labels. Nathan was born 8 weeks prematurely & has Cerebral Palsy. He was a coach for disabled people for almost a decade & moved to entrepreneurship when he wrote 'No Label Defines Me' & more! You can learn more about his podcast, No Label Live here.
Community Connection Director
Ashley is a BCaBA with experience in providing private ABA services to individuals with special needs. Growing up, her family was involved and volunteered in many non-profit organizations including her family's non-profit organization, Angels of Light, which benefiting children and families with life-threatening illnesses. She lives in Mount Pleasant, SC with her husband, Blake, & two children, Coast & Darby Pearl.
Charles is a CPA, who works as a government auditor, primarily conducting the financial statement audits of various South Carolina State agencies, the United States Department of State, and the United States Defense Health Program. Charles currently specializes in government and not-for-profit accounting and auditing. He lives with his wife, Meghan, & daughter, Charlie, in Charleston, SC.
Secretary & Director of Social Media
Meghan earned her B.S. in Psychology & has experience as a therapist for disabled children & youth. As a teen, she started volunteering with Special Olympics & created an adaptive dance class for teen girls. She recently started Inspired Movement an inclusive virtual dance class. You can learn more about Inspired Movement here. Meghan lives in Charleston with her two dogs, Hallie & Jet.
Bree, who earned her BA in Business Administration has experience as an event coordinator in Marketing. She actively seeks out opportunities to stay involved in the community - both personally and professionally and is excited to be apart of the Be the Change team! You can find her outdoors exploring new places, checking out new coffee shops with friends an spending time with family.
Amy, M.S., CRC, earned a Masters degree from University of Wisconsin- Madison in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling. She previously served as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor providing counseling and guidance to those with disabilities, primarily blindness and visual impairments, who were seeking employment opportunities. Through her own lived experience of acquiring a physical disability, she gained a passion to advocate, educate and raise awareness of people with disabilities to break down misconceptions, stigmas and stereotypes. Her hobbies outside of work range from being outdoors, swimming, biking, walking, weightlifting, baking, traveling and spending time with family and friends!