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Meet the Team


Erica Tober, M.A., BCBA

Erica earned degrees in Elementary Education, Special Education, and Psychology  at The College of St. Elizabeth. She received her masters in Applied Behavior Analysis through St. Cloud State University and her BCBA in May of 2013. She has 16 years’ experience working with children with autism and speech delays. She was a supervisor at the Lovaas Institute, a teacher in the preschool at Alpine Learning Group, and a social skills group facilitator and case manager at Alpine Learning Group’s outreach department. During her time at Alpine, she assisted in preliminary research on observational learning and conducted research and presented research on turn taking and pretend play. Her vision is to continue to remain a small practice to keep the quality high and to ensure the ability to personally know all the children  under her care.


Rachel Marlowe, JD, BCBA

Rachel is proud to be the Associate Director of Erica Tober ABA Consulting. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from Ramapo College, she began her career working at Alpine Learning Group's Adult Program in 2009 and joined the Erica Tober ABA Consulting team in 2014. Because she strongly believes in legal advocacy as a complement to individualized therapy, she pursued a legal degree from Widener University Commonwealth Law School. She is now a licensed attorney in the state of New Jersey and practices law in addition to her employment with Erica Tober ABA Consulting. Rachel earned her BCBA certification in 2023. 


Barbara Hoffmann, M.A., BCBA

Barbara has been working with learners with autism and their families since 1999. Throughout her career, she has provided training to parents and staff on the principles and implementation of Applied Behavior Analysis, designed and implemented treatment programs, and worked directly with learners of all ages in school, home, and community settings. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, a certified Teacher of Students with Disabilities, and holds a Master of Arts in Education. A creative and resourceful problem solver, Barbara is dedicated to providing high quality intervention, and is proud to be able to do that as part of Erica’s team.

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Tiffany Jetter-Mace, M.A., BCBA

Tiffany was first introduced to the field of behavior analysis in 2010. She earned her Masters degree in Counseling Psychology from Pacific University where she was selected to complete her practicum hours at a school for children on the autism spectrum. This placement ignited her passion to help children with ASD and their families grow and succeed. Since moving back to the East Coast, Tiffany has worked as an in home therapist for Alpine Learning Group, and as a data analyst and instructor at SEARCH Learning Group. She completed her BCBA coursework at Rutgers University in July 2019. In her spare time, Tiffany enjoys practicing yoga, completing crossword puzzles, and spending time with her family and friends.


Molly Carpenter

Molly graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2019 with a Bachelors of Science in Psychology and a minor in Social Work. After graduation, she worked as a school paraprofessional with young children with ASD. She is currently in graduate school at Capella University for ABA. She is very excited to begin her journey in the field of ABA with Erica Tober and her team!


Kelly Heffelfinger

Kelly has been a Sussex County resident for over 40 years. She is a proud mom to two beautiful adult daughters. Working with children has been her passion for 25 years, as well as helping families cope during difficult times. She has experience with children from infants through teenagers. Kelly received her degree from American Academy McAllister Institute in New York City. In her spare time, Kelly loves cooking for family get-togethers, exploring state parks, hiking with her dog and finding new adventures, in addition to taking her daughters snowboarding in the winter and to the beach in the summer.


Kayla Kostecki

Kayla recently graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology. She has always had a passion for working with children and plans to pursue her Master’s degree in hopes of working as a school counselor in the future and obtaining licensure in the field. Kayla enjoys helping children and watching them succeed and grow. She is excited to begin her journey at Erica Tober ABA Consulting. 


Tyson Nagy

Ty has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to working in the special education field, Ty worked in television as a producer and editor for over 20 years. For the past two years he has been working with children and young adults as a teacher's aide in ABA classrooms and as a behavior technician, providing in home therapy. He draws his inspiration from watching the students he works with improve both academically and socially. Ty says patience, encouragement and a positive learning environment are fundamental to his teaching approach. 


Radhika Ramaswamy, Ph.D.

Radhika Ramaswamy is a Registered Behavior Technician and has been working as an ABA  therapist for the past 15 years. During this time, she has worked with young children as well as teens and young adults on the autism spectrum. 
Radhika has a Ph.D. In Molecular Biology. She changed careers to focus on children with developmental delays/autism after she gained valuable insight helping her own son, who was diagnosed with autism over 20 years ago. Radhika is excited to have joined Erica’s team in early 2019. 


Tirsa Rothman

Tirsa Rothman comes to Erica Tober ABA Consulting  with 15 years of experience in the ASD classroom. Working with children on the spectrum is a true passion for Ms. Rothman. She has worked in many different roles within the field, including one-on-one aide, job coach, and bus driver. Ms. Rothman is looking forward to applying her many years of experience to her position with Erica Tober ABA Consulting.


Jennifer Smith

Jenn has been working for Erica Tober ABA Consulting since 2015.  She earned degrees in Elementary Education, Special Education, and English Literature at The College of St. Elizabeth. Over the last 20 years, she has worked with hundreds of children as a camp counselor, after school care supervisor, and middle-grades public school teacher. Jenn truly enjoys working with Erica’s team to help each child succeed. Jennifer is a registered behavior technician. 


Jewel Williams

Jewel Williams was born October 6, 1982 in Newark, New Jersey. The eldest of ten children, she graduated from Cheney University with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. After graduation, Jewel went on to work as a teacher's aide doing ABA in a school for children with autism. After working in a school for four years, Jewel venture off to work in homes. She has 14 years of ABA experience, working with children between the ages of 2-21 who were diagnosed with developmental disabilities. She also has valuable insight from helping her own two little cousins who were diagnosed with autism. She looks forward to working with the families and Erica's team.

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Hope Yuschak

Hope has nine years of experience working as a paraprofessional in ABA classrooms, primarily with students on the Autism spectrum.  Her love of working with the ASD population prompted her to attend Ramapo College, where she earned her BA in Social Sciences. She is currently focusing on in-home ABA therapy, working on the front line to provide an incredible opportunity for growth and progress. In her spare time, Hope enjoys dancing, practicing yoga, and hiking with her husband and two teenagers. Hope is very excited to join Erica Tober ABA Consulting!

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