Autism Learning Partners Names Richard Fish as New CEO
Pasadena, Calif. – April 10, 2019 – Autism Learning Partners (“ALP“), a national leader in the treatment of autism and other developmental disabilities, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Richard Fish as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Fish succeeds Jeffrey Winter, who is retiring.
“Richard brings a track record of success in leading a variety of healthcare organizations through periods of significant growth, and proven experience building strong relationships with clinicians, patients, payors, and communities for nearly 30 years,” said ALP Board Member John Quick, PhD. “We are confident that with Richard’s support, ALP President Gina Chang, PhD, BCBA-D and the outstanding ALP team will continue the firm’s strong growth, helping improve even more children’s lives across the country.
Prior to joining ALP, Fish was most recently CEO of Brown & Toland Medical Group, an independent physician association supporting over 1,500 physicians serving approximately 300,000 patients. During his tenure, he led a team to expand value based care programs that improved clinical quality, patient experience and financial performance across the San Francisco Bay Area. Fish has also held leadership positions in healthcare companies including Talbert Medical Group, Heritage Provider Network and FHP International.
“Autism Learning Partners is highly respected for its use of the science of Applied Behavior Analysis to help children with autism and other behavioral needs, and I am incredibly honored and excited to help foster this important work. said Fish. “ALP has a world-class clinical leadership team, and I look forward to working with them to build on ALP’s stellar reputation and bring our services to even more families across the country.”
About Autism Learning Partners
Autism Learning Partners (ALP) is a private and full service provider specializing in the treatment of autism and other developmental disabilities and has been a national leader in the special needs field for over 30 years. ALP is headquartered in Pasadena, CA, employs over 180 Board Certified Behavior Analysts (“BCBAs”), and has a total workforce of 3,000, including Behavior Technicians providing in-home and in-clinic ABA-based care across the country. ALP’s services include: Applied Behavioral Analysis, speech and occupational therapies. Autism Learning Partners now offers treatment services in fifteen states including; California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Massachusetts, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Texas and Washington.