Executive Administration

  • Barbara-Firestone

    Barbara Firestone, PhD

    President & Chief Executive Officer

  • Susan Berman, PhD

    Chief Operating Officer

The administration, faculty and staff of The Help Group comprise more than 950 professionals with a heartfelt commitment to helping children with special needs experience achievement and success.

Our multidisciplinary expertise includes program development and administration, special education, clinical psychology, psychiatry, neuropsychology, speech and language pathology, occupational therapy, social work, counseling, nursing, adaptive physical education, professional training, and research. This depth of experience and knowledge enables The Help Group to offer a wide range of educational and therapeutic programs of the highest quality.

  • Tom-Komp

    Tom Komp, LCSW

    Sr. Vice President

  • Mike-Love

    Michael Love

    Sr. Vice President

Senior Administration

  • Elin Bradley

    Elin Bradley

    Director of Therapeutic Schools and Residential Treatment

  • Elena-Brewer

    Elena Brewer, MBA

    Senior Director of Program Administration

  • Pam-Clark

    Pamela Clark, MA

    Director of Autism Schools


  • Karen Enydey

    Karen C. Enyedy, Ph.D.

    Chief Psychologist


  • Liz-Laugeson

    Elizabeth Laugeson, PsyD

    Director, The Help Group-UCLA Autism Research Alliance

  • Philip-Levin

    Philip Levin, PhD

    Program Director, The Help Group-UCLA Neuropsychology Program

  • Edna-Ramos

    Edna Ramos, BSC

    Corporate Controller

  • Keri-Borzello

    Keri Borzello, MA, MS

    Head of School, Summit View

  • Debbie-Webb

    Debby Webb, MSW

    Senior Executive Administrator