Chief Executive Officer
Aaron founded Forward in Aug of 2020. Aaron received his bachelor's degree in management from BYU and his MBA from Fresno State. He is a husband and father of 4. Aaron has 10+ years of managing organizations in the nonprofit and private sectors. He is very passionate about the services we provide our clients, and he finds great satisfaction in watching them progress and overcome various challenges.
Chief Administrative Officer
Ash is a founding partner of Forward. He obtained his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Colorado State University - Pueblo. Ash brings 15+ years of business leadership experience across several industries from Chipotle, the YMCA, and DEFY trampoline parks. Ash is excited to be apart of the next chapter of Forwards growth and support in ABA services to the local families and community.
Chief Operating Officer - BCBA, M.Ed.
April Torres is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and has over 20 years experience in the field of social services, education and management and is a founding partner of Forward. She earned her Bachelors Degree in Criminology in 1999 where she started her work with children and families. She later earned a Masters degree in Education in 2010 along with a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and a Designated Criminal Justice Credential. While teaching at the elementary school level, April was exposed to and fell in love with Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). She then decided to pursue her BCBA and has been in the field of ABA since. She has served on multiple committees and boards in the community and currently sits on the National University Alumni Board of Directors, with the intent of broadening the communities awareness of ABA and autism. “The best part of my work is hearing children laugh in our centers as well as seeing parents happy with their child’s progress”.