Dr. Mary Riordan received her doctorate from Florida State University in 1990, and has been a critical member and leader of the BMC team since 1981. Dr. Riordan was one of the initial Board Certified Behavior Analysts when the certification began in 2000. She has worked for over 40 years providing behavior analysis services in community settings, residential facilities, skilled nursing facilities, medical hospitals and schools. Her work has involved designing and implementing behavioral intervention plans to reduce dangerous behaviors and teach functional skills, developing treatment programs staff training and developing treatment systems for individuals with developmental disabilities and mental illness. She is presently the Director of Adult and Residential Services for BMC where she oversees the treatment of individuals with
developmental disabilities and mental illness in a variety of settings. Even with her extensive experience, Dr. Riordan still maintains consistent direct work with individuals across the state of Florida and Georgia.
Throughout her career Dr. Riordan has worked to improve laws and regulations regarding the practice of behavior analysis so quality services are available to all individuals who need them. She is Past President of the Florida Association for Behavior Analysts and Association of Professional Behavior Analysts. Currently she serves as the Public Policy Co-Chair for the Florida Association of Behavior Analysis, a member of Florida’s Behavior Analysis Practice Committee, and on the Behavior Analysis Local Review Committee. Dr. Riordan is a treasure to the field of behavior analysis and to the BMC team.