ATS Directors

Dr. Siva Korukonda M.D. BCBA-D

Dr. Korukonda holds a medical degree from the medical University of Pecs and is a doctorate level Behavior Analyst. Dr. Korukonda has over 10 years of experience in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorder education and Applied Behavior Analysis. His areas of expertise include Verbal Behavior, deceleration of severe challenging behaviors, and skill building. Dr. Korukonda served as the program manager for the Living Exceptionally Adult Program sponsored by the Autism Project of Palm Beach before joining Autism Therapeutic Services.

Dr. Jessica Barry, Psy.D., LP, BCBA

Dr. Barry earned her Bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University and her Master’s and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University in 2010. Dr. Barry is an in-network (TRICARE) Licensed Psychologist, specializing in child and family therapy services for emotional problems, behavior problems and psychological issues. Dr. Barry’s professional experience encompasses positions such as Psychometrician, Neuropsychological Assessment Examiner, and Relief Counselor. Dr. Barry has taught classes regarding Cognitive Assessment and also Cognitive Behavioral Theory and Therapy. Dr. Barry has had extensive experience in behavior assessment testing procedures to include the ADOS-2 and Vineland. Dr. Barry has had specialized training as a neuropsychologist as well, providing neuropsychological testing for children suffering from debilitating ailments such as Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, mental disorders and intellectual disability, signs of brain trauma and injury, epilepsy, stroke, in-utero exposure to drugs and alcohol, physical abuse and neglect.

Jackie Pfuntner, MBA

Jackie Pfuntner joined ATS as our Administrative Director in June 2017. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Therapy and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. Mrs. Pfuntner is a proud Army wife. She brings with her years of experience from her time spent as the Director of Programs and Outreach for the Autism Society of Cumberland County. She also spent the last seven years working as a Systems Navigator for the Fort Bragg Exceptional Family Member Program. As the ATS Administrative  Director, Mrs. Pfuntner overseas daily administrative operations and the ATS administrative team.

Joseph “Joe” Whaley

Joseph (Joe) Whaley joined the ATS team in Mid-August as our Human Resources Manager. He brings with him over 25 years of Human Resources experience.  He is retired from the US Air Force where he worked as the Chief of Plans and Human Resources Programs.  Joe also worked for the State of Delaware as the lead Labor Relations Negotiator and Employee Relations Counselor. Before he joined us at ATS, Joe was the Chief of Human Resources for the Fayetteville VA Enterprise.