ABA Provider Hopebridge Promotes David McIntosh to CEO

Autism therapy provider Hopebridge Inc. has named David McIntosh its new CEO. The Indianapolis-based provider announced Monday that McIntosh — Hopebridge’s chief operating officer and president — will succeed the current CEO Dennis May, effective May 1, 2023. May has been CEO since 2016 and will transition to executive chairman of the company’s board. “I […]

PE Firms Take Note of Increasing Demand for Autism Services

Better awareness and detection of autism has tripled diagnosis rates over the last 15 years, causing private equity investors to take note.  Of late, the market has seen a recent spate of private equity deals in the autism and Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy space. That follows a stalling out of investment in the autism […]

Inside Hopebridge’s Ambitious Growth Plans for 2022 and Beyond

For the last several years, Hopebridge Autism Therapy Centers has been on an ambitious expansion plan into new markets. Hopebridge’s plans are also happening as the pandemic has forced over half of behavioral health organizations nationwide to close programs. In spite of the closures and a move away from in-person services across behavioral health, Hopebridge […]

Hopebridge CCO Shares Aggressive Growth Algorithm, ‘Grow-Your-Own’ Staffing Model

Hopebridge Autism Therapy Centers, which is already one of the country’s largest autism treatment providers, is expanding its footprint even more in 2020. Indianapolis-based Hopebridge is a completely center-based provider of applied behavior analysis (ABA), diagnostics, occupational therapy and speech therapy. It serves children as young as 18 months and as old as 12 but […]