CENTRAL OFFICE STAFF

Amanda Brott

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Amanda Brott is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and graduate of Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a Master’s degree in Behavior Analysis and Therapy.

Amanda began work at Hope as a Behavior Analyst in the summer of 2005.  In this role, Amanda worked with children on overcoming problematic behavior as well as teaching them more appropriate alternative behaviors.

In her tenure at Hope, Amanda has held several positions.  These diverse roles within the organization have provided her the opportunity to immerse herself in all aspects of Hope; ensuring that Hope continues to provide leading edge care to the children they serve. She currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Hope and the TAP Executive Director.


 

Amy Martin 

DIRECTOR

 

Amy Martin holds a Master’s degree in Business with an emphasis in Government Relations from the University of Illinois Springfield. She joined Hope/TAP in 2018 bringing with her over 15 years of leadership experience in management, government administration, legislation, and marketing.

Amy has had extensive success advancing economic development throughout the state of Illinois, overseeing substantial budgets, managing large workforces, fighting for social services, and against economic injustices. Her diverse leadership experience as well as her in depth knowledge of government relations will ensure that The Autism Program of Illinois continues to provide vital autism services and advocacy throughout the state.


Jodi Ogilvy

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Julie Bilbrey-Smeltzer

TAP TRAINING, MEDIA, & RESOURCE MANAGER


The Autism Program of Illinois (TAP) administrative offices are operated by Hope and are located in the Hope Pavilion, 5220 S. 6th Street Rd., Suite 2200, Springfield, IL 62703. Telephone (217) 585-5178