SOURCE: Pacific Child & Family Associates

Pacific Child & Family Associates

February 13, 2015 18:35 ET

Pacific Child & Family Associates Welcomes Jeffrey P. Winter as New Chief Executive Officer

Healthcare Industry Veteran Brings 37 Years of Experience and Will Also Serve as President and Executive Director of the Company

GLENDALE, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 13, 2015) - Pacific Child & Family Associates (PCFA), a provider of behavior analysis services for children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities, is pleased to announce Jeffrey P. Winter F.A.C.H.E has been appointed to Chief Executive Officer. Winter will also serve as President and Executive Director of the company. The newly appointed CEO brings with him 37 years of senior leadership experience in the healthcare industry and has a strong history of leading healthcare organizations to profitability. Winter is based in PCFA's Glendale headquarters.

Prior to joining PCFA, Winter most recently served as President of Kindred Healthcare's hospital division where he oversaw 125 long-term acute care hospitals in 27 states. He has a demonstrated track record of progressive and values-based leadership in healthcare organizations in settings urban, suburban and rural. His collaborative, energetic leadership style will help further PCFA's mission of providing clinical excellence and sustainable improvement for children on all levels of the autism spectrum.

"The Board has deepened the company's leadership team by appointing Jeffrey P. Winter as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Executive Director of the company. Speaking on behalf of the entire Board of Directors we are thrilled to have Jeff join the team and we look forward to a bright and profitable future under his leadership," said Adam Dolder, Chairman of the Board for PCFA.

The year 2014 saw tremendous growth for PCFA. The company opened new locations in San Jose, California and in the Washington D.C. area. Additionally, the year brought a renewed focus on providing quality clinical care to children on the spectrum while helping provide their families with the support and structure to help their children thrive. PCFA also launched the #ACT4Autism campaign. Designed to bring attention to supporting families and caregivers of children on the spectrum, the campaign garnered attention from organizations in the autism community and was recognized by families who appreciate the support of all in the community.

"Under Jeff's leadership, PCFA is looking forward to growing as an organization while we continue to provide the quality clinical services and support families have come to depend on. Our focus will continue to be on providing the clinical therapies that we know will make a difference in the lives of the children and families we serve," said John France, Executive Vice President for Business Development at PCFA.

Pacific Child & Family Associates offers clinic based, in-home, and at-school services that include applied behavior analysis, parenting training, and speech therapy for children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities. Pacific Child & Family Associates' companies include Autism Intervention Specialists, Children's Learning Connection, Autism Continuum Therapies, and Autism Services North. They currently have offices in 32 states and are actively expanding to other areas of the country. Pacific Child & Family Associates is an insurance-accepting, national leader and committed to providing the highest quality, scientifically-based services built on a foundation of respect for its clients and its employees. To learn more, call (888) 805-0759 or visit,, and

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