Emerald Coast Autism Center

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Team Shanna


Shanna Huffnagle, BCaBA
Lead Therapist

"As someone who has a family, I love how ECAC supports the idea of keeping family first. It is a relief to know that when life happens, we have a work family that sees us through. Our mission is "Reaching Kids, Supporting Families." This extends within the walls of our building to the employees and their families as well. ECAC is an incredible place! "
- Shanna



Charlie Finson-Dineen
Lead Therapist 

"Getting the opportunity to experience a part of these children’s lives is an honor! I am constantly in awe of their abilities and development because I know that they have the support they need from their families and the environment that ECAC cultivates and provides. I feel humbled by their growth and perspective, as they are truly teaching me something new everyday."- Charlie


Laura Mullinax 
Registered Behavior Technician

"After working in the field for nearly a decade I have yet to see an organization like ECAC! The focus, professionalism and level of therapy provided here is second to none. I love to be a part of the kid’s journey to independence. I love working with a group of colleagues that see the ability and potential each child has." -Laura


Chinny Schumacher
Registered Behavior Technician

"I love working at ECAC because all employees highly value integrity, ethics, respect, and teamwork. I love that I can collaborate with extremely hardworking and talented professionals to make a difference in our kiddos' lives." -Chinny



Holliday Cain
Registered Behavior Technician

"I love working with all of these amazing children! Being excited to come to ECAC, and knowing that each day is going to make an impact on their growth drives me to do my absolute best for them. Getting to be a part of that progress is a privilege! ECAC is a truly unique establishment of love and compassion."-Holliday