Jamie Pagliaro has spent the past decade improving the lives of individuals with autism and other related disabilities, and is currently Executive Vice President of Business Development for Rethink Autism. He completed his Bachelor of Arts with honors in psychology at Wesleyan University, and earned a Master in Business Administration from Villanova University. Before joining Rethink Autism, Jamie was Executive Director of the New York Center for Autism Charter School. In that role, he launched New York’s first charter school for children with autism. The program has received national recognition from both the media and professional publications as a model for children with autism in the public school system. Throughout his career, Jamie has also worked directly with individuals with disabilities in all stages of life, in their homes, clinic settings and a residential school. Jamie lives in Montclair, New Jersey with his wife and son.