Tess graduated from Radford University in 2015 with a Bachelors degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice. After graduating she worked for the local government in Blacksburg, VA as a case manager for children with Intellectual and Developmental disabilities. Tess moved to Austin, Texas in the spring of 2017 and began working as an RBT for ASPIRE, LLC. She fell in love with ABA therapy and decided to go back to school to get her Masters in Special Education with a concentration in Autism/ABA at Texas State University. Tess graduated in the spring of 2020 and is now a BCBA.