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Brain Balance Center of Roswell – Meet Our Staff


Our Team

Deana Smith

Deana Smith

Executive Director

Deana is on our Executive Management Team. She graduated from Nova Southeastern University in early childhood education. She oversees the two Atlanta locations and is the acting Center Director in the Roswell center. She has over 25 years of experience working with children specializing in neurobehavioral disorders. Deana was formally the Regional Director for 15 years with one of the largest child development non-profit corporations in South Florida. Her passion has always been child development. Deana was formally a Center Director and Marketing Executive for a Sylvan Learning Center. In 2013 she started working at Brain Balance of Roswell as a Cognitive Coach. Right away she was beyond impressed by the changes she saw in all the children in the program. Months later Deana emerged as the Assistant Director and became so inspired by the Brain Balance approach that she moved to Florida to help open a new center in Palm Beach, where she was the Program Director for several years… Next, Deana became the Center Director and helped start up Brain Balance of Coral Springs. Now she is back to where she started at the Brain Balance Atlanta locations. Between all of the centers and seeing thousands of incredible success stories Deana wholeheartedly believes in this process and has a deep passion working with our Brain Balance kids. Even her own child went through the program and it was the ONLY thing that gave her answers as to “WHY”. Deana is the proud mother of three children. In her spare time, she loves to draw, paint, and try DIY crafts with her daughter. You can find her hiking or spending time in nature on the weekends.

Laura Logan

Laura Logan

Program Director

Laura earned her degree in Early Childhood Education. She has been working with and cared for children from newborns to age 18 for over 25 years. She has taught in several pre-schools around the country as well as Managing a Portrait studio where her highest compliment was how patient she was with the children. Laura has two daughters, age 16 and 18 who both love volleyball, her oldest plays for Ohio Valley University. She is very passionate about her job and loves working with the children and their families. She has served on several PTSA boards in Cherokee county, Georgia and has volunteered for Metro Kidz in Atlanta for their outreach programs. Laura has a passion to help children and it shows through her work with Brain Balance.

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Ashley Edwin

Program Director

Ashley graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology and a minor in Neurobiology. She started working at Brain Balance of Roswell in 2019 as a Sensory Motor Coach where she worked primarily with one-on-one students. She was then promoted to Assistant Director. After time off due to the pandemic, she came back to Brain Balance of Roswell as a Lead Coach and later took on the role of Assistant Program Director. With a burning passion to learn and help families, Ashley was given the opportunity to become Program Director. She is dedicated to providing families with support and compassion throughout their Brain Balance journey.

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Amberleigh Driggers

Sensory Motor and Cognitive Coach

Amberleigh attended Georgia Southern University to obtain her Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She plans on attending graduate school to study Communication Sciences and Disorders and work towards becoming a Speech Pathologist. She is very passionate about her job and strives to bring out the best in each of her students. All of the students and parents adore her. We are so fortunate to have her as part of the Roswell team. She will help your child reach their full potential.

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Rachel Simon

Sensory Motor and Cognitive Coach

Rachel graduated with her BS in Exercise Science from Auburn University. Rachel has worked with various doctors as a medical scribe as well as shadowing and interning. She has trained with doctors on neurology and functional neurology. Rachel is a valuable part of the Roswell center.

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Jessica Simmons-Banus

Assistant Program Director/Lead Coach

Jessica is currently studying Kinesiology and Psychology at Kennesaw State University. She has been with this company for the past three years and knows the ins and outs of the efficacy of the Brain Balance program.

Her passion is helping children with disabilities. Jessica volunteered at Chastain Horse Park helping the therapists facilitate Hippotherapy sessions with children and adults with moderate to severe disabilities.

She is very passionate about the success of the hemispheric model that Brain Balance implements. Jessica connects with every unique student and forms a genuine connection with all personalities. We love having such a positive, caring, and dedicated Lead Coach who goes above and beyond to see each child reach their potential.


Zhene' Creque

Sensory Motor Coach

Jennifer Vaughn

Jennifer Vaughn

Sensory Motor Coach




Lexi is Passionate about helping others. She attended the University of West Georgia for social and behavioral health. Lexi started out as an intern at Brain Balance of Peachtree City. She has a background in nursing and home health care. In her spare time she can be found writing poetry and doing pottery.




Dylan started outworking at Brain Balance of Lake Worth and Coral Springs FL. He attended Georgia State University and he is in the process of continuing his education in Exercise Science. He has worked with children for 9years. Outside of Brain Balance, Dylan loves theme parks, going to the lake and his rescue cat, Wednesday!


Ms. Judy

Family Support Coordinator

Ms. Judy has worked with children for over 20 years. She has been a Director of an on-site after school program and summer camp. She has worked at Primrose Academy and taught at Everything Grows preschool. Ms. Judy loves children and serving families. She loves spending time with her five grandchildren.



Sensory Motor Coach

Macai graduated from Georgia State University with a bachelor’s in psychology. He currently works with children at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta while also studying to prepare for medical school. He started as an intern at Brain balance and loves all the kids. He likes to spend his free time in the gym and with friends.



Sensory Motor Coach

Currently a social work student in the Master’s program at Georgia State University. She has a degree is psychology and a background in social services. Kerrison has been with Brain Balance for two years. She has also interned in this center. In her free time, she volunteers with special Olympics GA and loves hanging out with her family.






Brain Balance helps children who struggle behaviorally, socially, and academically through a holistic and integrated approach that is customized to meet the needs of each child.


30 E. Crossville Road Suite 150
Roswell, GA 30075




Mon, Wed, and Fri: 10:00 AM – 7:30 PM
Tues & Thurs 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM – By appointments
Sat & Sun: Closed