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Center Story - Tysons

During the long journey raising a special needs daughter I often said to my husband, “If I can figure out McKenna, I am going to start a business based on the solution because I will be able to help so many families”. After experiencing the life changing impact LearningRx had on McKenna, I knew I discovered the next business I was going to apply my decades of business experience to leading.

McKenna does not have a diagnosis that explains the countless challenges that she faces including delays in every category of development, cognitive delays, numerous medical issues and more. I was told she would never learn anything academic and would be challenged to feed/dress herself. But I never gave up and researched every potential intervention/treatment possible and tried many of them. The one intervention that made a significant difference is LearningRx brain training.

I knew that I wanted to open my first center in Vienna where my children grew up and attended school. Our children have since completed high school attending Wolftrap ES, Kilmer MS and James Madison High School. As a result, we personally know many of the families that we serve which makes the impact mean so much more.

Over the last decade, we have worked with thousands of families from the Vienna, McLean, Arlington, Dunn Loring, Oakton and surrounding areas. I am active in the community serving as a board director of non-profits, spearheading school-based programs and more.

Board Positions:

  • NoVA-DC CHADD Board Member
  • Tysons Chamber of Commerce – Board Member and Chair, Youth and Education
    • Annual Chamber Stars Award Banquet (include picture)
    • Annual Job Shadow Program (include picture)
  • Washington Regional Board of Directors for Washington University of St. Louis

Actively involved in:

  • WISER DC
  • ADHD Resource Group
  • Vienna Business Association

Speaker on topics to help families navigate the complex, competitive academic landscape of Northern Virginia include:

  • Active Study Methods
  • What’s the Big Deal about Cognitive Skills?
  • The Amazing Changing Brain
  • Brain Training at Home
  • The 7 Cognitive Profiles of ADHD
  • The Aging Brain: How to Keep our Brains Sharp

Maureen frequently shares her cognitive training expertise on local television news shows including:

  • Fox5 DC: Good Day DC
  • WJLA7 (ABC) Good Morning Washington
  • WUSA9 (CBS) Great Day Washington
  • Local DMV

Prior to opening her first LearningRx brain training center, Maureen lead several companies in the life sciences and financial technology industries. Prior to leading companies, Maureen provided management consulting services for over 10 years. Today, Maureen continues to consult for leading technology companies and provide contract-CFO services to smaller companies to keep her brain sharp.

Tysons Awards:

Education Elevator Award – 2018 (from the Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce)

Customer Service Awards (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020)

Pace Setter Award - 2011

Community Impact Award – 2012 and 2017

Student of the Year Award - 2013

Student of the Year Runner Up - 2014

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