About us

We empower children and families in Colorado

At the core of our success is a magical team: team members are experts in their fields and deeply dedicated to the success of each and every child.

Meet our team

Our clinicians are extraordinarily talented. Their life’s work is helping children achieve their full potential, and live rich, independent, happy lives where they contribute to and enhance the world around them.

Maddi McDonough

ABA South Regional Manager

Maddi earned her master’s degree in Education with a Specialty in ABA and Autism Spectrum Disorder. She has been in the field since 2015. Maddi’s areas of interest include Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI). She is also PECS Level 1 Certified and has completed Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) continuing education credit to help increase compassionate care in her practice of ABA. When asked what she loves about Woven, Maddi said, “I love that Woven wants to be effective and efficient for both our clients’ care and the care of our team members. I also love that Woven’s environment looks and feels like children belong here, it isn’t a sterile white building, but instead has nature artwork everywhere and it looks like a place for happy children.” Outside of work, Maddi enjoys hiking, reading, spending time with people she loves, and eating lots of great food.

Steph Pfeif

Speech Department Head

Steph is a Colorado native. She was born and raised in Pueblo, Colorado. Steph obtained her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree at The University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, CO. After graduating, she spent 5 years working in the school setting before moving to outpatient pediatrics at Woven in 2016 to help open the Pueblo market and hasn’t looked back. Steph holds certifications for the SOS Approach, Beckman Oral Motor Skills, and ASHA supervision. When asked what she loves about Woven Steph said, “Woven’s sense of community is top-notch – from support and encouragement from co-workers and other Woven Care professionals to being involved in patient’s and family’s lives. You have a built-in network for all of life and career changes.” Outside of work, Steph enjoys camping, traveling, spending time with family, keeping up with her two kids, and enjoying the Colorado sun.

Jenny Ventker

Occupational Therapy Director

Jenny has a bachelor’s degree in Wildlife Biology from Colorado State University and spent 7 years working for the Forest Service doing various research projects. She then got her master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University in 2012. She has now been in the field 10 years now and in pediatrics for 7 years. Jenny is interested in working with neurological injuries, especially spinal cord injuries. She holds an Animal and Human Health Certificate from the Institute of Human Animal Connection at the University of Denver which allows her to run and enjoy an animal-assisted therapy program. She is also interested in treating patients with trauma backgrounds. When asked what she loves about Woven, Jenny said “I love being able to work with a large group of OT’s and other disciplines. It is great to work in a place where you get to be super creative and have so much fun at your job!” Outside of work, Jenny loves camping, hiking, running, gardening, and reading. More than anything, she loves to spend time with her dogs!

Nicole Losse

PT Department Head

Nicole graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Health from the University of Illinois and then earned her doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northwestern University. She has been a PT for 7 years. Nicole has her CSCS certification (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) and Autism Exercise Specialist certification. Her other areas of interest include babies/pre-walkers, neurological diagnoses, and strength training. When asked what she loves about Woven, Nicole said “I love working on an interdisciplinary team. I feel like it provides the best care for our patients to all be under one roof collaborating all of the time.” Outside of work, Nicole enjoys hiking, lifting weights, reading, skiing, spending time with friends and family (and her dog), and just being outside!

Joe Ancona

Hiring Manager

Joe attended Clemson University where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Business Management. He has the honor of finding the best therapists and administrative staff to join our amazing Woven team. He supports all candidates through the hiring life cycle and acts as a resource for them as they navigate learning more about Woven and our culture. When asked what he loves about Woven, Joe said “I adore our team here at Woven Care. Being able to be a part of a company that serves so many children and families in our community brings me an incredible amount of joy. Seeing the impact we are able to have on these kiddos is hard to beat. And having a collaborative and support team alongside me makes my job so much more enjoyable. Plus, we love having fun! I feel so lucky to be a part of this team.” Living in Colorado provides so many opportunities outside of Woven, and Joe loves spending time with his amazing family. In the warmer months, he is all about being outside either hiking, playing pickleball, or mountain biking. During the winter months, you will find Joe falling down the mountain on his skis or traveling. He also enjoys live music, so having Red Rocks in our backyard is amazing!

Our Mission

Change lives. Change the world.  

Our Purpose

Our purpose is to change lives by delivering and increasing access to exceptional care. We are determined to build the best children’s health organization in the world. 

We will do this by creating an unparalleled environment where the best people want to grow. 

Our Vision

We will build the best children’s health organization in the world, providing integrated care that meets the needs of children and families exactly where they are.  

Our core values

Through our community of more than 350 expert clinicians, we serve thousands of children and families who need our help. Since our founding, we’ve helped thousands of children achieve their full potential by putting them at the center of everything we do.

Results for our Patients

  • We are passionate about driving results for our patients—our patients are our WHY.  
  • We measure our success by the progress of our patients.  
  • We are building something bigger than all of us.


  • We do what we say we’re going to do.  
  • We hold ourselves to the highest standards.
  • We hold each other accountable.  
  • We expect consistency of effort.
  • We work hard, with urgency.
  • We take pride in our rigor and discipline.

Continuous Improvement

  • We are determined to get better every day.
  • We are innovators and big dreamers.  
  • We embrace change because it is the path to growth.
  • We believe there is always more to be learned.
  • We are all stewards of the organization, and we strive to build and maintain the best, most efficient, systems and operations.


  • We will not compromise our integrity.
  • We hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards.  
  • We are courageous: we speak with candor, ask for help, make tough calls, and raise questions.
  • We create an environment where excellent people can do excellent work.

One Team

  • We are Woven together with our patients, families, providers, and community.  
  • We value collaboration, humility, and compassion.
  • We are optimists: we believe in the ability of our team to accomplish great things.
  • We are empowered, and we look for ways to empower those around us.  
  • We know that life is too short not to play, laugh, and find joy every day.

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