David Daly
Chairman & Co-Founder

David Daly is founder and CEO of PrideStar EMS, The Daly    Group, Daly General Contracting.

Beginning his career as an    Emergency Medical Technician, David built PrideStar EMS from the ground up in 2006 and now oversees more than 200 employees and 6 ambulance bases across the Merrimack Valley and Southern, NH.

In addition to PrideStar, David is a residential and commercial    builder who has developed homes, retail stores and industrial    facilities from Massachusetts to Florida.

David is involved in several philanthropic causes as well.  He was the Chair of Fundraising for the March of Dimes, and Incorporator and the Lowell Boys & Girls Club and Lowell General Hospital.  Also, he sits as a member of the MAssachusetts Ambulance Association and the NorthEast Area Builders Association.

Jonathan Miller
Chief Financial Officer & Co-Founder

Jonathan Miller is the Chief Financial Officer for the Daly   Group, Daly General Construction Pridestar EMS and now   Pridestar Center for Applied Learning. Jonathan has 18 years   of management, finance and banking experience.

He has been an active member of the community have served   as a board member or on a sub-committee on a number of   area not-for-profit boards including the Boys & Girls Club and Rape Crises Board. Jonathan holds a B.A. degree from   Brown University in Organization Behavior & Management.

Alissa Rahilly
Associate Director

Alissa Rahilly is the PrideStar Center for Applied Learning’s Associate Director.  Alissa manages PCAL’s Registered Behavior Technicians, provide service delivery to clients and oversees the company’s executive administrative functions.  Rahilly brings more than ten years of special education experience to the PCAL team.  She has worked in both the public and private sectors in a number of capacities including para-professional, registered behavior technician, case advocate and compliance administrator.  Prior to joining PCAL, Alissa worked in the Chelmsford Public School as a Registered Behavior Technician and 1:1 aid/paraprofessional.

Alissa holds a BA in Psychology (with a Specialization in Developmental Disabilities) as well as a Graduate Certificate in Behavior Intervention in Autism from UMASS-Lowell.

Kristine Trapani
Program Coordinator/Senior Behavior Technician

Kristine Trapani is PrideStar Center for Applied Learning’s Program Coordinator and Senior Behavior Technician. As the Program Coordinator, Kristine is responsible for developing the daily schedule for both employees and clients. She is also responsible for developing and executing ABA programming for the Center’s clients.

Kristine holds a MS in Psychology from UMASS-Lowell's Autism Studies Program.  She started her career working at PCAL as a Behavior Technician and has worked her way up to Program Coordinator while also pursuing her BCBA credentials.


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