Our Staff



Jeffrey B. Mathews, CPA - Chairman of the Board

Jeff Mathews, CPA is the Chairman of the Board. Jeff along with his wife Dana, are the founders of the organization.  The inspiration to start the clinic was their daughter diagnosed with autism. When they discovered there were no autism or ABA services available in West Calcasieu Parish, the not for profit was established.



Nelson Dronet, BCBA, LBA - Executive Director

Nelson handles all the day to day functions of the clinic, including fund raising activities, community autism awareness efforts, and all operational clinic management.

Nelson graduated from McNeese with a Masters in Psychology, with a concentration in Applied Behavioral Analysis. 



 Amber Myers - BCBA

Amber Myers is the Manager of ABA Services for The Missing Piece, Inc. Amber has been working with children with autism and related difficulties for the past 3 years.

She has served as BCBA and Director of a university-based treatment center, Senior Consultant for a national service provider, and paraprofessional.

Amber’s dedication for teaching skills to children with autism, as well as supporting their families, has provided her with the amazing opportunity to further her passion as an analyst with The Missing Piece.


"The staff at The Missing Piece have done wonders for our autistic child. We opened a clinic so we can share this resource with other parents and their kids. Definitely worth the call to find out more." Jeffrey & Dana Mathews