Design Directors

Full bios on our amazing Design Directors!


M.A., Curriculum Director

Marc has been working with his twin autistic sons in all aspects of therapy and education planning, successfully helping them to transition from the special education classroom to the mainstream classroom. Previously, Marc was founder and President of Critical Digital Data, Inc. (CDIX, OTC:BB), an online data storage company; CEO of 1st Financial Home Loan Services, a high-end boutique mortgage brokerage that was sold in 2005; and CEO-Founder of PineappleHut Real Estate, a multimillion dollar-producing real estate brokerage. Marc attended the Berkeley School of Music in Boston. He is a highly accomplished keyboardist, pianist, and composer with worldwide recording and touring credentials.

Mary Anne


Mary Anne MacLellan served as the Design Director on The Social Express development team. She is the founder and director of Associated Speech Pathologists, a private practice in North San Diego county. For over thirty years, Mary Anne has specialized in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of children and adults with autism spectrum disorders, Asperger’s Syndrome, apraxia, and other speech and language disorders. Mary Anne received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at San Diego State University. She is licensed by the state of California and a member of ASHA and CSHA.