Abby Coggins has been a FOCUS Therapy Receptionist since 2022.
A native of Georgia, she enjoys the year-round sunshine of Florida, beach volleyball games, and being surrounded by all the friends and loved ones who also call South Florida home.
After graduating high school in February 2022, Abby married her high school sweetheart and soon after joined the FOCUS Therapy staff in Fort Myers.
“FOCUS is truly a family environment, and everyone is so extremely welcoming and super kind,” Coggins said. “I love seeing all the children’s smiling faces. It makes my whole day!”
Kethia Fleury joined FOCUS Therapy in Fort Myers as an ABA Coordinator in 2022.
Trained as a medical administrative assistant and medical billing & coding specialist, Fleury moved to South Florida from St. Maarten to start a career in the health care field. Her previous experience includes working as an ophthalmology assistant and as a medical biller and supervisor at a gastrointestinal doctor’s office. She is fluent not only in English, but also Spanish, French, and Haitian Creole.
She enjoys the friendly and caring environment at FOCUS Therapy.
In her spare time, she spends time with her sons, Facetimes with her mother in St. Maarten, and watches telenovelas (which is how she taught herself to understand/speak Spanish!). She is also a big soccer fan – especially when it comes to Lionel Messi.
Evelyn Suarez is the FOCUS Therapy Office Manager. Bilingual in English and Spanish, she has 15+ years experience in healthcare office management in supervisory/staff lead roles. She’s held a position in every department that a clinical setting entails.
At FOCUS, she plays an active role in developing and implementing clinic policies and procedures, oversees FOCUS staff within the practice, and maintains accounts payable and receivable.
Born and raised in Miami, FL, Evelyn moved to Cape Coral in 2020, along with her husband and three children. She enjoys spending time outdoors – especially with her family – as well as reading, cooking, farming and walking movies. She and her family are also remain actively involved in their home church in Miami.
Chantall Bennett (Chanty for short) is a licensed CNA (certified nurse assistant) who is bilingual (English & Spanish) and works as a FOCUS Therapy authorization coordinator.
Born in Naples and growing up in Fort Myers, she savors the sunshine, beach time, and socializing.
Enrolled in nursing school, she joined FOCUS Therapy as a receptionist in 2022. Soon after, she was promoted to authorization coordinator.
“The children are so sweet and amazing little balls of energy,” she said. “They absolutely brighten every day.”
Bailey Wheeler, an Ohio native, was drawn to Southwest Florida for its sandy beaches and year-round sunshine. She was drawn to FOCUS Therapy by a desire to work with kids. She began as a receptionist, and was later promoted to Intake Coordinator.
Bailey has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and criminology from the University of South Florida.
“I love the family-like environment at FOCUS,” Bailey said. “All the staff and therapists work closely together to ensure days run smoothly and children are being taken care of.”
When she’s not working the front desk at FOCUS, she enjoys being with her family, laughing, and relaxing poolside.
Administrative & HR Assistant
Sarah Marcuccio has a decade of experience working directly with children with autism and related disorders. Her new role involves helping on the administrative side.
“In my time here, I have seen so much dedication and hard work from each employee,” she said. “What I find especially striking is the unique support system within the FOCUS family.”
Since moving from Connecticut to Southwest Florida to be closer to family, she’s been reveling in the year-round sunshine and incredible sunsets.
“I now understand why everyone wants to move here!”