The Child Care Success Company

Our Team, Our Family!

At The Child Care Success Company we’ve been honing in on the child care industry for many years, and we only work with people in the child care field. In other words, we don’t consult with people in mid-sized companies or large corporations and Kris Murray is no ‘Jill-of-all-trades-coach’. 

What this means to you, is that we are very focused on anything and everything that works for a business that serves children and families. Because our focus is very narrow, what you get with CCSC is no-nonsense, undiluted expertise on what works for child care owners and leaders.  We are experts at this stuff and that’s why our clients, groups and customers get great results (and we throw in a healthy dose of compassion, humor and encouragement, which ALWAYS helps!).

Kris Murray

President and Founder

Kris Murray is the President and Founder of The Child Care Success Company. She began the company in 2008 when the economy was starting to tank and the enrollment of her children’s preschool was down significantly. They were…

Tom O'Connor

Chief Operating Offier

Tom O’Connor is the Chief Operating Officer at the Child Care Success Company. Tom has been a part of the child care industry for 29 years. He owned Kids Adventures for 20 years, a before and after school program that implemented their…

Sindye Alexander

Director of Marketing

Sindye Alexander is the Director of Marketing & Sales at The Child Care Success Company. She has over 23 years of experience in the child care industry. Her experience ranges in every aspect of the business from home daycare, foster care…

Jennifer Conner

Director of Coaching

Jennifer Conner is the Director of Coaching at The Child Care Success Company. Before joining the CCSC team, Jennifer was a member of the Child Care Success Academy (CCSA) and worked to discover how to work on her business rather…

Braylen Unser

Director of Operations

Braylen Unser is the Director of Operations at The Child Care Success Company. She graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in organizational leadership management. Throughout college, Braylen gained a feel for what…

Bruce Spurr

Director of Digital Services

Bruce Spurr is the Director of Digital Services at The Child Care Success Company. Bruce has over 20 years of digital marketing experience, beginning his career as an entrepreneur while in college. He began offering his digital marketing…

Lisa McNellis

Director of Finance & HR

Lisa McNellis is the Director of Finance and Human Resources at The Child Care Success Company™. She is a financial management pro with a knack for organization. Lisa brings over a decade of business and financial…

Ben Poswalk

Child Care Business Coach

Ben Poswalk is a Child Care Business Coach at The Child Care Success Company. Not only is Ben a part of the CCSC coaching team, he is also the Executive Director of Paradise Place Preschool in Crested Butte, Colorado. Prior to landing…

Tameenah Adams

Child Care Business Coach

Tameenah Adams is a Child Care Business Coach for The Child Care Success Company. She brings over 18 years of experience in personnel management to the table. She currently owns two child development centers and a child…

Donna Jensen

Child Care Business Coach

Donna Jensen is a Child Care Business Coach for the Child Care Success Company. She brings over 30 years of experience with her into this role. She began as an in-home child care provider and then became a founding director of a large…

Jennifer Slavin

Child Care Business Coach

Jennifer Slavin is a Child Care Business Coach for The Child Care Success Company. She has been working with children since she started her own child care business at age 11 called, “Best Babysitter!” She holds her…

Rachel Supalla

Child Care Business Coach

Rachel Supalla owns several child care centers in the state of Montana that she has built from the ground up. She is a distinguished speaker, presenter, and trainer not only in her home state but on a national stage. Rachel has designed her own…

Andrea Wortman

Child Care Business Coach

Andrea Wortman is a Child Care Business Coach for the Child Care Success Company who brings over 30 years of experience as an education administrator and teacher. She holds dual Bachelor’s Degrees in Early Childhood Education and…

Carlo Canieso

Digital Marketing Manager

Carlo Canieso is the Digital Marketing Manager at The Child Care Success Company. He truly is a master of automation. He brings over nine years of digital marketing experience to our team with a focus in marketing automation…

Nina Drumsta

Senior Marketing Manager

Nina Drumsta is the Senior Marketing Manager at The Child Care Success Company. She graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and brings a blend of public relations and marketing…

Katheryn Fisher

Senior Graphic Designer

Katheryn (Kat) Fisher is the Senior Graphic Designer at The Child Care Success Company. She has previously worked as an operations manager at Munchkin Manor University under Sindye Alexander, the Director of Marketing at…

Angela Ferdinardo

Content Marketing Manager

Angela Ferdinardo is the Content Marketing Manager at The Child Care Success Company. She attended the University of Arizona, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in creative writing and a minor in marketing. As a…

Steven Nelson

Business Development & Strategic Partnerships Manager

Steven Nelson is the Business Development and Strategic Partnerships Manager at The Child Care Success Company. Steven graduated from Baylor University with a bachelor’s degree…

Diane Henderson

Customer Care Manager

Diane Henderson (known as Dee with CCSC) is the Customer Care Manager at The Child Care Success Company™. She brings over 25 years of office management experience to the table, with a diverse resume that includes…

Annie Kuehlhorn

Academy Concierge

Annie Kuehlhorn is the Academy Concierge at The Child Care Success Company. Annie is no stranger to CCSC, having previously worked for the company from 2015-2019 as the Customer Care Manager, and is no stranger to

Diane Markowitz

Summit & Event Consultant

Diane Markowitz is the Summit & Event Consultant at The Child Care Success Company. She has over 30 years of advertising, marketing and public relations experience. She has put her skills to great use over the years working in an eclectic group…

Our Mission

The Child Care Success Company is proud to contribute to the health and stability of the child care industry, by helping owners and providers be more successful. In many cases, we have helped programs remain open and shift from survival mode to a thriving, full business. Our mission is to help you, the child care owner or manager, be more successful in attracting and retaining clients, and maximizing cash flow. This results in a better experience for families and teachers, and most of all, a successful early learning experience for young children.

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