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!).

Our Coaching Team

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 Officer

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Steve Lloyd

Child Care Business Coach

Steve Lloyd is a Child Care Business Coach for the Child Care Success Company™. As a youth, Steve earned the Eagle Scout award from the Boy Scouts of America. After graduating High School, Steve spent two years in Spain as a missionary…

Jamarrion Tabor

Child Care Business Coach

Jamarrion Tabor owns three award-winning 24-hour child care centers in the Atlanta metro area. She has mastered creating a child care culture where her employees feel valued, and their contribution to her three locations inspires parents to feel confident that…

Jody Zabriskie

Child Care Business Coach

Jody Zabriskie is a Child Care Business Coach for The Child Care Success Company. She has been in the industry for over 25 years. Jody earned a degree in early childhood education and is the founder and CEO of seven successful child care centers in Utah called…

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

Tammy Lee England

Academy Concierge

Tammy Lee England is the a trainer and Academy Concierge at The Child Care Success Company. She attended Cumberland University and received her degree in Elementary Education and…

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…

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…

Nina Drumsta

Director of Marketing

Nina Drumsta is the Director of Marketing 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…

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…

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…

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…

Kenzi Nevins

Content Marketing Specialist

McKenzie (Kenzi) Nevins is the Content Marketing Specialist at the Child Care Success Company. She graduated from Taylor University with a degree in professional writing and brings six years of experience in copywriting and social media…

Katie Lewinger

Sales Coordinator

Katie Lewinger is the Sales Coordinator at the Child Care Success Company. She joins our team with a diverse background in humanitarian services and non-profit organizations. Katie is the founder of a large humanitarian group…

Sarah Sweeney

Customer Care Specialist

Sarah Sweeney is a Customer Care Specialist at the Child Care Success Company. She graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree of Integrative Studies in Communications, Psychology, and English. After working extensively…

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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