Kris Murray

Founder of The Child Care Success Company

Owner of The Child Care Success Company and America’s leading child care business expert. Kris is the author of 2 books, The Ultimate Child Care Marketing Guide, and The 77 Best Strategies to Grow Your Early Childhood Program. She is the founder of the Child Care Success Academy and the host of the Child Care Success Summit.

Ron Clark

Founder of The Ron Clark Academy

Known to many as “America’s Educator,” Ron Clark is the 2000 Disney American Teacher of the Year, a two-time New York Times Bestselling author, the subject of a television movie and the founder of The Ron Clark Academy. Ron is regularly featured on network and cable television (The Today Show, CNN and Oprah,) and was dubbed by Ms. Winfrey as her first “Phenomenal Man.”

Ron McGuckin

Owner of Ronald V. McGuckin and Assosciates Law Firm

Mr. McGuckin is a graduate of Duquense Law School and is the owner of Ronald V. McGuckin and Associates Law Firm, which represents child care agencies in Pennsylvania, and has consulting agreements with child care agencies across the country. Because of his extensive expertise in the area of law affecting the child care industry, Mr. McGuckin has gained a national reputation as “The Child Care Lawyer”.

Julie King and Joanna Faber

Keynote Speaker

Joanna Faber and Julie King are the authors of How To Talk So Little Kids Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7 (Scribner 2017). The book has been ranked #1 best-seller on Amazon, and has been translated into 17 languages world-wide.

Jane Hulbert

Partner at The Jane Group
Jane counsels independent, international, for profit, and charter schools on crisis and reputation management issues, crisis preparation and planning, messaging, media management, and provides training for the media spokesperson.

Jason Russell

Founder and President of Secure Education Consultants
Jason is responsible for leading a team of former Secret Service agents in delivering White House-level threat assessment and protection to schools and businesses. The primary goal of SEC is to bring a process of  safety and security in organizations around the world.

Tameenah Adams

Child Care Business Coach at The Child Care Success Company

Tameenah Adams has over 18 years of experience in personnel management. She currently owns two child development centers and a child care staffing and certified training company.

Bruce Spurr

CEO of Grow Your Center

Bruce has been a digital marketing strategist since 1998, when, yes, dinosaurs roamed the interwebs… grrr.

Sindye Alexander

Director of Marketing at The Child Care Success Company

Sindye Alexander has over 23 years of experience in the child care field. Her experience ranges in every aspect of the business from home daycare, foster care, to private nannying , AND she owned and directed a commercial child care center for 5 years.

Jennifer Conner

Director of  Coaching at The Child Care Success Company

Jennifer Conner is a Coach with The Child Care Success Company™.  Among her successes, she is most proud of having the privilege of being wife to an awesome husband, mom to four great kids, President/CEO of two very successful child care centers in Louisiana, and Coach to a group of some of the best Owners/Directors in the child care industry.

Ben Poswalk

Child Care Business Coach at The Child Care Success Company

Ben Poswalk is not only a Success Coach but has also been the Executive Director of Paradise Place Preschool since 2011.   Prior to becoming the director, he taught both elementary physical education and preschool ages 1-4.  Ben won Marketer of the Year at the Child Care Success Summit™ 3 years ago in Phoenix by using the amazing strategies and tools in the Academy.

Brian Duprey

Director of Business Development at The Child Care Success Company

Brian Duprey is a seasoned 20-year veteran in the childcare industry. Along with his wife Carol, he has opened and operated 9 different childcare centers in central Maine. He spent 8 years in the U.S. Navy, as well as 10 years in the Maine Legislature focusing on children’s issues.

Becky Erickson

Head of Early Childhood EDU at Amazon Business

In her role, she leads vision and strategy for Early Childhood customers to help them reinvent their procurement processes using Amazon Business’s B2B marketplace and saving time and money so they can focus on their educational mission.

Sam Jockel

Founder and CEO of ParentTV

In 2017 Sam ventured into the tech startup world and launched ParentTV a video streaming platform personalizing parenting advice from the world’s leading research-based parenting experts direct to parents via any digital device.

Troy Howard

Founder of SoTellUs

He launched SoTellUs, the world’s only review platform that lets businesses instantly collect video, audio and written reviews from their customers using an app in less than 30 seconds.

Ron Spreeuwenberg

Co-Founder and CEO of HiMama

With a mission to educate leaders who make a difference in the world, Ron’s goal is to provide current and future early learning leaders with the tools, knowledge, and insight to support sustainable growth in the sector.