Kris Murray

Founder of The Child Care Success Company™

Owner of The Child Care Success Company™ and America’s leading child care business expert.

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

Success Coach 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

Success Coach at The Child Care Success Company™

Ben Poswalk has served as 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.  It’s been only two years since he and Kris met and looking back it’s hard to comprehend just how much has changed at Paradise Place and within himself. Ben won Marketer of the Year at the Child Care Success Summit™ 2 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.