Welcome to the Family!

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Happy October! This month, we’re welcoming some new faces to our KinderCare Education family. Get to know our new friends below, and don’t be afraid to say hello!

darby-cave_useDarby Cave, Experience Engineer
Start date: 9/13/2016

Share a bit about your professional background:
I’ve been working in English academies in Spain for the past four years. Most recently, I taught and coordinated at an early childhood education academy called Kids and Us. Before my time in Spain, I was a B2B Account Manager at Nike Gift Cards and worked at OregonLive.com.

What excites your most about working at KCE?
I’m excited to work at KCE because it means I get to keep helping children receive quality education. Also, the Experience Team seems to be a great group of people who work hard and produce amazing things! I’m pumped to be a part of it!

Tell us a unique fact about yourself:
I played professional basketball in Spain for two years.

What’s your favorite children’s book?
Roald Dahl is fantastic in general and I wrote my college thesis about Harry Potter.


guillermo-patino_useGuillermo Patino, Financial Analyst
Start date: 9/19/2016

Share a bit about your professional background:
Prior to joining KinderCare Education, I worked as an architectural designer with a focus in retail and commercial business parks in Houston, Texas. Most recently, I completed a Master’s in Business Administration with a focus in Investment Finance.

What excites you most about working at KCE?
The opportunity to work with a very talented and happy group of individuals while pursuing KinderCare’s strategy and growth plans.

Tell us a unique fact about yourself:
I originally moved to the US in hopes of becoming an Olympic swimmer. I have three year old tabby cat named Peppurr.

If you’re relocating, where are you from and what are you most looking forward to about living in Portland?
I’m relocating from Forth Worth, Texas. I’m looking forward to all the outdoor activities in the area and the variety of food options.


lee-crowell_useLee Crowell, Director, Workforce Analytics
Start date: 9/26/2016

Share a bit about your professional background:
I have over 25 years of experience in field leadership and field support roles with Footstar Athletic, Pier 1 Imports, and Hancock Fabrics. I graduated from Texas Tech University with degrees in Marketing and Management.

What excites you most about working at KCE?
I am excited to be a part of the amazing team and culture at KinderCare Education and to serve and support the teams in our centers.

Tell us a unique fact about yourself:
Roger Staubach, Heisman Trophy winner and former quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys, put me out in dodgeball when I was in the fifth grade!

If you’re relocating, where are you from and what are you most looking forward to about living in Portland?
I’m relocating to Portland from Saltillo, Miss. I’m looking forward to less humidity, amazing places to eat, and the endless outdoor activities the area offers!


sean-gutierezz_useSean Gutierrez, Business Development Reporting Analyst
Start date: 9/12/2016

Share a bit about your professional background:
I’ve been working in an analyst role for about four years now. Before KinderCare, I worked as the Service Delivery Support Analyst for Karl Storz Endoscopy where I was focused on IT process improvement as well as developing asset management best practices. At KinderCare, I worked as the Center Operations analyst focusing on field capacity planning and Champions customer support analytics.

What excites you most about working at KCE?
Working with the end goal that everything we do ultimately leads to our larger mission of giving children the best possible education.

Tell us a unique fact about yourself:
I’m a photographer on the side, with a particular interest in concerts and music.

What’s your favorite children’s book?
Where the Wild Things Are


david-golden_useDavid Golden, Facilities Coordinator
Start date: 9/26/2016

 

 

 

 


brandon-richardson_useBrandon Richardson, Subsidy Tuition Field Coordinator
Start date: 9/12/2016

 

 

 


sarahbrett-xmas2015-461Sarah Rawls, Subsidy Tuition Field Coordinator
Start date: 9/26/2016

 

 

 

WTTF CONGRATS RED

Mick Roberts, Experience Engineer
Start date: 9/12/2016
Formerly: Care Select Coordinator

Chuck Trujillo, Maintenance Supervisor
Start date: 10/3/2016
Formerly: Facilities Maintenance Technician

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