Our Staff


Take a minute to get to know us

Our passion is children, and we’re all kids at heart at Child Care Answers. We strive to build connections with you, whether you are a family member, provider, or community member. The better our relationship with you, the closer we get to our end goal of improving access to quality child care and the quality of education for our youngest learners. Take a minute to get to know us - and our inner child!

We’d also love to get to know you. To contact a staff member, click the“Get To Know..” button, then click “Contact Me” on his/her page. You’ll hear from one of us soon!

Benito Barrera

Bilingual Family & Community Support Specialist

Patti Bowes

Data/Assessment Specialist

Kristin Cofield

Family Engagement Specialist

Lauren George

Family Support Specialist

Lane Heaney

Office Manager

Lael Hill

Relationship Growth Specialist

Lucy Intriago

Bilingual Program Engagement Specialist

Kristin Kahl

Knowledge Manager

Vicki Lehman

Community Engagement Specialist

Mollie Smith

Program Director

Tom Taylor

Family & Community Engagement Manager

Michelle Terry

Program Engagement Specialist

Tikila Welch

Program Engagement Manager