Meet our team
Jessica is a passionate about early childhood education and caring for children. She has over 15 years of experience working with kids as an educator. Jessica holds a a Bachelor’s Degree is in Early Childhood Development and has studied different family dynamics, gaining information on how to best foster children’s growth. ” I respect and value children’s thoughts, feelings and creativity” My ultimate goal, is to provide a fun-learning environment, while keeping children safe and comfortable.
“Mr. Anthony” is originally from New York and Panama. He moved to the sunny coast to continue pursuing his passion in educating little ones. He holds a Bachelor’s in Biology, Early Childhood Education and a Master’s in Communication. He has worked as a preschool teacher and educational director for over six years. His passion and expertise is dealing with separation and help parents and children through the process while they learn how to independently grow and co-exist. In his spear time he signs in a choir and is passionate about dancing.
Mario moved to Los Angeles from Spain four years ago with his lovely wife in search of a new adventure and found Big and Tiny. He is an integral part of the team putting his customer service experience to good use cultivating relationships with new members and building our growing community. Besides his customer service duties, Mario assists the educators with the tiny one’s who have taught him patience, kindness, and to enjoy the simple things in life.
Enjoli discovered her passion for working with children after her first year of college. She has 5 years of preschool teaching experience at a local private school and at a Head Start program. Currently completing her AA degree in Child Development with the goal of completing her Master’s, Enjoli is committed to making childcare education a lifelong career.In her spare time, she enjoys going to different sporting events, especially basketball…GO CLIPPERS!
Maria is a graduate of Los Angeles City College with an AS in Psychology and Human Services. She holds a B.A. and a M.A. in Childhood Development. She has extensive experience working with children ages 18 months through 3 years old at various elementary and other educational institutions. Maria loves working with children and she is passionate about helping them overcome situations they initially struggled with.
EVENT manager/ customer relations
Erin brings 10 years of management experience and extensive background in event planning to the Big and Tiny team. From customer service, to client relations, editorial, sales, and marketing, Erin’s varied background allows her to handle all event planning and assist with the day-to-day operations of the business. She has coordinated all kinds of celebrations and events. Erin was born and raised in Marina Del Rey and received her Bachelor’s Degree from UCSB with Honors. During her fee time, she volunteers at the Getty Center as a School Group Docent leading tours to students.
HEAD OF MEMBERSHIPS/CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
digital media COORDINATOR/UX Designer
Hannah is a UCSB graduate who brings 5 years of design experience to the Big and Tiny team. Her professional background is at the intersection of technology and education, both as a designer for several educational technology companies and as an online ESL teacher. She currently works as a freelance web designer and is completing her UX Design certificate at UCLA extension. She’s excited to be on the Big and Tiny team as a digital media coordinator and UX Designer – currently designing Big and Tiny’s exciting new membership software.