VIRGINIA – First Children’s Finance announces the addition of Patricia Welsch as the new business development specialist serving northeast Minnesota. In her role, Welsch will be supporting child care centers and family child care providers through technical assistance and training support. In addition, she will be helping communities as they address local child care challenges.
Welsch brings nearly 25 years of experience in child care operations, both as an in-home family provider and most recently as the director of Apple Tree Learning Center in Virginia. She also serves as an adjunct instructor at Mesabi Range College in early childhood education.
“We are excited to bring on a seasoned veteran in day-to-day child care operations who also has strong relationships in the local region—this is a great opportunity to continue supporting existing and potential providers with high quality support and resources” said Jeff Andrews, business development manager for First Children’s Finance.