KidsPark Inc. Corporate Office
2858 Stevens Creek Blvd. Suite 201
San Jose, CA 95128
Debra Milner, Founder and CEO
tel (408) 213-0973
Debra founded KidsPark in 1988 out of a personal need to find quality, fun, short-term care for her young daughter, Rita, so she could juggle all the things busy moms do everyday. Debbie started KidsPark after a career in information systems with Hewlett Packard and production management in the electronics and toy industries. She is dedicated to answering this special need in the community and currently focuses on strategic issues, marketing and national expansion of KidsPark through franchises. Recognition: 2010 Women of Influence from the San Jose Business Journal; 2012 Woman Entrepreneur of the Year from Women’s Initiative.
Leslie Gamez, Vice President of Franchising
tel (408) 213-0970
Leslie joined KidsPark in 1994 as a part-time teacher, but quickly became committed to KidsPark’s mission and philosophy. As an essential partner in our growth and development, she was a Center Director, Training Manager, Program Manager and Operations Manager before she assumed her role as VP of Franchising. She has done-it-all so is the perfect person to advise new centers. In addition, Leslie has over 25 years experience in the childcare field and a BS in Child and Adolescent Development.
Lisa Alvarado, Program and Operations Manager
tel (408) 982-3393
Lisa has been with KidsPark since 1999. As a teacher and Center Director she always impressed kids, parents and staff with her program creativity and diversity. Now, she develops the program for KidsPark centers across the nation in addition to overseeing the operations at our two San Jose locations. She has a BS in Business Management from San Jose State University. Her 20 years of child development experience includes working with the Girl Scouts and the YMCA.