Molly Petchel is a second-generation early childhood professional who has grown up in the preschool industry.

She joined the family business at Bright Beginnings Preschool in 2008 and worked as an infant co-teacher, then as Assistant Director and now as Director of Marketing and Social Media. Her specialties include website design, blog writing, generating sales through social media and delivering customized team training to childcare business staff.

At HINGE, Molly is a sought-after childcare marketing and sales consultant—focusing on updating and customizing marketing strategies for childcare clients as well as providing internal and external secret shopping insights. Molly has also joined HINGE’s national speaking circuit for state and local childcare associations as well as owner/director conferences and mastermind groups. Beyond her passion for helping childcare businesses succeed, Molly also enjoys traveling, hot yoga, hiking, reading and walking her King Charles Cavalier, Edward. (We hear she also has a knack for baking!)

Molly earned her B.A. in Art History from Sweet Briar College in 2012.