The Tinkergarten Team

We're a small but powerful team that supports a widespread network of talented leaders who bring high quality early childhood learning to communities everywhere. We are committed to a healthy and supportive culture that celebrates the value of all people. We’re constantly learning, and love being outside.

Our Founders

Meghan fitzgerald

Meghan Fitzgerald


After 16 years as an educator, curriculum developer and school leader, Meghan has her dream gig—an entrepreneur/educator/mom who helps families everywhere, including hers, learn outside. Prior to Tinkergarten, Meghan worked as an Elementary School Principal, a Math/Science Specialist & and a teacher in public and private... Read More
Brian fitzgerald

Brian Fitzgerald


Brian has been developing high growth consumer digital product businesses since 1995 that have reached hundreds of millions of people worldwide. His passion and focus is on building services that help people learn. Before starting Tinkergarten, he was VP of Product Development at Knewton, a global leader in adaptive... Read More

Our Team

Murtaza ali

Murtaza Ali

Software Engineer
Brian aquadro

Brian Aquadro

Manager, Leader Scouting
Nicole cabbell

Nicole Cabbell

Leader & Customer Support Liaison
Alex cirillo

Alex Cirillo

Mentor Leader
Priya darji

Priya Darji

Leader & Customer Support Liaison
Melissa ferrao

Melissa Ferrao

Mentor Leader
Emma folkins

Emma Folkins

Leader & Customer Support Liaison
Jennifer haron

Jennifer Haron

Leader & Customer Support Liaison
Jen hierons

Jen Hierons

Marketing Manager
Abby katsen toner

Abby Katsen Toner

Office Manager
Kenzie pause

Kenzie Pause

Senior Support Liaison
Angela russo

Angela Russo

Leader Community Manager
Missy sherburne

Missy Sherburne

SVP, Business Development
Ryan stansky

Ryan Stansky

Director of Marketing
Amanda worsley

Amanda Worsley

Leader, Parks and Greenspace Advocacy

Our Investors

Owlvc Omidyarnetwork Reach Citylightcapital
500startups Blueseedcollective Brooklynbridgeventures Vista
Outboundventures Plumalley Structurecapital

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