Agency Principals

Tracie Hoffman, President

Tracie HoffmanChild Care Professionals was founded in 1985 to provide quality child care for professional families in Greater Cincinnati. Tracie Hoffman, a native of Cincinnati and president of Child Care Professionals, is a graduate of DePauw University, with a B.A. degree in Economics. Throughout her corporate career as a national sales manager, Tracie and her husband employed two nannies over 12 years. Thus, Tracie understands and respects the perspective of both the family and the nanny. Tracie brings this knowledge to each family and nanny with whom she works.

Our Advisors

Caren Burger

Caren BurgerCaren, the former owner of Home Management Services—and a nurse by training, placed nannies and housekeepers in the homes of Greater Cincinnati families for over 20 years. Because Home Management Services and Child Care Professionals enjoyed a long standing mutual respect and sharing of best practices, Caren and Tracie merged Home Management Services into Child Care Professionals when Caren retired in 2012. Caren continues as an advisor to the agency.

Kristina Blum

Kristina BlumAs the former Family Consultant for Your Happy Nest’s Cincinnati office, Kristina helped families secure professional, dedicated childcare for nine years. When Your Happy Nest made the decision to close their Cincinnati office to allow for further expansion in their Southern Market, we were excited to bring her on board to assist with recruiting quality candidates. Prior to working for Your Happy Nest, Kristina was a professional full time nanny with fifteen years of experience in Cincinnati and Atlanta. She loves and is committed to working with families and nannies to make the perfect match for both.

Kristina and her husband live in Mt. Lookout with their two, soon to be three, young children.  Kristina appreciates all Cincinnati has to offer children, and will be coordinating activities for nannies and the children in their care, along with assisting Child Care Professionals’ recruiting efforts.

Susan Dineen

Susan DineenAs the founder of Child Care Professionals, Susan received her BS in Kindergarten Primary Education from the University of Cincinnati. After teaching for several years she applied her passion for children outside the classroom, raising her own three children. In 1984, Susan founded Child Care Professionals to place trusted childcare providers in homes of professional parents. Susan continues as an advisor to the agency.

Child Care Professionals is the largest nanny referral agency in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana.  The joining of expertise from three seasoned agencies increases both the quantity and quality of our candidate pool, providing families with an even larger and stronger base of quality nannies from which to choose.