Our Management Team
Brittany Wilson - Executive Director/Owner
Brittany Wilson is the Executive Director of the Lullaby Inn Learning Centers.
Brittany has a Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and
a Master’s degree in professional counseling. She is a Licensed
Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri and she has experience
working with children that have high behavioral health needs and are challenged
with mental illness. Brittany is trained as a registered play therapist
with additional certification in Autplay therapy specializing in therapeutic
interventions for children on the autism spectrum. She is director certified
by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to manage a facility
of 199+ children. Brittany has worked as a director at several preschool
centers and has experience operating both small and large facilities.
She believes in offering high quality childcare at an affordable rate
to families that are looking for a developmentally appropriate program.
Gabby Adkins - Center Director
Gabby obtained her bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education
and Elementary Education from Missouri Baptist University. She received
specialized instruction in classroom management and is well-versed in
new approaches. Gabby has been employed with Lullaby Inn since the Wentzville
location opened and she knows each child individually. She has extensive
experience working with children and is committed to the success of the
child, no matter what it takes. She is knowledgeable about all aspects
of the industry, and she strives to provide your child with high-quality
care. Gabby enjoys working with the staff to achieve optimum classroom
management and student achievement. It is her goal to constantly learn
new methods to help children achieve their maximum potential. She loves
working at Lullaby Inn and strives to have positive relationships with
staff, children, and their families.
Kara Braasch - Center Director
Kara began her employment with Lullaby Inn as a classroom teacher where
she was well-loved by children and families. She quickly became familiar
with the expectation of providing personalized care to each individual
child. Her professionalism, compassion, and dedication to our program
make her a tremendous asset to the management team. Kara’s warm
and nurturing personality brings a sense of calm to everyone she encounters.
Her extensive experience as a caregiver, combined with her previous role
in leadership, make her the perfect fit for the position as the Center
Director. Kara is incredibly knowledgeable regarding all licensing, fire,
and health regulations. She remains dedicated to ensuring that your child
is provided with a safe and nurturing learning environment. Kara enjoys
working at Lullaby Inn and she is always available to assist the staff,
parents, and children.
Alyssa Vihnanek- Center Director
Alyssa attended Olivet Nazarene University where she obtained her bachelor’s
degree in business administration with a minor in non-profit. She began
her employment with Lullaby Inn in 2017 as a Pre-Kindergarten teacher.
Alyssa’s creativity in the classroom and her ability to capture
the attention of the children was a quality that did not go unnoticed.
She was offered the position as the Curriculum Director in early 2020
with the responsibility of creating curriculum for all age groups. She
thrived in that position and showed tremendous leadership skills while
training the staff and being a support system to them. Alyssa has extensive
experience in childcare which provides her with a firsthand understanding
of children and their developmental needs. She will continue to create
and implement the curriculum working alongside the Wentzville School District
to ensure the best kindergarten readiness program for all our students.
She strives every day to help each child progress in all areas of their
development—academic, social, emotional, language, and motor. Alyssa’s
objective is to create a positive environment for staff, children, and
their families. She will continue providing an excellent program that
sets the pathway for a lifetime of learning.