National Expansion Opportunities

ELV Is Growing And We’ve Got National Expansion Opportunities For The Right Partners 

Learn more about the benefits and what we’re looking for in a partner. 

Proven, Scalable Model 

Flexible Implementation

Extensive Client Support

Proven, Scalable Model 

Flexible Implementation

Extensive Client Support

Our Current National Expansion Efforts 

Scaling the "Partner, Not Product" Approach Nationwide

Shared-Services Technology

Delivering shared services and leveraging ELV proven technology and support to organizations and networks of child care programs. 

One-On-One Virtual Administrative Assistance

Assisting child care programs that need support with record-keeping, tracking, and compliance while also receiving operational support. 

What Types Of Expansion Partners Are We Looking For? 

  • Multi-Site Programs
  • Shared Services Alliances
  • Child Care Centers or Child Care Homes
  • Early Childhood Education Non-Profits

What Our Expansion Partners Have To Say

"South Carolina has been thrilled to partner with Early Learning Ventures since our earliest days. They have graciously welcomed our organization, Palmetto Shared Services Alliance to visit, learn, and take ideas back to implement for our providers. As newcomers to the Shared Services arena, being able to reach out to such an established organization has been invaluable to us. We have recently partnered with ELV to bring CORE to our state as well as a potential Early Head Start partnership. ELV is the epitome of what a Shared Services network should be and we are grateful for their friendship and support!"


Shelley Summer,

Palmetto Shared Services Alliance

National Advisors

  • Rob Nelson: Vice President at Consolidated Investment GroupRob is on the Executive Leadership Team and a member of the Chairman’s Advisory Team. In his current role, Rob works cross-functionally with all Division Managers and assists with annual goal setting and department Incentive programs. Rob has more than 30 years of experience leading teams, guiding strategy, and growing businesses, including his roles as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Chef America and then Nestle’s Handheld Food Group, where he provided strategic direction for the development and management of $200 million of core business.
  • Celine Coggins: Executive Director at Grantmakers for Education. Celine has been an educator for more than two decades with a track record as an innovator, leader and connector. Celine began her career as a middle school teacher in Worcester, MA and went on to serve in a number of education policy leadership roles, including assistant to the Massachusetts Commissioner of Education. Celine founded Teach Plus, a nationwide network of top-performing teachers, where she spent the next decade as CEO. Under Celine’s leadership, Teach Plus grew to over 30,000 participating teachers and offered groundbreaking programs in leadership development and advocacy. Celine was recognized by President Obama at the White House for her organization’s impact on public education.
  • Matt Taylor: Senior Director Analytics Product Management at 8x8. Matt has been involved in computer software development for 3 decades. He started as a programmer and progressed to software engineering leadership. Matt moved to the business side and was involved in marketing, public speaking, and customer engagement as part of growing Interactive Intelligence Inc from a startup to a public, 2200 person company which has since been sold to Genesys. For the past 15 years, Matt has built and matured software product management teams at several startups and is now leading Artificial Intelligence and Analytics product development in the communication and video meetings space at 8x8, a public company based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Loren Shannon: Chairman of the Board of CIBAR (Computer Information and Applications Research) in Colorado Springs. After serving in the United States Marine Corp, he earned his undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Physics from Fort Hays State University and his Masters in Mathematics from Wichita State University. For over six decades he has led in the computer software industry. He has co-authored three computer programming textbooks while teaching computer courses at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. Loren consulted internationally with Citibank and Bankers System Corporation and held positions with Boeing, Martin Marietta, Kaman Nuclear. In 1969, with a focus on business solutions, Loren and two business associates started CIBAR, a computer consulting company, which has developed many commercial applications; including an International Banking System for Citibank in New York. CIBAR currently has twenty-one banks doing international banking using their Global Trade Services. Loren has served CIBAR as Vice-President, President, and CEO and continues to provide consultation services. Loren has seen the computer industry transform from room-size mega boxes to desktops, laptops and now small, pocket-sized computers. He continues to use his problem-solving and computational thinking skills to help businesses design and create business solutions and applications. Outside of work, he enjoys tennis, travel and serving his community at Mercy’s Gate, a local non-profit providing love, compassion and crisis support services to families in need. 
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