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Cedar Rapids Location Bios

Lyndsay Hobbs

Director: Cedar Rapids Location

Lyndsay grew up in Cedar Rapids and graduated from Prairie High School. She has been the Director of Kids Inc in Cedar Rapids since 2016. She has a bank management background for the past 10 years and prior to becoming the Director, she was a parent of Kids Inc since 2012. Her favorite thing about Kids Inc is meeting new families, creating relationships with all current families, and being able to spend time with all of the kids in the building. She can be found wandering the aisles of Target, playing with her 2 kids, and reading.

Stephanie Pledge

Training Coordinator

Stephanie grew up in Toddville and graduated from Alburnett High School. Steph has been with Kids Inc since 2015, holding multiple titles within the company and currently is the Training Coordinator. With over 20 years of child care experience, Steph loves being involved with great families and watching their children grow. Steph spends time reading books, playing with her grandson, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Taylor Tanner

Preschool Room

Taylor grew up in Victor and graduated from HLV. Taylor has been with Kids Inc since 2014. She started in our 3 year old preschool room, moved to School age, and is now an On-Site Supervisor and does all scheduling. Taylor is attending Mt. Mercy University to obtain her bachelors degree in social work. Her favorite thing about working at Kids Inc is interacting with all of the kids. She enjoys watching Hawkeye football and basketball, grilling, and hanging out with her friends.