• Teresa Payne

    Teresa Payne

    September 13, 2017

    Hello, my name is Teresa Payne and I am the Assistant Director at our Portage location. I have been with Milestones since July 2017 and opened the Portage center with Lauren in August 2017. I have been in Early Childhood since 2005 where I began teaching as an Assistant Teacher in a 3-year old Preschool […]

  • Courtney Landreville

    Courtney Landreville

    September 13, 2017

  • Lauren Clark

    Lauren Clark

    July 12, 2017

    Hello, my name is Lauren Clark and I amĀ  the Program Director at the Portage location. I graduated from Grand Valley State University with my Bachelors in Health Communications, specializing in child life. I planned to eventually work as a Child Life Specialist, however when I started working at Milestones I knew I found my […]

  • Jenny Abid

    Jenny Abid

    August 17, 2016

    Hello, my name is Jenny Abid and I am the Executive Director of Brand and Communication at Milestones CDC. I attended Grand Rapids Community College and Aquinas College where I earned my Associates of Arts degree and my Bachelor of Arts degree with an emphasis in Elementary Education, Language Arts and Early Childhood Education. After […]

  • Kelly Mertes

    Kelly Mertes

    August 17, 2016

    Welcome to Milestones CDC! I am Kelly Mertes and I have been with Milestones since we opened in 2005, becoming the program director of our Belmont center when we opened that location in June of 2007. In 2015, I was promoted to the role of regional director of the company. I have so enjoyed watching […]

  • Kelly Russell

    Kelly Russell

    July 20, 2016

    Hello, my name is Kelly Russell and I am the owner and manager of Milestones Child Development Centers, a local, Michigan based business. I currently reside in Caledonia, Michigan with my husband and three children. For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be a teacher. I grew up in Michigan in […]