The Tinkergarten Team

We're a small but powerful team that supports a widespread network of talented leaders who bring high quality early childhood learning to communities everywhere. We are committed to a healthy and supportive culture that celebrates the value of all people. We’re constantly learning, and love being outside.

Our Founders

Meghan fitzgerald

Meghan Fitzgerald


After 16 years as an educator, curriculum developer and school leader, Meghan has her dream gig—an entrepreneur/educator/mom who helps families everywhere, including hers, learn outside. Prior to Tinkergarten®, Meghan worked as an Elementary School Principal, a Math/Science Specialist & and a teacher in public and... Read More
Brian fitzgerald

Brian Fitzgerald


Brian has been developing high growth consumer digital product businesses since 1995 that have reached hundreds of millions of people worldwide. His passion and focus is on building services that help people learn. Before starting Tinkergarten, he was VP of Product Development at Knewton, a global leader in adaptive... Read More

Our Team

Murtaza ali
Murtaza Ali
Software Engineer
Brian aquadro
Brian Aquadro
Manager, Leader Scouting
Alex cirillo
Alex Cirillo
Mentor Leader
Priya darji
Priya Darji
Support Liaison
Melissa ferrao
Melissa Ferrao
Mentor Leader
Emma folkins
Emma Folkins
Support Liaison
Jen hierons
Jen Hierons
Marketing Manager
Abby katsen toner
Abby Katsen Toner
Office Manager
Molly lowell
Molly Lowell
Parks & Greenspaces Coordinator
Hannah markos
Hannah Markos
Manager, Leader Learning
Kenzie pause
Kenzie Pause
Customer Support
Shannon quinn
Shannon Quinn
Operations Manager
Angela russo
Angela Russo
Leader Community Manager
Missy sherburne
Missy Sherburne
SVP, Business Development
Ryan stansky
Ryan Stansky
Director of Marketing
Amanda worsley
Amanda Worsley
Leader, Parks and Greenspace Advocacy

Our Investors

Omidyarnetwork Reach Citylightcapital 500startups Blueseedcollective
Brooklynbridgeventures Vista Outboundventures Plumalley Structurecapital

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