Meet The Team

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MATT GARGIULO

Executive Director

Pastor Matt started at Growing Hearts in August 2020. He is a graduate of Olivet Nazarene University (B.S. in Elementary Education), Nazarene Theological Seminary (M.A. in Christian Education), and North Park University (graduate certificate in Church / Nonprofit Administration). He and his wife, Rachel, live in Bloomington with their two daughters. Matt previously has served as an elementary teacher, associate pastor, daycare director, and church administrator and is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene.

Email: pastormatt@zccn.org

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LIZ BOOTH

Assistant Director 

Liz started at Growing Hearts in November 2020. She is a graduate of Huntington University (B.S. in Psychology & Sociology) and Ashford University (M.A. in Early Childhood Education Leadership). She and her husband, Charles, recently relocated to Ellettsville with their two sons. Liz served as a camp counselor and assistant store manager prior to her experience as an infant and toddler teacher at both a registered childcare ministry and nationally accredited licensed center.

Email: ghdp.office@gmail.com

Amy Havens

Amy Havens

Operations & Family Ministries Assistant

Casey Aynes

Casey Aynes

Program Assistant

Cathy McKinney

Cathy McKinney

Program Aide

Annie Francis

Annie Francis

PM Floater

Halle Meredith

Halle Meredith

AM Nursery 1

Alexis Wolf

Alexis Wolf

PM Nursery 1

Kiarra McIntosh

Kiarra McIntosh

M/W/F Brown Room

Abbey Johnston

Abbey Johnston

T/Th Brown Room

Samantha Mobley

Samantha Mobley

AM Pink Room (Lead)

Marissa McAuley

Marissa McAuley

FT Pink Room Co-Teacher

Leighten Pruett

Leighten Pruett

PM Pink Room

Sasha Thorpe

Sasha Thorpe

AM Rainbow Room

Hailey Mitchell

Hailey Mitchell

PM Rainbow Room

Mechelle Phillips

Mechelle Phillips

AM Green Room

Anna Moreno

Anna Moreno

PM Green Room

Elisabeth Sienna

Elisabeth Sienna

PM Green Room

Brooke Vandeventer

Brooke Vandeventer

M/W/F Yellow Room

Caitlin Nash

Caitlin Nash

T/Th Yellow Room

Erin Wrobel

Erin Wrobel

Opener / Closer Purple Room

Danielle Carrion

Danielle Carrion

Purple Room

Kim Tabscott

Kim Tabscott

AM Blue Room

Melanie Tackitt

Melanie Tackitt

PM Blue Room

Paige Behrends

Paige Behrends

Pre-K Co-Teacher

Emily Ward

Emily Ward

Pre-K Co-Teacher

Gabby Wulf

Gabby Wulf

Pre-K Closing Assistant

Anna Claybon

Anna Claybon

School-Age

Maria Acosta

Maria Acosta

School-Age

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Current Job Openings

 Apply on Indeed.com or send us a resume at ghdp.office@gmail.com.