Crunch Care was founded on the premise of bringing corporate professional staffing and placement to the world of domestic care.   The  Crunch Care team offers an effective assessment and recruitment process that meets the needs of individual families, corporate benefits programs, and organizational partnerships for both long and short term search and staffing. Crunch Care services 5 major metropolitan markets in the U.S. and is mom inspired and operated by professionals from the corporate recruiting and human resource industry. We are experts in interviewing, evaluating, screening, and helping families with their in-home care needs.

Our Executive and Management Team

Stacie Steelman, CEO

Stacie Steelman began her career as a Corporate Financial Recruiter, sourcing and qualifying hundreds of financial professionals in Los Angeles for Adecco/Ajllon Corporation, a $5 billion global recruitment leader across industries. Stacie extensively worked with Human Resource and Finance Departments at companies such as Sony Pictures Entertainment, E! Entertainment, Deloitte and Touche, Arthur Anderson (Anderson Global).  Over the years after supporting the company through a major acquisition of a local firm, Stacie relocated to San Diego working at that time for a boutique recruiting firm servicing companies like Home Depot, Petco, and the Del Mar Racetrack. Shortly after the birth of her first child Stacie recognized the obvious need in the San Diego market for reliable, trustworthy, “on call” in home care solutions. In 2006 Stacie began her entrepreneurial venture by founding Crunch Care, Inc. Today Crunch Care Services 5 metropolitan markets in the US, is partnered with a major public traded company providing back up care to companies such as Apple, Facebook, and Bank of America and a host of other mid-size companies in their local markets. Stacie has her B.A. in English from The University of South Florida. She sits on Executive Board of Directors for the International Nanny Association as the Treasurer for over 5 years and is an active participant in the Association of Premiere Nanny Agencies.


Courtney Fidel, Director of Client Relations

Courtney Fidel is from Northern California and began her career in Early Childhood Education with her family where they owned and operated the Carousel School, servicing preschool through 2nd grade in the Sacramento area. Courtney next moved to San Diego in 2005 to attend college for Early Childhood Education while working for the YMCA of La Jolla and for Crunch Care as a Care Provider.  She was quickly recruited into a longer term Educator and Care Provider opportunity which she was dedicated to for over 7 years for one family with three children under the age of 5.  During the course of this time she became heavily involved in their education and development, building relationships in the local community with organizations such as the JCC in La Jolla and Temple Solel Early Education Childhood Center in Cardiff, San Diego.  In 2014 Courtney was recruited and positioned to manage the Client Services division of Crunch Care and was promoted to the Director of Client Services in 2018.  Courtney is an active Member of the International Nanny Association and is regularly developing her education within the industry through participation in seminars via the Association of Premiere Nanny Agencies and attending industry conferences.  Courtney has participated in the development of Crunch Care’s qualification process, manages internal recruiting, evaluates the efficacy of internal hires, and supports client programs that require more in depth relationship management.


Pamela Tyles, Human Resources and Recruiting Associate

Pamela Tyles lives in Rockland County, NY. Pamela earned her B.A. in Psychology from Binghamton University. Pamela has over 20 years of Human Resource ranging from start ups to mid-size companies. Pamela is well versed at providing leadership and oversight for day-to-day management of Human Resources teams, including full cycle recruiting, employee benefits, wage and salary administration, policy and procedures, employee relations and employment laws. Pamela began her career in Human Resources working for Time Warner Cable in Manhattan. After spending two years at Time Warner Cable she moved onto other opportunities and expanded her Human Resources knowledge to become a Human Resources Manager at several start up companies. In early 2000 Pamela started her family and transitioned to a full time work at home Human Resources Professional. Since that time Pam has helped several virtual companies create, roll out and administer their Human Resources Departments. Pamela now has three children and is excited to bring her Human Resources experience along with her parenting experience to Crunch Care.

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