Meet the Owners

Not even the owners were spared from the online meet and greet. Here’s a little bit of background about Paula Montalvo and Sherri Coffey.

Paula, Owner / Director


Paula is one of the owners of Kids Care Academy, and is a graduate from Indiana University Southeast who majored in Secondary English Education. She has had ten years of child care experience, and has a 5-year old daughter of her own. She currently takes classes at Ivy Tech in Sellersburg to obtain her Associates degree in Early Childhood Education, and intends to obtain her Masters in Education.

Sherri, Executive Owner


Sherri is one of the owners of Kids Care Academy who has her MBA in Business from Purdue University. Originally from Indianapolis, she was a regional manager is a restaurant chain where she met her husband, Tony.  They adopted their first child, and upon looking for quality child care, they found none that they felt comfortable in leaving their daughter. Sherri then opened her own home to care for children of all ages for several years, until her husband was transferred to Louisville. Sherri then directed a successful child care ministry for 10 years before finally deciding to open Kids Care Academy. Sherri and Tony now have 5 adopted children, and look forward to KCA’s success and growth.