Meet Our Team

At Huntey’s Clubhouse, our team is committed to guiding our organization with passion, expertise, and dedication. With a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences, our corporate team bring valuable insights and strategies to ensure the success and growth of our company. Get to know the individuals driving our vision forward below.

TYLER HUNTEY

CEO

In October of 2021, Tyler joined the family business as the CEO of Huntey’s Clubhouse. After graduating from Central Michigan University with a Bachelors in Business Management, Tyler was the the Director of Business Development at Detroit Trading Company and then worked in consulting with Coretek Services. Tyler is adept at analyzing, managing, and delivering multi-faceted projects, and has a strong track record in developing business cases and improvement strategies. Tyler enjoys spending time with his wife Alexis and son Jude. Outside of family time and work, Tyler enjoys golfing and exercising.

Favorite Children’s Book: If you give a Mouse a Cookie

I’m thankful to be apart of a team that is passionate about bringing high quality child care services to the communities we serve. I enjoy applying my business development background to the childcare industry to grow our reach and be a positive force in the world.

ALEXIS CUMINGS

Professional Development Director & GSRP Administrator

Alexis developed her passion for early childhood education at an early age while working alongside her mother at the original Huntey’s Clubhouse location in Morley. Her hard work paid off as she went on to establish the second location in Big Rapids and continue growing the organization. Alexis holds a business degree from Ferris State University and  a Masters degree in Early Childhood Education from Northern Michigan University. As a MiRegistry Certified Trainer in the State of Michigan and founder of Early Childhood Training Co., she is committed to equipping teachers with the best tools and knowledge for early learning. Alexis enjoys staying active with outdoor activities, such as exercising and horseback riding, and spending time with her husband, children, two dogs, and two horses.

Favorite Children’s Book: The Magic Treehouse Series

I believe early childhood education is one of the most rewarding careers to have. Every day I have the opportunity to serve children and caregivers who selflessly care and educate our future leaders.

LEANNE ABLIN

Executive Director & Meal Service Director

LeAnne graduated from Ferris State University with degree in Early Childhood Education and has been a dedicated member of the Huntey’s Clubhouse team for over seven years. LeAnne’s journey has been a true testament to hardwork and dedication. She began as an Intern and advanced to Assistant Teacher, Lead Teacher, Director, and now serves as the Executive Director of all locations, as well as Meal Service Director. In this role, she oversees the CACFP (food program) and nutrition planning. LeAnne lives in Big Rapids with her husband and three children. Outside of work, LeAnne loves going on daytrip adventures with her family and spending summer days on the river.

Favorite Children’s Book: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

I feel that working with children creates the foundation for development and education. I’m so thankful that I can work where I am fulfilled and where I can serve children and families in rural communities.

ALEXIS G. HUNTEY

Director of Operations and Marketing

At Huntey’s Clubhouse, Alexis wears many hats, managing marketing, event planning and community outreach, overseeing administrative tasks, and ensuring the smooth operation of our facilities. Before venturing into the childcare industry, Alexis spent many years in market research and property management. Alexis has strong administrative and organizational skills and loves to brainstorm on how to uplift our team, support the kids and our families, and beautify our facilities. As a proud visa sponsor of the cultural exchange J-1 program for several years, Alexis understands the enriching experience and value of working with people from diverse cultures. Alexis and Tyler reside in Stanwood with their sons, Jude & Will. In her spare time, Alexis enjoys reading, trying new restaurants, gardening, and spending time near the water with her family.

Favorite Children’s Book: The Snowy Day

Our responsibility lies in creating a safe atmosphere for the children in our care; a place for parents to rest easy, knowing their child is loved and cherished.

JODI SNYDER

Director of Enrollment & Early Learning Specialist

As our Child Care Enrollment Director, Jodi warmly welcomes families with open arms, prioritizing their needs and ensuring a seamless enrollment process. Jodi has nearly two decades of professional experience advocating for young children. Her unwavering passion for early childhood is evident in the exceptional support she provides to families in our community. With a steadfast commitment to safety and a genuine desire to create the best possible outcomes for young learners, Jodi is a true asset to the field of early education. Jodi loves spending time with her two daughters and their puppy. She enjoys reading and being outdoors, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, and riding bikes. 

Favorite Children’s Book: The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear

Through my work, I strive to provide opportunities that foster growth, development, and a sense of belonging. Nothing brings me greater joy than seeing the positive impact we can make when we work together towards a common goal of nurturing our future generations.

DAN HUNT

Director of People

Over the past decade, Dan has given his life to influencing, coaching, and training athletes, coaches and organizational leaders in creating cultures that people find purpose, experience fulfillment, and are able to live from a place of authenticity. From NCAA athletic teams to professional organizations, Dan creates insight, helps develop strategies, and coaches teams and individuals to maximize themselves in their pursuit of being the best they can be. Dan believes talent is not the greatest predictor of success. Thoughts, attitudes, and beliefs of an individual or team is. Dan has been able to bring that out of countless individuals and teams who’ve experienced being the best in their given pursuit and better yet, reaching their potential.

Favorite Book: The Little Engine That Could

It takes one caring adult to transform a child’s life. Hunteys Clubhouse is a place where we can multiply that impact on a child’s life through bringing together a team of caring adults. I can’t think of any other pursuit I would give my life to than helping support and develop environments where children’s lives are transformed.

LOIS BRENNAN

Director of Human Resources

Lois has 30 years of experience with employee and business management, through a variety of different jobs and owning her own business. She is involved in the community and is excited to be helping Huntey’s Clubhouse give back to their communities. Lois lives in Stanwood with her husband, son Jeremiah and fur baby Gabe. She is a mother of three and grandmother (LaLa) of five. She has lived in the area most of her life and enjoys spending time with her family and taking as many adventures as she can. Lazy days on the river are especially her favorite. As an amateur photographer, she loves to take photos to share the beauty she sees in the world.

Favorite Book: Goodnight Moon

I love everything about Huntey’s Clubhouse and I’m proud of the young men and women that have made it such a great success. I am grateful to be a part of the team that is striving to make the littlest people in all our homes the most important people, leading the way to a great and successful future.

PHYLLIS FAGAN

Executive Assistant

Phyllis grew up immersed in church life- singing in the choir and dedicated six years as a Sunday School teacher, fostering her love for nurturing others from a young age. As a devoted stay-at-home mom, she cultivated a deep understanding of the importance of family and community. Transitioning her nurturing spirit into her professional life, Phyllis ventured into daycare licensing and group home management. Seeking further growth and challenge, she became a skilled loan officer and IRA specialist. Driven by her desire to reconnect with what truly matters, Phyllis joined Huntey’s Clubhouse, drawn by the opportunity to prioritize time with her children and contribute to the well-being and growth of others. Her unwavering positivity and commitment to making a difference shine through in everything she does. 

Favorite Children’s Book: Fox in Socks

The best preparation for tomorrow, is doing your best today.- H Jackson Brown JR.

RAFAEL CALDERON

Director of Information Technology

Meet an experienced IT specialist with 17 years of practical expertise in the industry. Rafael is committed to staying on top of the latest developments in technology and security. Rafael holds an Associate’s degree in cybersecurity and is currently working on a bachelor’s degree in the same subject. Rafael enjoys spending time with his family and friends outside of work and school. He has been married to his wife for over twenty years and have raised four amazing children. Beyond work life, Rafael has an intense interest in technology. He is always experimenting and learning new things, keen to broaden his horizons beyond the confines of the classroom. He enjoys the challenge of lifelong learning and development, whether it’s exploring cutting edge technology or enhancing his cybersecurity abilities.

Favorite Children’s Book: The Hungry Little Caterpillar

Given Huntey's impressive development trajectory in recent years, I'm excited about the optimistic direction we are taking. Aligning with a company that is dedicated to continuous improvement is energizing, and I look forward to the chance to contribute to Huntey's continued success.

MEGAN ECKER

Assistant Meal Service Director & Big Rapids School Age Director

Megan has been with Huntey’s Clubhouse for three years. She has an Associate’s Degree in Child Development and brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her role. With experience working with children of all ages, Megan currently leads our School Age program and oversees our exciting summer camp activities. She is also our valued Assistant Meal Service Director, ensuring that nutritious meals are provided to all children under our care. As an aunt of two, she understands the importance of creating nurturing environments for children to thrive. When she’s not busy at work, you can find her indulging in her passions for cooking and baking, enjoying leisurely walks with her beloved companion Tucker, or diving into a good book. Megan is committed to ensuring that every child in our care receives the best possible start in life.

Favorite Children’s Book: The Little Engine That Could

I am very grateful to be working for a corporation who centers their values around high-quality childcare for the families in our community. I am very thankful to be able to work hands on within the company at an administrative level to achieve this while also working in the school age program.

Nate Regan

Facilities Maintenance

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James Brownell

Groundskeeping & Facilities Maintenance

Coming Soon!

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