In this Today Counts episode, we learn the power of partnerships as Jim Piper Jr. interviews married couple Melissa and Geren Andersons. They are the founders and owners of The Pillars Christian Learning Centers, a faith-based child-care center with the mission of providing high-quality early childhood education while instilling and exemplifying Christian values. They base and make decisions about their schools and their operation through a precise focus on their four foundational pillars:


Listen along as Melissa and Geren share the story of how they serendipitously started the business from basically zero experience and grew it to a $13 million annual revenue business with the power of partnerships. If you enjoy strategy, if you enjoy business, if you enjoy things like mission, purpose, and vision, then you will certainly enjoy today’s podcast.

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