Meet the Staff

Kimberly Peroni, Owner

Ms. Kim is the president of Sunshine Kids, Inc. She started Sunshine Kids, Inc. in 1995. Ms. Kim has a Bachelorís Degree in Early Childhood/ Elementary Education from California University. She also has her Directorís Credentials. Ms. Kim gave up teaching and decided to start her very own Child Care Center in McMurray. She has since grown her business to three medium size Centers located in McMurray, Eighty Four, and Finleyville. She chose the name Sunshine Kids, because she believes that a childís smile brightens any room and any situation! Her goal is to help love, guide, nurture, and educate as many children in this community as she can. Ms. Kim has been married for 24 years and has been blessed with two beautiful children.

Pam Halinka, Eighty Four Director

Ms. Pam is the director of the Eighty-Four center. She has been in the Sunshine Kids family for 20 years, and a director for 13 years. She attended California University and has an Associateís degree in Early Childhood Education. She also received her Directorís Credentials from Northampton Community College.† She has two daughters that have grown up through the centers and have both worked for Sunshine Kids. She enjoys working with all age groups, especially the preschoolers. She is a huge Pittsburgh Steelers Fan and also loves the Disney character, Goofy. The smiles on the childrenís faces have kept her in the business for all of these years. She knows she has truly impacted the lives of children and she feels that is her greatest accomplishment.

Tammy Main, Finleyville Director

Ms. Tammy has been the Director of the Sunshine Kids Finleyville location since we purchased it from Childrenís Paradise.  She has been employed with the company for 10 years, where she started as a Teacherís Aide and worked her way up the ladder to becoming a member of the management team. Ms. Tammy graduated from Northampton Community College, with an Associateís Degree in Early Childhood Education and is currently working toward her Directorís Credentials. She loves taking the many different things that she has learned and implementing them in to her day to day work with the children and her staff. Ms. Tammy makes her home with her husband Terrence and their son Tylir in Canonsburg PA.

Ms. Kali, McMurray Director

Ms. Kali completed her Bachelorís Degree in Early Childhood Education from California University of Pennsylvania. She grew up attending Sunshine Kids, and she has been an employee for nearly 6 years. Ms. Kali has been the director of the McMurray center for just over a year now. She has a passion for working with children, and she is always eager to bring new ideas and energy into the center. Outside of the center she loves attending the Pittsburgh Pirates games. She calls Bridgeville home with her husband Hans, daughter Eden, and their puppies Nestle and Rolo.

Ms. Amber, Finleyville Assistant Director

Ms. Amber has been an employee at Sunshine Kids for 4 years. She received her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Northampton Community College. She works in the preschool and school age room. Ms. Amber loves everything Disney, loves cheering for the Pittsburgh Penguins, and loves reading books. Ms. Amber has a home with her husband Kristofer and two cats Selena and Yoda. Ms. Amber is excited to take on this new position as Assistant Director and be a part of the management team!

Ms. Taylor, Eighty Four Assistant Director

Miss Taylor is the assistant director at the Eighty Four location. She is the daughter of Ms. Pam. She enjoys working alongside her mom very much. She has been with Sunshine Kids for almost 6 years. She has earned her CDA in both infants/toddlers and preschoolers. Miss Taylor is going back to school this spring to earn her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. In her spare time she loves to attend Pittsburgh Penguins games, loves all things Disney, and spending time with her nephew, Geno. She works in the preschool room where she enjoys making the children laugh and learn through art. Miss Taylor is very excited to be a part of the management team and bring in new ideas!