Our Team


Barbara Gay is a certified art teacher with over 25 years experience. She earned her degree in art education at the University of Wisconsin. Barbara has developed and implemented an in depth art curriculum for children that has gained much recognition in the Southwest over the past two decades. Her philosophy of art education focuses on building her students’ self-esteem through public recognition of their achievements. “The proof is in the pudding!” has been her motto. And…Teaching is Her Passion!

Barbara developed and continues to refine our curriculum and training program.  She is responsible for instructor training and mentoring.

Stephanie Larsen has studied art at the University of Colorado, at Boulder. Her emphasis in art is charcoal and pencil drawing. Stephanie has had the opportunity to work closely with the Founder of Children’s Art Classes, and has participated in the overall development of the Children’s Art Classes’ four year curriculum.

As the President of CAC – Children’s Art Classes Stephanie leads all aspects of Franchisee training and support.  From initial business planning, to site selection, marketing and launch plan, Stephanie has personally executed each and will help drive your long term success.

Franchise industry veteran Sean Hansen is there to help every step of the way through your discovery journey.  Sean is an Area Representative with WaveMAX and NerdsToGo and the Franchise Development Manager for SurfaceExperts.

Franchise Development is being spearheaded by Dennis Mulgannon of Franchise Scale who successfully launched The Flying Locksmiths, Surface Experts, NerdsToGo, WaveMAX, Junk King and Home Care Assistance into national brands. Through over 30 years of Franchise Development Success, Dennis and team have placed over 1,000 Franchisees who drive over $350 Million in annual revenue and employ over 5,000 people across the Country.   This is a unique opportunity to be part of our shared success.