Meet our fearless leaders

 Debi Gladson

Debi Gladson

Director of Operations

Debi brings a wealth of business to her position as the Director of Operations at LACC. She has managed offices for over 25 years at a small business as well as a construction company during her professional career. Debi handles the financial aspect of our center as well as managing day to day operations.

Debi is a firm believer in continuing her education and staying current in her field. She has her Certificates for Child Development Associate and Specialization in Early Child Education. In addition, she has completed her certificate in Administrative Childcare and National Administration Childcare. Debi has received additional education in implementing PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention System), and ECERS & ITERS which is used to rate our classrooms for QRS ratings.

Debi has been with LACC since 2008. She is married and has two wonderful daughters and two grandchildren whom attend preschool at LACC. She is involved with Messiah Lutheran Church and serves as Treasurer on the Church Council. Her favorite things are spending time with her family, gardening, home projects and biking with her husband.

Jenn Grundmeier - Fuller

Jenn Grundmeier - Fuller

Director of Christian Education

Jenn serves as our Director of Christian Education. She was born and raised in Storm Lake, Iowa and then attended Concordia University in Seward, Nebraska where she graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree. Jenn has served as a Director of Christian Education for 17 years. She began her ministry at Messiah Lutheran Church in Tampa, Florida where she served for 5 years. She then took a Call to serve as the DCE at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Sioux City, Iowa where she served for 12 years. During that time in Sioux City, Jenn got her Master’s Degree in Family Life from Concordia University in Seward, Nebraska. She received the Call to serve at Messiah Lutheran Church and Loving Arms Children’s Center in July of 2017.

Jenn loves to interact with children and families and looks forward to serving them at LACC. In her free time, she loves to be outdoors hiking, running, and just enjoying the weather. She loves traveling and experiencing new places and things. She loves spending time with her husband, Jason, and her family, especially her two nephews.

Thank you to all of the wonderful staff at Loving Arms. They greet us with a smile every morning, and they deeply care for my child. Everyone knows him by name and tells me how much they adore him. It makes it much easier to drop him off everyday when I know he is cared for and loved. I highly recommend Loving Arms to anyone looking for employment and a great place to care for your child! Thank you for all you do.

- Katie L
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