Who We Are

Barbara G. Kline

Founder and President

Barbara has been helping DC families find outstanding nannies and childcare since 1985. Barbara has been featured as a leading nanny expert on Good Morning America, Larry King Live, CNN, NPR (All Things Considered) and on Fox as “Power Person of the Week.” She is the current board President of the Association of Premier Nanny Agencies (APNA) and was formerly the Chair of their ethics committee. She is also a current member and former board member of the International Nanny Association (INA).

Richard Kline

Vice President

Richard handles the legal and financial side of White House Nannies and oversees all corporate partnerships and event staffing. A DC native, Richard has an undergraduate degree in real estate from American University and a law degree. Together with Barbara, he is the proud parent of two adult children.

Annie Burns

Director of Permanent Placements

Annie helps personalize each family’s search to make great, long-term matches and remains available to families for on-going support. A native of DC, Annie graduated from St. Andrew’s Episcopal High School and received her undergraduate degree in Sociology from Marymount University. A former nanny herself, Annie is the mother of two and understands both sides of the nanny search.

Denise Rossel

Director of Temporary Placements

Denise oversees day to day operations of our temporary division. She handles customer relations and screens and vets all of our temp nannies to insure only the most qualified applicants are placed. Fluent in Spanish, Denise is a graduate of the Academy of Holy Cross High School and earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland.

Gillian Kline Reiman

Director of Strategic Development

Gillian joined the family business after a decade of experience working in Business Strategy and Account Planning for top advertising and marketing firms in NYC, including award-winning global communications company M Booth. As part of the WHN team, Gillian is focused on building strategic partnerships, community outreach, and expanding existing programs. As a new mother of identical twins, Gillian understands the anxiety associated with making those first and most important hires. Gillian is a native Washingtonian and attended the Potomac School and St. Andrew’s. She is a graduate of Tufts University.

Stephanie Ehlmann

Placement Coordinator, Permanent Division

A Pennsylvania native and a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA. Stephanie has a bachelor’s degree in Government and minored in Women and Gendered Studies. She works to screen and vet all nanny applicants and collaborates to help find them great new positions with our families.

Michelle Sorensen

Nanny Recruiter and Social Media Specialist

Michelle graduated from Richard Stockton College with a BS in International Business. The mother of two active children, Michelle has been with White House Nannies for over nine years. She oversees all of WHN social media and excels at recruiting and screening nannies for both divisions.

Molly White

Staffing Coordinator, Temporary Division

Molly works to connect clients looking for short term, temporary care with one of our fully screened and highly-qualified nannies working in our temp division. A local to the DMV, she graduated from the Academy of the Holy Cross. She received her undergraduate degree in Business and Psychology from Holy Cross College at Notre Dame, Ind. 

Laura Richards

Staffing Coordinator, Temporary Division

Laura is a New York native and a graduate of the State University of New York (SUNY) College at Geneseo where she earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. At White House Nannies, Laura works to screen, vet, and process all Temporary Division nanny applicants and assists with connecting them to clients seeking temporary care. 

To learn about how we can help you find the right nanny for your family, contact us today at (301) 654-1242.