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 About Us

Maria Illig, Owner:

Originally an Ohio native, Maria has called Columbus her home for over twenty years after residing in Denver and Chicago. She is a busy working mom who leads the agency with her core Mid-Western values, passion, integrity and strong work ethic. Maria joined the agency as a human resource specialist in 2012 after owning her own restaurants in both New Albany and Powell. Her initial assignment specialized in recruitment, training and building relationships with nannies and families. Maria brings personal nanny experience and has owned previous businesses and considers the expertise on blending them very beneficial to her clients and the nannies of The Columbus Nanny Agency. The Columbus Nanny Agency has thrived under Maria’s leadership and boasts success by placing only the best candidates with the right fit for both the families and nannies. Maria is a mother to three children. She enjoys being a member of many charitable organizations, loves to read and hit the golf course. One of her favorite parts of living in the Columbus area is the booming restaurant scene and trying all the new cuisines coming to the area. She truly loves watching the agency flourish and making the right connection between families and nannies.

The Columbus Nanny Agency Maria Illig
The Columbus Nanny Agency Lynn Kirkpatrick

Lynn Kirkpatrick, Owner:

Originally from upstate New York, Lynn has been living in the Columbus area for over 15 years. Lynn’s background is based in over 20 years marketing experience across various industries. Lynn works with our nannies as well as on the marketing of the agency. She approaches her role each day with a can-do attitude and is always willing to go the extra mile with our candidates. Lynn is the mom of 3 boys who all attended Olentangy local schools. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her boys and 2 dogs, and considers herself a certified foodie.

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