About Us

Pam 7.6.21 - no background (1)

Pam Palanza
Owner

Pam has over 40 years of experience in the Early Care and Education industry, beginning as a childcare provider and then as director of a childcare resource and referral program at Child Advocacy Commission.

In 1998 she started her own company and served as a consultant and trainer to childcare facilities to help improve quality, and also provide childcare and elder care referrals to
corporate clients.

In addition, Pam has 15 years of experience in the elder care industry and started
Carefinderz.com as a response to her own experience trying to find care for her father. She is
the primary caregiver for her 88-year-old mother who lives with her family, and her youngest child is 20, making her a card-carrying member of the Sandwich Generation.

Pam is the mother of 4 and grandmother of 7.

Mickey - no background

Mickey Menichetti
Director of Operations

Mickey is responsible for overseeing and organizing all aspects of Carefinderz operations.  Prior to joining Carefinderz, she spent time as a Senior Business Analyst and Product Development Manager with Prudential Retirement.  She also served as a Captain in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany.

Mickey received her BA from Furman University and MBA from Villanova.  She is the mother of 2 young children.

Lori - no background

Lori Daley
Director of Child Care Referral Services

Lori has worked in the Early Care and Education field for over 30 years. She worked as a childcare provider and then director of childcare centers in Charlotte for over 8 years. 

After moving to Wilmington, she worked at Child Advocacy Commission as Director of Provider Services. For the last 20 years in her role as Director of Parent and Provider Services she has worked as a referral coordinator assisting families with finding childcare and as a consultant to childcare facilities providing technical assistance and training to improve quality.


Lori is the adoptive mother of two now college age children.