SAVE THE DATE: OCTOBER 23-25 | APNA Annual Conference
SAVE THE DATE: OCTOBER 23-25 | APNA Annual Conference
2024 APNA Annual Conference

Speakers & Schedule

Erin Fletter

Sticky Fingers Cooking®

The Power of Social Entrepreneurship

In the upcoming keynote, “The Power of Social Entrepreneurship,” Erin Fletter, founder of Sticky Fingers Cooking®, will explore the transformative impact of merging social goals with business models. This presentation will dive into how social entrepreneurship, particularly within the franchising framework, offers a unique opportunity for women to own and operate businesses that make a difference. For APNA attendees, who are predominantly women leading small businesses in the nanny and household staffing industry, this talk will illuminate pathways to leveraging their enterprises for broader social impact. Erin will share actionable insights on cultivating a business that not only thrives financially but also contributes positively to the community and empowers the next generation.


Erin Fletter is the visionary founder of Sticky Fingers Cooking®, a national cooking school that has revolutionized culinary education for children. Her passion for food, education, and social entrepreneurship has transformed a simple idea into a flourishing franchise, teaching over 125,000 kids across multiple cities. A prolific cookbook author and advocate for healthy, delicious food, Erin is dedicated to empowering women in business and inspiring children to explore their culinary creativity. Residing in Denver, Colorado, with her family, Erin is also the co-owner of the award-winning Barolo Grill restaurant. Her journey exemplifies the power of integrating personal passions with social impact, making her a role model for entrepreneurs seeking to make a meaningful difference. Erin’s work continues to inspire and shape the future of culinary education for the next generation.


Kellie Geres, APNA Executive Assistant

See you in Oceanside!