2023 APNA Annual Conference
2023 APNA Annual Conference
2022 APNA Conference

Speakers & Schedule

Bayly Silverman

Your Happy Nest

Building an Effective Office Team: What Works and What Doesn’t


Why do some agencies thrive while others struggle? While there are many factors that contribute to an agency’s success, hiring the right people and building the right team is one we can all agree on. Building a successful team is about more than creating a mix of people with various professional skills. The right team will allow a business to grow, scale and thrive in a way that would be impossible for one person to do. Join us as we learn from leading agency owners and staff on how they have built and managed successful admin teams.



Bayly Silverman is CEO and Founder of Your Happy Nest Nanny & Babysitting Agency which operates in Atlanta and Augusta, GA, Charleston, SC and Cincinnati, OH. Your Happy Nest was founded in 2012 in Atlanta, GA and her agency has since helped hundreds of families find trusted and professional nannies, newborn care specialists and babysitters. Bayly has a degree in Marketing and Communication from the University of North Carolina in Asheville. She loves many aspects of running her business but one of her favorite parts of owning a business is marketing, branding and social media. Bayly currently resides in her hometown of Charleston, SC with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys spending time at the beach, trying new restaurants, cooking and traveling. 


Kellie Geres, APNA Executive Assistant