our people


Mariette DeGagné, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Founder

Mariette is an award-winning entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in business management, computer training, and software development.

Over the last 15 years, Mariette has made an important contribution in the Canadian child care community, as it faced the challenge of becoming more technologically advanced. Mariette understands the child care community and strives to ensure the success of her clients. She works with a team of dedicated professionals that invest in your success.

Mariette was the recipient of the Business Building Award at the 2010 Manitoba Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. She was recognized for her innovative and visionary spirit in developing childcarepro™ – Canada’s First online child care management software solution. Mariette is a Business Administration graduate of Saint-Boniface College.

Danielle Serceau, Customer Relations Manager

Danielle began her career as a Child care Assistant at a child care centre. She was involved in programming, administrative support, and the care of the children for three years. In 2001, Danielle was offered a position as an administrative assistant at a local business, where she spent the next seven years, learning what it takes to provide excellent customer care and technical support for staff.

After the birth of her second child, she decided to open her own licensed home-based daycare centre. She operated the centre for 3 years, and with her children entering school, decided that she was ready for a new challenge. Danielle’s hands on experience in the child care industry is an asset to our clients.

Matt Zandstra – Senior Developer

Matt Zandstra joined our team in July 2012.  Matt has brought with him three years developing/hardware experience.  As a result of a six month mentoring program with Amir Barylko, Matt quickly acquired the desired skillset to truly make an impact on our development team. He has gained knowledge as a developer and has become a go-to individual for the childcarepro™ application.

Daena Groleau – Operations Manager/ Designer

Daena Groleau joined our team in May 2013, bringing with her over ten years experience working in the children/ parent/ public services & instruction, nine years of experience in digital/print design, entrepreneurial skills as well as many, many years’ of experience in handling workflow, high pressure situations and tight deadlines.  Daena’s goal is to help create products for the Vari Tech Systems Inc.’s clients that are easy to use, easy to understand and that are visually appealing.