Procare Solutions CEO JoAnn Kintzel Named One of the Top 25 Women Leaders in US PE-Backed Software

Procare Solutions and PRNewswire — Procare Solutions CEO JoAnn Kintzel was named to the list of Calibre One’s 2024 ranking of the top 25 women leaders in U.S. private equity-backed software, the second year in a row she has achieved this award. 

The list includes top chief executive officers and presidents leading fast growing software businesses that are backed by prominent private equity firms. They are recognized as some of the highest caliber leaders in the industry. 

headshot of Procare Solutions CEO JoAnn Kintzel
Calibre One Top 25 Women Leaders in PE-Backed Software 2024 award ribbon

The 2024 awardees were selected from nominations made by Calibre One’s extensive network of executives, board members and private equity partners. The list highlights the accomplishments of these successful executives with a demonstrated track record of growth and value creation. 

We are excited to honor these outstanding executives and their achievements.  

In addition to Ms. Kintzel, the 2024 winners include: 

  1. Ashley Andersen Zantop – Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Cambium Learning Group 
  1. Ashley Glover – Chief Executive Officer, WebPT 
  1. Cassidy Smirnow – Chief Executive Officer, Apryse 
  1. Christa Quarles – Chief Executive Officer, Alludo  
  1. Christina Kosmowski - Chief Executive Officer, LogicMonitor  
  1. Dana Jones –Chief Executive Officer & President, RealPage  
  1. Dru Armstrong – Chief Executive Officer, AffiniPay 
  1. Elizabeth Cholawsky - Chief Executive Officer, HG Insights 
  1. Erin Mulligan Helgren – Chief Executive Officer, OfficeSpace 
  1. Erin Shy – Chief Executive Officer, Watermark 
  1. Heather Brunner – Chairwoman & Chief Executive Officer, WP Engine 
  1. Jamie Candee – President & Chief Executive Officer, Edmentum 
  1. Janine Seebeck – Chief Executive Officer, BeyondTrust 
  1. Jennifer Sun - Chief Executive Officer, StarCompliance 
  1. JoAnn Kintzel – Chief Executive Officer, Procare Solutions 
  1. Kate Bolseth – Chief Executive Officer, Fortra 
  1. Kate Eberle Walker – Chief Executive Officer, Presence 
  1. Kendall Pretzer – Chief Executive Officer, Grace Hill 
  1. Kendra Tucker – Chief Executive Officer, Truckstop 
  1. Keri Gohman - Chief Executive Officer, CARET 
  1. Laura Ipsen – President & Chief Executive Officer, Ellucian  
  1. Pamela Joseph – Chief Executive Officer & Executive Chair, Xplor 
  1. Sharon Love – Chief Executive Officer, Cordance 
  1. Sheryl Hoskins - Chief Executive Officer, Litera 
  1. Soumaya Nettimi – Chief Executive Officer, Paradigm 

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About Procare Solutions 

For more than 30 years, Procare Solutions has been helping early childhood educators simplify operations and create meaningful connections with families, so they can focus on what matters most – the children in their care.    
From registration, attendance tracking, staff management and lesson planning to family engagement, tuition collection and reporting, we help ease the challenges faced of running a child care business.   

Our dedicated team of support professionals also make it easy to get up and running quickly and answer questions along the way. That’s why over 37,000 customers choose Procare. We are proud to be number one in child care management software. For more information, visit     

About Calibre One 

Calibre One works with the builders of great companies, helping them to create diverse and high-performing leadership teams. We provide Executive Search services to public companies, venture capital and private equity firms, and their portfolio companies within the technology, financial services, healthcare, industrial and consumer sectors. For over 20 years we have operated from three principal hubs: San Francisco, New York and London. We also have offices in: Menlo Park, Los Angeles, and San Diego. We are one of very few firms with a truly well-developed transatlantic presence. We pride ourselves as being small enough to provide a high-touch, partner-led service but as a well-established global firm, we are also experts at helping companies to grow beyond their domestic markets and access leadership talent across the world. 

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