Our team

ASAP Sitters, LLC's Babysitter Team includes a variety of professionals from the field of child care. Our babyitters are nannies, child care workers, teachers, college students, and others in related fields. All babysitters go through a rigorous screening process that includes a thorough application and interview, professional and personal reference check, and criminal background check.


Ewa Harr, CEO Ewa Harr, Founder & CEO

Ewa (pronounced "Eva") grew up in Northern VA and received her B.A. in Psychology from the College of William and Mary. After a short time in New York, she moved to San Francisco to pursue her Master’s degree at The California Institute of Integral Studies.

Later, Ewa worked at the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center (SFCAPC) for several years as evening coordinator of the therapeutic Children’s Playroom. As the playroom coordinator, Ewa supervised, trained, and supported staff and volunteers in understanding children’s social and emotional development. She also assisted parents and children in navigating developmental issues.

Ewa received her licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist in California and returned to the DC area in 2007. She became a proud mom that same year.

Ewa founded ASAP Sitters in 2008 and has continued to own and operate the company. In 2010 she was elected co-president of the board at Spring-Mar Cooperative Preschool in Burke, VA, and in 2011-12 she served as president. Currently, Ewa is busy managing the growth of ASAP Sitters and planning the company’s future. She and her husband spend their time between the DC area and Charlottesville, VA and welcomed another son to their family in 2013.

Read interviews with Ewa and about ASAP Sitters here:

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and more from Ewa here: Article on "Choosing a Caregiver" in The Expectant Mother's Guide


Bernard Ferret, CTO Bernard Ferret, CTO

Bernard is a software engineer and serial entrepreneur with a passion for creating products and bringing them to market. In addition to ASAP Sitters, Bernard is the founder and manager of TheGreenJobBank.com, a green job search engine.  He also serves as a Senior Business Advisor at George Mason University's Small Business Development Center where he helps small businesses and enterpreneurs take their companies to the next level.

Prior to ASAP Sitters and TheGreenJobBank, he founded InterQuery (aka ExactOne.com) in 1998 and raised millions of dollars in venture capital, for which he received praised from The Washington Post. Previously he was a founding partner and senior vice president and COO of Monumental Network Systems, Inc. a regional Internet Service Provider pioneering dial-up Internet service. The company was later acquired by Verio.

Earlier, Bernard served as director of technology and business development for Digital Analysis Corporation, which was acquired by LEGENT in 1994, upon which he became product manager of the LEGENT AgentWorks product line. Upon the sale of LEGENT to CA, Bernard became very active with the Netpreneur program founded by Mario Morino.

A native of France, Bernard came to the U.S. with French systems integrator Marben Group, a world leader in communications software, to direct the firm's entry into the U.S. market.

Bernard holds a Master's degree in Physics from the University of Provence, France, and an Executive MBA from the Mason School of Business at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia .

Bernard is the proud father of two grown children, and the happy grandfather of three wonderful little boys. See Bernard's profile on LinkedIn, and Facebook.

 


 

Claire Read, Assistant Scheduler Claire Read, Assistant Scheduler

Claire is a native of the DC area.  She has a B.S. in Biology from Towson University and her early career was spent doing research in the biotechnology field.  She has also worked as an administrative assistant at a Montessori school and at a university.  Claire is currently a stay at home mom to two young boys.  She and Ewa met while parents and board members at Spring-Mar Cooperative Preschool in Burke, VA.  Claire is an avid runner who also loves to do crafts and attend her boys' sporting events.

 

 


We're Hiring!

As ASAP Sitters has grown, so has the demand for our services. We are currently looking for Regional Managers in areas such as Montgomery County MD, Prince William County, VA, Loudoun County, VA, and beyond.  For more info contact us at jobs@ASAP Sitters.com.