about-firstclasscare

About Us

First Class Care, Inc. specializes in finding nannies, newborn care specialists, babysitters, housekeepers, personal assistants, house managers, and personal chefs for families in the Chicagoland area. A husband and wife team started the business to help families like themselves find good domestic household options. Erin and Steve Krex know from personal experience that finding the right care specialist is imperative to a happy household.

Erin KrexErin Krex – President of First Class Care, Inc.
Erin has worked with local parents for the past 6 years giving them guidance and advice on childcare decisions and she wanted to be able to do even more! Erin is a Certified Baby Planner and received her training at The International Maternity Institute and is a member of the International Academy of Baby Planner Professionals as well as the International Baby Planner Association. Erin is an active member of APNA (Association of Premier Nanny Agencies) and was on the INA (international Nanny Association) Board of Directors for 4 years. Erin has been an award recipient of the Leading Mom’s in Business 3 years in a row and also holds the title of 2010 APNA Agency of the Year winner. As an agency owner and working mother with domestic help, Erin frequently writes and speaks on subjects related to employee best practices for both families and employees. Erin is Bump Club Chicago’s resident Childcare expert and provides classes to families about how to hire a nanny and more.

Steve KrexSteve Krex – Vice President of First Class Care, Inc.
Steve moved to Chicago from New York in 1982 to trade stock options. He quickly moved up the ranks to become a Market Maker/Trader and member of the Chicago Board Options Exchange. In 1987, Steve opened a retail computer store and created one of the first online mail order services. Steve grew the business, which employed 21 people. In 2007, Steve sold the company so that he could work full time at First Class Care, Inc. Steve is also an Emergency Response Instructor and Certified to teach CPR and First Aid. He provides monthly CPR classes to Chicago-area nannies and families.