Phone: (617) 527-0114 | Toll Free: (800) 456-2669

Who We Are

The Boston Nanny Centre, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is co-owned by Barbara Chandra and her daughter, Laura Chandra.

Barbara Chandra | OwnerBarbara

Barbara, a native of Wisconsin, graduated from Mount Mary College, and received her Master’s in Special Education from the University of the Philippines. Barbara has served on the executive board of the Alliance of Professional Nanny Agencies (APNA). Barbara is married with two grown children and three grandchildren.



Laura Chandra | Owner

Laura, born in Boston, graduated from Mount Holyoke College and received her Master’s degree in Financial Planning from Bentley University. Laura lives in Newton with her son.




Jennifer Oates | Placement Director

Placement Director Jennifer Oates is the driving force behind BNC’s daily operations. Jennifer joined the agency in June of 2006, after working as a nanny and residential counselor. A native of Rhode Island, Jennifer attended Colby College, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Spanish. From there, she moved to the Boston area to attend Tufts University, earning her Master’s degree in Child Development. Jennifer currently lives in Canton.


Sarah Kelly | Communications Specialist

Sarah Kelly is BNC’s Communications Specialist. A graduate of the University of Connecticut and a born and raised Mainer, she moved to the area in 2017 and joined BNC in July of 2018.



Sebi Chandra | Office Shredder










Gus Oates | Chief Fun Officer