Primrose School of Twin Hickory

Our Staff

  • Amy Livengood, Director

    Amy Livengood


    Amy joined the Primrose family in 2021 and now serves as Center Director. She has a BS Degree in Special Education from Lynchburg College.  She has worked in the field of Early Childhood Education for over 20 years, both in administration and as a classroom teacher.  




  • Gania Rose, Assistant Director

    Gania Rose

    Assistant Director

    Gania joined the Primrose family as Assistant Director in November of 2022.  She earned a  BA in Early Childhood Education and is currently completing a Masters in Early Childhood Education Administration.

    Gania has spent over 20 years in the early education field in both administrative roles as well as in the classroom.  She is passionate about education and is excited to have the opportunity to support our teachers in creating a meaningful and positive experience for each child in our school!

  • Kim Patterson, Training Facilitator

    Kim Patterson

    Training Facilitator

    Kim Patterson graduated from James Madison University with a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education.

    Kim joined the Primrose family in 2003 as a Kindergarten teacher, and transitioned to the role of Director in 2006. After serving as the school Director for over eight years, she decided to accept a new role as the Training Coordinator for the Primrose School of Twin Hickory and the Primrose School at Westerre Commons. In this new role, she is able to use her experience to educate the teaching staff at both schools. 


  • Angela and Steve Richter, Heather and Bobby Moore, Franchise Owner

    Angela and Steve Richter, Heather and Bobby Moore

    Franchise Owners

    Angela and Steve Richter and Heather and Bobby Moore are the owners of the Primrose School of Twin Hickory and the Primrose School at Westerre Commons. Friends since their college days, the two couples take a hands-on approach to managing the schools. Owning the Primrose Schools gave both couples the perfect opportunity to focus their professional efforts on providing a meaningful service to their local communities while making a very positive impact on the lives of their employees.

    Angela and Steve Richter moved to Richmond after graduating from Virginia Tech, and now live in Glen Allen with their 2 children. Angela earned a BS degree in Human Nutrition and Foods from Virginia Tech. She manages the foodservice program, helping Primrose students build healthy eating habits. Angela is also responsible for marketing and enrollment at both locations. Steve earned a BS degree in Accounting from Virginia Tech and an MBA from Duke University. After a career in accounting and finance, Steve now serves as our business and finance manager, working behind the scenes to ensure things run smoothly.

    Heather and Bobby Moore live in Hanover County with their 3 children. Heather earned a BS degree in Early Childhood Education from Virginia Tech and a MEd degree in Reading from the University of Virginia. She taught in the public school system for 13 years. Heather is responsible for staff training, licensure and accreditation, and curriculum implementation. Bobby grew up in Powhatan and attended James Madison University. After a career working in the agricultural benchmarking industry, Bobby now oversees the facilities management and information technology programs at both Primrose schools.

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