Mark R. Bierley

Chief Financial Officer

Mark R. Bierley is Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Learning Care Group, a position he has held since June 2012. In this role, Mark is responsible for leading Learning Care Group in maintaining a solid financial foundation, enabling it to continue to provide educational excellence and outstanding childcare solutions that meet ever-evolving customer needs.

Mark has more than 20 years of financial and accounting leadership experience. Before joining Learning Care Group, he served as CFO and Senior Vice President of The Pantry Inc., the leading independently operated convenience store chain in the southeastern United States and one of the largest independently operated convenience store chains in the country.

Previously, Mark served in a variety of managerial roles at Borders Inc., including Executive Vice President and Chief Operating and Financial Officer. Prior to working with Borders, he held positions in the financial departments for Dunham's Sporting Goods, Federal-Mogul Corporation and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

Mark holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Michigan State University and an MBA from the University of Michigan. He is a certified public accountant.