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Mark R. Bierley is Chief Executive Officer of Learning Care Group, the second-largest for-profit early education and care provider in North America. Learning Care Group operates more than 900 schools in 36 states, the District of Columbia and internationally. As CEO, Bierley is responsible for all aspects of the company’s strategy, leadership and operations. Bierley has served as CEO since July 1, 2019.Read Full Profile
Nicholas Strange is Chief Operating Officer of Learning Care Group. In this role, he oversees the operational activities for more than 900 schools in the company’s portfolio of brands: Childtime, The Children’s Courtyard, Creative Kids Learning Centers, Everbrook Academy, La Petite Academy, Montessori Unlimited and Tutor Time.Read Full Profile
Douglas R. Baker is Chief Financial Officer at Learning Care Group, a position he has held since September 2017. As CFO, Baker leads Learning Care Group's Finance, IT and Real Estate functions in addition to its strategic growth initiatives as the company furthers its leadership role among childcare providers through educational excellence and outstanding customer service.Read Full Profile
Susan Canizares, Ph.D., is Chief Academic Officer of Learning Care Group. In this role, Susan is responsible for leading all aspects of the educational mission of Learning Care Group, including refining curricula and the policies and practices that address academic achievement. Reporting directly to the CEO, she works closely with the company's school directors and teachers to maximize support for the enhancement of innovative learning products and solutions.Read Full Profile
Daniel Follis, Jr. has served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Learning Care Group since September 2016. Follis leads all aspects of legal, compliance and regulatory affairs for Learning Care Group throughout the U.S. and internationally. His responsibilities include oversight for governance, intellectual property, employment and labor issues, as well as franchise relationships. He also serves as the company’s Corporate Secretary.Read Full Profile
Judy Fimiani is Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) at Learning Care Group, a role she has held since July 2018. As CHRO, Fimiani oversees an HR organization that provides stewardship of the company culture and engages a workforce of more than 20,000 employees. She is responsible for guiding LCG’s talent management philosophy, as well as articulating the company’s strategy for acquiring, developing, rewarding and retaining the best talent.Read Full Profile
Sean Sondreal has 20 years of leadership experience in marketing, ecommerce and sales. Sondreal is responsible for leading Learning Care Group’s marketing efforts by effectively connecting with customers to drive new enrollments and further strengthen customer loyalty throughout its umbrella of brands.Read Full Profile
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Headquartered in Novi, Michigan, we are the second-largest for-profit child care provider in North America. We’re committed to creating state-of-the-art facilities, with the latest technology and expert-driven curricula, to be the premier child and family education organization in the world.Learn More
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