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Company Overview of Learning Care Group, Inc.

Company Overview

Learning Care Group, Inc. provides early education and care services to children between the age of six weeks and twelve years in North America and internationally. It operates corporate and franchise schools throughout the United States, Hong Kong, and Indonesia; and provides curriculum for infants, toddlers, and preschool-age children to strengthen their physical, social-emotional, cognitive, and language skills to prepare them for kindergarten. In addition, the company’s classrooms offers dramatic play, exploration, investigation, problem solving, and discovery programs and discovery; and teaches early literacy, logical thinking, problem solving, social understanding, physical coordinatio...

21333 Haggerty Road

Suite 300

Novi, MI 48375

United States

Founded in 1967

7,500 Employees





Key Executives for Learning Care Group, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 55
President and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 49
Chief Compliance Officer, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Age: 50
Chief Academic Officer
Director of Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Learning Care Group, Inc. Key Developments

Learning Care Group, Inc. Appoints Daniel Follis as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

Learning Care Group, Inc. announced that Daniel Follis, Jr. is joining the organization as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, effective immediately. He will also serve as the company's Corporate Secretary, reporting to CEO Barbara Beck. Follis will lead 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. Follis' extensive leadership experience in corporate law includes more than 17 years with Compuware Corporation, formerly a publicly held global technology company providing business software and services to the IT organizations. Follis held roles of increasing responsibility at Compuware, ultimately managing all legal matters as the company's Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from 2008-2015.

Learning Care Group Names Mark R. Bierley as President and Chief Operating Officer

Learning Care Group, Inc. announced that Mark R. Bierley is appointed President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective immediately. Since joining Learning Care Group as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in 2012, Bierley has been instrumental in cultivating a high caliber Finance team, leading numerous refinancing endeavors, and effectively deploying capital that has fueled the company's rapid growth. Bierley assumes COO responsibilities from Erin Wallace, who is returning to the hospitality industry. He will continue to report to Learning Care Group CEO Barbara Beck. Bierley's career encompasses more than 25 years of executive financial and operations leadership experience. Prior to joining Learning Care Group, Bierley served as CFO and Senior Vice President of The Pantry Inc.

Learning Care Group, Inc. Names Sean Sondreal as Chief Marketing Officer

Learning Care Group, Inc. announced that Sean Sondreal will join the organization as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) effective July 20, 2015. As CMO, Sondreal will be 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: Childtime, The Children's Courtyard, La Petite Academy, Montessori Unlimited and Tutor Time. Sondreal has 20 years of leadership experience in marketing, ecommerce and sales. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Bealls Department Stores, a division of Bealls, Inc. Prior to joining Bealls in 2012, Sondreal was Chief Marketing Officer with discount tool and equipment retailer Harbor Freight Tools, which operates more than 600 stores in 46 states. Previously, he held numerous leadership roles at Kohl's Corporation, which he joined in 1995 in their management training program.

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