Children’s Lighthouse Hires Colin Berry as Director of Marketing and Franchise Administration
Early Learning School Franchise Continues Growth of Corporate Team
September 16, 2019 // Franchising.com // FORT WORTH, Texas – Childrens Lighthouse Learning CentersSM, widely recognized as the leading values-based, early learning schools in the United States, announced today the appointment of Colin Berry as Director of Marketing and Franchise Administration. Berry will oversee the brand’s marketing and new franchisee administration, leading franchisees through the entire opening process.
Berry has nearly a decade of franchise marketing and development experience, specializing in strategic and brand marketing solutions that drive tangible results for franchisees. He has held key marketing positions with a variety of franchise brands, such as Mr. Gatti’s Pizza, MOOYAH, and TGI Fridays. Through his previous experience, Berry is an expert in growing sales and traffic through innovative marketing initiatives.
“This is an incredibly important role for our brand and franchisees, and Colin is the perfect fit,” said Michael Brown, president of Children’s Lighthouse Learning CentersSM. “His proven ability to support franchisees with smart marketing strategies that impact their bottom lines is essential. Additionally, his level of support for new franchisees is vital as they launch their businesses. Colin’s hiring reflects our continued commitment to bringing on the best talent the industry has to offer in order to support our growing system.”
Berry’s appointment comes during an exciting time for the early learning school franchise. The brand has 30 schools in development and has added several members to its corporate team this year, including key roles in operations and curriculum development.
“I’m thrilled to join such a vibrant, fast-growing team in the booming early education space,” said Berry. “The Children’s Lighthouse brand is widely recognized as the leader in values-based early learning, and I’m looking forward to making an impact for our franchisees, as they make a difference in their communities through our curriculum and model.”
Children’s Lighthouse, which was founded in 1995, has early learning schools across the United States, including Alabama, California, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, North Carolina and Texas. Children’s Lighthouse anticipates adding several dozen locations to the pipeline through the end of 2019.
The mission of Children’s Lighthouse is to connect families together with independent owners in an effort to enrich communities through a relationship based on safety and trust. Children’s Lighthouse does this by partnering with parents to develop children with character values and physical wellness in a S.T.R.E.A.M.SM enriched learning environment. Additionally, franchisees across the network are actively involved with their local communities and regularly give back through volunteering, donations and more.
Launched 24 years ago, Children’s Lighthouse provides entrepreneurs with the opportunity to open in attractive metropolitan areas. Ownership in a Children’s Lighthouse franchise includes a full suite of support services, including site selection, financing guidance, construction administration and grand opening marketing best practices. Children’s Lighthouse’s initial and ongoing training and support is led by an experienced team of early education veterans, providing the franchise owner invaluable insight and leadership for the entire life of the franchise.
About Children's Lighthouse
Established in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1995, Children's Lighthouse Learning CentersSM are among the leaders in providing value-based early education. Currently, Children’s Lighthouse has 50 schools in operation and 30 additional franchise locations in the development pipeline. Children’s Lighthouse has been named a “Best Places to Work” by the Dallas and San Antonio Business Journals and has received the “Franchise 500” designation by Entrepreneur magazine due to its stability, financial strength and growth.
For more information about Childrens Lighthouse Learning CentersSM, visit www.childrenslighthouse.com.
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