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Mark Mele

Lightbridge Academy

Mele named CDO at Lightbridge Academy

About him

Mark Mele, former senior vice president of franchise development, has been promoted to chief development officer at Lightbridge Academy.

Mele and his team will continue to partner with new franchisees, assist them in finding viable sites and guide franchisees through the construction process.

Under Mele’s leadership, Lightbridge Academy has expanded from four states to nine states and opened 13 new centers.

Before Lightbridge, Mele spent 30 years in the franchising industry, holding positions in well-known education and enrichment brands such as Kumon and Huntington.

About the company

Established in 1997, Lightbridge Academy provides early education and child care to children ages six weeks through kindergarten, as well as special programming for children up to 10 years old during school holidays, breaks and summer camp.

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