Brightside Academy Hires Mike Willis as Regional Vice President, Philadelphia

Brightside Academy is proud to announce that Mr. Mike Willis has joined the organization as Regional Vice President of BSA Philadelphia. Mike brings over 25 years of leadership and operational experience in both retail and early childhood education. Prior to joining BSA, he was a multi-unit leader with KinderCare Education.

His goals for Brightside Academy involve working with our leaders and teachers to create a culture of pride, and place emphasis on offering great experiences for our staff, children and families. Mike is known for his laser-focused customer and employee engagement and is looking to sharing his knowledge across our network of Pennsylvania academies.

Mike has already began touring our 24 Philadelphia locations and has nothing but praise for the rewarding hard work we all do. He is excited about the upcoming collaborations with all staff at every level. From our teachers to academy leaders, corporate office, contract partners and most importantly our parents/caregivers- he will be empowering everyone to contribute to a safe and welcoming environment that caters to the unique needs of every family and child.

Please join us in welcoming Mike Willis as Regional Vice President for Philadelphia. We look forward to a new era and furthering our core values and mission to provide superior early educational experiences that enable children to be life-long learners in an ever changing world.