From Disney to Discovery Point: New Director of Operations Brings a Fresh Perspective to Childcare Franchise

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New Director of Operations for Discovery Point, Cindy Siegel, promises to utilize the experience she gained from working for companies in both the retail and childcare industries to bring a fresh perspective to the Discovery Point franchise program.

Cindy Siegel joins the Discovery Point Franchising Inc. management team as Director of Operations. Siegel brings nearly a decade of management and development experience in the childcare industry to her new position at Discovery Point. Prior to working in the childcare industry, Siegel spent her early career in operations for several major retailers, including The Disney Stores. Siegel credits her time spent working for Disney with providing her a keen insight into the world through a child’s eyes. “The eight and a half years that I worked with the Walt Disney Company were some of the most challenging, yet rewarding experiences of my life,” said Siegel. “My plan is to bring all my experience and knowledge to my new position, so that Discovery Point can continue to be one of the best childcare franchises in the Southeast.”

Siegel gained experience in the childcare industry while working for Learning Care Group Inc., where she began as a district manager, and was eventually promoted to Divisional Vice President, overseeing over 100 locations across the Southeast. At Discovery Point, Siegel will be responsible for overseeing new program development for Discovery Point, curriculum and accreditation evaluations, and franchise-wide operations.

Siegel strives to visit each one of the Discovery Point Centers in Georgia, Florida, and Tennessee by the end of the year, in order to begin developing a strong relationships with each of the Center owner/operators. As Discovery Point enters 2012, Siegel has an ambitious vision for the Discovery Point brand, including advances in curriculum, developing online tools for parents and franchisees, and creating more opportunities for Discovery Point Centers to interact with their communities.

About Discovery Point:
Duluth, Georgia based Discovery Point Franchising, Inc. is a leading child development franchisor in the southeastern United States. Since the company started in 1988, Discovery Point has built over 60 world-class child development centers from the ground up. Today, there are an additional 10 new centers under development, and the company plans to continue expanding Discovery Point’s reach in 2012 and beyond. For more than 23 years, Discovery Point has provided quality childcare for families and offered franchisees a proven model for success. For more information:


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