BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Ms. Atkinson has served as Chief Marketing Officer for Chopt Creative Salad Company since October 2019. She previously served as Senior Vice President, Global Digital at Tory Burch LLC from February 2017 to February 2018. Prior to joining Tory Burch LLC, Ms. Atkinson served in various leadership roles at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., most recently as Senior Vice President, Global Digital from November 2014 to January 2017 and as Vice President of Global Online Distribution from September 2012 until November 2014. Prior to joining Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Ms. Atkinson held multiple roles at Travelocity including marketing and operations. Ms. Atkinson currently serves on the board of directors of Ventoux CCM (Nasdaq: VTAQU).
Mr. Bekenstein has been a Managing Director at Bain Capital LLP since 1986. Prior to joining Bain Capital in 1984, Mr. Bekenstein spent several years at Bain & Company, where he was involved with companies in a variety of industries. Mr. Bekenstein serves as a director of Canada Goose Holdings Inc. (NYSE: GOOS), BRP Inc. (TSX: DOO), and Dollarama Inc. (OTC: DLMAF). He previously served on the boards of Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE: BURL), and Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), each until March 2017, and The Michaels Companies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MIK) until January 2022.
Mr. Lissy is the current Chair of the Board of Directors. He served as Executive Chairman of the Company from January 2018 through December 2019 and has served as a director of the Company since 2001. Mr. Lissy served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company from January 2002 to January 2018 and previously served as Chief Development Officer from July 1998 until January 2002 and as Executive Vice President from June 2000 to January 2002. He joined Bright Horizons in August 1997 as Vice President of Development. Prior to joining Bright Horizons, Mr. Lissy served as senior vice president/general manager at Aetna U.S. Healthcare in the New England region. Mr. Lissy has served on the board of Redfin Corporation (Nasdaq: RDFN) since 2018 and as chair since 2020. He also serves on the boards of private companies, BeneLynk, Inc. and Scripta Insights, Inc., Jumpstart, a nonprofit, and as chair of the board of trustees of Ithaca College.
Ms. Richie served as President of the Women’s National Basketball Association LLC (“WNBA”), from May 2011 to November 2015. Prior to her appointment in 2011 to the WNBA, she served as Chief Marketing Officer of Girl Scouts of the United States of America from 2008 to 2011. From 1984 to 2008, she held various positions at Ogilvy & Mather, including Senior Partner and Executive Group Director and founding member of the agency’s Diversity Advisory Board. Ms. Richie is a former Trustee of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. She currently serves as a director of Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) and as a member of their Management Development and Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and as a director of Hasbro, Inc. (Nasdaq: HAS) and as a member of their Compensation Committee and Nominating, Governance and Social Responsibility Committee. She also serves as a leadership consultant to Fortune 100 C-suite executives on matters of personal leadership and corporate culture.
Ms. Tocio served as Chief Operating Officer of the Company from 1993 and as President and COO from June 2000 until her retirement in June 2015. Ms. Tocio joined Bright Horizons in 1992 as Vice President and General Manager of Child Care Operations, and served as Chief Operating Officer from November 1993 until the merger with CorporateFamily Solutions, Inc. in July 1998. Ms. Tocio has more than 30 years of experience managing multi-site service organizations, more than 20 years of which were with the Company. She was previously the Senior Vice President of Operations for Health Stop Medical Management, Inc. Ms. Tocio currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE: BURL) and 1Life Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ: ONEM) and previously served on the board of Civitas Solutions, Inc. (The MENTOR Network) (NYSE: CIVI) from October 2015 to March 2019 and the board of Mac-Gray Corporation (NYSE: TUC) from 2006 to 2013.