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About Ty Durekas

Entrepreneur and executive leader Ty Durekas possesses more than 20 years of experience in developing growing organizations in the technology and education sectors. In 1992, he founded the Sunnyvale, California-based early childhood education enterprise Children’s Creative Learning Centers, Inc. (CCLC). As CEO of CCLC, Ty Durekas oversaw operations, recruitment, and client relations for a company that built schools across the San Francisco Bay Area and provided employer-sponsored education services for clients such as Intel, Yahoo, Oracle and Stanford University.

After growing CCLC to over 20 schools in two states, Mr. Durekas sold the company to Knowledge Universe, where he remained CEO of CCLC and joined the Knowledge Universe Executive Council. In this role, he expanded CCLC into a business unit comprising employer-sponsored preschools obtained by Knowledge Universe through four separate acquisitions. Along with successfully integrating a portfolio with over 100 clients across 29 states, he handled talent recruitment for a division with 3,100 employees.

More recently, Ty Durekas has served as President and CEO of Canadian educational childcare provider Bright Path Learning, followed by a term as a managing partner for On Care Services, during which time he directed client relations and growth strategy for the company, which provides software childcare management solutions for preschools throughout the United States. Most recently Mr. Durekas provided consulting to an urban preschool brand in Chicago, Illinois.

Work experience

Apr 2007Jun 2011

Chief Executive Officer

Chiildrens Creative Learning Centers


Aug 1984Jun 1989

Bachelor Science

San Jose State University