Donald C. Scheeler

President - Behavioral Programs & Head of Corporate Development

Learn Behavioral

Don Scheeler has over 25 years of finance, human resources, operations and M&A experience and an extensive background with start-up, private, and publicly traded firms with up to $250M in revenues. Don currently is President, Behavioral Programs & Head of Corporate Development at Learn Behavioral. Previously, Don was General Manager for post-secondary start-up 2U (formerly 2tor) which grew to $20M in revenue in its second year of operations.

Additionally, Don spent 15 years with the Sylvan/Educate education family of companies. His last position with them was as President and CEO of Progressus Therapy LLC, which provided speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists to special needs students for school districts in 23 states and the District of Columbia. During his four years as president, Don doubled the revenue and positioned Progressus as the premiere quality provider for therapy services in the K-12 market. He is also on the board of Learn It Systems, a privately held K12 education services company.

Don graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park and received his masters from Johns Hopkins University. Don is also a board member to a non-profit, Mariposa, that focuses on bullying prevention programs in K-12 school districts. Additionally he is very active in the local business community. Don and his wife Laura reside in Towson and follow their very active two children with great pride.

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