Donald C. Scheeler

President - Behavioral Programs & Head of Corporate Development

Learn Behavioral

Don Scheeler, has over 25 years of Finance, Human Resource, Operations and M & A experience and has extensive background with start-up, private and publicly traded firms with up to $500M in revenues. His current position is the President of Behavioral Programs, Head of Corporate Development at Learn Behavioral. In 2012 Mr. Scheeler helped start Learn Behavioral ‘s special needs division which is now in excess of $150M in revenue and is a leader provider of autism services in the country. Prior to Learn Behavioral, Don was General Manager with post-secondary start-up (formerly 2tor) that grew to $20M in revenue in its 2nd year of operations. Additionally, spent 15 years with the Sylvan/Educate education family of companies. His last position with them was President and CEO of Progressus Therapy LLC which provided speech language pathologist, occupation therapist, and physical therapist to special needs students for school districts in 23 states and the District of Columbia.

Don graduated from the University of Maryland with two business degrees and also received his Masters from The Johns Hopkins University. Don currently serves as a member on the board of the University System of Maryland Foundation and ended his tenure on the Terrapin Club board this past year. He has also been a Terrapin Club member for close to 35 years. Don and Laura reside in Towson and follow their 2 very active children with great pride.

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Our vision is to attract broad resources that transform the USM and its institutions, create a network of advocates to embrace the USM’s role as an educator and economic engine, and to grow a long-term, sustainable culture of philanthropy across the University System of Maryland.

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