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Patrick Donovan

Senior Vice President, Education Advisory Services

A member of Bright Horizons’ Executive Team, Patrick has overall responsibility for EdAssist and College Coach. Patrick and his teams are dedicated to enabling superior performance for clients and their employees through better education while also reducing stress through better financial wellness. Patrick believes that our job is to unlock human potential and is passionate about how we positively change lives here at Bright Horizons.

Before this role, Patrick led the Client Relations team for Bright Horizons for three years, serving all Bright Horizons Care Advantage (back-up care) clients. He also led the team that launched the Bright Horizons Special Needs service.

Before joining Bright Horizons in 2011, Patrick worked for 15 years in a variety of start-up software companies that were acquired by companies such as Motorola and TiVo.

Patrick earned a Bachelor of Science degree from MIT and an MBA from Harvard Business School.