Learning Care Group, a for-profit early education and childcare provider, has named Daniel Follis as executive vice president, general counsel, and chief compliance officer, effective immediately. He will also serve as the company’s corporate secretary, reporting to CEO Barbara Beck.

Follis will lead all aspects of legal, compliance and regulatory affairs for Learning Care Group throughout the United States and internationally. His responsibilities include oversight for governance, intellectual property, employment and labor issues, as well as franchise relationships.

Follis’ extensive leadership experience in corporate law includes more than 17 years with Compuware Corporation, formerly a publicly held global technology company providing business software and services to the world’s largest IT organizations. At Compuware, Follis held roles of increasing responsibility, ultimately managing all legal matters as the company’s SVP, general counsel, and secretary from 2008-2015.