Michael T. Fay Named Chief Operating Officer of Flex Academies

Michael T. Fay Named Chief Operating Officer of Flex Academies


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                Contact: Joshua Chernikoff

Nov. 20, 2019                                                                          (202) 891-8288


Flex Academies, a national leader in before and afterschool care and enrichment programming, announced that Michael T. Fay will assume the role of Chief Operating Officer for the company.

In this role, Fay will lead operations for the entire field-based staff in seven states and more than 80 schools. 

“I’ve known Michael for many years, and he knows the team at Flex Academies. He is a talented business leader who has solid operational experience,” said Flex Academies CEO and Founder Joshua Chernikoff. 

Prior to joining Flex Academies, Fay held multi-state leadership roles at several major companies in education and retail. “He understands the challenges and opportunities in operations, especially in a business that operates over several states. He is exactly what Flex Academies needs to help meet our expanding demand and growth,” said Chernikoff.

Fay says his experience in operations management and growth strategy has prepared him for this new role. He has developed expertise in business growth, through launches and rapid growth expansions. “I’m happy to be here and ready to lead the company to the next level,” said Fay. “Flex Academies is the right place at the right time for me.”

“We continue to identify those individuals to further strengthen our company, that is a leader in our field, providing safe, high-quality enrichment and school care,” said Chernikoff. “We will rely on Michael and his team to move our business forward.”

Fay holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Gwynedd Mercy College in Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Post University in Connecticut.  Fay is also the owner of several Subway Restaurants in Pennsylvania.

He will assume the post of Chief Operating Officer immediately.

About Flex Academies

Flex Academies is a rapidly growing, first-in-kind, premier enrichment, before and afterschool care and vacation camp provider. The company aggregates, manages, and provides enrichment programming, afterschool care, and camps for elementary and middle school students, easing the burden on PTAs and preventing “volunteer burnout,” all while making safety its Number One Priority. Flex Academies currently serves more than 80 schools in six states. Since its founding in 2011, more than 250,000 students’ lives have been enriched by Flex Academies. The company has built a strong brand, as evidenced in part by a client retention rate of 96%. For more information, visit the Flex Academies website.

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