Rob Bernard is the Vice President of AppleTree & Gilden Woods Early Care and Preschool and has been with the company for 14 years. He studied Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin. He got involved with childcare to strengthen the future of our communities by educating the youngest minds within them while building a foundation that creates a love of lifelong learning for our children. Rob’s greatest accomplishments professionally have been and will continue to be, raising the bar of expectation in the early learning space through the development and growth of Gilden Woods & Appletree. To have a positive impact on children, families, and caregivers and teaching professionals has been immensely gratifying. Creating a care and education company that is woven into the fabric of our communities while serving a vital need is our legacy.