(Boston, MA) April 9, 2010 – ConnectEDU, (www.connectedu.net) the Web-based leader in empowering students to manage their education and launch their career, today announced that Ted Fischer has been promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer of ConnectEDU, Inc.
“I am excited to recognize the contributions that Ted Fischer has made to ConnectEDU and continues to make to our organization on a daily basis,” said Craig Powell, CEO, ConnectEDU. “As we continue to grow rapidly, he will continue to focus on the centralization of our educational products, government relations, account management and servicing functions.”
Mr. Fischer joined ConnectEDU in June, 2009 in the role of Executive Vice President. He was involved with the company prior to that as a Partner at Bay Capital Advisors, LLC, where he was advisory to two rounds of ConnectEDU financing.
Prior to working at Bay Capital Advisors, Mr. Fischer was the Co-founder and Vice President of OneNeck IT Services Corp. At that company, he led all sales and business opportunities and achieved 25% annualized growth. Mr. Fischer was also the Senior Vice President of Sales and Manufacturing at Duro Industries, a $265 million company.
A graduate of Boston College and the Harvard Business School Program for Management Development, Mr. Fischer resides in Barrington, Rhode Island. He is an active member of the community. He is on the Board of Overseers and the Executive Committee at the Moses Brown School. He is also on the Board of Advisors for Year-Up, Providence.
To learn more about ConnectEDU, please visit www.connectedu.net or call 617-532-3000.
About ConnectEDU, Inc.
ConnectEDU is devoted to helping students find and enroll in the right college, get a degree, and launch their career. Created, developed and run by people who have worked in every area of college counseling, admissions, and career development, ConnectEDU uses information technology to connect real students and real data with real colleges, and real career opportunities. We make the college admissions process simpler, more efficient, more reliable and more effective. ConnectEDU’s approach gives every student, from every neighborhood across the country, the best opportunity to achieve their dream of a college education and promising career.
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