(Boston, MA) September 22, 2010 - ConnectEDU, (www.connectedu.com), the web-based leader in using data to connect students with colleges and employers through the nation’s largest college and career planning network, is pleased to announce the addition of Kevin Barney as Senior Vice President of College Channel Sales and Operations. Kevin brings over 20 years of experience serving the education marketplace to the ConnectEDU senior management team.
“ConnectEDU’s unwavering commitment to help students manage their education and careers more effectively will benefit colleges, universities, and employers as they seek to ensure that they are making the best possible decisions on selecting and supporting their students and employees,” said Barney. “ConnectEDU is a game changer, and I am excited about the opportunity to help colleges and universities leverage ConnectEDU’s capabilities.”
Prior to joining ConnectEDU, Kevin was the Senior Vice President of Sales, Service, & Marketing for Tuition Management Systems, which became the leading provider of billing and payment processing services in Higher Education during his tenure with a reputation as the highest quality provider in the industry. Kevin also was the Vice President of Scholastic Sales for American Achievement Corporation, a leading manufacturer of education recognition products.
“Kevin is an accomplished executive who brings a wealth of experience working with colleges to resolve the critical issues along the pathway of achieving their strategic goals," said Craig Powell, Chief Executive Officer, ConnectEDU. “We are delighted to have Kevin join our senior leadership team and are confident he will make an immediate impact on our college sales and operations.”
Kevin is a graduate of Drew University in Madison, New Jersey with B.A., in Economics with a minor in Political Science.