ATLANTA, May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Test prep leader C2 Education today announced that Founder David Kim will take on a new role as Vice Chairman while Chief Operating Officer (COO) Lisa Compton has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer (CEO), with leadership team changes effective July 1, 2016.
"As Founder of C2 Education 19 years ago, I am very proud to announce our new executive team," said Kim. "C2 continues strong growth by delivering ever more positive results and dreams for our students and their parents. These changes reflect a great opportunity for our business to continue its positive evolution under the guidance of our experienced and capable executive leadership team. After working with Lisa for the past two years, I feel that promoting her to CEO will enable C2 to grow exponentially."
"I am honored to take on the role of CEO at this exciting point in the company's history," Compton said. "C2 Education is the fastest growing test prep company in the U.S and I am committed to leading our talented team and this organization to new heights."
Kim will continue as an active and engaged member of the company's board, mentoring the executive team. He will spend additional time bringing C2's philosophy to a broader audience in both education circles and national government initiatives in education while reinforcing the thought leadership among those institutions and individuals who are tasked with preparing students for college.
Compton served as COO since 2014, leading the escalated growth of the company, delivering exceptional results for students, elevating the customer experience, developing staff, and building operational excellence.
Additional leadership team changes announced by C2 include:
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Marty Moore, has been given the additional title of Executive Vice President (EVP) and in those dual roles, his responsibilities will include finance, real estate and IT.
Robert Settembro, whose broad operational leadership strength has been evident across the company, will be promoted to National Vice President Operations.
Whitney Myers will be promoted to Vice President Operations Services and Academics, with responsibilities to include facilitating the operational support, partnering across organizational boundaries to drive business objectives and overseeing academic support.
About C2 Education:
C2 Education was founded in 1997 by David Kim and Jim Narangajavana, two Harvard students offering private tutoring programs from their dorm room. In 2000, C2 opened their first location in Maryland. As of 2016, the company has grown to over 170 centers nationwide and is opening, on average, more than two centers per month. C2 serves over 10,000 students and their families each week. C2 is one of the premier SAT/ACT test prep and subject tutoring companies in the U.S., providing expertise with trained and often multilingual tutoring staff as well as customized curriculum. C2 was the first test prep provider to write and publish student workbooks for the new SAT.
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