MINNEAPOLIS, March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ECMC Group, a nonprofit corporation with a mission to help students succeed, today announced the appointment of K. Paul Singh to its Board of Directors.
An entrepreneur who has created and led three successful businesses, Singh is a strategic thinker with expertise in building highly effective organizations to deliver superior performance and customer experience. His most-recent endeavors include Rezon8 Capital & Advisory Group, a private equity firm that invests in and mentors founders and CEOs of tech-driven growth companies, and InterCentrus Global Data Centers, Inc., a holding company that owns Matrix Internet SA and USMatrix.
"Paul's entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen will be invaluable to the Board of Directors and our management team as we pursue our mission of helping students succeed," said John DePodesta, ECMC Group chairman of the Board. "As a businessman, Paul has proven experience being adaptable in a changing environment. The ECMC Group Board and management team will benefit from his insight as we navigate the ever-changing landscape of higher education."
Over the course of his 30-year career, Singh has garnered numerous accolades. In October 2010, he was named "#1 Top Performing CEO of Public Companies" with an annual revenue between $100 million and $999 million in the DC-area by the Washington Business Journal. Singh also won the prestigious Stevie Award for leading the "best business turnaround" and the Ernst & Young "Entrepreneur of the Year Award."
Singh has also been active in philanthropic activities, including Hoop Dreams and the Darrell Green Foundation that focus on underserved populations to pursue and persist in attaining their educational goals.
Singh holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a master's in electrical engineering (MSEE) from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
About ECMC Group
ECMC Group is a nonprofit corporation that provides services in support of higher education finance. ECMC Group and its family of companies provide financial tools and services, nonprofit career education, and job placement services to help students succeed and achieve their academic and professional goals. For more information, visit www.ecmcgroup.org.
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