CARLSBAD, Calif., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- I DRIVE SAFELY, the nation's leading provider of driver education and training, announced today the addition of Greg Hallinan to the newly created role of Chief Marketing Officer, as I DRIVE SAFELY looks to expand its industry leading training programs into new platforms and markets.
Hallinan joins I DRIVE SAFELY from Verve Mobile, which he co-founded in 2005 and served as CMO, helping the company grow from a young startup to the leading location-based advertising platform in mobile. Prior to Verve Mobile, Hallinan served in various executive and marketing positions with Intel, Swell.com, and NTN Buzztime. He is currently a semifinalist for the 2013 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.
"I DRIVE SAFELY has already assembled an amazing team and built an industry leading company in the rapidly growing on-line education sector," says Greg Hallinan, Chief Marketing Officer. "I am excited to help them build on that success, with the ultimate goal of reaching every driver with programs that improve driver safety, reduce fatalities, and enhance road safety for both private and commercial drivers. "
The company also announced the recent hiring of Dustin Bauman as Director of E-Learning. Prior to joining I DRIVE SAFELY, Bauman held a similar position at global medical device company ResMed, developing localized online training programs for more than 30 products distributed around the world.
"We are a mission driven organization focused on saving lives through improved driving safety," states George Montgomery, Chief Executive Officer of I DRIVE SAFELY. "Adding the caliber of executive experience with the additions of both Greg Hallinan and Dustin Bauman ensures we are positioned for our future growth, and stay on the leading edge of training systems, driver safety curriculum, and course delivery."
About I DRIVE SAFELY
I DRIVE SAFELY is the industry-leading provider of online defensive driver training. The company's products include driver improvement products for people who have received a traffic ticket or want to reduce their auto insurance premiums, driver's education for teens who want to earn their driver's permit or license, and Mature driving programs for drivers 55 and older. I DRIVE SAFELY, headquartered in Carlsbad, CA; was founded in 1998 and is the largest provider of state approved driving courses serving drivers across the United States. For more information, visit http://idrivesafely.com
SOURCE I Drive Safely, LLC