SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MeasureOne, a higher education data and analytics firm focused on the $1.4 trillion-dollar student loan market, today announced the expansion of its Academic Data Business segment and the addition of Robert Park as Vice President, School Channel and Student Success. In his role at MeasureOne, Park will be responsible for the growth and development of the company's school channel business line strategy, leveraging MeasureOne's unique student performance data and analytics to create value-adding solutions for colleges. As leader of the school channel, Park will assist colleges with data-driven planning, analysis and strategy implementation in order to improve schools' ability to positively impact student performance, educational outcomes and job success.
Park brings more than 15 years of experience in finance and higher education services with specific expertise in career management and broad exposure across various industries. Prior to joining MeasureOne, he served as the Head of Career Strategy and Professional Development for Social Finance (SoFi) and built the first-of-its-kind career services practice for the lending industry, assisting thousands of SoFi borrowers in securing new job opportunities. Before SoFi, Park was Executive Director and Assistant Dean for the Simon Business School at the University of Rochester where he led the Career Management Center and Corporate Relations department. During his time at the university, the school improved placement metrics more than any other institution among the top 70 in the country. In addition to his experience in career management, Park has also been an entrepreneur, co-founding and leading a talent acquisition firm, a consultant for Arthur Andersen Consulting and an Infantry Officer for the United States Army.
"Bob brings true visionary leadership to MeasureOne, spearheading our growth into student academic performance data and analytics," said Chris Keaveney, president and chief credit officer for MeasureOne. "Our goal is to help colleges improve student outcomes with respect to on-time graduation and employment by turning raw data into actionable information that allows for proactive intervention. Bob will lead these efforts and bridge the communication among colleges and lenders to ensure student success from beginning to end."
Park has a Bachelor of Arts in economics and political science from SUNY Oswego as well as a Juris Doctorate from Temple University.
MeasureOne, founded in San Francisco with offices in Dallas, TX, specializes in data and analytics serving the $1.4 trillion-dollar student loan market, the second largest form of consumer credit in the U.S. The company developed the first and only Private Student Loan Consortium, a data cooperative of the nation's largest lenders and holders of private student loans. MeasureOne is applying data science and industry expertise in order to increase understanding of student loans and empower student loan lending, risk assessment, repayment, capital market investments and public policy development. For more information about MeasureOne, visit www.measureone.com.
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