Pointful Education Strengthens Leadership Team
Updated: Jul 29, 2020
For Immediate Release.
New Director of Sales & Marketing is confirmation of Pointful Education’s commitment to expand innovative learning solutions for students.
March 26, 2020
LEHI, UT – Education publisher Pointful Education, Inc. has announced today that it has added a new member to their executive team. Marcia Philosophos joins the company as the Director of Sales and Marketing and brings a strong background in eLearning and expertise in business development, sales and marketing within the industry.
With the addition of Philosophos, Pointful Education is positioned to accelerate expansion of educational partnerships and boost product sales. Philosophos has spent over 13 years in digital education with demonstrated success in driving business growth, product marketing and sales for similar digital curriculum publishers. Most recently, Philosophos was an account executive for Apex Learning where she expanded the company’s public-school business in Florida, increasing new client-base by over 300% and adding over $2.1 million in sales for the company. Previously, she was with Florida Virtual School Global as an eSolutions specialist and account executive where she established herself as a strong addition to the organization; managing a client portfolio and developing new partnerships with schools and districts nationwide.
“I am very excited and honored to be working with such a passionate group of individuals at Pointful Education,” Philosophos said. “Pointful Education courses offer educators a truly unique opportunity to engage students with innovative instruction on emerging technologies and future-focused careers – which is exactly what students need exposure to in our world today.”
“Marcia’s addition to our team couldn’t come at a more perfect time,” said Steve Southwick, CEO of Pointful Education. “In the midst of physical schools shutting down due to the coronavirus, the current environment is full of challenges and uncertainty. Marcia’s experience, perspective, and passion for finding solutions is going to be a tremendous asset to our school partners and the students they serve.”
About Pointful Education:
Pointful Education creates and publishes online curriculum for secondary and post-secondary learners on emerging technologies and future-focused careers. Through course offerings and certification preparation options, Pointful's courses bridge the skills gap earlier in a student’s life, preparing them for careers that may not even exist today through exposure to innovative topics. Students gain an understanding of the details behind forthcoming technologies, as well as the applications and potential impact on society. The courses feature content on career possibilities and educational pathways to give students further direction to pursue their passions. Courses are developed with the intent to integrate within a variety of educational programs, from Career Technical Education to STEM and certification preparation. For more information, visit www.pointfuleducation.com.