Frederick, MD (PRWEB) May 13, 2010
Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid management Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for public and private higher education institutions is pleased to announce the appointment of Shaun Poulton as the company’s new Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
Prior to joining Regent, Mr. Poulton founded and led enterprise software development organizations at AETEA Information Technology and SM Consulting, providing enterprise software solutions and system integrations to leading global organizations such as John Hopkins University, Merck, AmerisourceBergen, World Wildlife Fund, Black & Decker and many others. Mr. Poulton has been recognized by CIO Magazine and Barron’s for his project work, and has been invited to speak at several national conferences regarding his experience creating and maintaining Enterprise Portals.
“My role at Regent represents a fantastic opportunity to work with leading-edge technology and some really innovative ideas that serve a very important audience,” said Mr. Poulton. “Joining a company with such a strong commitment to the success of our customers makes this a great fit for me.”
As Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Poulton will lead Regent's Product Development organization, including the strategic design and deployment of the company's enterprise applications. He will also be responsible for the technical architecture and direction for the Regent Enterprise product suite.
“Shaun brings a broad range of technology experience with a proven track record of leading large cross-functional software development teams,” said Randy Jones, Regent CEO. “His ability to focus on both strategic and tactical delivery plans—as well as his special expertise in large-scale application development and business intelligence solutions—reflect the combination of experience and talent that we were searching for. It’s a very exciting opportunity for everyone involved.”
Named Firm of the Year by the Tech Council of Maryland and a 2009 CODiE Award Finalist for Best Postsecondary Enterprise Solution, Regent is a leading Software-as-a-Service provider of financial aid management software solutions with more than 30 years’ industry experience. The company’s web-based, easy-to-use solutions interoperate with any established student information system. Regent provides institutions with improved efficiencies, fewer errors, and enhanced services for students, equaling a positive return on investment within the first year.
Regent’s management solutions are designed and built for—and by—members of the financial aid and enrollment management community. Regent enables institutions—public or private—to better design, deploy and deliver on financial aid strategies. With the Student Self Service Portal, the company also offers 21st century access for students seeking financial aid information anytime, anywhere, from any device, in any language.