Newport, Rhode Island (PRWEB) April 07, 2012
Barker Educational Services Team (BEST) announced Monday that it will officially be opening offices at 226 Bellevue Avenue in Newport Rhode Island. BEST, a Scottsdale Arizona based company with roughly 50 employees serves colleges throughout the United States. BEST's services include marketing, consulting and enrollment support for online degree programs. Pete Morton, Executive Vice President at Barker Education and childhood Newport resident commented on the expansion "Since I went away to college I have wanted to move back here. I am really excited about expanding on the East Coast, having an office here is a dream come true." He also added "Our goal locally is to acquire some college clients in New England and eventually build a contact center here on the Island."
Bob Barker, CEO of BEST and Bellevue avenue resident has this to say about his company's expansion "We are very pleased to be growing our business here in Rhode Island." Bob, a former executive at the Apollo Group went on to say "This is a great time to be involved in online education, there are so many great schools bringing programs online. I hope to be in a position to add jobs locally to support our growth in the coming year."
Barker Education currently represents several colleges with campuses throughout the Midwest and West Coast. For more information about partnering with BEST or to submit a resume please contact Pete Morton at pete(at)barkereducation(dot)com.