Meeting the Challenge Announces Change in Executive Leadership

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Meeting the Challenge (MTC), a nationally recognized disability rights laws expert, and provider of implementation solutions for government and commercial clients, today promoted Kent Kelley to president.

Meeting the Challenge (MTC), a nationally recognized disability rights laws expert, and provider of implementation solutions for government and commercial clients, today promoted Kent Kelley to president. Kelley replaces MTC’s co-founder, Bob Gattis, who remains chairman of the company’s board of directors.

“On behalf of MTC’s board of directors, staff and supporters, I would like to congratulate Kent on this well deserved promotion. His dedication to MTC and its mission is unmatched,” said Bob Gattis, Co-founder of MTC and chairman of its Board of Directors. “We are truly grateful for Kent’s business acumen and leadership abilities as he fills this critical role in our organization. We are all very excited to work with him to elevate our brand to new standards.”

Prior to the promotion, Kelley served as MTC’s Chief Operating Officer, since January 2010, working to increase the company’s revenue stream from its private consulting work. In his new role Kelley will provide executive leadership, financial management, and strategic planning across all channels of the company.

“What we do, each day, at MTC is work hard to provide disability rights insights to our many government and business clients in order to create a more accessible world for everyone,” said Kent Kelley “The confidence the board expressed in my abilities through this process is truly humbling and I look forward to a bright future for MTC as we work to aggressively increase our market share across the US.”

Kelley is a member of the Colorado Park and Recreation Association and American Society of Landscape Architects. He is known to be ever inspired by MTC’s entrepreneurial spirit where he feels professionally fulfilled knowing he is providing services that help improve others' quality of life. Kelley received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Colorado in Boulder.

About MTC:
Since 1989, Meeting the Challenge has provided a starting place for public and private entities to gain understanding and guidance to solve compliance challenges. What MTC does as a company is grounded in many federal disability laws. At the most basic level, it is important for organizations to be in compliance with these laws to minimize their exposure to legal proceedings that could result from noncompliance. MTC believes that accessibility should be about more than compliance. It believes the investment clients make in compliance should have a measurable return. This return can come in many forms, and MTC’s experience across 24 years of disability law consulting has shown innovative ways to help clients realize that return. For more information: http://www.mtc-inc.com

In addition, MTC operates The Rocky Mountain Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Center. Its mission is to provide information on the Americans with Disabilities Act to individuals and organizations in Montana, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, North Dakota, and South Dakota. The Rocky Mountain ADA Center is funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), part of of the U.S. Department of Education. The RM ADA Center is a member of the National Network of ADA Centers. For more information: http://www.adainformation.org

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