Six Red Marbles Hires Cary Drake as Vice President of Business Development

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Drake brings his impressive background in client relations for the educational market to the largest U.S.-based provider of learning experience design, course development and edtech services.

The requirements of successful learning materials have changed exponentially with an expectation that they are available any time, any place, on any device and any format; and Six Red Marbles is ideally positioned to deliver to these new standards.

Six Red Marbles today announced that Cary Drake joins the company’s growing sales team as Vice President of Business Development.

“Cary has a solid track record of building relationships and growing accounts in educational publishing services—particularly in the K–12 space,” said Bob Fogel, CEO of Six Red Marbles. “He will help Six Red Marbles continue to transform the market dynamic from the typical vendor–client relationship to true collaborative partnerships.”

For two decades, Six Red Marbles has been a leader in producing blended learning materials, interactive educational tools and online courses for e-learning companies, educational publishers, schools and nonprofit organizations, with the goal of helping learners succeed.

“We are in a truly transformational time in educational publishing,” Drake said. “The requirements of successful learning materials have changed exponentially with an expectation that they are available any time, any place, on any device and any format; and Six Red Marbles is ideally positioned to deliver to these new standards.”

Drake joins Six Red Marbles from print and digital publisher MPS North America (formerly Element-Thomson), where he served as vice president of sales and marketing. Prior to that, he was senior account representative for RR Donnelley-Anthology, a leading pre-media solutions provider in the educational publishing marketplace, where his accomplishments earned him the accolade “Salesman of the Year” three times.

Drake starts at Six Red Marbles on January 5, 2015 and will report to Senior Vice President for Business Development John Kenney.

About Six Red Marbles
Six Red Marbles is an award-winning creator of innovative digital and blended learning programs and educational solutions. As the largest U.S.-based provider of learning experience design™, content development and education technology (edtech) services, the company works on approximately 250 projects each year for more than 50 customers, including publishers, schools, universities, foundations and technology companies. Having identified a set of Six Core Principles as part of its Natural Learning Approach™, Six Red Marbles is able to partner with customers to develop interactive and engaging products that support personalized learning for students across the early childhood to adult education markets. Backed by Calvert Street Capital Partners, a lower middle market private equity group, the company is headquartered in Boston, Mass., and has additional offices in Baltimore, Md.; Austin, Texas; and Delhi, India.

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