StraighterLine Names Anil Singh New VP of Marketing

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Former Envision Experience Chief Marketing Officer joins StraighterLine management team

Anil Singh, StraighterLine VP of Marketing

I'm excited about the opportunity to bring about innovative marketing, branding, and customer experience strategies to greatly enhance and build on StraighterLine’s profile as the leader in the online education industry.

StraighterLine, the innovative low-cost online college course provider, today announced it has appointed Anil Singh to the executive team, as VP of Marketing. Singh had been at Envision Experience for over 5 years as Chief Marketing Officer and will now take on the senior marketing role at StraighterLine effective March 3.

Through its college savings network of nearly 100 accredited partner colleges and universities, StraighterLine enables students to affordably earn college credit online and gain the experience they need to start--or restart--their college degrees. To date, StraighterLine’s low-cost online courses have already saved students and taxpayers over $106,342,000.*

“Anil is a proven leader who is able to communicate the value of educational offerings to students in a noisy marketplace,” said Burck Smith, StraighterLine founder and CEO. “His experience is perfect to help firmly establish StraighterLine as the solution to the cost of college and grow our leadership position in the rapidly-growing alternative credit marketplace.”

"I'm excited about the opportunity,” said Singh, “to bring about innovative marketing, branding, and customer experience strategies to greatly enhance and build on StraighterLine’s profile as the leader in the online education industry.”

Singh will bring extensive experience to StraighterLine with respect to transformational marketing strategies, technologies, and brand evangelism. Prior to joining StraighterLine, Singh led marketing and e-commerce activities at a number of high-profile companies, including Time Warner Inc., PayTrust.com and TheMarkets.com; driving bottom-line performance and company growth.

*Total StraighterLine savings is compared to the average, in-state, published tuition and fees at a public four-year college plus the average amount of contribution paid by state and local taxpayers. For 2014 - 2015, the average published tuition and fees is $9140 which represents an average of 47% of a public institution's revenue. Source: College Board and State Higher Education Executive Officers

About StraighterLine

StraighterLine combines a $99 a month course subscription with guaranteed credit pathways to accredited degree programs to save students up to 60% on the total cost of their degree.

StraighterLine takes the worry out of credit transfer with a College Savings Network of nearly 100 accredited colleges that guarantee acceptance of StraighterLine courses.

Having been evaluated and recommended by the American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT), StraighterLine courses will also be considered by more than 2,000 other colleges and universities for transfer to their degree programs upon request. Visit http://www.straighterline.com for more information.

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Beth Dumbauld
bdumbauld(at)straighterline(dot)com
443.712.7132

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