Randy's expertise in technology sales and his proven track record of building consistently successful sales teams will propel Regent to the next level, allowing us to continue to advance our best of breed financial aid management solution
Frederick, MD (Vocus) December 8, 2008
Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid management Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for higher education institutions, today announced the appointment of Randy Jones as Senior Vice President of Sales. Jones, who brings 18 years of technology sales and sales management experience to his post, will guide the strategic direction and execution of Regent's sales team across direct and resale channels.
"With today's economic challenges, successful financial aid management is a key initiative for colleges and universities," said Randy Jones. "Regent's leading edge financial aid solution is an innovation that will allow institutions to stand out from their competitors and provide their students with a positive financial aid experience."
Before joining Regent, Randy served two years as the Executive Vice President of Sales for the Americas at Managed Objects, a Business Service Management company. While there, Randy reconstructed the sales force and built a team that produced consistent quarter-over-quarter growth. Additionally, he worked with the Board of Directors and CEO to successfully position the company for the next phase in its lifecycle, successfully selling Managed Objects to Novell in November 2008. Prior to Managed Objects, Randy spent eight years at OPNET Technologies, Inc. (OPNT), an entrepreneurial high-tech software and consulting services company.
"Randy's expertise in technology sales and his proven track record of building consistently successful sales teams will propel Regent to the next level, allowing us to continue to advance our best of breed financial aid management solution," said Mike Ratti, Regent's CEO. "We are thrilled to welcome Randy to the Regent team."
Named Firm of the Year by the Tech Council of Maryland and a 2008 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 by and for members of the financial aid and enrollment management communities. Regent enables institutions to better craft and execute financial aid strategies. With its 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. For more information, visit: http://www.regenteducation.com.