SOURCE: EducationDynamics

EducationDynamics

September 22, 2010 07:00 ET

EducationDynamics Names Richard Stalzer Chief Operating Officer

Veteran Exec From Evite, Ask.com and Match.com Joins Higher Education Industry Leader in Student Acquisition and Retention

HOBOKEN, NJ--(Marketwire - September 22, 2010) - EducationDynamics, higher education's leading marketing information and technology services company, today announced the appointment of Richard Stalzer as its new Chief Operating Officer. Formerly President of IAC Advertising Solutions, Mr. Stalzer brings a wealth of knowledge from the web advertising space that will support EducationDynamics' strategic growth as the leading provider of services to help post secondary institutions find, enroll and retain students.

"Richard's track record of successfully growing some of the most recognized web brands will be an extraordinary asset as we seek to expand the success of our education web portals that connect Americans to education," said Steve Isaac, Chief Executive Officer of EducationDynamics. "His experience and background in the ad-serving space, as well as in online sales, marketing, finance and operations, makes him uniquely qualified to help us meet the needs of our clients, partners and consumers in this evolving industry."

Mr. Stalzer brings nearly twenty years of experience in media sales strategy to his new role, including serving as President of IAC where he drove revenue growth for their proprietary sites and led the development of the IAC Ad Network, a leading premium online advertising network serving brand-name publishers. Mr. Stalzer also spent several years developing sales strategies in the financial sector including serving as Senior Vice President for Bankrate, Inc., East Coast Financial Service Director at Microsoft and Vice President of Media Sales at E*TRADE Financial.

EducationDynamics operates some of the most highly regarded web properties in higher education today, including EarnMyDegree.com, eLearners.com, GradSchools.com, EducationConnection.com, StudyAbroad.com and TestDriveCollegeOnline.com, all of which generate more than seven million unique visitors per month. Mr. Stalzer will be responsible for advancing the value of these web properties and managing the day-to-day operations of EducationDynamics. 

"I'm excited to be a part of the EducationDynamics' team, where the singular focus is helping schools and students succeed," said Stalzer.

Founded on client-centric values, EducationDynamics offers its more than 1,200 higher education institutions a full suite of prospecting, enrollment, retention and market research services. If you would like more information about the range of end-to-end solutions EducationDynamics provides, please visit their website at www.educationdynamics.com.

About EducationDynamics
EducationDynamics is higher education's leading marketing information and technology services company dedicated to helping institutions find, enroll and retain students. Its content-rich and highly visible education websites, including EarnMyDegree.com, EducationConnection.com, eLearners.com, GradSchools.com, StudyAbroad.com, TestDriveCollegeOnline.com and its more than 50 special interest microsites, make EducationDynamics the premier provider of qualified prospective students for colleges and universities. In addition, the company offers a full suite of Web-delivered services proven to drive enrollment growth and reduce student attrition. Through its Market Research and Advisory Services, the company brings a decade of proprietary research, unparalleled market and student intelligence and best practice insights to its clients. For more information, visit www.educationdynamics.com.

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