SOURCE: AfterCollege, Inc.

AfterCollege, Inc.

May 26, 2011 10:03 ET

Industry Veterans Join AfterCollege Advisory Board and Board of Directors

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - May 26, 2011) - AfterCollege, the largest career network for college students and recent graduates, today announced the appointment of Marcel Legrand, formerly of Monster.com, to its board of directors. In addition, AfterCollege is pleased to announce the appointment of John Fees to its board of advisors. Fees is an entrepreneur and thought leader in affinity and collegiate marketing.

"We are pleased to have John and Marcel join the team," said Roberto Angulo, CEO of AfterCollege. "They have been involved with the growth and success of leading companies in our space. Their knowledge and experience are invaluable as we continue to grow AfterCollege into the leading platform for college students and entry-level job seekers embarking on their careers."

John Fees was CEO of Youth Media and Marketing Networks, which owned the largest online network of college newspapers before being acquired by Viacom. Fees is currently CEO of Next Generation Insurance Group. Legrand held various executive roles at TMP Worldwide and Monster.com, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Strategy & Corporate Development. He is currently co-founder of Vertical Knowledge LLC.

Legrand replaces Ana Bertran Ortiz who is vacating a seat on the board of directors and joining AfterCollege's advisory board. Dr. Bertran Ortiz co-founded AfterCollege and was instrumental in crafting the company's original business plan and in raising initial capital. She is also the co-author of AfterCollege's 7,213,019 patent, which covers the company's unique process for matching job seekers with relevant opportunities around group-based talent networks.

About AfterCollege
AfterCollege, Inc. (www.aftercollege.com) connects 3,000,000 college students and alumni with employers through career networks at colleges and professional organizations. AfterCollege powers the largest number of career networks on the internet, delivering exclusive entry-level jobs and internships to students and recent graduates. Its proprietary platform and job distribution technology translate into relevant job content for job seekers and into more qualified applicants for employers. AfterCollege's approach is patented under U.S. Patent Number 7,213,019.