SOURCE: Kaplan Compliance Solutions

December 19, 2008 10:42 ET

Kaplan Compliance Solutions Announces Executive Promotions

Kris Cope Named VP, Sales and Marketing; Zach McCoy Named VP, Operations Management and Business Development

INDIANAPOLIS, IN--(Marketwire - December 19, 2008) - Kaplan Compliance Solutions, a leading provider of services and technology solutions for the insurance and securities industries, today announced key promotions as it charts a growth path for 2009 and beyond. Kris Cope has been promoted to Vice President, Sales and Marketing, assuming the position formerly held by Zach McCoy, who was promoted to Vice President of Operations and Business Development.

Cope most recently served as Assistant Vice President, Sales - West Region. He has been successful in several increasingly responsible sales leadership roles over the past six years and brings considerable experience and proven success to his new assignment.

As Vice President of Operations, McCoy's new responsibilities include oversight of finance and accounting, IT and business development. A 12-year veteran of the financial services industry, McCoy's experience includes leading multiple units at Kaplan Compliance Solutions, including professional services, client implementation and support, and sales and marketing.

"Today's promotions strengthen the dynamic team we put in place at Kaplan Compliance Solutions to help the insurance and securities industries during these challenging times," said J.R. Berry, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Kaplan Compliance Solutions. "Kris' expertise in building and leading high performance sales teams will ensure that we continue our growth, while Zach possesses broad knowledge and significant experience in insurance compliance, producer hiring and licensing processes to identify new emerging opportunities. Each will play important management roles as we accelerate our growth."

About Kaplan Compliance Solutions

Kaplan Compliance Solutions provides services and technology solutions for the insurance and securities industries to help manage the producer/representative onboarding process and career cycle. Recognized by InformationWeek as a Top Innovator in Business Technology, Kaplan Compliance Solutions is a trusted partner of the nation's largest insurance companies and securities firms. Kaplan Compliance Solutions is a part of Kaplan Professional, a leading provider of education and compliance solutions to businesses and individuals in the accounting, insurance, securities, real estate, financial planning and information technology industries. Kaplan Professional is a division of Kaplan, Inc., a global education services provider and a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company. For more information, go to

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