Allison Duquette Joins Think Through Learning as Executive Vice President of Business Development

PITTSBURGH, PA — July 2, 2014 — Think Through Learning announced today that Allison Duquette has joined the company as Executive Vice President.  Allison will be in charge of business development, which includes strategic partner relationships, alternative channels, marketing and sales enablement, as well as being part of the steering committee that develops Think Through Learning’s strategic direction.

“We are thrilled to have someone of Allison’s caliber fill this key role,” said Kevin McAliley, CEO of Think Through Learning.  “Allison’s industry experience, business acumen and deal making skills will help accelerate Think Through Learning’s growth.”  Ms. Duquette had previously served on the Board of Directors of Think Through Learning but will now devote her efforts full time to support Think Through Learning’s continued rapid growth.  “Allison will drive sales and product line expansion by developing new distribution channels, new content and subject partners, and new strategic investors when appropriate.”

Allison Duquette has been a leader in educational technology companies serving K-12 and higher education students for over 20 years. Prior to joining Think Through Learning as Executive Vice President for Business Development, she led the global sales and marketing team for the campus commerce and security business unit with Blackboard Inc., the largest education technology company in the world.  Previously, Allison held various general management and senior executive roles in several market-leading educational technology organizations, including Archipelago Learning, SchoolMAX/Maximus, Spectrum K12, Pearson and National Computer Systems.  Allison brings to the organization considerable depth and breadth in many functional areas within education technology, including professional services, product line management, business integration, strategic planning, operations, business development, marketing and sales.  She has a degree in accounting from the University of Arizona and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Arizona.