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Tammy Mank Wincup, Technology and Education Veteran, Joins the Signal Vine Board of Directors

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Tammy Mank Wincup, Technology and Education Veteran, Joins the Signal Vine Board of Directors

Signal Vine, the leading higher education messaging platform, announced today that Tammy Mank Wincup, currently Chief Operating Officer of EVERFI, Inc., has been appointed to its Board of Directors.

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Signal Vine, the leading higher education messaging platform, announced today that Tammy Mank Wincup, currently Chief Operating Officer of EVERFI, Inc., has been appointed to its Board of Directors.

"Today more than ever, higher education leaders are focused on improving student engagement as communication channels and student demographics evolve. The continued downward pressure on enrollment and need to deliver improved student outcomes is only adding urgency to the challenge," said Brian Kathman, CEO, Signal Vine. "Signal Vine is best positioned to solve student engagement challenges by allowing departments to engage in personalized student conversations in an automated and scalable way. Our platform enables coordinated, personal text communication in a channel where students operate most."

"Tammy is an exceptional leader who brings years of education industry experience and has a proven ability to grow technology companies to the full potential. She will be an outstanding addition to our board, providing the guidance we need to grow our campus-wide presence and enter new markets."

"I am excited and honored to serve on the Signal Vine Board of Directors," said Tammy. "Signal Vine is using innovative SMS technology and nudge theory to rethink how to engage learners. The company's proven ability to increase matriculation and persistence rates should be a part of every education institution's playbook to meet their engagement, enrollment, and retention goals."

Background on Tammy Mank Wincup

Tammy is currently the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at EVERFI, a leading education technology company focused on using immersive digital learning to teach learners of all ages critical skills. As COO, Tammy oversees EVERFI's 500 team members across the U.S. and Canada, the development of EVERFI's digital learning technology platform, the implementation of the technology in over 21,000 K-12 schools and on 1,500 college campuses, and supporting the over 4,000 corporate customers that purchase the technology. Founded in 2008, EVERFI is a venture-backed company with investments from the TPG Rise Fund, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Twitter founder Evan Williams, and Google Chairman Eric Schmidt.

Prior to EVERFI, Tammy had a diverse and accomplished technology career as an executive at Diamond Technology Partners, at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and at an application service provider (ASP) startup in San Francisco. In addition, Tammy also served at the U.S. Department of State under Secretary Colin Powell, where she developed and managed a $300 million education and economic development investment fund to the Middle East. She earned her master's in public policy from the University of Maryland and her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia.

Background on Signal Vine

Signal Vine's campus-wide messaging solution transforms the way organizations engage with students and employees. Nearly 100% of people in the U.S. have access to text messaging, making it the most powerful way to communicate at any given time. Built on the principles of behavioral economics, the platform combines text messaging with data analytics to deliver highly personalized and interactive experiences. Proactive text nudges sent through the platform are a powerful driver of positive results ranging from college matriculation and persistence to improved employment outcomes.

Visit http://www.signalvine.com for more information, or follow Signal Vine on:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SignalVine
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/signalvine/

 

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