TopSchool Forms Product Advisory Board to Explore Strategic Direction of Student Lifecycle Management

Denver, CO – June 8, 2010 – TopSchool, a leading SaaS provider of Student Lifecycle Management (SLM) solutions for higher education, has formed a Product Advisory Board to help drive the future direction of the TopSchool system based on current and future needs of the education community. The first meeting will take place this week in Las Vegas before the Career College Association kicks off its 2010 Annual Convention.

TopSchool’s Product Advisory Board will focus on best practices in student information management as it relates to TopSchool’s next generation system, as well as the overall requirements of the industry. The group’s objectives will be to:

  • Provide input and suggestions for TopSchool’s development strategy and product roadmap
  • Identify industry trends and establish credible options to address challenges facing educators 
  • Define new product initiatives that will continue to move the TopSchool system beyond a traditional student information system (SIS)

"We appreciate the commitment made by each of our members – collectively they bring a solid understanding of the industry, coupled with a great deal of operational and technical expertise," said Matthew Schnittman, CEO and co-founder of TopSchool. "Their valuable insight will be critical as we continue to look for new ways to make the process of student information management simple, yet powerful in the way it can impact a schools’ decisions, growth and success."

Chris Chumley, vice president of Product Development at TopSchool, will lead Product Advisory Board. Participants will include Joe Cicchetto, CFO, Daymar Colleges Group; Damien Cooper, vice president of Enterprise Architecture, Kaplan; Tom Gardner, vice president and CTO, American University of Antigua; Maurine Findley, CFO, Southern Careers Institute; and Elise Scanlon, Counsel, Drinker Biddle and Reath LLP.


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