We are pleased to announce new leadership for Smart Tuition. Effective January 1, 2017, Travis Warren, President of Blackbaud K-12 and Dale Strange, Chief Operating Officer for Blackbaud General Markets Group, will lead Smart Tuition replacing Matt Knapp, former CEO and President.
Travis brings expertise in technology, education, and information systems that will further integrate Smart Tuition into Blackbaud K-12.
Dale Strange, brings strong business operations and marketing experience that will further enhance Smart’s position as a dynamic SaaS company serving the education financial market.
Kevin Mooney, President of Blackbaud General Markets Group, commented, “This change in leadership reflects our commitment to current and future clients by positioning two experienced leaders in roles that will allow us to quickly move forward with our vision of a fully connected software and service offering to the K-12 private school market.” Smart Tuition, as part of Blackbaud K-12, currently offers Admission officers integrated family data with contracts and payment options through the onBoard product. Schools using Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT experience automated transfer of payment data from Smart. Blackbaud K-12 helps revolutionize the way private schools operate by creating one solution for school data that enables schools to better achieve their goals and mission.