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Press Release: Pacific Metric Expands B2B Services with Strategic Hire

MONTEREY, CALIF, Oct. 8, 2013—As schools across the U.S. migrate toward the digital classroom fueled by emerging technologies, a new landscape is also emerging for strategic partnerships among businesses collaborating to provide innovative products and services that blend the formerly vertical markets of curricula, assessment and technology solutions. To facilitate these collaborations, Pacific Metrics Corporation is pleased to announce that Helene Duvin is joining the leadership team as the Director, Education and Assessment Solutions. Within this role, Duvin will lead Pacific Metrics B2B market segment, leveraging her extensive experience in the overall education industry.
In this post, Duvin will develop and implement the company’s business development strategy with B2B clients and partners. Duvin’s proven experience in the technology-based educational assessment field will bolster Pacific Metrics’ growing leadership position within the assessment industry. Duvin’s appointment comes on the heels of exciting product development in the areas of automated scoring and technology-enhanced items.
“Pacific Metrics’ unique software applications can add significant value to a wide array of eLearning platforms,” states Bob Guerin, Acting CEO of Pacific Metrics. “We are thrilled that Helene has joined us to lead our Business Development efforts, bringing energy, experience and a unique perspective to our business. Her deep understanding of the assessment industry coupled with her business development background will be a tremendous asset to our organization”
Duvin brings over 20 years of experience in the assessment technology industry, most recently serving as Vice President, Business Development at Liaison International. Previous positions include Vice President, Americas Region, at Pearson, Inc. and Knowledge Technologies Group, and Director of Business Operations at Educational Testing Service. She has held positions as a board member of the education division of the Software Information Industry Association, and a committee member of the Consortium on School Networking. Duvin holds an MBA from Rider University, and a BA in Psychology from the University of Richmond.
“Pacific Metrics’ core business focus in technology-based assessment and deep experience in software development and psychometrics positions the company as a leading player in the continued transition from paper to digital,” says Duvin. “I am pleased to be a part of the team that will lead new online innovation in the assessment market.”

For more information about Pacific Metrics or any of their assessment solutions, email info@pacificmetrics.com or call (831) 646-6400.

About Pacific Metrics
Pacific Metrics Corporation creates lasting improvements to the assessment and learning environment through the thoughtful use of technology. Headquartered in Monterey, California, Pacific Metrics provides specialized psychometric software and sophisticated online systems to organizations that develop, administer, and score large-scale assessments. The company has achieved recognition for its research-based, technology innovations and for being a leading force in the development of customized, web-based systems. For more information, visit www.pacificmetrics.com.

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