e2020, Inc., Appoints New Chief Executive Officer and Chief Learning Officer to Expand Business Offerings

Leadership Shift Aligns the Organization for Highest Level of Innovation, Services and Results

Scottsdale, AZ (Apr. 26, 2011) – e2020, Inc., a leading provider of core and elective instruction in a virtual setting for students in grades 6-12, announces a restructuring of its executive team to offer the highest level of innovation, service and results as it expands the business into other strategic arenas including virtual schools and mobile platforms. Co-Founder Gene Storz, the new Chief Executive Officer, is responsible for the company’s overall strategic direction and vision, and will oversee the launch of the virtual school business unit. Michael Humphrey, President will maintain responsibility for the traditional business unit which supports public and private 6-12 institutions along with strategic partnerships. Management expert Nigel A. L. Brooks is joining the organization as Chief Learning Officer to drive the development of entrepreneurial, leadership and managerial skills and oversee all support functions, including development and enrichment of all technology components to e2020, Inc.’s program.

“As a co-founder of e2020, Inc., I’ve been personally involved in all of the changes and strides we’ve effected to make a significant impact on education and students’ lives across the country,” says Storz, CEO of e2020 Inc. “As CEO I will work side by side with the executive team to expand the business, establish new opportunities, and guide the company through our next exciting stages of growth.”

“Over the past decade, e2020, Inc., grew from one employee offering six courses to a firm with more than 180 full time employees offering over 1000 standard and custom courses,” reports Brooks, CLO. “I am truly looking forward to being a part of e2020, Inc., as we adapt to new markets, offer new services and help more students succeed than ever before.”

“By expanding Gene Storz’s role at e2020, Inc., and adding Nigel Brooks’ talents to the executive team, we are driving the continued growth of our traditional business while and expanding our virtual business while increasing the strength of our executive team,” said Michael Humphrey, President of e2020, Inc. “Thanks to this reorganization, e2020, Inc., is extremely well positioned to serve our core customers as we expand our business lines to meet the virtual learning needs of tomorrow’s students today.”

About e2020, Inc.
e2020, Inc., (education2020) is a leading provider of core and elective instruction in a virtual school setting for students in grades 6-12, creating innovative, rigorous, standards-aligned courseware and online virtual instruction programs to help students recover and accrue credits for graduation and prepare for state, end-of-course, and standardized exams. e2020, Inc.’s web-based model, teacher-led video delivery, and innovative instructional approach offer engaging and individualized virtual online instruction solutions to public and private schools for use in traditional classrooms, blended school, and online programs. e2020, Inc., has implementations in 39 states with over 800 schools districts and 2500 + schools served. Founded in 1998, last year e2020, Inc., provided courses for more than 335,000 students. For more information, visit www.education2020.com.

Media Contacts
• Lynette McVay, e2020,Inc., 877.2020.EDU x1022, lmcvay@education2020.com

• Nate Towne, C. Blohm & Associates, 608-839-9800, nate@cblohm.com

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