Edmentum (edmentum.com), a global education leader and the original pioneer in online teaching and learning programs, announces Dr. Mia Mulrennan as its new Chief Talent Officer. Dr. Mulrennan is the fifth addition to Edmentum’s executive leadership team in the last eight months.
Dr. Mulrennan brings over 20 years of experience creating strategic talent solutions and strong employment brands as an organizational psychologist and consultant. After working in outplacement consulting in her hometown of New York City, Dr. Mulrennan moved to the Twin Cities, where she spent nearly 10 years developing and implementing models for top-notch service delivery and talent practices in the hotel and hospitality industry. After receiving her doctorate in clinical psychology in 1999, she transitioned into human resources consulting, specializing in talent assessment and leadership development.
In addition to her many professional successes, Dr. Mulrennan is also an accomplished and award-winning educator and author. Early in her career, she worked as a school psychologist in the public school system. She later served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of St. Thomas Opus School of Business, at St. Catherine University Women’s Leadership Institute, and in Georgetown University’s Master of Hospitality Management program.
“Innovative ideas come from diverse points of view, and we want to ensure that Edmentum continues to attract and retain diverse talent focused on making a difference in the lives of every student,” says Edmentum president and CEO Jamie Candee. “As demonstrated by her outstanding commitment to education, I’m confident Dr. Mulrennan will help drive forward our educator-first mission and culture.”
Dr. Mulrennan brings proven experience in diversifying leadership and developing cultures within companies over a range of industries. As Edmentum’s new CTO, Dr. Mulrennan will oversee HR, developing strategies focused on employee and leadership development, talent management, and the company’s employment brand. Additionally, she will oversee Edmentum’s forthcoming education foundation.
“The work that Edmentum is doing is critical to ensuring students have access to quality educational programs, and I’m honored to become a part of this team,” says Dr. Mulrennan. “Passion, creativity, and a commitment to lifetime learning have driven my career, and I look forward to working with the equally passionate and creative team at Edmentum.”
Edmentum, Inc. is committed to making it easier for educators to individualize learning for every student through simple technology, high-quality content, and actionable data. Founded in innovation, Edmentum’s powerful learning solutions blend technology with individual teaching approaches. Edmentum is committed to being educators’ most trusted partner in creating successful student outcomes everywhere learning occurs. Built on fifty years of experience in education, Edmentum solutions currently support educators and students in more than 40,000 schools nationwide. For more information, visit edmentum.com.