TMCNet:  Education at Work Announces Board of Directors

[November 28, 2012]

Education at Work Announces Board of Directors

CINCINNATI, Ohio --(Business Wire)--

Education at Work, a 501(c)(3) non-profit provider of U.S.-based call center services has announced the founding members of its Board of Directors. The organization, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, employs college students to do customer service work for leading companies. Students who work for Education at Work earn a competitive base wage, learn essential jobs skills, and can earn up to an additional $6,000 per year in tuition assistance. Education at Work is already employing over 120 students in its headquarters facility.

Education at Work's founding Board members represent a group of leaders who are strong advocates for the mission of the organization, and who bring to the organization a wide range of experience from both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. The founding members include:

  • David Dougherty, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Education at Work and former President and CEO of Convergys (News - Alert) Corporation
  • James Ellerhorst, Treasurer and Cincinnati Managing Partner, Deloitte, LLP
  • John Hayden, former President and CEO of The Midland Company
  • Dhani Jones, Social Entrepreneur and former NFL player
  • eorge Vincent, Secretary and Managing Partner and Chairman of Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP
  • Mark Weadick, Managing Director at Student Loan Capital Strategies, LLC
  • James Zimmerman, former Chairman and CEO of Macy's


"We are honored that such a terrific group of leaders has agreed to volunteer their time to join our Board. Their support and leadership will help us drive our mission of helping as many college students as possible get their degrees, as well as the job skills they will need to secure full-time employment in the 21st Century economy," said David Dougherty, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Education at Work. "Our vision is to make Education at Work successful in Cincinnati, and then expand to other cities, employing over 120,000 students nationally."

About Education at Work
Education at Work is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization providing outsourced call center and back office services to leading companies, delivered exclusively in the U.S. We employ an agent work force that is made up entirely of college students actively pursuing their degrees. Education at Work's clients enjoy access to a high quality domestic U.S. service environment, pricing that is competitive with offshore markets - enabling them to repatriate American jobs, and a student population that can be a future talent pipeline for their firm. College students who work for Education at Work enjoy competitive base wages plus a tuition assistance program that pays up to $6,000/year, based on work and academic performance. Students can graduate virtually debt-free through Education at Work with fundamental skills that better prepares them for success in the 21st century job market. For more information, please visit www.education-at-work.org, or subscribe to our blog: educationatworkblog.com. You can also find us on Facebook and LinkedIn.


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