Hobsons Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Thomas Laurin joins the Hobsons Leadership Team

Arlington, VA – March 2, 2020 – Hobsons, the leader in education technology, announced today the addition of Thomas Laurin to the senior leadership team as Chief Financial Officer.

In his role, Mr. Laurin will contribute to the company’s strategy and lead the company’s financial functions of Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis and Contracting. He will report directly to Kate Cassino, Chief Executive Officer of Hobsons.

“Tom’s knowledge, experience and leadership will be a valuable addition to Hobsons’ leadership team,” said Ms. Cassino. “His expertise will contribute to Hobsons’ strong financial performance and leading position in the education technology space.”

Mr. Laurin brings 27 years of extensive experience in financial management and operations to Hobsons and joins the company from Genscape, where he was Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, Tom served in various leadership roles at Thomson Reuters.

Mr. Laurin received his BBA in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts and his MBA from Adelphi University.

“I am honored to join a talented team who helps over 19 million students achieve academic and career goals,” added Mr. Laurin. “Hobsons is a leader in the market, and I am looking forward to contributing to its continued success.”

About Hobsons

A leader in education technology, Hobsons helps more than 15 million students to identify their strengths, explore careers, match to best-fit educational opportunities, create academic plans, and reach their education and life goals. More than 13,000 K-12 and higher education institutions partner with Hobsons and leverage our expertise and our solutions — Naviance, Intersect, and Starfish — to improve college and career readiness, college recruiting and admission, and higher education student success to support millions of students.

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