Visionary Craig Lockwood New President/CFO for ScholarChip

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ScholarChip®, the largest provider of automated school safety and operations services, announces the appointment of Craig Lockwood as its president and CFO, in a newly-created leadership position. His responsibilities include refining corporate strategy; optimizing sales and marketing; and leading its client service and finance departments.

Craig Lockwood becomes President and CFO of ScholarChip


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“Craig has a fresh perspective and brings an important skill set to ScholarChip,” said Maged Atiya, Ph.D., CEO/CTO, ScholarChip. “With Craig taking the reins of day-to-day management and positioning ScholarChip for its next stage of rapid growth, I can focus on using technological innovation to solve problems, which is my passion. Together, we’ll help more students engage in their education while inspiring more administrators to streamline operations, safety, and accountability.”

Most recently, Lockwood was president of Tuition Management Systems (TMS). While there, he was responsible for overall corporate direction that included planning, budgeting, performance analytics, incentive compensation, decision support, and internal controls. During his tenure, Craig also served as senior vice president, product management and chief financial officer. Previously, Craig was a management consultant focusing in the investment management industry.

“I’ve always been impressed with ScholarChip’s technology, mission, and culture, and I’m excited to work with the team to increase its reach and scope,” said Lockwood.

Lockwood holds a MSF, Finance from Suffolk University - Sawyer Business School and a BS, Applied Economics from Cornell University.

About ScholarChip
ScholarChip is the largest provider of smart ID cards used for attendance, payment processing, visitor management, secure door access, and behavior management services in K12. It was first to market in centralizing and integrating School Safety and Operations System with a true one card solution, which operates seamlessly with popular Student Information Systems and NFC mobile devices. ScholarChip's Higher Education services include Tuition Payment Plans, Loan Servicing, Student Retention Services, and a compliant Payment Gateway. For more information visit http://www.scholarchip.com.

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Source: ScholarChip