Hands-On Labs Introduces its Executive Management Team for 2013

ENGLEWOOD, CO, Feb. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hands-On Labs (HOL), the pioneer and leader in providing online science solutions for higher education institutions, is once again developing innovative labs and learning solutions that will revolutionize the world of science education. To meet this goal, HOL has secured proven experts in their fields and is excited to announce its new executive management team.

"The increasing movement toward online education means that our product solutions will play an increasingly important role in educating tomorrow's citizens and scientists. To ensure the future of Hands-On Labs, I have brought together a unique team of professional managers who share my passion for continuous improvement in science education and the utilization of the most effective teaching methodologies," states Linda Jeschofnig, owner and co-founder of HOL.

Leading the company is President Kevin Melendy, a visionary with an extensive background in sales, marketing, finance, management, and contract manufacturing operations. Director of Finance, Stuart Schreiner, brings 20 years of experience in finance, planning, and the development of processes, controls, cost accounting, supply chain, and inventory management systems. Dr. Barbekka Hurtt, Director of Research and Development, is an industry-leader in academic and business settings with strategic design, development, and management experience in bringing high-value education and assessment products to market for higher education STEM disciplines. Directing Marketing and Strategic Alliances, Danella Soeka, provides over 14 years of experience in successful startups, driving revenue, marketing, branding, communications, and strategic initiatives in both the public and private sectors. John Miller, Director of North American Sales, is a seasoned veteran of the startup and high growth world. He has worked in most of the major growth areas of technology, software, sales force automation, and optimization.

Stay tuned for exciting details and announcements of how Hands-On Labs and its new leadership team will be further changing the face of online science education. By employing metacognition and new instructional technologies, Hands-On Labs intends to even more effectively link educators and content to students and to further enhance the online science learning experience.

About Hands-On Labs

For over 18 years, Hands-On Labs (HOL) has believed science should be physically explored to be fully understood and available to anyone, anywhere, at any time. HOL utilizes sound pedagogy and modern technology to provide college-level science learning solutions for the serious educator and learner. Its LabPaq science kits provide rigorous experiential alternatives for face-to-face lab courses and for online students who are physically separated from their instructors and institutions.

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CONTACT: Danella Soeka danella.soeka@holscience.com 303.679.6252 x136 866.206.0773 x136

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