Imagine Learning Expands Senior Leadership Team - Imagine Learning

April 17, 2023 9:00 am

Imagine Learning Expands Senior Leadership Team

Leslie Sobon Promoted to Chief Experience Officer; Carin Casso Reinhardt Hired as Chief People Officer Renews Commitment to Deliver Measurable Impact That Better Empowers Educators To Improve Student Achievement

Scottsdale, Ariz., April 17, 2023 – Imagine Learning, the largest provider of digital-first curriculum solutions in the United States, today announced several new leadership appointments in key areas across the organization, renewing its commitment to deliver measurable impact that ignites learning breakthroughs and improves student achievement. 

Leslie Sobon, formerly Senior Vice President of Customer Experience, was promoted to Chief Experience Officer, a newly created position. With deep experience in technology and marketing, Sobon joined Imagine Learning in 2014 and has played a critical role in the rapid growth and success of the organization by serving in a wide range of customer-facing roles with increasing responsibility. Her leadership has directly impacted and inspired positive learning outcomes for the teachers, students, and families across the districts we serve.

Carin Casso Reinhardt joins Imagine Learning as Chief People Officer, another newly created position. With more than 20 years of human resources experience, Reinhardt joins Imagine Learning from NewAge, Inc, a nationwide distributor of health beverages and skin care products, where she served as Chief People Officer. In her role at Imagine Learning, she will oversee all human resources and talent initiatives and guide the business through its next period of growth and evolution. 

Imagine Learning made two additional senior leadership announcements that will propel the Company forward. Dr. Kimberlin Rivers was promoted to Vice President of Instructional Services and Tom DeWitt joined the Company as Senior Vice President of Sales for the Western U.S. Rivers joined Imagine Learning in 2013 and during her tenure has supported a culture of integrity and service that has fueled the growth of this important unit of the company.  DeWitt brings more than 25 years of experience in K-12 education sales, including a senior role at McGraw-Hill Education, and will partner with Marcia Willson, Senior Vice President of Sales for the Eastern U.S. to lead Imagine Learning’s nationwide sales team.

Imagine Learning is an industry leader by any measure. Building on its legacy, leadership, and innovation in developing courseware and curriculum for a wide array of supplemental and intervention products and supporting schools with robust instructional services, Imagine Learning is now offering a full suite of digital-first core curriculum products and services designed to meet the needs of K-12 teachers and students across the country. Serving 15 million students and over one million educators in more than half the school districts nationwide, Imagine Learning is comprised of 2,600 employees dedicated to a single purpose: igniting learning breakthroughs.

“Imagine Learning is defined by the strength of our people, the vision and talent of our leaders and our unwavering commitment to deliver impact for students and educators,” said Jonathan Grayer, Chairman and CEO of Imagine Learning. “We are excited that Leslie, Carin, Kimberlin and Tom will all take on new and important roles in our organization. The decades of experience and passion they bring to their new positions will be integral to driving our next stage of growth and we are thrilled to have them leading talented teams.”

“This is an exciting time for our company and the K-12 education industry. Digital curriculum solutions are now a foundational part of education and Imagine Learning remains committed to investing in access to personalized learning tools designed to deliver sustained achievement for students across the country,” Grayer stated.

About Imagine Learning

Imagine Learning provides digital-first PreK–12 solutions for core instruction, supplemental and intervention, online courses, and virtual instruction. Our mission is to ignite learning breakthroughs with forward-thinking solutions at the intersection of people, curricula, and technology. Imagine Edgenuity™ is our flagship courseware solution, complemented by Imagine Instructional Services’ virtual teachers. Our core portfolio includes Imagine Learning Twig Science®, Illustrative Mathematics®, and EL Education®. Additionally, a robust supplemental and intervention suite provides personalized instruction for English Language Arts, Spanish Language Arts, math, coding, and more. Learn more: imaginelearning.com