BURNSVILLE, MN, May 18, 2000 - Sagebrush Corporation, a solutions provider for the education and library markets, announced the appointment of Judy Levasseur to the position of Vice President of Marketing. Based out of the company's Burnsville, Minnesota headquarters, Levasseur will lead the strategic and solutions marketing functions for the company, while optimizing the corporate and marketing communications efforts.
"As our marketing leader, Judy will develop our strategic partnerships throughout the education and technology communities," said Jay Stead, Sagebrush President and CEO. "Judy's skills and background will help Sagebrush improve our new business development with the ultimate goal of providing our customers with more education-focused products and services, as they expect from Sagebrush. In addition, Judy's deep knowledge of educators and the education market will prove invaluable in identifying educators' unmet needs and targeting solutions to fill those needs," Stead added.
Levasseur has extensive experience in both education and marketing, including several years as a classroom teacher, owner and director of an independent Sylvan Learning Center, and Director of Product Marketing at The Learning Company. Most recently Levasseur was Director of the Education Business Unit at Honeywell in Minneapolis, responsible for development of strategic direction, partnership/alliance management, marketing mix, and more, resulting in sales of over $100 million.
"Sagebrush is uniquely positioned for and dedicated to the education market," said Levasseur. "The company has already established key partnerships with companies like Dell, Northern Light, Scholastic, and Discovery Channel School, among others," she added. "These alliances enable us to further our goals of developing products and services that enhance access to information, help our customers and users achieve their goals, and build bridges for educational success."
According to Levasseur, Sagebrush Corporation has seen unprecedented profitable growth in recent years. "Sagebrush is one of the strongest companies serving educators today. And with products in over 40 percent of North American schools and a strong presence on the international front, Sagebrush is on a fast track to becoming the leader in the information solutions marketplace," she noted.
About Sagebrush Corporation
Sagebrush Corporation is a fast-growing provider of integrated information management solutions for the education world. On January 14, Sagebrush Corporation merged with Winnebago Software Company‚. The combined company now operates as Sagebrush Corporation, with headquarters in Burnsville, Minnesota. The company offers library automation systems, information solutions, and learning resources with a focus on the education market. Through its employees and representatives, Sagebrush Corporation markets and distributes its products throughout North America and the world. Visit the Sagebrush Corporation web site at www.sagebrushcorp.com.