Colorado Springs, CO – TouchMath, a leading, nationwide provider of supplemental, multi-sensory mathematics curriculum and products designed to teach foundational mathematics concepts to K-12 students and a portfolio company of Millpond Equity Partners, announced today the appointment of Sean Lockwood as its new CEO.
Sean brings to TouchMath more than 20 years of professional experience in leadership, sales management, strategic marketing, and business development in the publishing, curriculum and education industry. Most recently, Sean was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Junior Library Guild, a provider of curation services to K-12 school and public libraries throughout North America. Earlier in his career, Sean was the Vice President of Sales for World Book, Inc., a provider of non-fiction reference products to schools, libraries, and consumers, as well as a Director of New Business Development at Time, Inc., a global media company, where he focused on developing and growing the QSP school and student fundraising platform.
Sean commented “I am extremely excited about the opportunity to join and lead the TouchMath team. TouchMath has a 30-year track record of serving districts, schools, educators, and most importantly, students with efficacious math products and services. I look to continue that legacy of accelerating math learning outcomes and build further on TouchMath’s reach, scale, and scope.”
“Sean brings a depth of industry knowledge, managerial experience, and exuberant energy to TouchMath and contributes to our goal of expanding the product offering to serve a greater number of students. We look forward to working with him in continuing to help solve the vast needs of educators, caregivers, and the K-12 education industry as a whole,” added Jeff Tobin, Millpond Equity Partner and TouchMath Chairman.
TouchMath recently expanded its digital offering to include TouchMath PRO, a platform allowing educators to build personalized learning interventions to address learning gaps and not only conquer math but instill long-term academic confidence in learners.
Sean is a Montana native, husband and father of three, and a graduate of Concordia College (MN).