Ms. Tomaszewicz has been a leader in the consolidation of the corporate and K-12 training and elearning industry for over 30 years. She has a strong track record as CEO, investor and board member, improving market values and liquidity results for public and private companies in record time frames.
She became a founder of PLATO Learning in 1989, through the acquisition of the training and education division from Control Data. PLATO was taken public in 1992 and today is the world’s largest K-12 eLearning company with over $300M in revenue.
Ms. Tomaszewicz then served as an investor, VP of ITC Learning and President of Comskill Learning Centers (NASDAQ) where she was in charge of the development of a franchise organization. In 1998, she formed Teach.com through acquisitions, where she was Founder, CEO and President. Teach.com sold to Ernst & Young, where it was merged into their elearning venture, Intellinex (acquired by ACS).
In May 2004, she raised venture capital funding (OCA Partners and CID Equity) for the acquisition of Midi, an elearning company focused on compliance and ethics. As Midi’s Founder, CEO and President, she led the company’s sales from $2M in 2004 to over $20M in 2006. The company was acquired in January, 2007 by SAI Global.
In 2011, she raised private equity funding to acquire GKIC, a company selling membership programs to small businesses and entrepreneurs with over 10,000 paid members. By the end of 2012, revenues doubled.
She has also invested in several private companies and VC funds and served as a board member at PLATO, Teach.com (Intellinex), ITC , Midi and GKIC.
Ms. Tomaszewicz received her B.S. from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst, with a major in Russian and a minor in Mathematics; she pursued graduate studies at New York University in Slavic Linguistics and at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Computer Science. She resides with her husband, George, in Bannockburn, Illinois.