MSRB’S MuniEdPro® Receives Brandon Hall Group Bronze Award For Excellence in Technology

Washington, DC – January 8, 2019 – The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) announced today that its MuniEdPro® learning platform has received a coveted Brandon Hall Group award for excellence in technology. MuniEdPro®, a suite of interactive, online courses designed specifically for municipal market participants to enhance their understanding of municipal market activities and MSRB rules, earned a bronze award in the category for best advance in learning management technology for compliance training.

“We are honored to receive this award that recognizes the innovation and impact of MuniEdPro®, said MSRB President and CEO Lynnette Kelly. “In a very short time, MuniEdPro® has made a difference in the regulatory compliance space, demonstrating the MSRB’s deep commitment to supporting compliance in the municipal securities market.”

MSRB Chief Education Officer Ritta McLaughlin said, “Our online learning platform encompasses sophisticated technology and ease-of-use for industry professionals looking to deepen their understanding of MSRB rules and the municipal market.”

The Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Award recognizes organizations from around the world that develop innovative programs and drive and achieve measurable business results. A panel of independent industry experts evaluated and recognized MuniEdPro® for its break-through innovation, differentiators from competing products and the value it serves municipal securities dealers and municipal advisors.

The Brandon Hall Group is a global research and advisory services firm that provides insights around key performance areas delivering research-based solutions that empower excellence in organizations around the world through research and tools in the areas of Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition and Human Resources Management. See the list of winners.

The MSRB protects investors, state and local governments and other municipal entities, and the public interest by promoting a fair and efficient municipal securities market. The MSRB fulfills this mission by regulating the municipal securities firms, banks and municipal advisors that engage in municipal securities and advisory activities. To further protect market participants, the MSRB provides market transparency through its Electronic Municipal Market Access (EMMA®) website, the official repository for information on all municipal bonds. The MSRB also serves as an objective resource on the municipal market, conducts extensive education and outreach to market stakeholders, and provides market leadership on key issues. The MSRB is a Congressionally-chartered, self-regulatory organization governed by a 21-member board of directors that has a majority of public members, in addition to representatives of regulated entities. The MSRB is subject to oversight by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Chief Executive Officer of Brandon Hall Group Mike Cooke Prior to joining Brandon Hall Group, Mike Cooke was the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of AC Growth. Mike held leadership and executive positions for the majority of his career, at which he was responsible for steering sales and marketing teams to drive results and profitability. His background includes more than 15 years of experience in sales, marketing, management, and operations in the research, consulting, software and technology industries. Mike has extensive experience in sales, marketing and management having worked for several early high-growth emerging businesses and has implemented technology systems to support various critical sales, finance, marketing and client service functions. He is especially skilled in organizing the sales and service strategy to fully support a company’s growth strategy. The concept of growth was an absolute to Mike and a motivator in starting AC Growth, in order to help organizations achieve research driven results. Most recently, Mike was the VP and General Manager of Field Operations at Bersin & Associates, a global analyst and consulting services firm focused on all areas of enterprise learning, talent management and talent acquisition. Tasked with leading the company’s global expansion, Mike led all sales operations worldwide. During Mike’s tenure, the company has grown into a multi-national firm, conducting business in over 45 countries with over 4,500 multi-national organizations. Mike started his career at MicroVideo Learning Systems in 1992, eventually holding a senior management position and leading all corporate sales before founding Dynamic Minds. Mike was CEO and Co-Founder of Dynamic Minds, a custom developer of software programs, working with clients like Goldman Sachs, Prentice Hall, McGraw Hill and Merrill Lynch. Also, Mike worked for Oddcast, a leading provider of customer experience and marketing solutions, where he held a senior management position leading the company into new markets across various industries. Mike also serves on the Advisory Board for Carbon Solutions America, an independent sustainability consulting and carbon management firm that specializes in the design and implementation of greenhouse reduction and sustainability plans as well as managing the generation of carbon and renewal energy and energy efficiency credits. Mike attended University of Phoenix, studying Business Administration and Finance. He has also completed executive training at the Chicago Graduate School of Business in Chicago, IL.