GREENSBORO, N.C.-February 17, 2011-Kindermusik® International today announced that Todd L. Parchman, Partner of Parchman, Vaughan & Company LLC www.parchmanvaughan.com, was elected to Kindermusik International's board of directors. Todd serves on the board of advisors of NESI, Inc. and the President's Council of Stevenson University, was a board member of the Education Industry Association and was co-chair of the Advisory Council for Baltimore City Campus/School of Continuing Studies at Johns Hopkins University. Parchman was a Morehead Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received his MBA at the University of Chicago.
"Todd is a successful investment banker in the education industry and will provide unique market insight to Kindermusik during a time of exceptional opportunity. Our employee-owned company looks forward to benefiting from his expertise and experience as a member of Kindermusik's board," said Michael Dougherty, Kindermusik's CEO.
"Kindermusik is clearly one of the most innovative early childhood education content providers in the world today," said Todd L. Parchman. "I feel privileged to join this exciting and dynamic team and look forward to working closely with Michael and the board during the next phase of serving educators. The ABC Music & Me product delivers ground breaking educational outcomes for pre-schoolers in both the public and private settings. For-profit operators have found ABC Music & Me to be a meaningful contributor of both profit and parent satisfaction."
Kindermusik International, the music education and language arts publisher, is the leader in providing music education classes through independently licensed educators in 71 countries. ABC Music & Me, Kindermusik's private and public school supplemental curriculum, has now been adopted in over 4,000 pre-K, K-1, and special needs classrooms throughout the United States. Find out more at www.abcmusicandme.com