Management Team

  • John Campbell

    Chief Executive Officer, Cambium Learning Group

    John Campbell serves as Chief Executive Officer of Cambium Learning Group. Mr. Campbell served as President of Cambium Learning Technologies from December 2009 until March 2013, and COO of Voyager from January 2007 through December 2009. He joined ProQuest in January of 2004, which sold off its library business and changed its name to Voyager in January of 2007. Before joining Cambium Learning Group, Mr. Campbell served as Chief Operating Officer and business unit head of a research-based reading company (Breakthrough to Literacy) within McGraw-Hill. Prior to joining Breakthrough/McGraw-Hill, he served as Director of Technology for Tribune Education. Additionally, Mr. Campbell has experience as General Manager of a software start-up (Insight Industries Inc.) and as Director of Applications and Technical Support for a hardware manufacturer (Commodore International). John has also served on the Education Board for the Software Information Industry Association (SIIA).

    • Jeffrey A. Elliott

      President, Voyager/Sopris

      Jeffrey A. Elliott is President of Voyager Sopris Learning, where he leads the company’s efforts to provide innovative, evidence-based instructional and professional service solutions to help schools meet and surpass their goals for student achievement. Prior to his work at Voyager Sopris, Elliott was President/CEO of The Virtual High School, an online learning provider serving middle and high school students. Elliott was President/CEO at Advanced Academics from 2003 to 2012, after joining the company in 2002 as Chief Operating Officer. From 1999 to 2002, Elliott was with Seattle-based Wright Group/McGraw-Hill Education, where he served as Vice President of Business Development overseeing three divisions of the educational publishing company. In 1996, Elliott joined newly formed Tribune Education as Director of Strategic Planning and Development. From 1983 to 1996, Elliott served in a variety of management roles at Chicago Tribune Company.

      • Bob Holl

        President, Learning A-Z

        Bob Holl is the Co-founder and President of Learning A-Z. Mr. Holl has a wealth of educational knowledge and publishing experience having spent 10 years as a public school educator and 30 years in educational publishing. Before founding Learning A-Z, he served as Vice President of Development for the Wright Group and prior to that served as Editor-in-Chief of Addison-Wesley Publishing and Scott-Foresman Publishing Companies. He has been the architect and writer of many curriculum programs and educational resources during his publishing career.

        • David Shuster

          President, ExploreLearning

          David Shuster is the Founder and President of ExploreLearning. Mr. Shuster is a former classroom educator and is intimately involved in the design and development of the company's award-winning products. He holds a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Virginia and has led ExploreLearning since its inception in 1999.

          • Paul Fonte

            Chief Technology Officer

            Mr. Fonte served as the Vice President of Technology for Cambium Learning Technologies since December 2009. Mr. Fonte joined Voyager in 2003 as Senior Project Lead and was promoted to a number of positions within Voyager, including the Director of Technology where he served until December 2009. Mr. Fonte has over 20 years of professional experience developing and delivering software at all levels.

            • Barbara Benson

              Chief Financial Officer, Cambium Learning Group

              Barbara Benson has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. since March 2013. Ms. Benson joined the Company in March 2007 and previously served as Controller of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. from December 2009 to March 2013, and as Controller of the Voyager Expanded Learning operating unit from March 2007 to December 2009. She has also served as the Principal Accounting Officer of the Company since March 2010. From 2004 until joining the Company in March 2007, Ms. Benson held positions at Pegasus Solutions, Inc., a hotel technology provider of reservation, distribution, financial, and representation services, including Controller and Director of Financial Accounting and Reporting. She began her career as an auditor with Coopers & Lybrand. Ms. Benson is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.