Noodle Welcomes Brad Parrish as the Vice President, University Partnerships

Education Technology Insights | Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Brad Parrish has been named Vice President, University Partnerships, at Noodle, the country's fastest-growing online learning network.

FREMONT, CA: Brad Parrish has been named Vice President, University Partnerships, at Noodle, the country's fastest-growing online learning network. Parrish will head Noodle's recently launched lifelong learning platform's partnership development activities, which will assist colleges in addressing increased student demand for courses, certificates, and other non-degree offerings.

Lee Bradshaw, Noodle's Chief Strategy Officer, remarked that they are thrilled to welcome Brad to the Noodle team. Brad is a seasoned partnership executive with a strong background in higher education and technology. As the Noodle network continues to expand rapidly, his skill set and experience are a natural fit.

Parrish has a long and successful career in higher education, previously as the head of business development for Edge Pathways. He was responsible for developing university partnerships and acted as the lead partnership manager. Before joining Edge Pathways, Parrish worked at Revature as a Senior Vice President for University Partnerships. He was in charge of building and expanding the University Partnerships division, which worked with over sixty institutions.

Parrish was earlier the Senior Vice President of Academic Partnerships at Pearson Online Learning Services. He supervised business and partner expansion, enrollment operations, university alliances, culture, and facilities for more than 300 employees. Parrish also worked over fifteen years in enrollment management, marketing, and student services at private, non-profit universities and colleges. He led considerable enrollment growth in every institution where he worked and established many historical enrollment records.

Parrish earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Birmingham-Southern College and an MBA from the University of Dallas with a marketing management specialization.

Noodle is a B Corp that develops exceptional online and agile programs that improve teaching and technology across the school. The company has introduced several online programs with elite US institutions as all of its competitors combined since January 2019. Learning design, marketing, recruitment, technology, student and teacher support, and clinical placement are fueled by its network of universities, higher education leaders, providers, and students.

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