ST. LOUIS, MO (May 1, 2018) — Colibri Group, an online education company with six leading brands that provide learning solutions to licensed professionals, today announced that Jim Fox has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Fox is a seasoned business leader who brings more than 25 years of experience in a variety of technology-driven industries.
“Jim has decades of strategic experience in all aspects of finance and partnership structuring; he will contribute immensely to our company as we continue to expand,” said, Mike Duran, Chief Executive Officer of Colibri Group. “His finance expertise strengthens our executive team and his contributions will play a significant role in building a bright future for Colibri Group.”
Mr. Fox’s previous roles include Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer for TierPoint and Suddenlink Communications. Prior to joining Suddenlink Communications, Fox was Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Business Operations for St. Louis-based Mobile Armor Inc.
“Colibri Group is a dynamic growing market leader with an outstanding culture,” said Jim Fox. “I am impressed by the team’s mutual commitment to strategic growth and continuous improvement for our employees and customers, and I look forward to working with such an impressive executive team to achieve our operational and financial goals.”
Mr. Fox, a St. Louis Business Journal 40 under 40 award recipient, graduated from University of Tulsa with majors in both Finance and Accounting. Mr. Fox also completed advanced management programs at Harvard Business School and the University of Michigan. Mr. Fox has served on the board of multiple local St. Louis organizations including Arch Grants, Community School and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. In addition, Mr. Fox is passionate about supporting and mentoring local technology startups.
ABOUT COLIBRI GROUP
Colibri Group provides leading online learning solutions to licensed professionals who strive to be among the best in their fields. Through six leading brands — McKissock, Real Estate Express, The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, Elite Professional Education, Superior School of Real Estate, and Securities Training Corporation — the company serves more than 1,000,000 professionals each education period in real estate, healthcare, and financial services industries, among others. Colibri Group’s comprehensive learning platforms give working professionals a competitive edge throughout their careers by combining continuing education with up-to-date information, practical on-the-job application, and online accessibility. Visit colibrigroup.com for more information.