ROSWELL, GA – April 19, 2023 – 7 Mindsets, the leader in PreK-12 mindsets-based learning and well-being solutions, today announced Vanessa Ashlock joined the company as chief financial officer.
Ashlock is a highly respected financial executive with over 20 years of international experience across a broad range of industries, including the healthcare, education technology, and cyber intelligence sectors. Her most recent roles include interim chief financial officer and senior vice president of finance of MedeAnalytics and chief financial officer and executive vice president of Elamant International. She also held senior leadership roles at AQSACOM and Be Software International.
“We are proud to welcome Vanessa Ashlock as our new CFO,” said Mark Belles, CEO of 7 Mindsets. “Vanessa’s expertise and financial acumen will be instrumental in guiding our company’s expansion during this exciting time in the edtech space. Her proven track record in strategic financial leadership will undoubtedly contribute to the continued success of 7 Mindsets.”
“I am excited to join the 7 Mindsets team as chief financial officer,” said Ashlock. “The organization’s commitment to positively impact the lives of students, educators, and entire communities aligns with my own passion for education and personal growth. I look forward to leveraging my diverse experience to help drive the continued success of 7 Mindsets.”
The announcement of the new CFO follows more than a year of record growth for the company, including multiple acquisitions and an expansion of the senior leadership team. In late 2021, middle-market private equity firm Gauge Capital made a strategic investment in 7 Mindsets.
About 7 Mindsets
Founded in 2009, 7 Mindsets is a comprehensive mental health and well-being solution provider for schools and districts across the country. The company offers multi-tiered curriculums, assessment, professional learning, and coaching that ensure safe and supportive learning environments. Its highly effective programs have been shown to improve student engagement, behavior, and academic achievement, and have been used by over 5 million students and educators.