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YEC Members Create and Fill Jobs: Exciting Team Expansions from Spring 2015

We feature our members' accomplishments in every issue of YEC Quarterly, our print magazine just for members. In Spring 2015, members from six companies announced that they either plan to create hundreds of new jobs, or found the perfect addition to their team. Here they are below:

Shradha Agarwal and Rishi Shah’s company ContextMedia announced it will add 600 new jobs by 2016 in a press conference with Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

Christophor Jurin’s company Construct-Ed, Inc. hired Charissa West as Marketing Manager; West previously served as the Director of Marketing for Lingospot.

Rakia Reynolds’ company Skai Blue Media hired Jennifer Cooper as Account Executive; Cooper previously served as the PR manager for a Philadelphia-based women’s clothing designer.

Ryan Holmes’ company HootSuite hired Jimmy Duvall as its Vice President of Product; Duvall previously served as Head of Product at Magento, an eBay Inc. company.

Lane Campbell’s company VisuHire welcomed Greg Hinton to its Board of Advisors; Hinton is the Head of Diversity Recruitment for the Democratic National Committee.

Arian Radmand’s company CoachUp hired John Kelley as CEO; Kelley previously served as CMO at The Princeton Review.

For the full list of our member accomplishments, take a look at the latest issue of our magazine. If you're a member and have some exciting news to share (such as a new product or service launch, notable partnerships, or fundraising milestone), submit an accolade at yec.co/accolades.