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Walter is known as an insightful, energetic, customer and quality-focused C-level executive with extensive P&L management experience in excess of $400MM; coupled with strategy development, sales, marketing, product development, general management, operations, leadership, and account management expertise. Throughout Walter’s career, he has held a number of significant roles, including:

  • CEO at ThinkCERCA in Chicago, IL (2019-2020)
  • Chief Business Development Officer at New Meridian Corporation in Austin, TX (2017-2019)
  • Client Solutions Executive – Education Industry at IBM in Austin, TX (2016-2017)
  • President and General Manager – State Assessment Services (2013-2016), SVP/GM – State Services (2011-2013), Regional VP/VP/GM – State Services (2006-2011), Director – Texas Program (2004-2006), Program Manager (2003-2004) and Project Manager (2001-2003) at at Pearson in Austin, TX.

Prior to this time, Walter was a Project Director at the Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas, a K-12 Math Specialist, a MS Math Teacher, and also served in the United States Navy (1986-2010)

Walter holds a BA in Literature from the University of California, an MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas, and is a Certified Management Professional (PMP).