Ricky Sarmiento Hired as Executive Vice President

MIAMI, FL — Endeavor Schools announced the appointment of Ricky Sarmiento as the Executive Vice President for its portfolio of schools. Mr. Sarmiento will be responsible for maximizing operational efficiencies through the design and implementation of systems and processes that enable the schools and the management team to make timely, data-driven decisions.

“I look forward to building on  Endeavor Schools’ commitment to education. I share their enthusiasm and passion for working with students and for ensuring that our schools receive the support and resources they need to achieve truly outstanding results,” said Mr. Sarmiento. “I’m excited to be working with such a multi-talented group of professionals dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities we serve.”

Prior to joining Endeavor, Mr. Sarmiento held various leadership positions with Rocket Group, including President of Rocket Learning, which provides supplemental educational services to K-12 schools. Most recently, Mr. Sarmiento worked for Redbird Advanced Learning, a Silicon Valley based education technology company with roots at Stanford University’s Education Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY). Mr. Sarmiento led the company’s consumer division, GiftedAndTalented.com, which offers highly-personalized, self-paced online courses for advanced learners grades K through 12.

“We are thrilled to welcome Ricky to Endeavor Schools. He brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership experience to Endeavor Schools. Ricky’s ability in building strategic partnerships and high-performing systems in the educational field is impressive and a welcome addition to our leadership team,” said Ricardo Campo, president of Endeavor Schools.

Mr. Sarmiento received a BA in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California, Berkeley. He went on to forge a career in biotechnology, including working as a research scientist on the Human Genome Project and as a customer applications and support specialist. Mr. Sarmiento later earned a master’s degree in business administration from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

About Endeavor Schools
Endeavor Schools is a private school company (pre-K through junior high school) in select markets across the United States. A growing family of unique, well-established private schools that serve as pillars to their respective communities, each school subscribes to proven, research-based curricula that is delivered by seasoned educators. Each school is encouraged to embrace their uniqueness and tradition; Endeavor Schools supports each school’s academic excellence by providing the necessary tools and resources required.

Endeavor Schools launched in 2012 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.
For more information follow the company on LinkedIn.

Endeavor Schools Hires Robert Cirulnick as Chief Financial Officer

MIAMI, FL  — Endeavor Schools announced the appointment of Robert Cirulnick as the Chief Financial Officer for its portfolio of schools. He will be responsible for overseeing the company’s financial soundness and managing its capital markets initiatives.

Mr. Cirulnick has over 30 years of financial experience in executive and C-level roles in companies including Meritas Private Schools, PepsiCo, Delta Airlines, and multiple entrepreneurial ventures.

“Bob’s proven experience and hands-on business experience made him the perfect candidate to step into this critical role,” said aid Ricardo Campo, president of Endeavor Schools. “We have found a seasoned executive equipped and qualified to help achieve our company’s growth and mission.”

“Endeavor Schools is an innovative company that’s rapidly expanding their reputation and impact within the education space,” Mr. Cirulnick said. “I’m looking forward to working with Ricardo and the team at Endeavor Schools to deliver on the company’s commitment of strategic growth in the months and years ahead.”

Most recently, Mr. Cirulnick was the EVP, CFO and part of the founding team of Meritas, LLC, a highly acquisitive for-profit international college preparatory education company. During his tenure at Meritas, he played a key role in the integration of 18 acquired campuses. This was accomplished in four years, included extensive real estate holdings in the U.S. and internationally, and served over 10,000 students.

About Endeavor Schools
Endeavor Schools is a private school company (pre-K through junior high school) in select markets across the United States. A growing family of unique, well-established private schools that serve as pillars to their respective communities, each school subscribes to proven, research-based curricula that is delivered by seasoned educators. Each school is encouraged to embrace their uniqueness and tradition; Endeavor Schools supports each school’s academic excellence by providing the necessary tools and resources required.

Endeavor Schools launched in 2012 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.

For more information, visit www.endeavorschools.com. Or follow the company on LinkedIN.