Civitas Learning Hires Talent Management Expert as Vice President of People Operations

Austin-based student success company announces the hiring of Jenny Fuller as its Vice President of People Operations

AUSTIN, TX (June 20, 2018) — Student success leader Civitas Learning today announced the hiring of accomplished talent management leader Jenny Fuller to support the development of Civitas Learning employees and boost the recruitment and retention of talent.

“The secret to Civitas Learning’s success has always been our team of smart, hard-working employees and their passion for student success,” said Charles Thornburgh, Founder and CEO of Civitas Learning. “As we continue to grow, it’ll become even more important that we give our employees what they need to thrive. With nearly 20 years of experience, Jenny has the expertise needed to empower our team to take the next steps in our mission of helping a million more students learn well and finish strong.”

Jenny Fuller, who will serve as Vice President of People Operations, brings nearly two decades of experience working with high-growth technology companies to develop workplaces that empower employees to do their best work. She joins the company from It’s All About Talent, an on-demand HR and recruiting advisory and consulting services company, where she served as President. Prior to All About Talent she worked with growing, Austin-based technology companies including WP Engine, Dachis Group, and Motive Communications.

“The most successful companies are those that put people and purpose first. Civitas has an ambitious mission, and its employees are the lynchpin to achieving big impact,” said Fuller. “I look forward to advancing ideas and practices that cultivate talent, and enable employees to take Civitas’ mission to scale.”

This announcement follows Civitas Learning’s hiring of April Downing, a seasoned operational leader with decades of experience growing technology businesses, as the company’s first-ever COO. With the addition of two operations and talent management executives, Civitas Learning is committed to investing in its team members in support of their success and the continued success of the company.

Civitas Learning partners with universities and colleges dedicated to helping more students learn well and finish strong. We provide educators with tools and supporting services that bring together and make the most of their diverse and disconnected data streams; personalize information and support for their students; and deepen understanding of the impact of their student-success initiatives. Through our work together, our partners are empowering leaders, advisors, faculty, & students—and measurably improving enrollment, persistence, and graduation outcomes.

Today, we partner with nearly 400 colleges and universities, serving approximately 8 million students. Together with our growing community of practice, we are making the most of the world’s learning data to graduate a million more students per year by 2025. For more information, visit:

Press Release

June 20, 2018