InStride Appoints Craig Maloney as Chief Executive Officer

Maloney Brings 30+ Years of Technology, Benefits and Growth Experience to CEO Position


InStride, a strategic workforce education company leading the movement to advance social and business impact through academic attainment, today announced the appointment of Craig Maloney as its new Chief Executive Officer. Maloney will be stepping into this leadership role effective immediately.

Maloney brings over 30 years of experience across relevant industries and business models including benefits, employee engagement and SaaS/tech-enabled services. With a historical focus on growth programs and value-based solutions, Maloney has held numerous leadership positions at prominent companies including Hewitt Associates (Divisional CEO), Aon / Univers (President / COO), Maestro Health (CEO) and Benefitfocus (Executive Vice President). Throughout his career, Maloney has established himself as an inspirational executive who is deeply committed to the servant leadership model and a relentless pursuit of stakeholder success.

“Craig’s strong track record of leading companies in the benefits and technology space alongside his experience working with major employers to attract and retain talent make him the ideal choice to lead InStride into its next phase of innovation and expansion,” said Doug Becker, Chairman of the InStride Board of Directors. “His deep understanding of SaaS and tech-enabled services, combined with his passion for education which emanates from his own personal experiences, align perfectly with our mission at InStride.”

At InStride, Maloney will be responsible for leading the company’s vision of driving business and social impact through strategic workforce education, working with corporate partners to provide their employees access to top-tier academic institutions, strategic learning paths and life-changing career development.

“I am honored to join InStride, a company that is at the forefront of the movement to advance social and business impact through workforce education,” said Maloney. “I am excited to build on InStride’s strong foundation and continue to push the boundaries of what is possible in education technology for all of our clients, partners and stakeholders.”

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