President and CEO
Andrew Friedman was appointed President and CEO in January 2011. Andrew joined RFB&D, now Learning Ally, in January 2009 as its Chief Financial Officer. As CEO, Andrew has led the transition of a government funded library of audiobooks for students with disabilities to a leading ed-tech organization delivering multiple solutions that help students with print disabilities and who learn differently to become empowered and engaged learners.
Prior to joining Learning Ally, Andrew was founder and partner of iFOS Publishing/ParentingTeensNetwork, where he raised capital to launch the company and run all operations. He was also financial partner and Chief Financial Officer for Rosetta LLC, a marketing services agency and professional services company, from 2000 through 2007, where he defined and implemented ongoing corporate strategy growing the organization from $10M in revenue to over $100M, ultimately leading to the sale of the company.
In his earlier experience, Andrew took on roles of escalating responsibility with Petersen Publishing Company, where he served as general manager; Primedia Directories Inc., where he served as CFO and director of financial services; and ADP, where he served as finance director. Andrew received his B.S. degree in business administration from Tulane University.