Bob Block is a highly accomplished assessment and education industry executive, responsible for ProExam’s overall direction, strategy and management. Bob spent seven years at Educational Testing Service (ETS), with positions including Senior Director of Business, Innovation and Growth, and Executive Director, K-12 Learning Development. At ETS, Bob’s responsibilities included all business development activities for the higher education market domestically and internationally, and he led the business unit that developed and delivered formative assessment products and services to state departments of education and K-12 school districts. Bob also has served as President and CEO of Boxer Learning, Inc.
Executives & Board
ProExam’s executives and board of directors combine credentialing experience with management expertise to drive client programs and our not-for-profit mission.
Sandra Logorda is responsible for the management and oversight of ProExam’s fiscal operations, financial reporting, forecasting, budgeting and trend analysis, and financial systems implementation and maintenance. She most recently served as CFO and Board Treasurer for International School Services, Inc., a Princeton-based international educational nonprofit organization, which provides international schools with management and procurement services. Sandra has extensive expertise in international business and strategy, corporate governance, implementing cost control measures, and enterprise risk management. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Thomas Edison State College.
Walt Jimenez oversees and manages ProExam’s client relationships. Walt has extensive experience in examination development and assessment, primarily in the education market. He was previously Testing Director at Bloomberg Ventures, responsible for the design, creation and implementation of the Bloomberg Assessment Test, and ensured adherence to industry standards in test development and delivery, psychometric analysis, scoring and reporting. Earlier, Walt held management positions with increasing responsibilities at several other educational assessment organizations, including the American Institutes for Research, The College Board, and the Educational Testing Service where he was Director of Development and Operations for the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
Simmy Ziv-el is responsible for business development and new lines of business, including the applications in the ProExam Suite and the ProExam Digital Micro-Credential solution. Ziv-el spent 11 years with the not-for-profit Educational Testing Service (ETS) where he was Senior Director, Strategy and Business Development. At ETS he played a leadership role in numerous initiatives including the international practice of the Business Innovation & Growth Group, where he led a strategy to address the needs of English Language Learners beyond the core assessment business, and co-founded an initiative to develop products and services for the family consumer market. Ziv-el also was founder, President and CEO of Discourse Technologies, an educational technology company.
Sandra Greenberg oversees and directs research and advisory services in support of client strategic planning, analyses of practice, program audits, value proposition studies and practical examination development. She has coordinated national and international research-based studies that provide the defensible basis for the development of credentialing programs, including those for sponsors of regulated and voluntary professions. She has also worked to develop valid and reliable performance-based examination programs, including objectively scored assessments such as written and performance tests. She has been active in the fulfillment of ProExam’s not-for-profit educational initiatives, actively participating in the activities of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE); the Association of Test Publishers (ATP); and the Council on Licensure, Enforcement, and Regulation (CLEAR).
Daniel Leocadi directs and coordinates all facets of ProExam’s information technology for clients, the organization’s technology products, and internal staff and project needs. His responsibilities include planning and managing IT initiatives, strategy and aligning the IT priorities and functions with business goals. Dan is an experienced IT leader who began his career as a Software Consultant for firms in London, UK, later founding a technology company in New York. Prior to ProExam, Dan was the Chief Technology Officer at Signup Media Ltd. in Toronto, Canada and Senior Vice President of Software Development for BurrellesLuce.
Frank Catalano develops and oversees marketing strategy and branding initiatives for existing and new services, working closely with clients and partners to increase the awareness and success of credentialing programs. A long-time industry consultant and analyst with experience in both assessment and credentialing, Frank spent several years as Senior Vice President of Marketing for Pearson's U.S. Assessment & Information Group, and as an interim executive for Pearson's Evaluation Systems business on the launch of its computer-based National Evaluation Series teacher certification testing program. Earlier, he served as interim Chief Marketing Officer for MetaMetrics and for Boxer Learning.
Ken Doucet works on strategic partnerships and new business development, directly collaborating with clients in support of strategic business planning. He is active on volunteer committees of the Association of Test Publishers (ATP) and the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE). Prior to ProExam, Ken served as Vice President for Business Development and Marketing for FinPortfolio.com, an internet-based financial services technology firm, and co-authored a book on investment portfolio management. He holds an MBA in Management and International Business from New York University, Stern School of Business.
Zuru Du conceptualizes, designs, directs, and conducts statistical and psychometric research in support of ProExam products and services. Zuru has a doctorate in Measurement, Evaluation and Statistics and a master’s degree in Applied Statistics from Columbia University. His doctoral dissertation, “Modeling conditional item dependencies with a three-parameter logistic testlet model” captured the 1999 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Division D Mary Catherine Ellwein Outstanding Dissertation Award and the 2002 American Psychological Association Division 5 Distinguished Dissertation Award.
Jeffrey Mohn assists in the management of the financial affairs of the company and with the preparation of financial analyses, daily operating activities, payroll, account reconciliations, cash management, and in the reporting accuracy and integrity of financial data. His earlier experience includes five years as a Certified Public Accountant in the firm of Coopers & Lybrand (now Price Waterhouse Coopers), Controller of a manufacturing subsidiary of Zurn Industries, Chief Financial Officer of a New York Media Company, and adjunct accounting instructor at Bergen Community College. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from William Paterson University, and a Masters of Business Administration majoring in Professional Accounting from Rutgers University.