WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- MedVance Institute, a leading healthcare career training provider, has announced John L. Hopkins will assume the duties of chairman of the company's board of directors. Hopkins, currently the company's chief executive officer and president, was named to his additional new role during the board's Feb. 4th meeting.
The consolidation of leadership roles comes as MedVance Institute experiences considerable growth. The company reported double-digit enrollment increases in recent quarters, spurred largely by the prospect of job growth in the healthcare field during the economic downturn when many laid-off workers are looking for accelerated training to enter emerging professions.
"Expansion of my duties at MedVance to include chairman of the board, CEO and president reflects the company's natural evolution and continued growth as it navigates a challenging economic environment and a competitive career training field," Hopkins said.
Hopkins has served as MedVance Institute CEO since fall 2006. He began his career in the hospitality business and worked for major luxury hotel companies over a 25-year span. He has successfully led a number of growth companies across various service industries including hotels, senior housing, education and healthcare.
Under Hopkins' leadership, MedVance Institute expanded its training programs to 10 campuses in Florida, Louisiana, Tennessee and Texas and expects to open more new campuses in the near future. The institute attributes the spike in enrollment to demand for intensive, hands-on training to qualify students for decent-paying jobs in health services - one of the nation's fastest-growing sectors of the economy, even during these hard times.
MedVance Institute is a fast-growing, privately held medical career training organization offering diploma and degree-granting healthcare programs. The institute was founded to provide an outstanding education in a supportive environment by following a mission of helping all students succeed in their chosen careers.
MedVance Institute prepares students for a range of medical career options, including medical assistant, medical billing and coding specialist, pharmacy technician, practical nursing, radiologic technology, surgical technology and sterile processing technician. Under the MedVance Institute programs of study, some new classes begin every four weeks, allowing students to start when it is most convenient.
For more information about MedVance Institute, call 866-86-GO-MED (866-864-6633) or go online at www.medvance.edu.
|SOURCE MedVance Institute|
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