MINNEAPOLIS, [July 16, 2019] — Wallin Education Partners (Wallin EP) is pleased to announce that Matt Ladhoff has joined the team as Manager of College to Career Initiatives. In this role, Mr. Ladhoff will lead efforts to build strong and meaningful connections with local businesses and partners to create a robust internship/mentorship program that connects Wallin EP scholars to employment opportunities.
Mr. Ladhoff joins Wallin EP with years of experience with community organizations having spent six years with 3M and 3Mgives where he managed social investments, over 1,000 partnerships and led a signature program that focused on cross-functional skill development and manufacturing pathways. A graduate of Michigan State University and the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Business, Matt recently served as an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Business and works as a consultant with Ecotone Partners, helping organizations demonstrate a social return on investment.
“I have been a big fan of the work of Wallin EP for many years and am thrilled to be joining the team to support scholar success,” said Mr. Ladhoff.
About Wallin Education Partners
Wallin Education Partners is a highly effective college-completion program that combines financial aid with a comprehensive, individualized, advising support, workshops to build financial acumen, and college to career services to ensure graduation. In addition, scholars meet donors, a unique element that provides caring adults who are interested in their success. Wallin Education Partners scholars achieve a 90% six-year, a 95% career placement rate, an 80% regional retention rate, and a reduced amount of college loans upon degree completion.