Follett Corporation today announced the appointment of Britten Follett to lead Follett School Solutions, the company’s PreK-12 business. A fifth-generation family member, Follett has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Follett School Solutions.
Follett most recently served as Senior Vice President of Marketing Strategy and Classroom Initiatives for Follett School Solutions.
In her new role, Follett will be responsible for marketing and sales in the United States and Canada, customer service, strategic alliances and publisher relations. Following the recent release of several classroom solutions – including Follett Classroom Libraries, MyDestiny, Follett Book Fairs, and Follett eFairs – Follett and her teams will accelerate the expansion of these strategic growth areas for the company.
In 2015, Britten Follett was selected by the Northwest Herald as “The Best Under 40,” an honor sponsored by the Crystal Lake, Ill.-based daily newspaper that recognizes area business leaders under the age of 40 for their career achievements and community involvement.
Prior to joining Follett, she was a television reporter for 10 years including four years at KOKH, the Fox affiliate news station in Oklahoma City. Her investigative reports at KOKH earned her Emmy and Edward R. Murrow awards. She also wrote, published and brought to market a top-selling book, Who Killed Kelsey?, a critique of the child welfare system that resulted in the murder of a two year-old Oklahoma girl.
For more on Follett School Solutions, visit www.follettlearning.com.