January 16, 2021

Welcome Kelly Scannell, BCA Chief Strategy Officer



Exciting things are happening at the start of the new year here at Burlington Code Academy. As we continue to grow and offer new opportunities to our students and network, we are bringing on new team members to help us accomplish our ever expanding educational goals.

We are pleased to announce that the one-and-only Kelly Scannell will be joining the BCA team as our Chief Strategy Officer. As our CSO, Kelly Scannell will be in an important leadership role creating, organizing, and executing company initiatives. Simply put, our new CSO will be key in moving BCA into 2021 and beyond. 

“Kelly brings a wealth of knowledge to BCA,” says BCA’s CEO Benny Boas. “With a deep background in customer experience and education technology, Kelly’s role is focused on making bigger impacts by driving the business goals that change lives and help our company grow. We are lucky to call Kelly our Chief Strategy Officer and I am excited for a good 2021.”

Please join us in welcoming our CSO!

About Kelly

Kelly is the former COO of Reading Plus, whose adaptive literacy platform for students in grades 3-College is used by millions of students in the US and abroad. She helped develop the infrastructure, culture, and strategy that accelerated and sustained the company’s significant growth over the past decade and led to an acquisition by Avathon Capital in 2019. 

In her previous roles, while Kelly lived in the Bay Area during the first “Dot Com boom,” she served on the leadership teams for high-profile, high-growth e-commerce companies Reel.com, Pets.com, and Art.com. She loves building up companies, cultures, and people that want to make a positive impact in the world. 

“I’m grateful for the opportunity to work with this talented team to further our mission of awakening untapped potential in adult learners who are seeking new skills to transform their careers.” - Kelly Scannell, BCA CSO

Want to learn more about our dynamic team of leaders, educators, and tech professionals? You can learn more about the faces behind BCA.

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