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inRESONANCE joins forces with Education Brands

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

inRESONANCE (iR) Inc., is pleased to announce we are formally joining forces with Education Brands, a division of MB Parent Holding, LLC, based in Knoxville, TN which has an extensive track record of integrating leading brands, accelerating product development and valuing excellence in customer service. inRESONANCE empowers dedicated school professionals to transform their productivity by providing best in class solutions for admissions, enrollment, student management, development, billing, website content management systems, and so much more.  Mike Barros, former CEO of Diamond Mind, leads Education Brands.  Kevin McAllister, President and Founder of inRESONANCE will join Education Brands and Matt Zacks, Vice President of Product Development will become General Manager of inRESONANCE.  With Mr. Zacks, Ryan McFarlane, Vice President of Revenue and Eric Stratton, Vice President of Client Services will comprise the leadership team for iR and collectively have over 25 years of experience with the company.

The Education Brands companies, including TADS, Senior Systems, Ravenna, School and Student Services (SSS), and Diamond Mind serve 5,000+ schools and 650,000+ families today. Combined, the businesses have exclusively served K-12 private schools for 100+ years consistently earning client satisfaction survey ratings over 96% year after year. In total, Education Brands securely, conveniently and transparently handles $3.2+ billion in digital payments annually.

“I am very pleased to see inRESONANCE join the Education Brands family of companies. Education Brands is committed to best of breed integration in the K-12 market. This change brings our clients even better products and service while greatly expanding how we integrate with the ecosystem of Education Brands,” adds Kevin McAllister.

“As a combined force, the complementary strengths, including an extensive, vibrant partner ecosystem, make us the premier provider of cloud-based software and payment solutions to K-12 private schools – from admissions and enrollment, school and student management, and website solutions to integrated services for online giving, tuition management, summer programs, purchase cards, and more,” said Mike Barros, CEO, Education Brands. “In contrast to other platforms, we offer schools choice, flexibility, control and customer service excellence as we continue to look for ways to augment our proven, integrated suite of best-of-breed solutions, unifying the K-12 campus.”

For inRESONANCE schools, your Client Services and Sales contacts do not change. Please contact us at for any general or support-related questions.