Hayes Software Systems Adds John Mellios as Director of Client Services

June 27, 2016 – In another example of Hayes Software Systems’ rapid growth, the company has added John Mellios as Director of Client Services to continue to build their consulting services department. With over 15 years of K-12 experience, Mellios understands the unique needs of school districts and the challenges they face every day. He has been employed by large urban districts such as Chicago Public Schools, Oakland Unified School District, Prince George’s County Public Schools, and Baltimore City Public Schools.

At Hayes, Mellios will work with K-12 education customers of all sizes to understand their needs, goals, processes, and pain points to ensure clients have adopted sustainable inventory management programs.

“Adding John’s extensive firsthand experience to our services team strengthens our ability to anticipate the needs of our customers. His ability to work with everyone from district leadership to school principals on critical instructional and technology initiatives will help guide Hayes’ services expansion,” said Anna Maxin, Chief Operating Officer. “I’m thrilled to welcome him aboard during this exciting period of growth for the company”

As the Director of Educational Technology and Tools at Chicago Public Schools, Mellios was responsible for the departments of libraries, instructional materials, and educational technology for the third largest school district in the nation. While there, he managed successful, high profile enterprise-wide projects, vetted and selected online learning programs, and leveraged print and digital content for over 500 schools to support the district’s curriculum. Most recently he was the Director of Data and Compliance at KIPP Austin Public Schools where he managed all student data and state and federal reporting. He has also consulted with the Stupski Foundation and the Fund for Educational Excellence, supporting districts across Maryland around educational technology, data reporting, and assessment.

“I was drawn to Hayes for their reputation of going above and beyond to provide the best experience for districts,” said Mellios. “I look forward to providing my unique insights in delivering high quality support to schools to build on that solid reputation.”

About Hayes Software Systems

By offering software and services tailor-made for the unique needs of education professionals for over 26 years, Hayes helps over 6,000 schools across the country implement inventory control solutions. Today, the company has customers in 39 states and serves district-wide deployments in 30 of the largest 100 school districts in the country.

Hayes is a privately held company specializing in inventory automation solutions and consulting services to support K-12 instructional technology and instructional material accountability. While primarily servicing K-12 school systems, Hayes also has customers in higher education, state agencies, and government entities. For more information, visit www.hayessoft.com

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