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MIND Research Institute Announces New Vice President of Engagement

Irvine, Calif., Dec. 18, 2018 - MIND Research Institute (MIND) has hired Elizabeth Neiman as Vice President of Engagement to lead marketing strategies and brand awareness. Neiman brings more than 17 years of nonprofit and marketing experience to the role.

At MIND, Neiman will be responsible for managing the organization’s marketing plans and activities that promote and enhance the organization's initiatives, which include the visual instructional ST Math® program, the MathMINDs initiative, which brings math out of the classroom, as well as future research and development projects.

“Liz Neiman brings excitement, energy and creativity to our organization and mission,” said Brett Woudenberg, CEO of MIND. “She is a welcome addition to our leadership team and I look forward to the fresh perspective that her vast nonprofit experience will bring to our marketing efforts.”

Neiman most recently served as Senior Director of Communications and Public Relations of American National Standards Institute (ANSI), a national nonprofit focused on the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system. Prior to that, she was Director of Communications and Public Relations, and Communications Manager at ANSI. She has also served in multiple marketing roles at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, an architectural firm.

“I am thrilled to join the MIND leadership team and to bring my creative and strategic marketing and communications experience to the organization,” said Neiman. “As a parent, MIND’s mission is profoundly resonant, and I am excited to be part of an organization whose products, research, and mission make a difference for kids everywhere.”

She assumes the position previously held by Karin Wu, who was promoted to Executive Vice President/Executive Director of Social Impact in September, 2018.

Neiman holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Psychology from The Johns Hopkins University.

About MIND Research Institute

MIND Research Institute is a neuroscience and education social impact organization, dedicated to ensuring that all students are mathematically equipped to solve the world’s most challenging problems. MIND is the creator of ST Math®, a Pre-K-8 visual instructional program that builds a deep conceptual understanding of math through rigorous learning and creative problem solving. MIND has also developed programs under MathMINDs to provide students, teachers and families dynamic ways to actively engage with math, and to close the experience gap for all learners. MathMINDs includes Family Game Nights, the national K-12 Game-a-thon and MathMINDs Games. For more information, visit

For more information contact:
Kelsey Skaggs
MIND Research Institute

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Liz Neiman joins MIND Research Institute as Vice President of Engagement.

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