BLOOMINGTON, Minn. March 1, 2011 Bob Whelan Phoenix, Ariz.
Whelan is receiving the award for his many years of service in the testing industry at National Computer Systems, Personnel Decisions International and Pearson VUE. Throughout his 25-year career, he has worked to build and improve standards in assessment and professional licensure and certification across a multiple of disciplines. A recognized Whelan achievement is the creation and expansion of the Pearson Professional Center (PPC) global network. The nomination for the ATP award centered on a testimonial from a recent test candidate who had a positive experience while taking a high-stakes exam at a PPC.
Upon receiving the award, Whelan shared credit with his team of more than 2,800 Pearson VUE testing professionals. "This achievement isn’t only mine," he said. "This award recognizes our accomplishments over the past 10 years, and we can all be very proud of the contributions Pearson VUE has made to the industry."
Whelan assumed the helm as Pearson VUE’s president in 2000. Through successful communication of a clear vision and a team-based collaborative approach, he has seen the company grow to become the global leader in computer-based assessments. Today, Pearson VUE delivers millions of exams in more than 400 owned-and-operated Pearson Professional Centers and a network of more than 5,000 Pearson VUE test centers around the world.
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