5 Point Enterprises Grows by 50% Through Acquisition Becoming the Largest North American Franchisee of New Horizons Computer Learning Centers
Austin, TX – January 25, 2018 - 5 Point Enterprises (5PE), the premier source for technology education services with 22 New Horizons Computer Learning Centers locations throughout the Southern and Midwestern United States, today announced the addition of 11 new locations through the acquisition of existing New Horizons operations, bringing their total to 33 locations, making 5PE the largest New Horizons franchisee in North America.
The new locations include Baltimore, Birmingham, Charlotte, Columbia, Gainesville, Greensboro, Harrisburg, Indianapolis, Memphis, Pensacola, and Tallahassee. These join Albuquerque, Austin, Baton Rouge, Biloxi, Cedar Rapids, Central Texas, Cincinnati, Colorado Springs, Dallas, Dayton, Denver, El Paso, Ft. Worth, Houston, Kansas City, Lexington, Louisville, New Orleans, Oklahoma City, Rapid City, Rio Grande Valley, San Antonio, Shreveport, Sioux Falls, and Tulsa.
Be Better, Be Bold
Jamie A. Fiely, President of New Horizons Computer Learning Center/5PE, points out that this acquisition also brings significant new talent to the organization. “This adds more than 80 new members, increasing our team size to nearly 400,” said Fiely. “We are thrilled and humbled to welcome these professionals to our growing New Horizons family and making them part of a business committed to being better and bold.”
CEO Derek Wright added, “Be Better, Be Bold is our key core value for our own people and for the thousands of students we serve. The acquisition of 11 existing New Horizons locations gives us the opportunity to bring our proven ability to help learners be better. Likewise, it’s our bold step to expand our reach at a time when there are more than a quarter million unfilled IT jobs in need of trained and qualified applicants. We take it as part of our mission to close this skills gap through quality education and delivering innovative new methods of training solutions.”
“While our curriculum is all about technology,” explains Wright, “our business is all about people helping people do better in their careers. Now we reach more people in more markets than ever before. For us that’s truly bold, and very exciting.”
About New Horizons Computer Learning Centers
New Horizons Computer Learning Centers is a leader in IT, desktop applications, project management and business skills training with a convenient and cost-effective guaranteed-to-run schedule which is delivered virtually, in-person in a traditional classroom environment, or through dedicated onsite training events.
As a training provider for many of the industry’s top vendors, such as Microsoft, VMware and Cisco, we are positioned to offer the latest authorized courses with certified instructors delivering cutting-edge technology training.