Key Members of the McCann Team

Vantage/McCann has been successfully delivering millions of high stakes assessments since essentially inventing online public school testing over 20 years ago. We have led the industry in computer-based testing by producing innovation after innovation, pushing the industry in positive directions – with automated essay scoring, automated constructive response scoring, new and innovative item types, systems and network design, simultaneous user capacity, and many more inventive formulations to produce the best experience for users and usable results and statistics for stakeholders.
We are part of the Vantage Labs group of companies, some of our key staff members work across divisions.

Jaclyn Ferry, Regional Manager

Jaclyn is the Regional Manager with McCann. She received her M.A. in U.S. History from Rutgers University and taught US history for six years. Jaclyn was also an editor for higher education publishing for ten years. As Regional Manager with McCann, Jaclyn partners with institutions of higher education across the country implementing IntelliWriter and IntelliMetric for increased writing proficiency as well as the CollegeSuccess and Adaptera platforms for high stakes assessment needs.

Chad Warner, Account Manager

Chad has worked with colleges and universities across the country on their placement testing needs and innovative ways to improve the outcomes for students who fall below cut scores.  Chad has been a key contributor to the success of Florida’s Post-Secondary Education Readiness Test (PERT) and efforts by members of the Florida College System improving their remedial and developmental education programs.   Chad also is instrumental in helping colleges and universities implement writing improvement solutions and adaptive learning systems.

Matt Daneker, Senior Product Manager

Matt has more than 10 years of experience in developing and managing products and programs for McCann. He works directly with development teams to ensure that the design, development, and deployment of sophisticated technologies are intuitive, built to specification, and integrated seamlessly into the McCann suite of products, including College Success. Matt’s design portfolio extends across online testing, secure testing environments, scanning solutions, SSO, API, and reporting. His knowledge and insight into organizational abilities allow McCann to leverage the many artificial intelligence, data modeling, and adaptive and linguistic engines that are integrated into College Success. Matt earned an MBA from DeSales University.

Brian Schweitzer, Senior Account Executive

With over 15 years’ experience, Brian serves the Public Safety sector with personnel testing services.  Whether helping agencies understand best practice in their entrance examinations, developing effective custom tests for promotion or assembling and coordinating Oral Review Boards, Brian is known for his candor, professionalism, and “can do” attitude.   Brian is the central figure behind McCann’s stellar reputation in the service to public safety agencies.