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Executive Appointments at The Training Associates – 7/29

Two executives join the learning and talent solutions provider.
The Training Associates announced two executive appointments. Scott Margason is joining the firm as chief operating officer and will lead the company’s service delivery, information technology, and compliance initiatives to support the company’s rapid growth. David Larson will serve as executive vice president of worldwide sales and will lead worldwide sales, both direct and channel.
During a 27-year career at Accenture Margason:

  • Developed and implemented IT solutions for clients in a variety of industries
  • Led IT outsourcing engagements at major accounts
  • Served as delivery lead at Accenture Learning, where he managed the delivery of face-to-face and virtual instructor-led training at clients’ internal training centers
  • Served as director of innovation offering management – standardizing the services, processes, and contracts associated with Accenture’s various business process outsourcing offerings


Led process industrialization efforts for key accounts in North America
Established operations for Accenture’s procurement outsourcing business
Most recently, he served as senior director of client delivery at ServiceSource – a leading provider of recurring revenue management services.
Larson has more than 25 years of sales and marketing experience. Prior to joining The Training Associates, he was vice president of strategic alliances for The College Network, a leading provider of distance learning programs. Previously, he was executive director of strategic alliances at Learn.com, a provider of on-demand learning management and talent management software and e-learning courses. Larson has also held senior management positions in sales, marketing and business development with McDonald’s National Salute to the U.S. Military, Homestead-Miami Speedway, Alton Entertainment Group, Athlete Management Services, and the University of Florida Athletic Association.


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