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David Cox

Mr. Cox is President and CEO of Professional Testing Inc. a full service provider of test development, management and administrative services.  He provides strategic leadership, oversight and direction in program development, marketing, government relations, and collaborative alliances. Mr. Cox has more than 25 years of experience in assessment practice issues related to licensure, occupational regulation and certification.  During his career, he has been responsible for the development of high stakes licensure and certification examination programs across a broad range of professions and occupations at state, national and international levels. 

Mr. Cox is also Vice Chairman of the Board and a managing shareholder of Environmental Health Testing, LLC, a joint venture with the London, U.K.-based-Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.  Environmental Health Testing is dedicated to providing professional and occupational credentialing in the public health sector.

Mr. Cox is  a founding principal of Atvantus LLC, a certification and assessment company specializing in interactive 3-D technology, and the development of state-of-the-art item banking and candidate management systems.

His recent professional interests have been in the area of standards and accreditation in testing.  He has been actively involved in the establishment of national testing standards for the Conference for Food Protection; the National Association of State Contractor’s Licensing Agencies and serves as a member of the International Conformity Assessment Committee (ICACO) in association with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) ISO-17024 Standard for Personnel Certification.