MELBOURNE, Fla., May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --InterActive Legal, a knowledge company and software solutions provider in the legal arena of trusts and estates, elder law, and special needs planning, announced the promotion of its 8-year veteran, President and Director of Content Development, Vanessa Kanaga, to the office of Chief Executive Officer. After several successful years in directing the day-to-day operations of the company as President, Ms. Kanaga will now be responsible for guiding the company's future, overseeing new investments in technology, exploring additional revenue channels, and increasing the value proposition of subscribership.
Vanessa Kanaga named CEO of InterActive Legal
Vanessa Kanaga replaces Michael L. Graham as CEO, who will continue his active involvement with InterActive Legal as Chairman. Mr. Graham is also a co-Founder and co-Author of the InterActive Legal programs. Ms. Kanaga, 41, began her career with InterActive Legal's co-Founder/Co-Author and renowned Trust & Estates thought-leader, Jonathan Blattmachr, in New York. After moving from New York to her home state of Kansas, she was recruited by Blattmachr in 2013 to join InterActive Legal's Content Development Team. Ms. Kanaga now resides in Arizona and directs the Melbourne-based company remotely.
When asked about taking over the reigns for all aspects of InterActive Legal, Ms. Kanaga responded:
This is a time of great challenge and opportunity for the estate planning profession, and I feel very fortunate to be in a position to help attorneys meet those challenges and seize those opportunities. As I write this, InterActive Legal is in the process of launching a new online version of our document assembly suites, a development which will allow our subscribers to be more mobile and efficient, and will allow us to deliver content quickly and in a more modern framework. We are standing ready to address any changes to the tax laws in the near future, and we are looking to the horizon to see what content and technology our subscribers will need in their practice over the next several years.