Steve Gross holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts in economics and political science from State University of New York at Albany. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer at Calvert Education.
Chief Operating Officer
Raghu Krishnaiah earned a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Srini Medi holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting, a Master of Business Administration and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston. Previously, he served as Chief Legal Officer at Bisk Education, Inc.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Cheryl Naumann earned a bachelor’s degree in English and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs
Eric Rizzo holds a Bachelor of Science in marketing and business communications from Bentley University.
Chief Information Officer
Jamie Smith holds a Bachelor of Arts in business administration from Iowa State University. He has served as a board member for Junior Achievement and the Memphis IT Council.
Chief Strategy and Customer Officer
Ruth Veloria holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from University of Oxford in the U.K. and a master’s degree in marketing and finance from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Chief Financial Officer
Blair Westblom is a graduate of Vanderbilt University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and a minor in business administration. Westblom is a seasoned financial leader with more than 20 years of experience in public and private companies across varied industries.
John Woods, PhD
Chief Academic Officer and Provost
John Woods holds a PhD in higher education administration from Bowling Green State University, as well as a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts from Carleton University. He has served as a peer evaluator for the Higher Learning Commission.