Chairman of the Board
As Chief Relationship Officer for EducationDynamics, Tracy works with our incredible team to drive enrollment growth for schools. She helps develop strategy and drive performance to ensure our college and university partners exceed enrollment goals. With almost 20 years of education marketing experience, Tracy has been an integral part in the continued evolution of education marketing strategy. Tracy enjoys sharing what she has learned with the higher education community, and is a regular speaker at higher education and marketing conferences, including conferences hosted by UPCEA and the American Marketing Association.
Tracy also supports and leads EducationDynamics’ efforts to find and acquire new college and university clients through her leadership of corporate marketing strategies and business development initiatives.
Tracy has a Bachelors degree in Communication Studies with an emphasis in Public Relations from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Kansas.
Levinson began his career as an audio instructor in the audio and video department at The Art Institute of Philadelphia.
Levinson has held a number of executive management positions in both administration and education with The Art Institutes, providing strategic direction and leadership to students and faculty while maintaining campus growth. Previous positions with The Art Institutes include group vice president, where he oversaw 12 campuses and played a key strategic role in both expansion and additions of new campus locations, as well as president at both The Art Institute of California, Orange County; and The Art Institute of California, San Diego. Additionally, Levinson spent five years as the dean of education at The Art Institute of Phoenix.
Levinson holds a master of education in educational leadership from Northern Arizona University and a bachelor of music in music composition from Philadelphia College of the Performing Arts.
President and CEO, MBA, CEFEX
Winter Park, Florida
Robert L. Martin
Imagine America Foundation
Steven M. Blicht
Ambassador Education Solutions
Melville, New York
President and CEO
Education Affiliates Inc.
Danny Finuf serves as president and CEO of Education Affiliates Inc. which currently consists of All-State Career School, DriveCo CDL Learning Center, Fortis Colleges & Institutes, Saint Paul’s School of Nursing, Georgia Driving Academy, DriveCo CDL Learning Center, and the Denver School of Nursing. Prior to becoming president and CEO of Education Affiliates, Mr. Finuf was the CEO of Salem Education LLC, which consisted of Salem University and Schiller International University. Before Salem Education, Finuf was held numerous positions within EDMC including president and CEO of Brown Mackie College from 2006-2016. Finuf began his tenure in higher education in 1990 as vice president of Administrative Services for Spartan College of Aeronautics in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
President and COO
Triangle Tech Group
Tim McMahon is president and chief operating officer of the Triangle Tech Group with corporate offices in Pittsburgh. McMahon is responsible for directing all operations of the corporation, including its six ACCSC-accredited, degree-granting technical schools that are located in Pittsburgh, Erie, Greensburg, DuBois, Sunbury and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Collegiate Housing Services
David Neal is president and co-owner of Collegiate Housing Services (CHS) headquartered in Indianapolis, IN. CHS specializes in developing & managing student housing programs for career and community colleges. Since its founding in 1988, CHS has implemented student housing programs for over 125 college campuses across the country. The company also specializes in corporate/executive stay lodging.
Lightning Bolt Media
Bardonia, New York
Dan Sheer is the Founder and CEO of Lightning Bolt Media a Higher Education Marketing Firm based in the suburbs of New York City. Over the past 20 years Dan has had a track record of success helping colleges and universities meet and exceed enrollment goals by leveraging performance marketing campaigns. Prior to working in higher education marketing Dan spent time helping schools to integrate distance learning technology.
Universal Technical Institute
Director High School Recruiting
Jack Burke is the Director of High School Recruiting at Porter and Chester Institute and YTI Career Institute working with their 11 Campuses located in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania. He knows firsthand the importance of maintaining excellence and high standards while helping students find a good fit with their career options after graduation. Jack has served in several management positions over 34 years including Executive Director/ Vice President, Corporate Director of Admissions/Marketing, Senior Career Program Specialist, Executive Committee and Board of Directors member. He is a life-long learner and in addition to his BA degree in psychology has taken many professional development courses, educational seminars, classes and multifaceted training to fulfill his mission in life. As Jack says, “I consider myself extremely fortunate, for both my family and I, to have such a career that is personally fulfilling and very gratifying by helping students succeed and create for themselves a brighter future. “