Executive Management

Robert S. Silberman, Executive Chairman

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Robert S. Silberman joined the Company in 2000 and served as its Chief Executive Officer from 2001 to 2013. He served as Chairman of the Board from 2003 to 2013 and has been Executive Chairman since 2013. Previously, Mr. Silberman was president and chief operating officer of CalEnergy Company, Inc., and was assistant to the chairman and chief executive officer of International Paper. He has served in several senior positions in the U.S. Department of Defense, including as Assistant Secretary of the Army. He is a Managing Director of Equity Group Investments and serves on the Board of Directors of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., Covanta Holding Company, and Par Pacific Holdings; and he is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Karl McDonnell, President and Chief Executive Officer

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Karl McDonnell joined the Company in 2006 as Chief Operating Officer. He joined the Company's board of directors in 2011 and in 2013 was named President and Chief Executive Officer. Previously, he was chief operating officer of InteliStaf Healthcare, Inc., one of the nation's largest privately-held healthcare staffing firms. He also served as vice president of the Investment Banking Division at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. McDonnell has held senior management positions with several Fortune 100 companies, including The Walt Disney Co.

Daniel W. Jackson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

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Daniel W. Jackson has been with the Company since 2003. Previously he served as treasurer and senior vice president of finance for Strayer Education, Inc., and as regional vice president of operations, director of business operations, and campus director for Strayer University. Prior to joining Strayer, Mr. Jackson held financial and operational roles with Legg Mason Wood Walker and Fairmont Schools Inc.

Lizette B. Herraiz, Esq., General Counsel

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Lizette B. Herraiz has been with the Company since 2013. She previously served as Deputy General Counsel of Strayer Education, Inc., and as General Counsel of Strayer University. Prior to joining Strayer, Ms. Herraiz served in the United States Department of Justice as a Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Office of Justice Programs, and as Counsel in the Office of Legal Policy.