President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Finuf is a passionate leader with more than 32 years of experience in business & higher education. Mr. Finuf joined Education Affiliates as President and CEO in May of 2022 after spending his previous five years as President and CEO of Salem University.
Mr. Finuf has a passion for students attending Education Affiliates schools and for creating a work environment that is viewed as a great place to work across the higher education sector, which is the catalyst for driving student success.
Mr. Finuf has a long track record of successfully working with both national and regional accrediting agencies as well as state regulatory agencies across the United States. Mr. Finuf believes that educational institutions should have a strong focus on addressing student needs throughout the entire student life cycle, from enrollment through education, graduation, licensing, and career services.
Mr. Finuf holds a BBA in Business Management, Summa Cum Laude, from American Intercontinental University - Hoffman Estates, IL.