Mission, KS (PRWEB) March 21, 2014
Concorde Career Colleges, Inc., announced today the appointment of Timothy Foster as CEO. Foster replaces Patrick A. Albert who resigned yesterday. Foster will manage day to day operations for the privately-held career college system and will retain his position as Chairman of the Board. Foster has served as CEO and/or Chairman of the Board for Concorde since 2006.
“I’m looking forward to the opportunity to help Concorde’s more than 2,100 associates deliver on our commitment to our students: to prepare them for successful employment in a rewarding healthcare profession,” said Foster. “At each of our 16 campuses across the country, we’ve been delivering on that commitment, and I am excited to help the team do an even better job preparing our students.”
Foster has successfully led several different proprietary secondary education systems in the past 14 years, including serving as Chairman and CEO for Ross University as well as Chairman and CEO of YTI Career Institute. In addition to his duties with Concorde, Foster serves as Chairman at Ogle School of Cosmetology. He also serves as CEO of Liberty Higher Education, LLC, a private equity fund, where he oversees their investments in post-secondary education companies, one of which is Concorde.
Prior to his work in higher education, Foster’s career included 16 years in health care and related investment activities, 13 of which were with NovaCare, Inc., a leading rehabilitation and employment services company that he co-founded.
Concorde Career Colleges, Inc. is a system of 16 campuses in 8 states that have been training medical professionals for nearly 50 years. Concorde is solely focused on healthcare education and offers a range of degree and diploma programs from entry-level positions in the healthcare industry to advanced clinical positions. In addition, Concorde offers on-line Bachelor’s degree completion programs for working professionals.
For more information about Concorde’s graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the programs and other important information, please visit http://www.concorde.edu/disclosures