Mission and Leadership
At Post University, we believe that personalized guidance, unwavering motivation, robust support, and a student-centered education are the catalysts that allow students to achieve their individual academic and career goals. We shape workforce ready, socially responsible leaders through learning experiences, offered in and out of the classroom, designed to promote the exchange of knowledge, expand thinking, and refine practical and professional skills.
Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer and President, the Executive Leadership Team is responsible for strategic planning and daily oversight of Post University in accordance its mission. The Executive Leadership Team is comprised of seasoned professionals from academics and business who are committed to developing and delivering innovative higher education solutions that not only meet the needs of traditional students, but also address the higher education needs of working professionals looking to complete their degrees in a fully online format. The executive leadership team includes the following individuals.
The executive leadership team includes:
John L. Hopkins
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & President
Scott Allen, MBA
Senior Vice President
Elizabeth Johnson, Ph.D.
Provost and Chief Academic Officer
Kimber Summers, J.D.
Chief Regulatory Officer and General Counsel
Chief Financial Officer
The Board of Trustees is responsible for ensuring Post University is managed in a way that enhances its effectiveness in accordance with the mission.
Members of the Board of Trustees include the following individuals:
O. Alton Barron, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, New York University Langone Medical Center and Senior Attending Physician at The Roosevelt Hand to Shoulder Center at Ortho Manhattan, NY, Independent
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Charles M. Cook, Ph.D.
Past Director of the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education for the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Independent
Andrew Hertzmark, MBA
Managing Partner of Generation Partners
Mark Jennings, MBA
Managing Partner and co-founder of Generation Partners
Margaret Honey, Ph.D.
President & CEO of the New York Hall of Science, Independent
Senior Director – Human Resources for Lifeway, Independent
Selim G. Noujaim, MBA, DLitt. (Hon.)
Former member – CT House of Representatives, Independent
Thomas Samph, Ph.D.
Chancellor of Post University
Since 2004, Post University is a wholly owned subsidiary of Post Education, Inc., a Delaware corp. which includes the following officers.
Andrew Hertzmark, MBA
Chairman and CEO
Andrew Hertzmark is a Managing Partner at Generation Partners, which he joined Generation in 2004, and is a Trustee at Post University. Prior to joining Generation in 2004, Mr. Hertzmark was an Associate at Galen Partners, and an Analyst and Associate in the Investment Banking divisions of Dillon, Read & Co and UBS AG, respectively. Additionally, Mr. Hertzmark worked in the Business Development Group at Pfizer, Inc. as well as the National Economic Council within the Executive Office of the President of the United States. Mr. Hertzmark earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from The Wharton School of Business. Mr. Hertzmark served as Chairman of the Board of The Wholesome Wave Foundation for over 10 years, and is a former Board Member of The New York League for Early Learning. Mr. Hertzmark is originally from Waterbury, CT., where Post University’s main campus is located.
Louis Marino is a Senior Vice President and the Chief Financial Officer at Generation Partners, which he joined in 2003. Previously, Mr. Marino was a Senior Associate in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Audit and Business Advisory Services group for four years. Mr. Marino earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Boston College and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Connecticut. Mr. Marino is a native of Monroe, CT.
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