Gregory Marino is the Chief Executive Officer of the Kaplan Higher Education Group, a leader in online and campus-based postsecondary education that leverages technology to help adult learners achieve their academic and professional goals. He is responsible for managing the business operations for Kaplan University, a regionally accredited institution that serves more than 43,000 students with associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees, including a juris doctor degree offered through Concord Law School. He oversees a team of 8,000 employees, who are responsible for and committed to providing personalized services and support to students and maintaining the high-quality standards of Kaplan University’s educational programs. Gregory helped to build the university’s student-focused service model and innovative technology platform from the ground up, which has played an integral role in the unparalleled growth and success of the university’s online division. Marino earned an MBA and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Maryland University College. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, is an active member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, and was a recipient of Business Leader magazine’s South Florida Movers & Shakers Award for 2009.