Anthony W. Miller
Chairman, Board of Directors
Apollo Education Group, Inc.
Tony Miller is a founding partner and Chief Operating Officer of The Vistria Group, a Chicago-based private equity firm that makes controlling equity investments in the education, healthcare, and financial services sectors. From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Miller was the Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer at the U.S. Department of Education where he oversaw day-to-day operations for a broad range of management, policy and program functions, spanning early childhood through post-secondary education. Mr. Miller was also responsible for overseeing ~$100 billion in one-time education program funding as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. In addition to his operational responsibilities, Mr. Miller represented the U.S. Government at education and workforce development international forums and led the Department’s missions to China, Korea, Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Ecuador, Brazil and Russia. Prior to his public service role, Mr. Miller was a Director with Silver Lake, a global leader in technology investing. Before joining Silver Lake, Mr. Miller was Executive Vice President Operations at LRN, a market leading provider of governance, risk, compliance and ethics eLearning software products and services. Previously, Mr. Miller had been a Partner with McKinsey & Company, serving healthcare and technology companies throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. Mr. Miller holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business where he completed his studies at Stanford’s Japan Center for Technology and Innovation and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University. Mr. Miller serves on the Boards of the Chicago Public Education Fund, the Chicago’s Academy of Urban School Leadership, and the Hope Street Group, a national nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to expanding economic opportunity and prosperity for all Americans.
Gregory W. Cappelli
Director, Chief Executive Officer
Apollo Education Group, Inc.
Chairman, Apollo Global, Inc.
Gregory Cappelli serves as Chief Executive Officer of Apollo Education Group and Founder and Chairman of Apollo Global. AEG owns and operates colleges, universities and training institutions on six continents serving hundreds of thousands of students and more than one million graduates globally. Before joining Apollo Education Group in 2007, Mr. Cappelli spent ten years as a research analyst for Credit Suisse, where he served as Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst and founded the Credit Suisse Global Services Group. Mr. Cappelli has authored thousands of pages of research on the higher education industry, and is responsible for raising capital and bringing public dozens of companies in the education and business services industries. Prior to Credit Suisse, Mr. Cappelli held the position of Vice President and Senior Research Analyst at ABN AMRO.
Mr. Cappelli received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Indiana University and his Master of Business Administration from the Brennan School of Business at Dominican University. Mr. Cappelli serves on the Board of Governors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and the Board of Trustees for Dominican University. He also serves on the Board of the Committee for Economic Development, and is a past long-time board member of Everybody Wins!, New York.
Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Development
Apollo Education Group, Inc.
Vice Chairman, Apollo Global, Inc.
Jeff Langenbach serves as Senior Vice President, and oversees Strategy and Business Development for Apollo Education Group. His responsibilities include executing Apollo’s international and domestic growth plan, including organic growth strategy, acquisitions, investment activity, and strategic partnerships across Apollo and its subsidiaries. He also serves as Vice Chairman of Apollo Global. Prior to this role, he served as Chief Administrative Officer and President of Apollo Global. Before joining Apollo Education Group, he served as Director of Investment Banking at Credit Suisse and as Vice President, Investment Banking, at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.
Mr. Langenbach received his Bachelor of Arts in Finance and International Business from the University of Wisconsin (cum laude) and his Master of Management (Dean’s List) from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. He volunteers with Children’s Memorial Hospital, Teach for America and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Peter J. Cohen
University of Phoenix
President Peter J. Cohen was appointed the eighth president of University of Phoenix in April, 2017, bringing more than 20 years of leadership in the education and learning science sectors to his role at the University.
Cohen is focused on further accelerating the University-wide transformation in service of its vision to be recognized as the most trusted provider of career-relevant higher education for working adults. He brings to the University a deep understanding of the potential for technology to improve the quality of education—an understanding he has developed through a career focused on innovation in service of students and improved learning outcomes.
Prior to joining University of Phoenix, Cohen served as Executive Vice President of McGraw-Hill Education, a leading global learning science company. He also held the position of Group President of U.S. Education at McGraw-Hill, overseeing the company's U.S. K-12 and higher education businesses. Over the course of his time at McGraw-Hill, he helped the organization reimagine learning in the digital world. Cohen was on the forefront of change in the education industry, driving the company’s roll out of multiple new technological offerings.
Cohen’s leadership in the space precedes McGraw-Hill as well, having served as chief executive officer of Pearson Education’s School division, where he was instrumental in shifting the company’s focus toward digital resources and expanding its school services. He also served as chief executive officer of the forward-thinking Sylvan Learning Center and Educate, Inc., driving the organization’s expansion in the K-12 education space.
Cohen is a graduate of the University of Redlands, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business, and serves on the board of Primrose Schools, a national network of early childhood education providers.