Traci has over 25 years of experience in higher education focused on establishing compliant operations while achieving organizational objectives. Her experience encompasses virtually all aspects of the education business, including admissions, financial aid, academics, career services, and management of multi-campus operations. She has held senior level management positions at Bridgepoint Education, Career Education Corporation, MedVance Institute, University of Advancing Technology, and University of Phoenix (Apollo Group), as well as providing consulting services to a multitude of colleges and universities during her tenure with Campus Management Corporation. She currently offers consulting services through her own company, TALEE Solutions, focusing on implementation of efficient operations including automation and simplification of processes while ensuring compliant practices and ability to provide data to meet regulatory reporting and disclosure requirements.
Traci has been involved in campus start-ups, regulatory compliance, process improvement, and operational oversight of multiple campus colleges, including international campuses. She recognizes the challenges of working in a highly regulated environment that has grown more complex as companies have expanded operations, either organically or through acquisition, to include multiple regulatory bodies and governing oversight entities. Traci was approved as an evaluator for the Accrediting Commission of Independent Colleges and Schools. She holds a B.S. degree in Business from Arizona State University and an M.A. degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix. Traci has served as a Director on the Board of University of Advancing Technology. She has completed the Apollo Group's Executive Development Program and the Career College Association's (now APSCU) Leadership Institute. A true believer in the value of education and training, she has teaching experience at Denver Business College, University of Phoenix, and MaxKnowledge, Inc.