By Stan Diel | email@example.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Education Corp. of America, the Birmingham-based parent of Virginia College, Golf Academy of America and Ecotech Institute, has appointed Deb Lenart president and chief operating officer.
Lenart previously was senior vice president of Illinois-based Career Education Corp., which operates private institutions including Colorado Technical University and International Academy of Design & Technology.
In her role at Career Education Corp. Lenart was responsible for growing enrollment and improvements in academic integrity, ECA president Tom Moore said in a prepared statement.
“Her values strongly mirror our own and we look forward to implementation of her expertise," Moore said.
Lenart holds a bachelors degree in marketing from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Loyola University.
ECA has a current enrollment of about 19,000 students attending classes in person or online.
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