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APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC filed this Form DEF 14C on 12/29/2014
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Lardner, focusing on corporate compliance, health care fraud and abuse, internal investigations and commercial litigation. Prior to that, Mr. Martin spent nearly nine years as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois. In addition, he has served as an adjunct professor at the Loyola University School of Law. Mr. Martin earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Michigan, as well as a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School, where he graduated magna cum laude. After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Andrew J. Kleinfeld, U.S. District Court Judge (D. Alaska).
Frederick J. Newton was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer in March 2009. Prior to joining Apollo Education Group, from 2006 to 2009, Mr. Newton held the position of Chief People Officer at SSC Schottenstein Stores Corporation, a privately held holding company consisting of numerous legal brands including DSW, Inc., American Eagle Outfitters, American Signature Furniture, Filene’s Basement, Judith Leiber and Steuben Glass. From 2002 to 2006 Mr. Newton served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer at Cinergy Corp. From 1998 to 2002 he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Administration Officer at LG&E Energy Corporation. Prior to joining LG&E Energy Corporation, Mr. Newton was part of the senior management team at Venator Corp. (parent company of Footlocker and Champs Sports, among others) and Unilever/Lever Brothers Co. Mr. Newton began his corporate career at Pepsico/Frito-Lay, Inc. and prior to that, he spent seven years as an officer and aviator in the United States Navy. Mr. Newton has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island, a Master of Business Administration in Labor Relations from San Diego State University and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. Mr. Newton serves on the Board of Directors for Expect More Arizona and the Phoenix/Tucson Region of Teach for America.
Timothy P. Slottow was appointed as President of University of Phoenix effective in June 2014. Prior to this role, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at the University of Michigan from May 2003 to June 2014 and was responsible for the university’s annual operating revenues, financial and physical assets. He has also held positions as Assistant Vice President at Amtrak, Director of Policy and Planning for the City of Seattle and Manager in the Northwest practice at Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting). Mr. Slottow serves on the Board of Directors for Greater Phoenix Economic Council and Rockpoint School. Mr. Slottow earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Washington.
Brian L. Swartz was appointed Chief Financial Officer in March 2009 and Senior Vice President of Finance in June 2007. Mr. Swartz previously served as Treasurer from March 2009 to February 2010, Chief Accounting Officer from February 2007 to March 2009 and Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer from February 2007 to June 2007. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Swartz was with EaglePicher Incorporated, a technology and industrial products and services company, from 2002 to 2006, as its Vice-President and Corporate Controller. At EaglePicher, Mr. Swartz was an integral member of their senior management team and successfully guided the company through a bankruptcy restructuring. From 1994 to 2002, Mr. Swartz was at Arthur Andersen, LLP, where he had primary responsibilities in international audit and due diligence projects. He graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and was a member of the Warren Berger Entrepreneurship Program. Mr. Swartz is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Swartz serves on the Board of Directors and executive committees of the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation and the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. He also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation.