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DEF 14C
APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC filed this Form DEF 14C on 12/27/2013
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OUR EXECUTIVE OFFICERS
Set forth below are the names, ages, positions and business experience of the executive officers of Apollo Education Group as of December 13, 2013.
Peter V. Sperling, age 54
Chairman of the Board
Peter V. Sperling was appointed Chairman of the Board of Apollo Education Group, effective December 31, 2012. Previously, Mr. Sperling was Vice Chairman of the Board of Apollo Education Group from June 2008 to December 2012, a Senior Vice President of Apollo Education Group from June 1998 to December 2007 and Secretary of Apollo Education Group from June 2006 to December 2007. Mr. Sperling has been with Apollo Education Group since 1983. Mr. Sperling was Vice President of Administration from 1992 to June 1998 and served as Secretary and Treasurer of Apollo Education Group from 1988 to January 2003. From 1987 to 1992, Mr. Sperling was Director of Operations at Apollo Education Corporation. From 1983 to 1987, Mr. Sperling was Director of Management Information Services of Apollo Education Group. Mr. Sperling received his Master of Business Administration from The University of Phoenix and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Mr. Sperling is also the Chairman and co-founder of FuzeBox, Inc., a telecommunications services corporation, and on the board of directors of Ecliptic Enterprises Corporation and RingRevenue. Mr. Sperling is the son of Dr. John G. Sperling.
Terri C. Bishop, age 60
Vice Chair of the Board
Terri C. Bishop serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors. She previously served as Executive Vice President, Integrated Academic Strategies and Senior Advisor to the Chief Executive Officers from November 2010 to December 2012. Ms. Bishop has served as a director of Apollo Education Group since March 2009. Ms. Bishop served as Executive Vice President, External Affairs from 2008 to 2010 and Chief Communications Officer and Senior Vice President of Public Affairs of Apollo Education Group from 1999 to 2008, overseeing public and government relations. Except for her service as Executive Vice President of Convene International, an education software company, from 1998 to 1999, Ms. Bishop has been with Apollo Education Group since 1982 and during that time she has served in the areas of institutional licensure and accreditation, curriculum development, institutional research and online learning. She was the founding director of University of Phoenix Online, providing oversight during its first 10 years of start up and development. Ms. Bishop received her bachelor’s degree in Business and Master of Arts in Human Relations and Organizational Management from University of Phoenix. Ms. Bishop was a founding director of the Latino Policy Coalition and served as a Commissioner on the California Student Aid Commission in 2012. She currently serves as chairman of the John Sperling Foundation and as President of Moral Compass Corporation.
J. Mitchell Bowling, age 47
Chief Operating Officer
Mitch Bowling was appointed Chief Operating Officer effective December 2013. Prior to joining Apollo Education Group, Mr. Bowling was previously employed by Comcast Corporation since 1997, most recently as Senior Vice President and General Manager, New Businesses since 2009 and as Senior Vice President and General Manager, High Speed Internet from 2006 to 2009. Mr. Bowling received a Bachelor Science in Business Administration from Marshall University.
Gregory W. Cappelli, age 46
Chief Executive Officer
Gregory W. Cappelli serves as Chief Executive Officer of Apollo Education Group. Mr. Cappelli has also been serving as Chairman of Apollo Global since its inception in October 2007 and a director of Apollo Education Group since June 2007. Mr. Cappelli previously served as Executive Vice President of Global Strategy and Assistant to the Executive Chairman from April 2007 to April 2009. Before joining Apollo Education Group, Mr. Cappelli spent ten years as a research analyst for Credit Suisse, where he most recently served as Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst and founded the Credit Suisse Global Services Team. Before joining 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 National Board of Governors for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and is also a member of the Board of Trustees for Dominican University. He is a former long-time board member of Everybody Wins!, New York.

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