Two New Members Elected to Scholarship America Board of Trustees

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18 Feb 2010
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Scholarship America®, the nation’s leading nonprofit scholarship and educational support organization, is pleased to announce that Gregory Marino and Suneet Dua have been elected to serve as members of Scholarship America’s Board of Trustees.

Gregory Marino is president of the Kaplan University Group. Kaplan University, a leader in online postsecondary education, provides innovative new approaches to education that allow students to customize their degree programs to meet their individual needs. Mr. Marino helped build the University’s student-centered service model, which combines a highly supportive environment with an outcomes-driven curriculum. He holds an MBA and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Maryland University College. He is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and was a proud recipient of the South Florida 2009 Movers & Shakers award.

Suneet Dua is a principal in the Advisory practice for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) where he specializes in helping Fortune 10 organizations manage complex enterprise solutions to improve and transform business performance. A frequent contributor to PwC's thought leadership, Mr. Dua has authored articles focused on business topics such as finance effectiveness, risk management and enterprise applications. He is an active advisor and supporter of PwC's internal learning and education initiatives, and has chaired and designed industry and new strategic practice training classes for PwC partners and directors. Mr. Dua received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting / Management Information System from City University of New York (CUNY), Bernard M. Baruch College.

“I am thrilled that Mr. Marino and Mr. Dua have joined Scholarship America’s board to assist in our pursuit of student support and success. Their leadership will be a valuable asset to our organization, and we look forward to benefiting from their insights and expertise,” said Mim Schreck, Interim President of Scholarship America.

Contact
Janine Fugate, Scholarship America
952.830.7307; jfugate@scholarshipamerica.org

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