Chief Executive Officer
Kaplan Higher Education Group
Gregory Marino is the Chief Executive Officer of Kaplan Higher and Professional Education (KHPE). KHPE institutions serve over 44,000 online and campus based students. Broadening access to postsecondary educational opportunities, these institutions focus largely on serving traditionally underserved individuals. Through online and campus-based programs, Kaplan strives to prepare students for careers in some of the fastest growing industries. KHPE is part of Kaplan, Inc., a leading international provider of educational and career services for individuals, schools and businesses, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company.
Mr. Marino joined Kaplan, Inc. in 1993 and subsequently played an integral role building Kaplan University’s highly successful student-focused service model and innovative technology platform from the ground up. Under his leadership and focus on continuous transformation as well as both student and employee success, KHPE has been recognized as a pioneer and an innovator. Recent accomplishments include: U.S. News & World Report selection for three consecutive years as provider of top online degree programs, Fast Company recognition for most innovative company in the world and Forbes selection as Best Place to Work.
Mr. Marino earned an MBA and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Maryland University College. He is an executive committee member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and was a recipient of Business Leader magazine’s South Florida Movers & Shakers Award.