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EXECUTIVE IN RESIDENCE

Greg Finkelstein is an Executive in Residence for Sterling Partner’s Education Opportunity Fund (EOF).  In this role, he works with a number of partner organizations in EOF’s library and has been elected Chairman of the Board of Academic Program International (API), a leading experiential learning partner to academic institutions.  API supports over 400 institutions around the world and supports learning programs in over 25 countries.

Prior to joining EOF, Mr. Finkelstein was a founder of Deltak, one of the first online program management (OPM) partnership businesses in the sector.  He led the business on its steep growth phase through acquisition by Wiley in 2012 and operated as its Managing Director until his departure from Wiley earlier this year.  Prior to 2011, Mr. Finkelstein also worked with the investment group that purchased Rasmussen College in 2003 and oversaw its Marketing and Human Capital expansion efforts in conjunction with his responsibilities at Deltak.

Early in his career, Mr. Finkelstein was one of the lead operators of The Beacon Institute for Learning which was a business similar to Deltak managing 20+ partnerships with public and private universities providing a suite of marketing, recruitment, retention and academic services that underpinned educational programs in the fields of Technology and Health Sciences management.  Prior to his twenty years in higher education, Mr. Finkelstein started his career in the technology industry as a network consultant/engineer with USConnect.

Mr. Finkelstein is a graduate of Tulane University, where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Greg has been married to his wife, Cheryl, for twenty-two years and has two children.