Our Management Team
Building the bridge from business to academia.
When you initially meet a member of the management team of Embanet, one thing becomes immediately clear; we are deeply knowledgeable and passionate about the business of higher education. As you spend more time with us you’ll discover that we’re fully invested in building lasting, mutually beneficial and profitable partnerships that balance the needs and requirements of academia with the business of online learning.
Chief Executive Officer and President
Providing strong accessible leadership, Steve Fireng has helped position Embanet as the leading provider of online learning solutions.
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Chief Financial Officer
A Certified Public Accountant and the Embanet financial authority, CFO Patrick Donoghue provides experience and fiscal guidance.
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Dr. Gloria Pickar
Group President and Chief Academic Officer
Responsible for cultivating mutually beneficial relationships with our academic partners, Dr. Gloria Pickar is an integral member of our leadership team.
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Chief Operating Officer
Providing extensive experience in higher education leadership, Jeremy Wheaton helps Embanet pursue innovation in multiple areas of the organization.
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Executive Vice President of Business Development
With an extensive background in higher education, Mike Purcell provides leadership to business development and helps build lasting relationships with our Academic Partners.
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