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International Education Corporation Appoints Chief Operating Officer

Updated: Apr 5, 2019

IRVINE, Calif., Aug 6, 2013 — International Education Corporation (IEC), a leading national provider of career education and operator of UEI College and United Education Institute (UEI), has announced the appointment of Joseph W. Fox as Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Fox is a seasoned senior-level executive with over 27 years of experience in the postsecondary education sector. Prior to joining IEC, he founded Tall Oak Learning, LLC and served as the President & Chief Executive Officer from 2008 – 2013. Tall Oak is the parent company of Southern Careers Institute, Inc (SCI) which operates 7 Career Schools in Texas. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of SCI from 2009-2013. Prior to founding Tall Oak, in late 2003 Fox founded Gryphon Colleges Corporation. He served as the President and Chief Operating Officer and grew the company to more than 30 campuses over a four year period. The company later changed its name to Delta Career Education Corporation. Prior to establishing Gryphon Colleges Corporation, Fox served in numerous, increasingly responsible positions for Corinthian Colleges, Inc (COCO) from 1997 through 2003.

Joe Fox earned his Master of Business Administration degree (with honors) from Averett University in Virginia, and Bachelor of Science degrees in both Marketing and Management from Radford University in Virginia.

“After a long and exhaustive national search, my fellow members of our Board of Directors and I are pleased to have attracted to IEC an experienced and accomplished COO of Joe’s caliber with an impeccable national reputation and credibility,” said Dr. Fardad Fateri, IEC’s President, Chief Executive Officer and Board Director.

“I am thrilled to be joining Fardad and his exceptional team at IEC,” said Fox. “International Education Corporation is a nationally recognized leader in the postsecondary education sector and its upbeat culture is one that is absolutely focused on and committed to positively changing the lives of its students.”

About International Education Corporation

Headquartered in Irvine, California, IEC is a premier national provider of postsecondary career education offering top-quality programs in high-demand verticals such as healthcare, business, technology, transportation, and criminal justice. IEC is the parent company of UEI College and United Education Institute. For more information about programs offered at UEI College and United Education Institute or to enroll at one of the campuses, please call 1-800-DIAL-UEI or visit www.uei.edu.

CONTACT: Ben Henry Associate Vice President of Marketing International Education Corporation (949) 272-7220 Direct (949) 341-6204 Fax HenryB@ieccolleges.com


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