Gina Cuffari has more than a decade of experience in for-profit education and is passionate about providing access to higher education opportunities. During her tenure, she has been recognized many times for quality student service and for top campus performance. With a focus on community awareness and media outreach, her efforts with non-profit organizations have created a strong philanthropic culture resulting in thousands of documented volunteer hours across the University of Phoenix Midwest Region and dozens of positive news stories in 2011. In 2008, Ms. Cuffari was selected as a group leader/mentor for University of Phoenix’s innovative emerging female leaders program which helped hundreds of talented individuals get ready for director-level promotions. Gina is a mother of two boys, ages 5 and 18 months and she is a volunteer running coach for Girls on the Run, a national program dedicated to helping school-age girls lead healthy lives.