Pedro De Guzman
Current Title: President/Chief Executive Officer
Background: Coming soon.
Current Title: Vice President of Administration
Background: Mr. Riling is a successful, accomplished, and tenured Financial Aid Administrator. With a demonstrated success record in higher education. Committed to ensuring instructional compliance with all Federal, State, and Accrediting agency rules and regulations. Confident, articulate, and professional speaking experience. Proven problem solving and solution based customer service skills.
Current Title: Director of Fire Science
Background: Brent is an accomplished EMS and Fire professional with a long history with West Palm Beach Fire Department. He is well known in the community for his volunteer efforts with American Heart Association and Palm Beach County Emergency Management in his efforts in training citizens in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.
Brent is a author with two books to his credit, a text book “Street Scenarios for the EMT-Paramedic” and Blood, Guts and Tears: Stories of Courage. He has also written over 100 articles and short stories related to Fire and EMS.
Last Professional Title: Battalion Chief of EMS, West Palm Beach Fire Department (5.1 years).
Former Title(s) of Note: Operations Captain (4 years), WPBFR, Co-coordinator at PBCC for ACLS (Continuing Education)- for 6 years, SWAT/Medic-Officer from (1990-2004), Hazardous Materials Technician, Florida Fire Instructor 3.
Education: BS in Public Affairs (FAU), A.S. in Emergency Management (PBJC), Minor in Communications (FAU).
His Awards Include:
- Employee of the Month (City of West Palm Beach and Kiwana’s Club)
- Firefighter of the Quarter (WPBFR)
- Firefighter of the Year (WPBFR)
- Paramedic of the Year (County EMS)
- Multiple SWAT Team Commendations
- Nominated for Teacher of the Year PBC
David Shelpman, Jr.
Current Title: Campus President (West Palm Beach)
Background: David Shelpman, Jr. is a higher education professional with more than a decade of experience in campus operations, admissions, and marketing. David has worked in both private non-profit and private for-profit colleges and universities over the course of his career. David has worked with accreditations ranging from national, regional, programmatic, and state licensure. David has earned his Associates Degree in Business Administration in 2008 from Daymar College河北体彩11选5走势图, he has earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Technical Management with an Emphasis of Human Resources Management from DeVry University in 2012 and he has earned his Master of Human Resources Management from Keller Graduate School of Management in 2015. David has also been a member of the Society for Human Resources Management since 2012.
David has been the recipient of multiple awards such as the Gold Key Award in 2008 and 2009, the President’s Award in 2010 and Campus of the Year in 2010 and 2011. Additionally, David received a 2-year and 5-year in service award for one of his most recent organizations in which he was promoted from the smallest campus to the largest campus within the collegiate system. David was instrumental in leading his campus through at 10-year reaffirmation process with regards to the regional accreditation with the distance learning and student support services. As a result, David was selected to be nominated as an accreditation site reviewer for distance education. David has also been a Designated School Official for SEVIS for multiple 河北体彩11选5走势图s and a VA Certifying Official. In addition, David has been promoted on several occasions due to his student-focused mentality which resulted in the growth of several campuses.
David is 100% student-focused and committed to changing lives … one person at a time!
Current Title: Vice President of Finance
Background: Mr. Miller is responsible for HCI’s core financial functions including ensuring the security, accuracy, confidentiality, and maintenance of all accounting and financial functions.
Prior to joining HCI, Mr. Miller served as the controller of Rybovich Boat 河北体彩11选5走势图. There he led the firm’s financial department and was a key contributor in a variety of corporate transactions and capital activities. He developed, implemented, and maintained strategic financial policies and procedures throughout the organization.
He also served as the Director of Finance and Administration of Minnesota Swarm Professional Lacrosse Club. Mr. Miller earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration from Bemidji State University and he is a certified public accountant.
Current Title: Dean of Academics
Background: Johanna Lane has more than 20 years' experience in post-secondary education in the areas of Financial Aid, Admissions, Academics, and Student and Career 河北体彩11选5走势图. She is a graduate of Northwood University with a bachelors in business administration. As someone who returned to 河北体彩11选5走势图 to complete her education, Johanna can relate to the balancing act of the working student. Education is a powerful tool and there is nothing more rewarding to her than helping students become successful, working members of our community.
Dr. Arlette Petersson
Current Title: Vice President of Academic and Regulatory Affairs
Dr. Petersson has been in the education industry for over 18 years. She has earned a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Union College河北体彩11选5走势图, a master’s degree in Psychology from Adelphi University, a master’s degree in Business Administration and a doctorate degree in Education Administration from Dowling College河北体彩11选5走势图.
Dr. Petersson has served in several capacities in higher education revolving around student success, retention, faculty development, accreditation, licensure, compliance audits, campus operations and much more.