DeVry Education Group’s President & CEO and Two Board Directors Named to Savoy Magazine’s Power 300: 2016 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DeVry Education Group’s president and CEO, Lisa
W. Wardell
, and board directors Lyle
L. Logan
and James
D. White
were named to Savoy Magazine’s Power 300: 2016 Most
Influential Black Corporate Directors
list. Savoy’s Power 300
features a directory of 300 influential African-American directors
serving on the boards of public companies, highlighting their success
and achievement.

“It’s an honor to be listed among some of the nation’s most accomplished
African-American corporate leaders and influencers,” Wardell said. “Lyle
and James bring a wealth of management and governance experience to
DeVry Group’s board, contributing to the strength of our institutions
and the success of our students.”

Wardell was appointed president and CEO in 2016, and has been a member
of DeVry Group’s board of directors since 2008. Prior to her current
position with DeVry Group, Wardell was executive vice president and
chief operating officer for The RLJ Companies, a diversified holding
company with portfolio companies in the financial services, asset
management, real estate, hospitality, professional sports, film
production and gaming industries.

Savoy also named Lyle L. Logan, executive vice president and managing
director at Northern Trust Global Investments to its list of 2016 Most
Influential Black Corporate Directors. Logan joined DeVry Group’s board
in 2007. In addition to serving as a board director, Logan currently
chairs the board’s audit and finance committee.

James D. White, former chairman and CEO of Jamba, Inc., was also named
to Savoy’s 2016 Power 300 list. White joined DeVry Group’s board
in 2015. In addition to serving as a board director, White currently
chairs the board’s external relations committee.

Savoy continues to be at the forefront of comprehensive coverage
of the professional success and achievements of African-Americans,” said
L.P. Green, II, CEO and publisher of Savoy Magazine. “It is our
duty to chronicle these inspiring executives, their distinguished
careers and the corporations that demonstrate inclusive board
composition in Savoy.

About DeVry Education Group

The purpose of DeVry Education Group is to empower its students to
achieve their educational and career goals. DeVry Education Group Inc.
(NYSE: DV; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a global provider of
educational services and the parent organization of American University
of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education,
Carrington College, Chamberlain College of Nursing, DeVry Brasil, DeVry
University and its Keller Graduate School of Management, Ross University
School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine.
These institutions offer a wide array of programs in healthcare,
business, technology, accounting, finance and law. For more information,
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