Marissa Vega is Vice President of Global Operations for Vanta Education. Ms. Vega leads in the areas of student acquisition, student services, operational diligence, and strategic technology initiatives in the Vanta Education network of institutions. She oversees the implementation of global strategies, best practice sharing, training, corporate engagement and system optimization. Over the years, Ms. Vega has successively held responsibilities in the areas of enrollment, student services, business analysis, executive coaching, training, operational management, business development, and process improvement.
In 1996, Ms. Vega began her career in the Apollo Education Group with its largest business unit, the University of Phoenix. During her tenure at the University, she expanded operations into new markets, mentored campus transitions into new modality offerings, and participated in several national advisory committees regarding policy implementation and strategic planning. Prior to the University of Phoenix, she obtained diverse work experience in investments, import-export, and hotel remodeling.
Ms. Vega holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from University of Arizona, and a Master’s of Business Administration with a specialization in Global Management from the University of Phoenix.