Everest College Phoenix announced that Maria Walters has been appointed as president of the Phoenix campus. Walters, a veteran of the United States Air Force, has extensive experience as a leader, educator and certified interpreter. In her new position, Walters has responsibility for overall leadership and management of academic, administrative and fiscal operations of the Phoenix campus.
“We are honored to welcome Maria to our team. Everest College Phoenix will most certainly benefit from her extensive leadership skills and diverse experience ranging from the United States Air Force flight chief and college instructor to logistics manager and academic dean,” said Edward Johnson, Ph.D., president of Everest College Phoenix. “Maria’s background and dynamic leadership style will be great assets as the Phoenix campus continues to excel in preparing students for careers in in-demand occupations.
Prior to joining Everest College Phoenix, Walters served as the academic dean at Universal Technical Institute (UTI) for more than five years. She also served in the United States Air Force as a fighter squadron flight chief where she managed daily flying and maintenance operations including the supervision of 35 fighter aircraft mechanics.
Walters earned her bachelor’s degree in Spanish teaching, English as a Second Language from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. She also holds a master’s degree in Peninsular Spanish Literature from the University of Utah.
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