Elsmere Education Appoints Brian Saunders as Senior Vice President of University Partnerships

Brian Saunders, SVP of University Partnerships

Denver, CO, August 21, 2023 – Elsmere Education, a leading provider of innovative higher education solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Saunders as its Senior Vice President of University Partnerships. With an impressive track record spanning over 18 years in the Online Program Management (OPM), educational technology, and higher education industries, Mr. Saunders is poised to play a pivotal role in driving Elsmere Education’s growth and fostering strategic collaborations.

“We are thrilled to welcome Brian Saunders as our SVP of University Partnerships. His wealth of experience and passion for educational excellence aligns perfectly with our commitment to empowering our partners and providing access to transformative education,” said Dan Janick, CEO at Elsmere Education. “We look forward to new opportunities for forging impactful partnerships with Brian’s leadership.”

Saunders is a seasoned professional known for his unwavering commitment to expanding access to high-quality education. His extensive experience includes working with over 50 colleges and universities across the United States, as well as collaborating with organizations in India, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific region. His expertise lies in facilitating new partner acquisition and leading cross-functional teams to success. In his new role, Saunders assumes leadership of Elsmere Education’s sales and sales operations, proactively building and nurturing successful partnerships with colleges and universities for undergraduate and graduate degree programs. His visionary approach and dedication to excellence align perfectly with Elsmere Education’s mission to help institutions grow and provide access to leading-edge educational opportunities.

Brian Saunders holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Blackburn College and lives in the Chicago area with his family.

About Elsmere Education

Elsmere Education is a certified B Corp that enables universities to serve non-traditional students and to drive enrollment growth through proven, scalable, and powerful solutions. Elsmere partners with institutions to research, develop, launch, and market academic programs leveraging best-in-class business processes, communication tools, and a curated technology ecosystem. With a focus on capacity building and transparency, Elsmere provides universities ownership and visibility over every decision. 

Media contact:

Heli Frazier, SVP,
Marketing Elsmere Education


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