Join the Buckhead Business Association as they welcome guest speaker Peter C. Correa, President of AIU Atlanta, to their BBA Breakfast Series. Visitors and guests are always welcome!
7:20am - 9:00am
(program begins promptly at 7:50am)
City Club of Buckhead
3343 Peachtree Road Suite 1850
Atlanta, GA 30326
$10.00 for BBA members
$20.00 for visitors and guests
No RSVP required, please pay at the event
About Peter C. Correa
President, American InterContinental University Atlanta Campus
For more than a decade, Peter C. Correa has been a driving force in the American career-based learning industry. As the president of American InterContinental University’s Atlanta Campus, Correa provides campus-wide leadership and vision that ensure AIU students continue to acquire the industry-current knowledge and skills that will be advantageous to their future careers. Drawing on his extensive higher education experience and keen understanding of the unique needs of the 21st century learner, Peter oversees the schools’ academic standards, faculty and staff members, finances and strategic planning.
Prior to his appointment as the president of the AIU Atlanta in January 2009, Correa served as president of another Career Education Corporation institution, Colorado Technical University’s (CTU) Kansas City campus. During his tenure with CTU, he also served as a faculty member and dean of instruction at the Sioux Falls campus, and as director of the Westminster campus in Denver. Prior to these positions, Peter held a number of other higher education leadership roles including chief financial officer at Hampshire College in Amherst; vice president for finance at Harcourt University in Cambridge; and vice president for finance and administration at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota.
Before beginning his career in higher education, Correa served in the U.S. Army for almost three decades before retiring from military service as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1996. During this time, Peter worked in a variety of roles including service as an airborne ranger infantry officer defending the Panama Canal, military assistant to the associate controller of the National Security Agency, controller and director of support of the U.S. Army Russian Institute in Germany, and finance and accounting officer with the U.S. Military Academy. From 1985 to 1991, Correa served in support of Forces Command out of Fort McPherson and with the Defense Logistics Agency at Dobbins Air Force Base in Marietta, Ga.
Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and raised in Florida, Correa graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1973, with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering and leadership, and earned a Master’s degree in Financial Management from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif. in 1979.