As Strada Education Network executive vice president, Corporate Development & Investments, Larry A. Lutz is responsible for directing business investment, acquisition and partnering initiatives. He also serves as chairman of Education at Work, a Strada Education Network affiliate company, which works with partner universities and commercial clients to develop and deliver professional, part-time employment opportunities, career readiness skills, and post-graduation career entry pathways for students.
Prior to joining Strada Education, then known as USA Funds®, in November 2013, Lutz was chief executive officer of WiseChoice Brands. Under his leadership, WiseChoice emerged as an innovative technology developer and marketing solutions provider focused on college and career planning prior to its sale to a private equity investor in February 2013.
Lutz has 25 years of experience in the education finance arena, serving in executive leadership roles with First Marblehead Corp., Career College Loan Co., Educaid/First Union and Student Loan Funding Corp.
A graduate of Colorado College, Lutz currently serves on the boards of Roadtrip Nation, InsideTrack, CAEL, Emsi, and Graduation Alliance.