President and CEO, American Public University System
Wally is President and Chief Executive Officer of American Public University System (APUS) and its parent company, American Public Education, Inc. He has led APEI through a period of rapid growth, and the company’s initial public offering on the NASDAQ Exchange.
In his career prior to APEI and APUS, Wally served as either CFO, COO, or CEO of Meridian Healthcare, Manor Healthcare, Neighborcare Pharmacies, and Sun Healthcare Group.
Wally is a member of the West Virginia Governor’s Advisory Council for Technology in Education and serves as a board member of the Education Alliance and the Gateway New Economy Council; he is a past Treasurer of the Board of Trustees of McDonogh School. Wally is a graduate of Duke University, Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business Administration, and the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education.