Anthony Guida

Corinthian Colleges, Inc.
Santa Ana, CA

Tony GuidaTony Guida joined Corinthian Colleges in February 2014 as executive vice president of external affairs. Guida’s responsibilities include public policy, government affairs and regulatory compliance. Corinthian is one of the largest providers of post-secondary career education in the U.S. and Canada, with 107 Everest, Heald and WyoTech campuses and four online education service centers.
Prior to joining Corinthian, Guida served as senior vice president, external affairs, for Education Management Corporation. He previously served as chief financial officer and general counsel of the Pennsylvania Culinary Institute, a Pittsburgh-based culinary school.
Guida began his career as a lawyer.  He was a partner at Pittsburgh-based Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney, where he practiced for more than a decade. He is a graduate of the University of Dayton (B.S., Accounting, 1982, magna cum laude) and the University of Cincinnati College of Law (J.D., 1986, Law Review). He is admitted to practice law before the United States  Supreme Court and various federal and state courts and has passed the CPA licensure examination in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Guida currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities and chairs the Federal Legislative Affairs Committee. He was previously a member of APSCU’s Board of Directors from 2005 through 2011.
Guida speaks frequently at higher education events and conferences on  issues concerning higher education policy, regulations and compliance.  He is lead author on an article entitled Higher Education’s  Gainful of the University of  Chicago Law Review, 79 U. Chi. L. Rev. 131 (2012), a Symposium:  Understanding Education in the United States. Employment and 90/10 Rules: Unintended “Scarlet  Letters” for Minority, Low-Income, and Other At-Risk Students that  was recently published in the Winter 2012 edition 2012 edition of the University of Chicago Law Review, 79 U. Chi. L. Rev. 131 (2012), a Symposium: Understanding Education in the United States.
Tony resides with his wife Carol and their family in San Juan Capistrano, Calif.


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