Dr. Jason Altmire
President and CEO
Dr. Jason Altmire is President and CEO of Career Education Colleges and Universities. Before joining CECU in 2020, he was a senior executive for two multibillion-dollar health care companies and served three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.
During his time in Congress, he was particularly active on veterans issues, authoring nine different provisions relating to veterans that were signed into law. He served as chairman of the House Small Business Subcommittee on Investigation and Oversight, and was an active member of the House Subcommittee on Higher Education. There, he successfully led passage of several of his legislative initiatives, including incentives for partnerships between businesses and colleges to match curriculums to future workforce needs.
Dr. Altmire is an adjunct professor of health care management at Texas Tech University. He has previously been a guest lecturer at Carnegie Mellon University’s Public Policy and Management program and an adjunct professor at George Washington University focusing on politics and policy. He earned his Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Florida. He also has a Master’s degree in Health Administration from George Washington University and a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Florida State University.