James "Jim" Bologa
President and CEO
Porter and Chester Institute/YTI Career Institute
Rocky Hill, CT
Jim Bologa is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Porter and Chester Institute (PCI) and YTI Career Institute (YTI), which operates thirteen private, post-secondary, career and technical education schools in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania. Jim has served the school since 2007 and is the President of the Board of the New England Private Career School Association (NEPSCA) (formerly Massachusetts Association of Private Career Schools (MAPCS)), Chairman of the NEPSCA Government Affairs Committee, a Board Member of the Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU) and Committee Member of the CECU Finance Committee. He formerly served as a School Commissioner and Board Member of PCI and YTI’s national accreditation agency, Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
For the ten years prior to joining Porter and Chester Institute, Jim worked in the transportation, consumer products, telecommunications, business services and healthcare industries for publicly traded and private equity sponsored companies. Jim graduated from Elmira College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and has completed graduate studies at the University of South Florida and St. Leo’s University. He started his career and spent ten years with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (formerly Price Waterhouse LLP) and has been a certified public accountant since 1990.