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(BPRW) DeVry Education Group’s President & CEO and Two Board Directors Named to Savoy Magazine’s Power 300: 2016 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors

(Black PR Wire) DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DeVry Education Group’s president and CEO, Lisa W. Wardell, and board directors Lyle L. Logan and James D. White were named to Savoy Magazine’s Power 300: 2016 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors list. Savoy’s Power 300 features a directory of 300 influential African-American directors serving on the boards of public companies, highlighting their success and achievement.

“It’s an honor to be listed among some of the nation’s most accomplished African-American corporate leaders and influencers,” Wardell said. “Lyle and James bring a wealth of management and governance experience to DeVry Group’s board, contributing to the strength of our institutions and the success of our students.”

Wardell was appointed president and CEO in 2016, and has been a member of DeVry Group’s board of directors since 2008. Prior to her current position with DeVry Group, Wardell was executive vice president and chief operating officer for The RLJ Companies, a diversified holding company with portfolio companies in the financial services, asset management, real estate, hospitality, professional sports, film production and gaming industries.

Savoy also named Lyle L. Logan, executive vice president and managing director at Northern Trust Global Investments to its list of 2016 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors. Logan joined DeVry Group’s board in 2007. In addition to serving as a board director, Logan currently chairs the board’s audit and finance committee.

James D. White, former chairman and CEO of Jamba, Inc., was also named to Savoy’s 2016 Power 300 list. White joined DeVry Group’s board in 2015. In addition to serving as a board director, White currently chairs the board’s external relations committee.

“Savoy continues to be at the forefront of comprehensive coverage of the professional success and achievements of African-Americans,” said L.P. Green, II, CEO and publisher of Savoy Magazine. “It is our duty to chronicle these inspiring executives, their distinguished careers and the corporations that demonstrate inclusive board composition in Savoy.”

About DeVry Education Group

The purpose of DeVry Education Group is to empower its students to achieve their educational and career goals. DeVry Education Group Inc. (NYSE: DV; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a global provider of educational services and the parent organization of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College, Chamberlain College of Nursing, DeVry Brasil, DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. These institutions offer a wide array of programs in healthcare, business, technology, accounting, finance and law. For more information, please visit