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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Sperling

54 2012 Chairman of the Board

Gregory Cappelli

46 2009 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Terri Bishop

60 2012 Vice Chairman of the Board

Brian Swartz

40 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

William Pepicello

64 2006 President of University of Phoenix, Inc.

Curtis Uehlein

53 2013 President of Apollo Global, Inc.

J. Mitchell Bowling

47 2013 Chief Operating Officer

Frederick Newton

58 2009 Chief Human Resources Officer, Senior Vice President

Robert Wrubel

51 2011 Chief Innovation Officer, Executive Vice President

Sean Martin

50 2010 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Gregory Iverson

38 2009 Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

Roy Herberger

71 2010 Lead Independent Director

Darby Shupp

37 2011 Director

Dana Born

2014 Independent Director

Matthew Carter

53 2012 Independent Director

Richard Dozer

57 2011 Independent Director

Ann Kirschner

62 2007 Independent Director

Robert Murley

64 2011 Independent Director

Manuel Rivelo

49 2009 Independent Director

Allen Weiss

59 2012 Independent Director

Janess Pasinski

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Sperling

Mr. Peter V. Sperling is Chairman of the Board of APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC. Peter V. Sperling was appointed Chairman of the Board of Apollo Education Group, effective December 31, 2012. Previously, Mr. Sperling was Vice Chairman of the Board of Apollo Education Group from June 2008 to December 2012, a Senior Vice President of Apollo Education Group from June 1998 to December 2007 and Secretary of Apollo Education Group from June 2006 to December 2007. Mr. Sperling has been with Apollo Education Group since 1983. Mr. Sperling was Vice President of Administration from 1992 to June 1998 and served as Secretary and Treasurer of Apollo Education Group from 1988 to January 2003. From 1987 to 1992, Mr. Sperling was Director of Operations at Apollo Education Corporation. From 1983 to 1987, Mr. Sperling was Director of Management Information Services of Apollo Education Group. Mr. Sperling received his Master of Business Administration from The University of Phoenix and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Mr. Sperling is also the Chairman and co-founder of FuzeBox, Inc., a telecommunications services corporation, and on the board of directors of Ecliptic Enterprises Corporation and RingRevenue. Mr. Sperling is the son of Dr. John G. Sperling.

Gregory Cappelli

Mr. Gregory W. Cappelli is Chief Executive Officer, Director of APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC. Gregory W. Cappelli serves as Chief Executive Officer of Apollo Education Group. Mr. Cappelli has also been serving as Chairman of Apollo Global since its inception in October 2007 and a director of Apollo Education Group since June 2007. Mr. Cappelli previously served as Executive Vice President of Global Strategy and Assistant to the Executive Chairman from April 2007 to April 2009. Before joining Apollo Education Group, Mr. Cappelli spent ten years as a research analyst for Credit Suisse, where he most recently served as Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst and founded the Credit Suisse Global Services Team. Before joining Credit Suisse, Mr. Cappelli held the position of Vice President and Senior Research Analyst at ABN AMRO. Mr. Cappelli received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Indiana University and his Master of Business Administration from the Brennan School of Business at Dominican University. Mr. Cappelli serves on the National Board of Governors for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and is also a member of the Board of Trustees for Dominican University. He is a former long-time board member of Everybody Wins!, New York.

Terri Bishop

Ms. Terri C. Bishop has been appointed as Vice Chairman of the Board of APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC. Terri C. Bishop serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors. She previously served as Executive Vice President, Integrated Academic Strategies and Senior Advisor to the Chief Executive Officers from November 2010 to December 2012. Ms. Bishop has served as a director of Apollo Education Group since March 2009. Ms. Bishop served as Executive Vice President, External Affairs from 2008 to 2010 and Chief Communications Officer and Senior Vice President of Public Affairs of Apollo Education Group from 1999 to 2008, overseeing public and government relations. Except for her service as Executive Vice President of Convene International, an education software company, from 1998 to 1999, Ms. Bishop has been with Apollo Education Group since 1982 and during that time she has served in the areas of institutional licensure and accreditation, curriculum development, institutional research and online learning. She was the founding director of University of Phoenix Online, providing oversight during its first 10 years of start up and development. Ms. Bishop received her bachelor’s degree in Business and Master of Arts in Human Relations and Organizational Management from University of Phoenix. Ms. Bishop was a founding director of the Latino Policy Coalition and served as a Commissioner on the California Student Aid Commission in 2012. She currently serves as chairman of the John Sperling Foundation and as President of Moral Compass Corporation.

Brian Swartz

Mr. Brian L. Swartz, CPA, is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC. Brian L. Swartz was appointed Chief Financial Officer in March 2009 and Senior Vice President of Finance in June 2007. Mr. Swartz previously served as Treasurer from March 2009 to February 2010, Chief Accounting Officer from February 2007 to March 2009 and Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer from February 2007 to June 2007. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Swartz was with EaglePicher Incorporated, a technology and industrial products and services company, from 2002 to 2006, as its Vice-President and Corporate Controller. At EaglePicher, Mr. Swartz was an integral member of their senior management team and successfully guided the company through a bankruptcy restructuring. From 1994 to 2002, Mr. Swartz was at Arthur Andersen, LLP, where he had primary responsibilities in international audit and due diligence projects. He graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and was a member of the Warren Berger Entrepreneurship Program. Mr. Swartz is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Swartz serves on the board of directors and executive committees of the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation and the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. He also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation.

William Pepicello

Dr. William J. Pepicello is President of University of Phoenix, Inc., a subsidiary of APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC. Dr. William J. Pepicello was appointed as President of University of Phoenix in October 2006. In September 2013, Dr. Pepicello announced his retirement as President of the University, effective upon the naming of a successor. Dr. Pepicello has been with University of Phoenix since 1995. Previously, he served as Provost of the University from January to October 2006, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs from 2003 to 2006 and Dean of the School of Advanced Studies from 2002 to 2003. From 2000 to 2002, Dr. Pepicello was President of University of Sarasota and then Chief Academic Officer of American Intercontinental University. From 1995 to 2000, he was Dean of the College of General and Professional Studies and also held the position of Vice President of Academic Affairs of University of Phoenix. Dr. Pepicello holds both a Master of Arts and a Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics from Brown University and a Bachelor of Arts in Classics from Gannon University. Mr. Pepicello serves on the board of directors of United Way, The Arizona Commission on Postsecondary Education, and The National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity, and is Chairman of the Banner Health Foundation Board. He previously served as Chairman of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council.

Curtis Uehlein

Mr. Curtis M. Uehlein is President of Apollo Global, Inc., wholly-owned subsidiary of APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC. He is no longer Chief Operating Officer of Apollo, effective December 2, 2013. Prior to that time, from March 21, 2011, Mr. Uehlein served as Chief Operating Officer of Apollo Global. From 2005 until joining Apollo Global in 2011, Mr. Uehlein was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Wall Street Institute International, a global provider of English language training to individual and corporate clients, where he was responsible for managing international operations in twenty-seven countries and a global franchisee network of more than four hundred education centers. Prior to joining Wall Street Institute International, Mr. Uehlein served in senior management positions for two years at Steelpoint Technologies, a services company providing litigation support solutions to the legal industry. He started his career in 1981 and worked for International Business Machines Corporation for eighteen years.

J. Mitchell Bowling

Mr. J. Mitchell Bowling has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer of APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC. Mitch Bowling was appointed Chief Operating Officer effective December 2013. Prior to joining Apollo Education Group, Mr. Bowling was previously employed by Comcast Corporation since 1997, most recently as Senior Vice President and General Manager, New Businesses since 2009 and as Senior Vice President and General Manager, High Speed Internet from 2006 to 2009. Mr. Bowling received a Bachelor Science in Business Administration from Marshall University.

Frederick Newton

Mr. Frederick J. Newton, III, is Chief Human Resources Officer, Senior Vice President of APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC. Frederick J. Newton was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer in March 2009. Prior to joining Apollo Education Group, from 2006 to 2009, Mr. Newton held the position of Chief People Officer at SSC Schottenstein Stores Corporation, a privately held holding company consisting of numerous legal brands including DSW, Inc., American Eagle Outfitters, American Signature Furniture, Filene’s Basement, Judith Leiber and Steuben Glass. From 2002 to 2006 Mr. Newton served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer at Cinergy Corp. From 1998 to 2002 he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Administration Officer at LG&E Energy Corporation. Prior to joining LG&E Energy Corporation, Mr. Newton was part of the senior management team at Venator Corp. (parent company of Footlocker and Champs Sports, among others) and Unilever/Lever Brothers Co. Mr. Newton began his corporate career at Pepsico/Frito-Lay, Inc. and prior to that, he spent seven years as an officer and aviator in the United States Navy. Mr. Newton has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island, a Master of Business Administration in Labor Relations from San Diego State University and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. Mr. Newton serves on the board of directors for Expect More Arizona and the Phoenix/Tucson Region of Teach for America.

Robert Wrubel

Mr. Robert W. Wrubel is Chief Innovation Officer, Executive Vice President of APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC., since December 2011. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing and Product Development Officer from December 2009 to December 2011; Senior Vice President, Marketing from November 2008 to December 2009; and as Vice President, Marketing from June 2008 to November 2008. He also has served as Chief Executive Officer of Aptimus, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Apollo Group, since it was acquired by Apollo Group in October 2007. Before joining Aptimus in 2005, Mr. Wrubel was co-founder and co-Chief Executive Officer of Yoga Works, the country’s yoga and alternative fitness company. Prior to that, Mr. Wrubel was Entrepreneur-in-residence at Highland Capital Partners, a venture capital firm. From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Wrubel was the founding Chief Executive Officer of Ask Jeeves, where he grew the company to become one of the top-ranked search engines. Before Ask Jeeves, Mr. Wrubel was the Chief Operating Officer of Knowledge Adventure, a publisher of educational software brands including Jumpstart and MathBlaster. Mr. Wrubel received his Bachelor of Arts in History and Economics from Yale University.

Sean Martin

Mr. Sean B. W. Martin is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC. Sean B. W. Martin was appointed Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in September 2010. Mr. Martin previously served in various legal capacities at Amgen commencing in 2005, including most recently as Vice President of Corporate Law and Assistant Secretary. At Amgen, Mr. Martin managed corporate legal matters, including corporate governance, SEC filings, merger and acquisition activity, investor relations and complex regulatory issues, and handled contracting, sales, marketing, reimbursement, antitrust and pricing issues. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Martin served as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Fresenius Medical Care North America where he oversaw commercial litigation, regulatory affairs and other legal matters. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Martin was a litigation partner at the law firm Foley & Lardner, focusing on corporate compliance, health care fraud and abuse, internal investigations and commercial litigation. Prior to that, Mr. Martin spent nearly nine years as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois. In addition, he has served as an adjunct professor at the Loyola University School of Law. Mr. Martin earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Michigan, as well as a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School, where he graduated magna cum laude. After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Andrew J. Kleinfeld, U.S. District Court Judge (D. Alaska).

Gregory Iverson

Mr. Gregory J. Iverson, CPA, is Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC. Gregory J. Iverson was appointed Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller in March 2009. He served as Vice President and Corporate Controller from April 2007 to March 2009. He joined the Company from US Airways Group, Inc. where he served as Director, Financial Reporting from 2006 to 2007. Previously, he was Director, Assistant Corporate Controller with EaglePicher Incorporated from 2003 to 2006. Mr. Iverson began his career in public accounting and worked as Assurance Manager with Arthur Andersen, LLP and Deloitte & Touche LLP. He graduated summa cum laude from The University of Idaho with a Bachelor of Science in Business. Mr. Iverson is a Certified Public Accountant.

Roy Herberger

Dr. Roy A. Herberger Jr., Ph.D., is Lead Independent Director of APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC. Dr. Herberger has been a director of Apollo Education Group since June 2007 and is currently Lead Independent Director, Chair of the Compensation Committee and, beginning June 24, 2011, Co-Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee. Dr. Herberger was also a member of the Independent Panel until it was disbanded in September 2010. Dr. Herberger is also President Emeritus of Thunderbird School of Global Management, and served as the school’s President from 1989 until 2004. From 1982 until 1989, he served as Dean of the Edwin L. Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University. He previously served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Graduate School of Business at the University of Southern California (USC) and director of the International Business Education and Research Program, also at USC. Dr. Herberger currently serves on the Board of Directors of Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and on the Board of Trustees of the Mayo Clinic. He previously served on the Advisory Board of MedAire Inc. Dr. Herberger holds a bachelor’s degree in Business and a Master of Arts in Communication from the University of Texas, Austin. He also holds a doctoral degree in Business from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Dr. Herberger’s experience as President of Thunderbird School of Global Management, Dean of the Edwin L. Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Graduate School of Business at the University of Southern California provides the Board with extensive expertise in higher education.

Darby Shupp

Ms. Darby E. Shupp is Director of APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC. Darby E. Shupp has been a director of Apollo Education Group since March 2011. Since 2005, Ms. Shupp has been employed by Exeter East, LLC, a holding company wholly-owned by Dr. John Sperling, Apollo Education Group’s Chairman Emeritus, most recently as Controller. Ms. Shupp serves as an officer and/or director of various entities affiliated with Dr. Sperling and his investment company Moral Compass Corporation, including Arcadia Biosciences Inc. Ms. Shupp previously worked for Deloitte & Touche LLP as an Audit Manager serving clients in the business services, manufacturing, and real estate industries. Ms. Shupp holds a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Arizona State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Dana Born

Brigadier General (Retired) Dr. Dana Born, Ph.D is an Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Born is currently a lecturer in public policy at the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. She previously served two terms as dean of the faculty at the U.S. Air Force Academy, where she was also a professor and head of the Academy's Behavioral Sciences and Leadership Department. Dr. Born has also served as assistant director for recruiting research and analysis in the Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Management Policy in the U.S. Department of Defense, and commanded the 11th Mission Support Squadron at Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, D.C. She served in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. A 1983 graduate with distinction of the U.S. Air Force Academy, she holds a master's degree in experimental psychology from Trinity University, a master's degree in research psychology from the University of Melbourne, and a doctoral degree in industrial and organizational psychology from Penn State University. She has received the Air Force Distinguished Service Medal, the Legion of Merit and the Defense Meritorious Service Medal.

Matthew Carter

Mr. Matthew Carter, Jr., has been appointed as Independent Director of APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC. Matthew Carter, Jr. has been a director of Apollo Education Group since December 2012 and is a member of the Audit and Finance Committees. Since 2010, Mr. Carter has been President of Sprint Corporation’s Enterprise Solutions business unit, which provides platform solutions serving a broad range of industries and customers in over 165 countries. Prior to his current role, Mr. Carter served as president of Boost Mobile, part of Sprint’s prepaid group from 2008 to 2010. Previously, he served as senior vice president of Base Management at Sprint from 2006 to 2008. Prior to joining Sprint, Mr. Carter served in senior marketing roles at PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., Leap Wireless International, Inc., Royal Bank of Canada and BellSouth Corporation. Mr. Carter also serves on the Board of Directors of USG Corporation. Mr. Carter holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Northwestern University and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Richard Dozer

Mr. Richard H. Dozer is Independent Director of APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC. Richard H. Dozer became a member of the Board of Directors of the Company in December 2011. He is a member of the Audit and Finance Committees. Mr. Dozer served as Chairman of GenSpring Family Office - Phoenix from May 2008 to January 2013. Prior to this role, Mr. Dozer served as principal of CDK Partners, a real estate development and investment company, from 2006 until 2008. Mr. Dozer served as President of the Arizona Diamondbacks, a Major League Baseball franchise, from its inception in 1995 until 2006, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Phoenix Suns, a National Basketball Association franchise, from 1987 until 1995, and President of the U.S. Airways Center from 1989 to 1995. Early in his career, he was an audit manager with Arthur Andersen, LLP. Mr. Dozer currently serves on the boards of directors of two other publicly traded companies: Swift Corporation and Viad Corporation. Mr. Dozer also serves on the boards of directors of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, where he serves as Chairman of the Finance Committee and a member of the Executive, Audit and Human Resources Committees, and Meridian Bank, where he serves as Chairman of the Governance and Nominating Committee and as member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Dozer is presently on many other boards of directors, including Teach for America - Phoenix, Greater Phoenix Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, and Greater Phoenix Leadership. Mr. Dozer received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration - Accounting from the University of Arizona and is a former Certified Public Accountant.

Ann Kirschner

Dr. Ann Kirschner is Independent Director of APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC. Dr. Ann Kirschner has been a director of Apollo Education Group since November 2007, a member of the Compensation Committee since December 2007, a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee since December 2010. Since 2006, Dr. Kirschner has been the University Dean of Macaulay Honors College of The City University of New York. From 1991 to 1994, and from 2001 to 2006, Dr. Kirschner served as president of Comma Communications, a consulting company specializing in higher education and technology, where she focused on strategic planning for public and private universities and education companies. Her career as an entrepreneur in media and technology has included founding Fathom, an online knowledge network, in association with Columbia University. She also co-created NFL SUNDAY TICKET and NFL.COM for the National Football League. Dr. Kirschner is President of the Macaulay Honors College Foundation and serves on the Boards of Directors of Public Agenda, Jewish Womens Archive and the Paul and Daisy Soros Foundation. Previously she served on the Board of Directors of Topps Company, Inc. and Onhealth.com. Dr. Kirschner received her Doctor of Philosophy in English literature from Princeton University, a Master of Arts from the University of Virginia, and a Bachelor of Arts from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Kirschner’s experience as University Dean of Macaulay Honors College of The City University of New York and former president of Comma Communications provides the Board with extensive expertise in higher education. Her experience as an entrepreneur also brings to the Board expertise in marketing, media and technology.

Robert Murley

Mr. Robert S. Murley is Independent Director of APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC. Robert S. Murley became a director of Apollo Education Group in June 2011 and is currently Chairman of the Audit Committee, Finance Committee and Special Litigation Committee, and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. Murley is a Senior Adviser to Credit Suisse, LLC. From 1975 to April 2012, Mr. Murley was employed by Credit Suisse and its predecessors. In 2005, he was appointed Chairman of Investment Banking in the Americas. Prior to that time, Mr. Murley headed the Global Industrial and Services Group within the Investment Banking Division, as well as the Chicago investment banking office. He was named a Managing Director in 1984 and appointed a Vice Chairman in 1998. Mr. Murley serves as a Trustee of Princeton University, Chairman of the Board of the Educational Testing Service in Princeton, New Jersey, Vice Chairman of the Board of the Ann & Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chairman of the Board of the Lurie Children’s Hospital Foundation, a Trustee of the Museum of Science & Industry in Chicago, Illinois, a member of the Board of Overseers of the UCLA Anderson School of Management, and a member of the Board of Directors of Stone Energy Corporation. Mr. Murley holds a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University, a Master of Business Administration from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, and a Master of Science from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Manuel Rivelo

Mr. Manuel F. Rivelo is Independent Director of APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC. Manuel F. Rivelo has been a director of Apollo Education Group since March 2009 and is currently a member of the Compensation Committee, Audit Committee and Special Litigation Committee. Since October 2011, Mr. Rivelo has been employed by F5, currently as Executive Vice President of Strategic Solutions. Mr. Rivelo is responsible for strategy, Corporate & Business development, Product Management & Marketing and launching new market adjacencies for F5. Prior to joining F5, Mr. Rivelo was employed by Cisco Systems, Inc., an information technology provider, since 1992, most recently as Senior Vice President of Cisco’s Engineering Systems and Operations group. While at Cisco, Mr. Rivelo oversaw multiple businesses and drove technical and solution requirements for Cisco customers of all sizes. He was also responsible for operational excellence, standardization around processes and tools, enabling new business models, and strategic communications. Mr. Rivelo holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in electrical engineering from the Stevens Institute of Technology.

Allen Weiss

Mr. Allen R. Weiss is Independent Director of APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC. Allen Weiss has been a director of Apollo Education Group since March 2012 and is a member of the Audit Committee and Finance Committee. Mr. Weiss retired from The Walt Disney Corporation in November 2011, after nearly 40 years of employment with the company. Most recently, Mr. Weiss served as president of worldwide operations for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. Prior to serving as president of worldwide operations, he served as president of the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. He began his career as a cast member at Walt Disney World, and rose through the ranks to become one of Disney’s most senior leaders. Mr. Weiss serves as a member of numerous civic, community and business groups, including the Board of Directors of Dick’s Sporting Goods; the Governor’s Council of Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission; the Advisory Board of Directors of SunTrust Bank, Central Florida; the Board of Trustees of the Sanford-Burnham Institute for Medical Research; and the Advisory Board of Give Kids the World. Mr. Weiss is a graduate of the University of Central Florida, and received his Master of Business Administration from the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College.

Janess Pasinski

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