Gupton-Jones College Of Funeral Service Welcomes Antonio Wallace As President
BROADVIEW, IL, AUGUST 18, 2015 – Pierce Mortuary Colleges is pleased to announce the hiring of Antonio C. Wallace as President of Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service, Decatur, Georgia.
Wallace has over twenty years of experience in higher education administration, in both the academic and operations areas. His background includes curriculum development, student management and support, staff and faculty development, institutional effectiveness and research, budget development and analysis, enrollment management and student retention at the community college and private for-profit college levels.
Wallace has served as a College Professor for Healthcare, Education Consultant/Auditor, Director of Education, Dean of Academic Affairs, Regional Director of Education, and Vice President of Operations. He has experience with both regionally and nationally accredited schools and colleges. Wallace’s prior experience was in healthcare where he had an opportunity to serve in such capacities as Physician’s Practice Manager, Operations Director, and Clinical Lab Manager in civilian and military environments. While working in the healthcare industry Wallace was instrumental in providing guidance, training and development for students who needed to complete their externships in a medical facility.
Wallace earned his Masters of Education with a concentration in Educational Organizational Leadership from American Intercontinental University. He also received a Bachelors of Science in Healthcare Management and an Associates of Applied Science in Medical Assisting both from Anthem College. He is committed to lifelong learning and continuing education.
“Everyone should have access to a quality education and a chance to accomplish their goals,” said Wallace. “However, along the way there will be bumps in the road, hills to climb, barriers to pass and obstacles to overcome. You must remain determined, dedicated, and enthusiastic about the journey. Always remember to stay the course, continue to focus on your goals and ambitions, maintain a positive environment and always do your best. The return on investment (ROI) will definitely be well worth the journey.”
For more information on Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service, visit www.gupton-jones.edu.
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