Presently, Stephen Wayne Beard occupies the position of President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Adtalem Global Education, Inc. Mr. Beard is also on the board of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and A Better Chicago.
Mr. Beard previously occupied the position of Secretary, Chief Administrative Officer & EVP at Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. and Secretary & Director at Heidrick & Struggles (UK) Ltd. (a subsidiary of Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc.) and Member-Corporate & Securities Group at Schiff Hardin LLP.
Mr. Beard received an undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois and a graduate degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law.