Global Conference 2010
President and CEO, Career Education Corp.
Gary McCullough is President, CEO and member of the board of directors of Career Education Corp., a $2 billion educational services company. The company has 13,000 employees and operates colleges, schools and universities that offer doctoral, master′s, bachelor′s and associate degrees at more than 90 on-ground and three online institutions in the United States and abroad. Previously, McCullough served as president of Abbott Laboratories′ Ross Products; four years as senior vice president, Americas, for the Chicago-based Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company; and 13 years at Procter & Gamble in management roles. McCullough served five years in the U.S. Army, where he rose to the rank of captain. He is a member of The Economic Club of Chicago and the board of directors of The Executives′ Club of Chicago. McCullough holds an M.B.A. from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.S. from Wright State University.