Executive Management

Tom McCarty, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Tom McCarty joined Bridgepoint Education in 2017. As Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Mr. McCarty oversees all marketing efforts supporting Bridgepoint’s mission to provide innovative solutions that advance learning.  

Prior to Bridgepoint Education, Mr. McCarty led his own marketing and management consulting firm, where his clients ranged from institutions of higher education to medium-sized businesses and non-profits. Mr. McCarty previously also served in several roles at Apollo Education Group, including Senior Vice President of University Strategy for the University of Phoenix, and Senior Vice President Product Marketing for Apollo Group Marketing. Prior to his employment with Apollo Education Group, Mr. McCarty led Aptimus as the General Manager of the education business. His experience in marketing has translated well into his current role at Bridgepoint Education, where he is responsible for all aspects of the Marketing, Advertising, Creative and Corporate Communications departments.

Mr. McCarty earned his MBA in marketing from San Francisco State University and a bachelor’s degree from University of California, Berkeley.


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