John Endrud

Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer

John Endrud has more than 20 years of higher education experience and is passionate about working with universities to establish successful partnerships and market innovations. Endrud is a growth-minded leader who is skilled at bringing market strategy and business development to organizations while embracing the entrepreneurial spirit that drives innovation.

Prior to joining Collegis, Endrud served as chief business officer of Academic Programs International following a successful career with Wiley Education Services, where he served as the senior vice president of market strategy and was part of the organization prior to the 2006 acquisition of Deltak. Endrud has strong ties with Collegis Education having previously worked for Collegis and Eduprise.

What is your personal motto?
Perspective is always important; listen and consider to ensure better outcomes in personal and professional relationships.

What is the best lesson you’ve learned from your long-term career experience?
Change is constant so it’s better to embrace it and think about the possibilities!

What do your Saturday afternoons look like?
I love active outdoor pursuits and, now that my children are older, we can enjoy them together – mountain biking, hiking up big mountains, skiing, etc. – my wife and I just try to keep up now!


Master of Business Administration
Benedictine University

Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Economics
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

“I’m excited to be part of a team comprised of so many people with a strong sense of dedication and commitment to the mission and purpose of education.”

– John Endrud


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