American Public Education, Inc. (Nasdaq: APEI) today announced it has appointed Craig MacGibbon as its Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO). In this role, MacGibbon will lead the organization’s software development, cybersecurity, enterprise project management, enterprise architecture, infrastructure, and IT service delivery to support of all of APEI’s educational units, including American Public University System (APUS), Rasmussen University, Hondros College of Nursing, and Graduate School USA.
“We look forward to Craig’s continued impact at APEI as we accelerate our growth and transformation,” said APEI CEO Angela Selden.
For the past 18 months, MacGibbon has been delegate Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with APEI while also serving as partner at Wavestone US, the North American arm of Paris-based global management and IT consulting firm Wavestone. Prior to that, he was Chief of Application Development and Support at Synovus Financial Corp., where he modernized the development platform and delivered on key banking platforms to position the company for the future.
A U.S. Navy veteran, MacGibbon has nearly 30 years of experience leading global technology teams in developing strategies, architecture, software development, integration, and cybersecurity. Beyond Wavestone and Synovus, MacGibbon held IT leadership roles at Las Vegas Sands, Fifth Third Bank, UIL Holdings, and Michelin Worldwide.