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Mr. Robert Elz

Mr. Robert Elz - American Public University System (APUS)

Vice President, University Outreach

Mr. Robert Elz joined APUS as the Vice President of University Outreach, leading the efforts to develop new educational partnerships in the corporate, education, healthcare, and public service sectors.

Mr. Elz was formerly Senior Vice President at Apollo Education Group and University of Phoenix where he created the overall strategy and led all academic partnership efforts at Apollo with major employers worldwide. His team also led the creation and implementation of Phoenix Career Services, connecting over one million students and alumni to career opportunities and resources on a scale unmatched in the history of higher education.

Prior to joining Apollo, Robert led teams at UPS for seventeen years, the last decade at their world headquarters in Atlanta where he guided global teams in the development of UPS’s partnership strategy and the creation and implementation of UPS’s global e-commerce strategy.

Mr. Elz received his Bachelor of Science in Business from Columbia College and both his Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and Master of Human Resource Management from Keller Graduate School of Management.