Rick Beyer

Rick has a unique combination of experience in higher education and business. A former college president and board governance chair, successful technology CEO and senior operating executive of a $1 billion public company, Rick has consistently been at the forefront of industry-leading initiatives and has a successful history of leading organizations through change and growth.


  • Lumerit – CEO; Education Technology company with a successful exit to Pearson Education (PSON)
  • Trimble Navigation (NASDAQ: TRMB) – Corporate officer $1 Billion company; successful exit as CEO of TracerNET (sold to Trimble)
  • Qualcomm – (NASDAQ: QCOM) Part of the senior executive start up team, serving as vice president marketing and sales
  • Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges – Senior Fellow; Founding Managing Principal, AGB Strategies; former board member of AGB; former board member American University; former board chair and trustee emeritus at Olivet College

Education: Olivet College