Mr. Vaughn serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of Alliant International University since 2015. Prior to joining Alliant in 2015, Mr. Vaughn served as the President and CEO of Trident University, California, where he also served as Chief Operating Officer (“COO”).
He started his career in higher education at National University in San Diego and has served in various roles at institutions including Regional Dean, President and CEO, COO, Vice President of Marketing and Admissions, and Associate Director of Student Services, among others. He currently serves on two separate boards including as a member of the Board of Directors for St. Luke and Central Valley Education Consortium.
Mr. Vaughn completed his undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, a graduate degree from National University in San Diego, and is currently completing a doctoral degree at the University of Southern California.