As Chief Executive Officer of Tower Education Technologies, Benjamin Shank vigorously pursues the mission and vision of the organization through his focus on institutional and student development.
With almost two decades of experience in higher education and global engagement, Mr. Shank brings a solid commitment to developing groundbreaking technology that fosters international education opportunities and cultural exchanges.
Mr. Shank spent fifteen years as Director of International Development at Keiser University. During that time, he led the team that transformed what was originally a commuter school into a higher education institution with students around the world.
This included developing and coordinating policies and procedures that were carried out by over 3,500 employees at 17 campus locations. He also established two international campuses and created strategic global partnerships in the Caribbean, Central and South America, Asia, and Europe.
Mr. Shank is a member of NAFSA: Association of International Educators and American Council on Education (ACE). He is a sought-after speaker and presents at professional conferences on a range of topics pertaining to global leadership and engagement. Mr. Shank enjoys traveling, cooking, photography, and spending time with family.