WEST ORANGE, N.J., Apr. 6, 2012 — Lincoln Educational Services Corporation today announced that Scott M. Shaw has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Shaw will assume the role which was last held by Shaun E. McAlmont, Lincoln's President and Chief Executive Officer.
"Scott is a proven and talented executive who has served Lincoln with distinction during the past 11 years," said Shaun McAlmont. "He has played a pivotal role operationally and strategically in managing Lincoln's growth efforts and strong regulatory track record. Scott has a deep knowledge of the education business and our markets and he is very familiar with the nuances of the changing regulatory environment. Scott's diligent attitude, thoughtful and team-oriented approach, and his dedication to Lincoln's students and staff, have positioned him well to manage the operations of our company."
Mr. Shaw joined Lincoln in 2001 and most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, a position he has held for the last five years. He has 11 years of industry experience and has a Bachelor of Science degree from Duke University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
"I am honored to expand my role at Lincoln during this period in the company's history," said Mr. Shaw. "I firmly believe in our mission to change the lives of our students through successful training and look forward to realizing our goal of emerging as the leading vocational training provider in the country."
About Lincoln Educational Services Corporation
Lincoln Educational Services Corporation is a leading provider of diversified career-oriented post-secondary education. Lincoln offers recent high school graduates and working adults degree and diploma programs in five principal areas of study: health sciences, automotive technology, skilled trades, hospitality services and business and information technology. Lincoln has provided the workforce with skilled technicians since its inception in 1946. Lincoln currently operates 46 campuses in 17 states under 5 brands: Lincoln College of Technology, Lincoln Technical Institute, Nashville Auto-Diesel College, Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts and Sciences, and Lincoln College of New England. For more information, go to www.lincolnedu.com .