Prior to Ashworth, Morris spent the past ten years employed by Penn Foster schools, most recently as business analyst for the school’s finance department. He previously worked in business intelligence and development for the online school’s IT department.
“Ashworth is at the forefront of the future of education as it rapidly evolves from a traditional brick and mortar institution to online,” Morris said. “With so much opportunity out there, it’s going to be exciting to help turn a good business into a great one.” He also mentioned how much he appreciates being part of a welcoming team of professionals, all dedicated to making Ashworth a success.
Morris graduated from Bloomsburg University with a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Finance with a concentration in Economics.
Joe Piazza, Chief Financial Officer for the online school, commented, “I speak for the entire company when I say that we’re excited to have John onboard. He brings to Ashworth a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience and has already started to make a significant impact on our business.”
Settling into his new life in the south, Morris is enjoying discovering Georgia’s many outdoor offerings as it relates to his interests in hiking, biking, and kayaking.
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About Ashworth College
Headquartered in Peachtree Corners, GA, Ashworth College, a leading online school, has built a tradition of excellence spanning 25 years, offering students worldwide more than 115 online college degrees, online certificate programs and online high school diploma options that are affordable and fit the busy schedules of working adults. Ashworth is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). The Accrediting Commission of the DETC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. For more information, visit http://www.ashworthcollege.edu.
Ashworth is a Sterling Partners portfolio company, a leading private equity firm with over 25 years of experience partnering with entrepreneurs to build market-leading businesses. With approximately $5 billion of assets, Sterling invests growth capital in industries with positive, long-term trends. For more information, visit www.sterlingpartners.com.