Leadership and Staff

Engr. Abubokor Hanip
Chairman & CEO

  • MS with Distinction, Computer Science, NewYork Institute of Technology, NY, 2001

  • BS, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, CUET, Bangladesh

Mrs. Farhana Hanip
Chief Financial Officer

  • BS., Cyber Security, Strayer University, VA

  • BS., National University, Bangladesh

Dr. Hasan Karaburk


  • Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

  • Ed.S., Higher Ed Leadership Specialist, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

  • MBA, Business Administration, Virginia Int’l University, Fairfax, VA

  • BS, Chemistry Science & Chemistry Education (Dual), METU (ivy league), Ankara, Turkey

Dr. Shane Cho
Vice President of Operations & Registrar

  • Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, KAIST, Korea, 2001

  • MS., Chemical Engineering, KAIST, Korea, 1997

  • BS., Chemical Engineering, KAIST, Korea, 1994

  • Bachelor of Law, Seoul Digital University, Korea, 2014


Dr. Zafer Pirim

Vice President of Education

  • Ph.D. in Ed. Leadership, Old Dominion University, 2011

  • MA in International Studies, Old Dominion University, 2002

  • Bachelor of Science in Economics, Cukurova University, 1994


Apostolos Eliopoulos

Director, School of IT

  • MBA with Distinction, New York Institute of Technology, NY, 2005

  • BS in Technology and Management, University of Maryland, MD, 1981

Dr. Mark L. Robinson
Director, School of Business

  • Ph.D., in Management, International School of Management, NY

  • MBA, Marymount University, VA

  • BA, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, MD

Jose Ortega

Director of Marketing & Recruitment

Anita Whyche

Director of Financial Aid Services

  • MBA. University of Phoenix

  • BBA, St Leo University, Florida 

Sarah Hedayat
Director of Admissions/DSO

  • Master’s in Applied Linguistic, Montclair State Univ, 2014


Kelly Shand


MS, Library and Information Science and Archival Management, Simmons College, Boston, MA​

Amit Gupta
Career Services Coordinator / Business Analyst

  • MSIT, IGU, VA 2019

  • MBA, IGU, VA 2016

  • M.Com, Mumbai University, India 2005

  • B.Com, Mumbai University, India 2004

Kazi A. Bari

IT Manager

  • BSIT, IGlobal University.

  • Diploma in Electronics, Dhaka Polytechnic Institute, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Kaushika Navale

  • A.S. in Mathematics, Montgomery College, Rockville, 2018

  • B.S. in Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park

Kimberly Simpson

Assistant Manager of Admissions

  • BA, Bridgewater College


Heidi Pak   
Financial Aid Advisor
Bachelor of Arts in Integrative Studies, George Mason University, VA, 2018


Jennifer Elbedour
Coordinator, Center for Student Success

  • B.A. Sociology, University of Minnesota, MN

  • B.A. Computer Science, University of Minnesota, MN

Katya Nelson
Administrative Assistant