Lisa M. Sodeika

Senior Vice President, External Relations and Regulatory Affairs, DeVry Education Group

Lisa Sodeika was appointed Senior Vice President, External Relations and Regulatory Affairs in 2015, and leads DeVry Groupís government and regulatory affairs, communications and civic engagement strategy. Practiced in global and domestic markets, Sodeikaís public affairs expertise is anchored by strong business operations experience. † † †

Before joining DeVry Group, Sodeika served as Executive Vice President at HSBC, one of the world's largest banking and financial services organizations, where she led HSBC North America public affairs and sustainability units. She also held a global leadership role, launching HSBC's international non-governmental organization engagement program and directing HSBCís global sustainability communications strategy.

Before HSBC, Sodeika served in various leadership positions at Household International, a consumer financial services company, including directing Household's consumer affairs division, quality assurance and national collections and underwriting operations. Sodeika also led the development of Household's national community engagement, financial literacy and consumer loan protection programs. † † †

Sodeika serves on the board of Wings Program, Inc., and she is a member of the Arthur Page Society, Economic Club of Chicago, International Women's Forum and Executives Club of Chicago and a past member and chair of the Federal Reserve Boardís Consumer Advisory Council. She is also a Governance Fellow, National Association of Corporate Directors.

Sodeika has a masterís degree in workplace ethics and East Asian studies from Loyola University Chicago and a bachelorís degree in mass communications from University of Illinois at Chicago.