A Flexible Approach to Partnership
To address the challenges facing higher education institutions, Wiley Education Services offers a flexible approach to partnership, a variety of business models, and a comprehensive set of product offerings to help them navigate a continuously evolving landscape.
The members of our New Partner team work closely with institutions to develop tailored strategies for launching new programs, extending market reach, increasing student retention, supporting faculty, and more.
Our New Partner Team is dedicated to helping your institution find a customized solution to meet your unique needs and goals. Contact one of our professionals to begin the conversation.
Meet the New Partner Team
Vice President of Business Development
As Vice President of Business Development, Jay leads the team responsible for joining forces with higher education institutions to build long-term strategic partnerships. His goal is to ensure institutions are more effectively attracting, recruiting, engaging, and retaining students while preserving the academic quality and rigor at an institution.
Beyond his expertise in the education market, Jay has years of experience in the legal profession, where he developed skills that are vital when collaborating with numerous decision-makers at the institution and our organization to come to a consensus. Jay believes collaboration is the biggest value Wiley Education Services brings to our partners, especially as thought leaders within our partnerships as it allows the full team to quickly adapt to innovations in our highly dynamic industry.
Jay earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Mississippi and a Juris Doctor from the University of Kentucky College of Law.
Senior Director of New Partner Development
With 19 years of experience in higher education and 13 years of experience helping to build and lead the Enrollment Services operation at Wiley Education Services, Cory has dedicated his career to helping students return to school and achieve their personal and professional goals. Cory is an innovator and has a track record of transforming and optimizing student recruitment through technology, new business processes, and an omni-channel experience that reimagines how students research programs and apply.
In his current role, Cory helps institutions find ways to attract, recruit, and retain students, and is responsible for building long-term, strategic partnerships. As someone who believes in the importance of higher education and its ability to positively transform individuals and society, Cory loves working with leaders in higher education to architect solutions that allow universities to thrive and create transformative experiences for students. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah and a master’s degree from the University of Central Florida. Cory lives in Chicago and is a big Cubs fan.
Director of New Partners
Owen Burritt is a Director of New Partners at Wiley Education Services who consults with universities to support their strategic online learning goals and initiatives. Owen feels personally fulfilled by assisting institutions that don’t have the capacity, resources, or financial means to expand their programming and not just meet but exceed their institutional goals. In doing so, “I have the privilege to work with some of the most driven and talented friends and colleagues, who are all interested in the ultimate goal of helping students succeed. Everything we do is for the common goal of changing and improving students’ lives, which is something we all take great pride in”.
Owen brings eight years of experience in bridging technology and services with institutional needs at Wiley Education Services. His career spans 15+ years in supporting the higher education market in various technologies and services.
Owen holds a BS in Business Management from Eastern Illinois University and is currently enrolled in the MBA program at the University of Delaware. Owen lives in the suburbs of Chicago, IL and when not working you’ll find him cheering for his beloved Chicago White Sox or on the golf course.