Margaret G. Orem
Margaret Orem is Founder and CEO of Execsolution, Inc. She has brought innovative solutions to businesses and has placed numerous individuals in executive positions.
Formerly the owner and President of MGO, Inc., which conducted business as the Rhode Island School of Modeling, the Rhode Island Model Agency, and Model Choice Cosmetics. She then moved to New York, joining the executive search firm of Hawkes-Peers & Company.
Ms. Orem previously served as President of Technical Career Institutes, Inc. (“TCI”); a private two-year college located in New York City and ranked Number One in New York State in creation of engineering-related two-year degrees. As Vice President during 1994-1996 of the New England Institute of Technology, a degree-granting, non-profit post-secondary educational institution, financial aid audits resulted in no findings of non-compliance.
Appointed by the Trustee in Bankruptcy in January 1992, she served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Wilfred American Educational Corporation (“WAEC”) until October 1994. WAEC was listed in the NYSE until its filing, and owned and operated many post-secondary educational institutions, doing business under the names of Wilfred Academy of Hair and Beauty Culture (WBA), American Business Institute (ABI) and Washington School for Secretaries (WSS) in addition to a publishing company. She previously served as Vice President Educational Quality and Regulatory Affairs, a position she held since joining WAEC in May 1991.
From 1990 to 1991, she was the Vice President & Corporate Director of Student Financial Assistance for United Education & Software, Inc. (“UES”), also operating under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, having responsibility for student financial assistance, internal audit and student customer relations.
Earlier in her career, she held a variety of posts in the U.S. Department of Education (“ED”), including Special Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Student Financial Assistance and Chief, Campus-based Policy Section. In the latter capacity, she directed the development and interpretation of federal student financial assistance legislation, regulations, and policies for programs in excess of $10-billion. She served as Project Officer for a pilot program to obtain backing from private industry to fund post-secondary education in return for students’ public service in the medical field upon graduation.
She received an MBA in Global Management from the University of Phoenix in 2003. She is also a graduate of York College of Pennsylvania with an A.A and a B.S. in Behavioral Science. She was inducted into the Tau Alpha Pi Honor Society in 1997
She has served on the Jail Board and then the Social Services Board of Prince William County. She was requested to Chair the promotion of a $90 million four-part bond referendum - each of which passed - the first time any bond referendum had not been defeated in the County. Further, she has served as President of a homeowner’s association, Vice President of the local chapters of the League of Women Voters and of the American Association of University Women, and Chair of TRANSPO, which was an educational organization, formed to promote transportation issues and comprised of Presidents of other civic organizations such as the Chamber of Commerce.
She is listed in the 1992-1993 Oxford’s Who’s Who The Elite Registry of Extraordinary Professionals, the 1993-1994 Who’s Who Worldwide Who’s Who Registry of Global Business Leaders, the 1994-1995 Who’s Who Worldwide Who’s Who Registry of Business Leaders, and the 1994-1995 and 1995-1996 editions of Sterling Who’s Who Sterling Who’s Who Directory, Executive Edition.