Our Leadership

Our university is lead by a group of innovative and highly dedicated leaders who carry the vision, mission, values, and beliefs of the university.

Aitua Ogiamien

Office of the President

Since his tenure began in 2017, President Aitua has transformed the technology infrastructure, implemented new learning module systems, increased the university’s web presence, raised academic standards, and dramatically increased fundraising.

University Administration

Dr. Tony B.E Ogiamien is the Founder and Chancellor of American Heritage University of Southern California, (AHUSC) United States of America. He became the First African/Nigerian to be granted a license to establish the institution in 2004 by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE).

AHUSC is licensed and approved to grant undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in law, business, public policy, and film studies. Graduates of the school are eligible to take the California Bar exam. AHUSC participates in Cross-Border education and currently maintains academic partnerships with universities in India, Philippines, Hong-Kong, Nigeria, and Zambia

Contacts:

Dr. Tony Ogiamien

Founder & Chancellor

Dr. Jay Deb is a seasoned executive recognized for developing an institution of higher education and offering American Higher Education to the population in developing countries. He is Vice President & COO, American Heritage University of Southern California, Ontario, California. He is also associated with the University of Phoenix and Argosy University as Adjunct Faculty teaching quantitative analysis, research techniques, project management, and strategic planning.

He has a proven track record of managing programs related to R & D, technology development, and quality management in biotechnology, food, and biomedical technology industry. 

Contacts:

Dr. Jay Deb

Vice President

Ph.D., Organization & Management, Capella University, M.B.A., Business Administration, Leadership & Technology, New York Institute of Technology, M.A., Business Administration, Leadership & Technology, M.A., Culture and Communication, New York University. B.A Communications and Business Management, East Stroudsburg University, PA.

Contacts:

Dr. Virginia Green

Chief Academic Officer

Dr. Aniruddha Pal is a seasoned professional in business administration with over 13 years of experience. He has managed businesses and maintained partnerships with businesses all over the world. In addition to his position at the Head of International Affairs of our institution, he is also a Governing Council Board Member. 

Contacts:

Dr. Aniruddha Pal

Head International Affiliations

David is in charge of compliance. He ensures all affairs of the university follow the guidelines set forth by all governing agencies of the institution.

Contacts:

Mr. David Carrasco

Head of Compliance

Mrs. Pat Ogiamien is responsible for managing student records, compliance, and reports.

Contacts:

Mrs. Pat Ogiamien

Registrar

Dr. Tony B.E Ogiamien is the Founder and Chancellor of American Heritage University of Southern California, (AHUSC) United States of America. He became the First African/Nigerian to be granted a license to establish the institution in 2004 by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE).

AHUSC is licensed and approved to grant undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in law, business, public policy, and film studies. Graduates of the school are eligible to take the California Bar exam. AHUSC participates in Cross-Border education and currently maintains academic partnerships with universities in India, Philippines, Hong-Kong, Nigeria, and Zambia

Contacts:

Harriet Erickson

Vice President, Student Affairs

Dr. Jay Deb is a seasoned executive recognized for developing an institution of higher education and offering American Higher Education to the population in developing countries. He is Vice President & COO, American Heritage University of Southern California, Ontario, California. He is also associated with the University of Phoenix and Argosy University as Adjunct Faculty teaching quantitative analysis, research techniques, project management, and strategic planning.

He has a proven track record of managing programs related to R & D, technology development, and quality management in biotechnology, food, and biomedical technology industry. 

Contacts:

Wesley Clarke

Senior Advisor to the President

Ph.D., Organization & Management, Capella University, M.B.A., Business Administration, Leadership & Technology, New York Institute of Technology, M.A., Business Administration, Leadership & Technology, M.A., Culture and Communication, New York University. B.A Communications and Business Management, East Stroudsburg University, PA.

Contacts:

Betty Bowman

Acting Vice President for Finance

Dr. Aniruddha Pal is a seasoned professional in business administration with over 13 years of experience. He has managed businesses and maintained partnerships with businesses all over the world. In addition to his position at the Head of International Affairs of our institution, he is also a Governing Council Board Member. 

Contacts:

Johnny Jones

Dean, Diversity and Compliance

David is in charge of compliance. He ensures all affairs of the university follow the guidelines set forth by all governing agencies of the institution.

Contacts:

Dennis Ruiz

Acting Vice President of Administration

Mrs. Pat Ogiamien is responsible for managing student records, compliance, and reports.

Contacts:

Vernon Lowe

Assistant Vice President for Communications

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