Legacy Education Alliance, Inc. (LEA) is a leading provider of educational training seminars, conferences and services. Founded in 1992, LEA is a global company dedicated to providing quality financial education with headquarters in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
Legacy Education Alliance, Inc. offers comprehensive instruction and mentorship in the areas of real estate investing, financial instruments investing and personal finance. Our curriculum is designed to help people progress from beginner to educated investor. Students often begin their journey to financial freedom at one of our FREE Workshops. They can then continue with a 3-Day Training followed by our Elite Training programs. Trainings are delivered, live, online and on-demand.
With more than 150 employees and nearly 60 independent contractors worldwide, Legacy Education Alliance, Inc. is committed to bringing the message of financial education to the people of the world. Over 700,000 people have attended one of our free workshops and we currently have students in over 100 countries.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Humpage has served as our Chief Executive Officer and Director since November 10, 2014. Mr. Humpage has been the CEO of our predecessor since September 4, 2012 and has been a member of the Board of Directors of our predecessor since May 23, 2012. Mr. Humpage was previously Chief Financial Officer of the Rich Dad Operating Company, LLC, which licenses its Rich Dad® brand to us for financial education programs. Mr. Humpage was previously Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Government Liquidation, the leading online auction website for federal government surplus and scrap assets, from 1998 to 2011. Earlier in his career, he worked in the construction materials, manufacturing and professional service industries specializing in early-stage and troubled organizations. A certified public accountant and a British chartered accountant, Mr. Humpage holds a MBA Finance degree from Western International University (1995).
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Baeza joined Legacy Education Alliance in April 2015. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Baeza held various senior finance positions including Director of Financial Reporting and Assistant Corporate Controller at Kraton Corporation. From 2003 to 2008 he held various finance positions at Spectra Energy Corporation. Mr. Baeza began his career as a member of the accounting and auditing practice at Arthur Andersen LLP from 1995 to 1998. Mr. Baeza earned his B.B.A. degree in accounting from Florida International University.
Senior Vice President
Mr. Edwards serves as Senior Vice President in charge of our Property Development Division. Mr. Edwards served as our Chief Operating Officer since November 10, 2014 until March 2018. Mr. Edwards served as the Chief Operating Officer of our predecessor since May 2013. Mr. Edwards joined the Company in 2002 as general manager of our U.K. office, and was promoted to U.K. Managing Director in 2004 and to President of International Operations in 2006. Mr. Edwards has been an investor and developer since 2005, and is a director, non-executive director and owner of various successful property related companies. From 1997 until 2002, Mr. Edwards worked for and subsequently owned Jongor Limited, a single London Depot operation. Between 1991 and 1997, Mr. Edwards served time in the British Army in various capacities. Mr. Edwards holds a B.A. in Business Studies from the University of Greenwich, London (1991).
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Mr. May has served as our Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel since November 10, 2014. Mr. May has served as the Chief Administrative Officer of our predecessor since September 2009, and as the General Counsel of our predecessor since May 2009. Mr. May joined the Company in June 2007 as Assistant General Counsel. In his current role he is responsible for the Company's Legal, Compliance, and Human Resources functions. Prior to joining the Company, he held the position of Associate General Counsel with Gateway Computers, where he was, at various times, the chief legal counsel for the Gateway Country Stores retail division and for the Business and Government Sales division, where he managed the Contract Management organization. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Deputy General Counsel with Blockbuster Videos, Inc. in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and Dallas, Texas where he was the chief legal counsel for domestic store operations, including litigation management. Mr. May has a B.A. degree from American University (1981) and a J.D. degree from Catholic University Law School (1984).
Vice President, North American Operations
Mr. Bouyoucas held various senior positions within the United States Army prior to joining Legacy Education Alliance in April 2018. He retired as a Command Sergeant Major with over 26 years of management experience. Following his retirement, he further served six years as a United States government civilian. Mr. Bouyoucas has an extensive background in strategic and organizational planning, management, recruiting and customer service. He also has an extensive background in providing services and funding to at risk individuals.
Vice President, Information Technology
Mr. Ehrhard has served as the Vice President of Information Technology since November 2016. Mr. Ehrhard joined the company in October 1998 and is an accomplished IT professional with two decades of security, engineering, and technology management experience. Mr. Ehrhard is an avid student of technology and studied professionally through Microsoft Learning and Oracle Education.
Vice President, International
Mr. Foster joined the Company in April 2002 as Event Manager of the UK division. During his time with the Company he has held several positions including UK Operations Manager, UK General Manager and most recently Managing Director of the UK and International divisions. Prior to joining the Company Mr. Foster lived and worked in South Africa where he held the position of Sales and Solutions Manager (Africa) for a global internet solutions company. Mr. Foster studied Business through UNISA and IT through both Microsoft and Compaq.
Vice President, Student Education Services, North America
Dr. Morrissette joined the Company in November 2016 as Director, Elite Education and Student Development and was promoted to VP, Student Education Services for North America in February 2018. Prior to joining Legacy Education Alliance, Dr. Morrissette held various leadership positions within Bayer Diagnostics for 25 years. During this time, as Director of Technical and Field Services, Dr. Morrissette led a team of customer support professionals across the country. Later, Dr. Morrissette, as a licensed Realtor in the state of Massachusetts, worked with a locally owned real estate company to develop new agent training and mentor programs and create a new sales division focused on sales of high-end properties. After moving to Florida, Dr. Morrissette served local colleges as a business instructor and corporate trainer. Dr. Morrissette holds a Doctorate of Business Administration from Columbia Southern University of Orange Beach, Alabama.
Vice President, Global Marketing
Ms. Perkins began serving as Vice President of Global Marketing in 2016. She joined the company in 2004 and has managed various departments in the company including Marketing, Event Planning, Product Development, Corporate Communications, and Shipping and Logistics. She has over a decade of experience in the educational training seminar and services industry. A natural leader, her greatest strengths include communication, brand psychology, brand strategy and creative marketing. Mrs. Perkins has a passion for marketing, writing and the arts and studied Business Management at Santa Fe College.
Legacy Education Alliance (LEA) UK is pleased to announce that we are a new member of CPD and that specific events and LEA professional trainings have been independently evaluated for Continuing Professional Development purposes by The CPD Certification Service. This means specific events and courses comply with universally accepted principles of Continual Professional Development (CPD) and have been structured to meet the criteria of personal development plans.
CPD certified training means the learning activity has reached the required CPD standards and benchmarks. The learning value has been scrutinised to ensure integrity and quality. The CPD Certification Service provide recognised independent CPD assessment compatible with global CPD standards.
CPD certification means that the content and structure of these specific events or courses have been independently assessed and approved for multi-disciplinary and industry-wide continuing personal and professional development purposes.