Dr. Randi Reich Cosentino is President of the developing US Naval Community College (USNCC), which is designed to serve enlisted Sailors, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen in providing access to military-relevant education. Prior to joining the USNCC, Dr. Cosentino served as Chief Academic Officer (CAO) at Guild Education, an academic platform and marketplace designed to provide access and support to millions of working adult learners through partnerships with Fortune 1000 companies, and non-profit universities. As CAO, Dr. Cosentino was responsible for academic partnerships and operations, as well as student success/coaching.
Previously, Dr. Cosentino served as Chief Operating Officer of Quad Learning/American Honors, where she oversaw academic partnerships, operations, admissions, student support, and the teaching and learning center. Before that, Dr. Cosentino served as Provost and Chief Academic Officer for Strayer University, and in a number of other senior roles for 13 years. Prior to joining Strayer, Dr. Cosentino worked in education technology as well as serving several years in city government with the City of New York as the Assistant Director in the Mayor’s Office of Transportation.
Dr. Cosentino holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and political science from the University of Pennsylvania, a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard University, and an Ed.D in higher education also from the University of Pennsylvania. Her husband is a proud veteran of the US Marine Corps.
Robert Kozloski is the Chief of Staff for the US Naval Community College. Mr. Kozloski enlisted in the US Navy in 1985 and was part of the Sound Surveillance System (SOSUS). He was selected to the Enlisted Education Advancement Program and Enlisted Commissioning Program. He was commissioned in the US Marine Corps in 1997, and held a variety of leadership positions until his retirement in 2007.
Mr. Kozloski was the Chief Analyst for the Education For Seapower Study. This landmark study identified the need to improve enlisted education by creating the first naval community college. He has been part of its development since its inception.
Prior to this position, Mr. Kozloski was a program manager at the Department of Homeland Security, Defense Intelligence Agency, and Department of the Navy. Robert Kozloski received his BS degree from Old Dominion University, MA degree from Johns Hopkins, and is currently a PhD Candidate in International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh.