Motivate & Support

“Each Day is an Opportunity.”

President of Success Education Colleges

Governor for Adventist Health Board of Governors

Board Member for Career Education Colleges and Universities

Former Board Member of Citrus Valley Health Foundation

Adjunct Faculty Member for Chaffey Community College

Former Advisory Committee Member for the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

Former President of the California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS)

Member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO)

Member of Tiger 21

A second-generation school administrator, Mitchell Fuerst is President of Success Education Colleges (SEC), a system of twelve allied health colleges based in the Los Angeles and Las Vegas areas. Mitchell provides leadership to the thousands of students who enroll in the colleges—casting a vision to prepare individuals to succeed in their careers and in their communities.

Mitchell’s hands-on leadership style means he views each day as an opportunity to motivate and support the team members of SEC, empowering them to turn this vision into reality. SEC includes North-West College (9 campuses), Marsha Fuerst School of Nursing (4 campuses), Glendale Career College, and Nevada Career Institute.

Marsha Fuerst, Mitchell’s mother, founded North-West College in 1966. Mitchell Fuerst joined the organization in 1994, working alongside his mother in a variety of positions. He then followed in her footsteps by becoming the organization’s President in 2010.

A strong advocate for students and a firm believer in education with a purpose, Mitchell serves on various corporate boards, has lectured extensively, and is involved with numerous philanthropic organizations.

Mitchell is also a proud graduate of California Polytechnic University, Pomona with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.