Kris Van Horn
Vice President of Business Development
As vice president of business development, Kris collaborates with institutional leaders as they create high-demand, well-respected degree programs designed to advance their missions while providing new channels for expansion and growth.
Throughout his career, Kris has worked with private, non-profit colleges and universities, as well as with hospital and health care system administrators, to deliver nursing degree programs that produce practice-ready nurses while building a best-in-class health care workforce. He has also worked with K-12 school districts to establish programs that allow certified educators to complete graduate-level education degrees.
Kris began his career in higher education in 2002 as an enrollment representative for Apollo Education Group’s Institute for Professional Development. While with IPD, he progressed into a business development role, ultimately becoming director of business development for the company.
Having joined Synergis Education in 2021, Kris now focuses on the successful development and support of new partnerships. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communication from Illinois State University and a master’s degree in business administration from Olivet Nazarene University.