Motivate & Support

“Each day is an opportunity.”

  • President of Success
    Education Colleges
  • Governor for Adventist Health
    Board of Governors
  • Former Board Member of
    Citrus Valley Health Foundation
  • Adjunct Faculty Member for
    Chaffey Community College
  • 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)

A second-generation school administrator, Mitchell Fuerst is President of Success Education Colleges (SEC), a system of nine 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 (7 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.