National Advisory Council
Donn P. Nimmer
Donn Nimmer is currently the CEO of Wayne Education USA, a Utah based corporation which provides Chinese high school students the opportunity to earn a U.S. high school diploma. Prior to joining Wayne Education, Nimmer served as K2 Energy Solution’s General Manager of their China Operations, a member of the Board of Directors since 2006 and is a co-founder of K2. Nimmer previously served as the Northeast District Manager for ITT Educational Services, Inc. There he managed operations and strategic planning for nine for-profit colleges in Pennsylvania and New York.
He also started and served as President of the ITT Technical Institute in Las Vegas, Nevada and embracing the core values of integrity, innovation, and growth, turned it into one of the most profitable colleges in their system. He is a 6-time President of the Year award winner for ITT and the recipient of the ITT Corporate Quality Award, the highest award attainable. Nimmer has been in proprietary education for 27 years.
In 2001, Nimmer was named Businessman of the Year for Henderson, Nevada and served on the city’s Economic Resource Partnership Group which recruited new businesses to the community.
Nimmer holds an associate’s degree in Computer-Aided Drafting, a bachelor’s degree in Technology Management from City University and a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction.