Vice Chairman & Co-Founder, Westwood College at Alta Colleges, Inc.
Kirk Riedinger founded and manages Riedinger Search LLC focused on making investments in small and medium sized businesses located in the U.S., Europe and South and Central America. He serves on several Boards directing these companies.
Kirk co-founded Alta Colleges, Inc. in 1987. He served as Chairman of the Board of Directors (2006-2015) and previously served as Executive Chairman of Alta Colleges (1995-2006). As Executive Chairman he was responsible for developing and managing the company’s strategy, sales, marketing and acquisitions. Prior to that he served as President of Alta Colleges from 1987 to 1995
He has served as a member of the Governor's Commission on Science and Technology (Colorado), a member of the Board Nominating Committee and a member of the board of the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU). He was elected and served on the Board of Directors of The Community School, a private, independent Sun Valley, Id. school. He was elected to the Board of the Sun Valley Center for the Arts.
He earned his BA in International Relations from Stanford University and his MBA from Harvard Business School.