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New president of Harrison College takes over for father

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Jason Konesco is taking over as president of Harrison College from his father, Ken Konesco, who has led the Indianapolis-based for-profit career college since 1986.

Jason Konesco

Jason Konesco, 38, came to what was then called Indiana Business College in 1999 after working for Brightpoint Inc. in Indianapolis and Philip Morris USA in Minneapolis. He rose to be the college’s senior vice president for operations, overseeing its 13 campuses, online division and Chef’s Academy.

Harrison College’s enrollment rose 25 percent last year and now stands at 5,700.

Jason Konesco holds a marketing degree from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA in finance from Butler University. While a student at Butler, Konesco received his first paid position at Indiana Business College, making presentations to high school students.

 

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