Scarlett Howery

Vice President, Public Workforce Solutions

Scarlett Howery is the Vice President of Public Workforce Solutions, leading state economic development partnerships for DeVry University to ensure critical, strategic growth including the creation of multi-layered workforce solutions implemented and deployed through the university’s Advantage Academy, community college pathways, and DeVryWorks. Howery’s work drives community engagement and student enrollment in each market, as well as forms strategic partnerships to foster student learning and offer workforce solutions.

Since 2004, Howery has served in various roles at DeVry. Most recently, she was the vice president of campus and university partnerships, and previously the vice president of campus operations. She has also served as the group president of the southeast region, metro president of the greater Atlanta area and Columbus, Ohio locations; in addition to campus director and associate director of admissions for the Cleveland campus and as an admissions advisor.

Active in the community, Howery participates in the United Way Women’s Leadership Council, League of Women Voters’ Junior Achievement, and serves as a member of the Black MBA Association. She previously served on the board of the Ohio and Michigan Association of Career Colleges and Schools, and the Columbus Chamber of Commerce. She is a current member of the Illinois South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium (SMHEC).

Howery is a passionate advocate for students to understand their options and resources, and therefore, enjoys legislative advocacy on behalf of students at the state and national levels.

Howery earned her bachelor’s degree in advertising and marketing from Michigan State University and her MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management.