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Laurence Brueck, president, Everest College

Laurence Brueck of Naperville has been appointed president of Everest College at Bedford Park, which is set to open for classes in dental assistant, medical assistant and medical billing and coding among other disciplines Jan. 26. Brueck will oversee all administrative departments, including admissions, student affairs, educational programs and community and business relations. He brings to Everest College more than a decade of experience at vocational and professional schools, most recently as college director of ITT Technical Institute in Oak Brook. Before that, he was campus director at Northwestern Business College in Naperville. Brueck has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice with a minor in sociology from Northeastern Illinois University.