Robert S. Silberman

Biography

Robert S. Silberman

Robert S. Silberman is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Strayer Education, Inc.  Previously he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of CalEnergy Company, Inc. and as Assistant to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of International Paper Company.  From 1989 to 1993, Mr. Silberman served in President George H.W. Bush’s administration as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy, and as Assistant Secretary of the Army.

Mr. Silberman is a member of the Board of Directors of Strayer Education, Inc. and Covanta Holdings Corporation.  He serves on the Management Advisory Board of New Mountain Capital, LLC, and on the Board of Visitors of the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.  Mr. Silberman is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Mr. Silberman holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Dartmouth College and a master’s degree in international policy from The Johns Hopkins University.  Between college and graduate school, he served as a Lieutenant (jg) in the United States Naval Reserve.

Mr. Silberman is married to the former Christina Jones, an attorney, and they have four children Katherine, Christopher, Robert, and John.