Emmanual A. Guillory

Emmanual A. Guillory

Title: Director of Student and Institutional Art Policy
Company: National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
Location: Washington, D.C., United States

Emmanual A. Guillory, Director of Student and Institutional Art Policy at the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in education policy.

Mr. Guillory earned a Bachelor of Science in psychology and a certification in leadership studies from Texas A&M University in 2007 and a Master of Arts in college student personnel from Bowling Green State University in 2009. Throughout the following decade, he thrived as a Congressional staffer in the U.S. House of Representatives, including work as a staff member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. He went on to flourish as the director of public policy and government affairs at the United Negro College Fund, Inc. (UNCF), where he advocated on behalf of the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities and low-income, first-generation college students.

Since 2020, Mr. Guillory has further excelled as the director of student and institutional aid policy for the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU), an organization that represents the private non-profit sector of higher education. Serving HBCUs, Ivy League schools, and smaller private organizations, he is excited to be in a role that gives him more the chance to round out his professional experience and learn more about his industry. In addition, Mr. Guillory has been president and board chairman of the National Capital Texas A&M Club Endowment, a board member of the National Capital Texas A&M Club, and president of the Graduate Student Body at Bowling Green State University.

Notably, while enrolled at Texas A&M University, Mr. Guillory was selected out of 3,000 graduating students to provide the invocation, the only speaking role provided to a student, for his class’s commencement ceremony in 2007. He was likewise presented with the school’s prestigious Buck Weirus Spirit Award. Moreover, his achievements as a lobbyist have been featured by popular digital news outlets such as The Hill, who named him among their top lobbyists of 2020. Among his many career highlights, Mr. Guillory is extremely proud of his involvement in the advancement of the FUTURE Act, which was signed into law in 2019. He attributes his vast success to his mother, who stood by him and supported him despite the challenges of being a single parent.


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