TillmanCarlson Recruits Segar Annamalai As Chief Information Officer For Alta Colleges, Inc.

Oak Brook, IL (March 16, 2005) - TillmanCarlson recruits Segar Annamalai as Chief Information Officer for Alta Colleges, Inc.

Annamalai joins Alta Colleges from SBC, Inc. where he spent the last 11 years and most recently served as Vice President of Sourcing. Prior to SBC, Annamalai spent eight years with Price Waterhouse where he began his career and led large application development and implementation projects.

Annamalai holds a Bachelor's degree in Data Processing and Analysis from the University of Texas in Austin.

About Alta Colleges

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Alta Colleges is a for-profit holding company for nationally accredited, degree-granting higher education schools that provide a wide range of technology and other career-oriented education programs. The company operates twenty campuses in California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Texas as well as "Westwood Online". Alta also owns Test Services, Inc. a franchisee of The Princeton Review, offering test preparation services to high school and college students in many markets across the United States. For further information on Alta Colleges, visit

About TillmanCarlson (Formerly Blackbird Partners)

Headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois, TillmanCarlson is a senior level executive search firm specializing in the recruitment of CEOs, CFOs and CIOs for a broad range of companies from venture-backed start-ups to large, global corporations.