Crowne Plaza
Crowne Plaza, 1480 Crystal Dr, Arlington, VA 22202, USA

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Event Date Tue May 7 MDT - Wed May 8 MDT (over 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Tue May 7 9:00am - Wed May 8 7:00pm
Location Crowne Plaza
1480 Crystal Dr, Arlington, VA 22202, USA
Region Americas

This event has become known as the only conference of its kind to attract a 360-degree cross-section of all the key players in the education finance/student loan industry. Over 150 attended last year’s event – and early indications are that this year’s conference – like the industry itself – will continue this upward trend.

Interactive, roundtable presentations and discussions, will focus on topics such as:
• Opening KEYNOTE Panel: State of the Education Finance and Lending Industry in 2018
• Private Lenders Roundtable: Originating Student Loans in a New Era
• Loan Servicing Dynamics: Expanding Servicing Options for Federal Student Loans?
• The EdTech Revolution: How are EdTech Innovations Changing Higher Education Delivery-Models?
• College and University Roundtable: An Update from Financial Aid Leaders from For-profit and Non-profit Schools
• Student Loans Collection Trends: Dealing with Distress and Re-financing Issues
• State/Federal Roundtable: Legal/Regulatory Outlook for Student Loans at the State & Federal Level in the Age of Trump
• Valuation and Securitization Trends: Mature versus Emerging Platforms
• Online Non-Bank Student Loan Lending: The Growing Role of Marketplace Lenders in the Student Loan Market

Who will attend?
• Student Loan Lenders and Providers
• For- and Not-for-Profit Institutions of Higher Ed
• Investment Bankers and Capital Market Specialists
• Cloud-based Online Marketplace Lending Platforms
• Institutional Investors
• Asset Backed Securities Professionals
• Financial Aid Officers
• Government Regulators
• Student Aid Representatives
• Student Aid Administrators
• Student Loan Servicers
• Student Loan Investors
• Student Loan Guarantors
• Asset Managers
• Portfolio Managers
• Credit Union Officers
• Credit Managers
• Rating Agencies
• Credit Analysts
• Corporate Finance Professionals
• Trustees
• Attorneys
• Student Loan Consultants
• Hedge Fund Investors
• Corporate Issuers


2019 Speakers

David Albers
President, Revenue Connections

Keith Anderson
Partner, Bradley, Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Melissa Bassett
Business Lead, In-School Student Loans, SoFi

Randy Behm
Principal, Education Solution Partners LLC

James Bergeron
President, National Council of Higher Education Resources

Marilena Botoulas
Assistant Dean for Financial Aid, Columbia University, Graduate School of Business

Justin Chase Brown
Director of Scholarships and Financial Aid, University of Nebraska

Scott Buchanan
Executive Director, Student Loan Servicing Alliance

D. Grant Carwile
Managing Director, SL Capital Strategies LLC

Angela Galardi Ceresine
Chief Executive Officer, Climb Credit

Debra Chromy, EdD
President, Education Finance Council

Joseph Cioffi
Partner and Chair of the Insolvency, Creditors’ Rights & Financial Products, Davis & Gilbert LLP

Robert Collins
Vice President Financial Aid, Western Governors University

Noah Cooper
Head of Capital Markets & Strategy, Laurel Road

Tonio DeSorrento
Chief Executive Officer, Vemo Education

Paul Dockry
General Manager, Launch Servicing LLC

Nick Ducoff
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Edmit

Keri Ebeck
Partner, Bernstein-Burkely

Sharon Gold
Head of Capital Markets, College Ave Student Loans

Sandy Hota
Director, PwC

Henry B. Howard
President & Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Education Finance Group

Dr. A. Wayne Johnson
Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer, Federal Student Aid,United States Department of Education

Scott Kemp
Student Loan Advocate, State Council of Higher Education – VA

Chuck Knepfle
Associate Vice President Enrollment Management, Clemson University

Karthik Krishnan
Chief Executive Officer, MentorWorks Education Capital LLC

Timothy Lehmann
Vice President Student Financial Services, Southern New Hampshire University

Kelly Lipinski
Member, McGlinchey Stafford LLP

Daniel Meyers
Chief Executive Officer, Cognition Financial

Alvaro Mezza
Principal Economist, Federal Reserve Board

Jefferson B Moore
Vice President, National Loan Exchange, Inc.

Catherine Mueller
Executive Director, Mapping Your Future, Inc.

Aaron Pisacane
Product Lead – Student and Personal Loans, Entech Consulting

Charles Pruett
Assistant Dean, Student Financial Aid, Georgetown Law Center

Jonathan Riber
Vice President, DBRS

Dubravka Ritter
Senior Research Fellow, Consumer Finance Institute, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

William Shaffner
Director, Business Development & Government Relations, Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority

Mike Stallmeyer
Co-Founder, LendKey

Lance Teinert
Chief Operating Officer, CURevl

Melvin Zhou
Director, ABS Consumer, Kroll Bond Ratings Agency

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors & Partners

• Cognition Financial
• Davis & Gilbert’s Insolvency, Creditors’ Rights & Financial Products Practice Group
• Goal
• Launch
• U.S. Education Finance Group

• Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
• College Ave Student Loans
• Entech
• PwC’s Financial Markets

• Bank of Lake Mills
• Bernstein-Burkley
• Education Loan Source
• Kroll Bond Rating Agency
• LendKey
• McGlinchey Stafford
• Reunion Student Loan Finance Corporation
• S L Capital Strategies, LLC

• Asset-Backed Alert