New York, NY (PRWEB) July 29, 2013
LendKey, the cloud-based lending technology company located in New York City, today announced that Patrick Ziegler has joined the company as Director of School Development (East Region) serving schools in the EASFAA and SASFAA regions.
Ziegler brings over 17 years of experience in financial aid, student lending and college planning to his new role. His diverse background includes managing school relationships for a federal loan guarantor, assisting families with the financial aid process and serving as the staff higher education contact for a sitting U.S. Congressman. In addition to serving as the Regional Director for Great Lakes Educational Loan Services and a Vice President in the Graduate Professional Group at Student Loan Xpress, he helped successfully launch an innovative payment plan product as the Chief Operating Officer at Sterling Education Finance. Ziegler will work alongside Michelle Bowman, Director of School Development (West Region) who continues to serve schools in the WASFAA, SWASFAA, RMASFAA and MASFAA regions.
“We’re excited to welcome another proven education lending veteran to the team, and I’m confident Patrick’s expansive knowledge of higher education financing will empower him to connect with school administrators and our lending partners alike,” said Kailash Mathur, SVP of Business Development at LendKey and head of its school relationships. “Our lending clients have helped students across the nation connect with hundreds of millions of dollars in low-cost financing for their higher education. We look forward to Patrick’s help in expanding these efforts.”
Formerly private student lending solutions provider Fynanz, LendKey, located in New York and Ohio, offers cloud-based technology to provide the essential infrastructure for credit unions or any party to quickly, securely, efficiently, and profitably lend to anyone else – from those offering loans directly to those structuring new types of loans. LendKey’s lending solutions to credit unions nationwide primarily provide loans pertaining to automobiles, students, or green efforts. The company’s clients and partners, 250 credit unions and the Credit Union National Association, have exclusively leveraged the platform for private student lending purposes. For more information, visit http://www.lendkey.com.