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Developing Your Career in Financial Aid


Explore how to leverage a wide range of learning opportunities and relationships with colleagues to further your professional career. In this session, discover how growing your expertise and enhancing your professional competencies can help you continue to be of maximum value to your institution and your students.

Speaker:
Dana Kelly, NASFAA Vice President of Professional Development & Institutional Compliance


Dana has over 20 years of experience working in the higher education community and has been active in multiple state and regional associations. She is a former president of NCASFAA and has been an active member of SASFAA. Prior to joining us, Dana served as the director of financial planning at High Point University in North Carolina for 12 years. She has also worked on both the lender and servicer side of student aid, most recently for Nelnet. She received her bachelor's degree from Guilford College and she holds a master's degree in public administration and a master's degree in organizational management. Dana has daughter, Sloane. She is by far her greatest accomplishment. Dana also has a 4-legged daughter, Allie, who is more person than dog!

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EASFAA LEADS is a division of the Training Committee with the explicit goal of Leadership Development for members of the EASFAA Community. We are not talking Financial Aid “nuts & bolts” here! Our goal is to set you on the path to advance your career through leadership training opportunities, which will build the confidence and skills that you need to move towards that next step – be it within EASFAA itself, your current organization, or beyond. Come join us at the table and learn how to build your Executive Presence. 

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