Fynanz Adds Over 45 Years Experience in Student Lending with Two Key School Development Hires

Student lending veterans join fast growing web-based private student lending platform to manage school development

Mar 15, 2011, 03:00 ET from Fynanz, Inc.

NEW YORK, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fynanz, Inc., the financial technology company that develops customized private student lending solutions and powers the cuStudentLoans private student loan program, today announced that Michelle Bowman and William Buescher have both joined the company to manage its list of growing school relationships.

Michelle Bowman, who brings over 25 years experience in student lending, assumes the role of Director of School Development serving schools in the WASFAA, SWASFAA, RMASFAA and MASFAA regions. Most recently, Mrs. Bowman was Director of Regional Sales for Access to Money, serving credit unions interested in outsourced private student lending programs. Mrs. Bowman has held senior positions at Graduate Leverage, Student LoanXpress, Collegiate Funding Services and Citibank Student Loan Corporation serving the financial aid community.

William Buescher, who also brings over 20 years' experience in student lending, assumes the role of Director of School Development serving schools in the EASFAA, SASFAA and SWASFAA regions. Most recently, Mr. Buescher served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Graduate Leverage, LLC, an education debt advisory firm focused on graduate and professional students. Mr. Buescher has also held senior positions at NorthStar Capital Market Services, Collegiate Funding Services and Nellie Mae.

"We're pleased to bring aboard two veterans with the student lending knowledge and background of Michelle Bowman and William Buescher to help us serve student borrowers, school administrators and our credit union partners," said Vince Passione, CEO of Fynanz. "cuStudentLoans continues to provide quality alternative loan products to families attending schools across the country and expose student borrowers to the many benefits of not-for-profit credit unions."

Mrs. Bowman and Mr. Buescher will replace the former Director of School Development, Rick McClain. Mr. McClain, who is staying with Fynanz, is assuming new duties as Account Sales Manager for credit union partners in the Northeast United States.

About Fynanz

Fynanz, Inc. is a leading technology provider of custom private student lending programs and turn-key solutions. Fynanz pioneered innovative technology that easily puts lenders into the private student lending business without the need to purchase or install any software. This end-to-end integrated solution includes complete origination, underwriting, servicing and marketing. Fynanz also powers cuStudentLoans.org, the leading private student lending marketplace, and currently serves more than 100 credit unions across the country. For more information, call (800) 881-8985, or visit www.fynanz.com.

School Contact

Michelle Bowman (michelle(dot)bowman(at)fynanz(dot)com)

William Buescher (william(dot)buescher(at)fynanz(dot)com)

Media Contact

Christian Widhalm, Fynanz, Inc.



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