Craig Anderson joins USA Funds as senior vice president, business development


INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- USA Funds® announces the appointment of Craig P. Anderson as senior vice president, business development.

In that role, Anderson, 47, will oversee and enhance USA Funds' services to colleges and universities nationwide. He will lead new strategic initiatives, sales and consulting services, product development, and customer support teams.

Anderson has more than 24 years of experience in financial aid and education lending. He most recently served as senior vice president, student loan sales, customer support, and servicer management for J.P. Morgan Chase. In that capacity, Anderson led a staff that handled all aspects of customer support, market communications and vendor management. Anderson previously held leadership positions with Sallie Mae, Bank One Education Finance and USA Group.

Anderson earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Florida.

USA Funds is a nonprofit corporation that works to enhance postsecondary education preparedness, access and success by providing and supporting financial and other valued services. USA Funds provides grants to support initiatives that improve student access to and success in higher education, and serves colleges and universities with financial literacy programs for college students, debt management and default prevention consultation and support, training for financial aid administrators, and student aid policy compliance assistance. For more information, visit www.usafunds.org.

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CONTACT: Robert P. Murray Vice President, Corporate and Marketing Communications (317) 806-1283 bob.murray@usafunds.orgSource:USAFunds