Access Receivables, an ACA International member agency based in Towson, Md., has announced the expansion of its Access Education Services Division with the hiring of two executives who have extensive experience in student lending and debt management. Ann McGough has joined the firm as a regional director of business development. Mark Goodman, formerly of Temple University, has joined the firm as educational services advisor.
McGough has worked with campus-based clients for a number of years. Most recently, she was vice president of marketing for Progressive Financial Services. She has been active in the Coalition of Higher Education Assistance Organizations, served on the Perkins Task Force and is chair of the National Automated Clearing House Association subcommittee. She also served on the planning committee of the 50th anniversary of the Perkins Loan and has been a member of many state bursar associations. In addition, she has been a presenter at many conferences on issues facing the education industry.
Goodman comes to Access from Temple University, where he served as the institution’s associate bursar for many years. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge regarding the responsibilities and issues affecting a bursar’s department. He will be assisting Access Receivables operations team to continually refine its award-winning “Nice People Collect More” strategy as it relates to the student debt market. He will also work directly with the firm’s sales and marketing team to offer enhanced services to prospective and current clients. In addition, Goodman will advise campus-based staff in need of guidance and create a quarterly newsletter with updates on the campus-based industry and updates on Access Receivables.
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