Meet Our Team

With deep, proven experience in managing student loans, we're here to help ensure your institution stays on track.

Robert deRose

Chairman and Co-Founder

Founder, leader and company-builder, Robert deRose has a passion for service and for creating win-wins with partners.

Fabrizio Balestri

Chief Executive Officer

With more than 30 years of experience working with students, families and partners in student loans, Fabrizio Balestri can help you find the right solutions.

Adam A. Stettner

Co-Founder and Director

Focused, driven and deeply committed to your success, Adam Stettner is an expert in growth strategy.

Douglas L. Feist

Vice Chairman

Committed to integrity and sound business management, Douglas Feist helps you ensure your processes are compliant.

Perry D. Moore

Chief Financial Officer/EVP

With deep financial and market experience, Perry Moore can help you and your institution succeed.

John T. Weir

Chief Operating Officer

From marketing infrastructure to operations management, John Weir provides the structure you need to achieve your goals.

Merrill R. Cannon

VP, Legal and Administrative Affairs, and Corporate Secretary

A shrewd administrative partner with deep experience in student lending, Merrill Cannon knows her business (and yours.)

Pat Cook

Vice President, Sales

With knowledge, understanding and genuine care, Pat Cook will work alongside you every step of the way.