SOURCE: The First Marblehead Corporation

October 01, 2007 16:00 ET

First Marblehead Names Todd H. Estabrook Senior Vice President, Marketing

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - October 1, 2007) - The First Marblehead Corporation (NYSE: FMD) today announced that Todd H. Estabrook has joined the Company as Senior Vice President, Marketing. He will report to Greg Johnson, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.

Mr. Estabrook will be responsible for developing and launching marketing and advertising programs for direct to consumer clients where First Marblehead manages all or a part of the client's marketing effort.

"We are very excited that Todd has joined us. His 25 years of building great brands that have delivered solid business results will add to the impressive team of marketing professionals we have in place today," said Mr. Johnson. "Todd brings even more expertise to our clients and to our outreach efforts."

Mr. Estabrook joins First Marblehead from Commonwealth Financial where he served as Vice President, Marketing since 2004. He oversaw the execution of all marketing initiatives, including advertising, direct marketing, media planning and public relations. Prior to that he served as Senior Vice President for Fidelity Investments, where he managed Fidelity's internal advertising agency.

About The First Marblehead Corporation

First Marblehead, a leader in creating solutions for education finance, provides outsourcing services for private, non-governmental, education lending in the United States. The Company helps meet the growing demand for private education loans by providing national and regional financial institutions and educational institutions, as well as businesses and other enterprises, with an integrated suite of design, implementation and securitization services for student loan programs tailored to meet the needs of their respective customers, students, employees and members.

For more information, visit http://www.firstmarblehead.com

© 2007 First Marblehead

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    Jeff Landis
    Corporate Communications
    617.638.2277