SOURCE: ALL Student Loan

February 21, 2008 11:35 ET

ALL Student Loan Names Quentin Wilson President and CEO

Industry Veteran to Lead California's #1 Nonprofit Lender

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - February 21, 2008) - The Board of Directors of ALL Student Loan has tapped Quentin Wilson to lead the organization as President and CEO.

Wilson will be responsible for the overall operational and financial performance of ALL Student Loan. In his role as President and Chief Executive Officer, Wilson will manage day-to-day operations while working closely with the Board of Directors in the areas of strategic planning, new initiatives, and governance.

"We are thrilled to bring Quentin on board," said William Markenson, Chair of the Board of Directors and Acting President and CEO for ALL Student Loan. "We are excited and confident his leadership will guide our continued success."

More than a dozen qualified individuals were considered for the position. Wilson was chosen based on his experience, ability to maximize ALL Student Loan's financial position, and vision for expanding the organization's nonprofit mission.

Wilson brings extensive policy and managerial experience in both finance and college access. Before joining ALL Student Loan, he served as Associate Director for the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority (MOHELA), a student loan organization operating in the nonprofit sector. MOHELA is one of the largest student loan secondary markets in the country, as well as a leading national holder and servicer of student loans.

Wilson has also served as Commissioner of Higher Education for the State of Missouri where he oversaw the State's student loan guarantee agency, as well as Cabinet Director and Revenue Director for the State. Wilson currently serves on the Education Finance Council's Outreach and Access Committee, the Missouri School College Relations Commission, and the Board of Excellence in Missouri Foundation.

Wilson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The George Washington University and Master in Business Administration degree from St. Louis University. He is also a graduate of the State and Local Government Executives Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

About ALL Student Loan

ALL Student Loan (www.allstudentloan.org) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the needs of students, families and schools by increasing affordable access to higher education.

Since 1980, ALL Student Loan has made more than $4 billion in affordable financing available to over 400,000 borrowers. In addition to affordable loan products and superior customer service, ALL Student Loan increases access to education by conducting free financial aid workshops for students and parents, supporting the work of other education-focused nonprofit organizations, and awarding scholarships.

Contact Information

  • For more information:
    Joseph Booth
    (310) 242-8870

    6701 Center Drive West
    Suite 500
    Los Angeles, CA 90045
    www.allstudentloan.org