Vanessa Thompson

Ryan Holbrook Consultant

Vanessa Thompson is a financial aid professional with over 6 years of experience. Holding different roles from financial aid counselor to Director of Financial Aid, Vanessa has a wealth of knowledge in various areas including Federal Verifications, Satisfactory Academic Progress, Title IV Disbursement and Reconciliation, Private Loans, Policies and Procedures, Comment Code Resolutions, Packaging, Federal and State Audits, Return to Title IV Calculations and File Reviews.

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Throughout Vanessa’s career in financial aid, she has utilized Ellucian Colleague, importing ISIRS and assisting in the yearly roll over process.

She is an active member of EASFAA and (Eastern Association Student Financial Aid Administrators) and NASFAA (National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators). Vanessa is proficient in the Department of Education systems along with the Maryland College Aid Processing System.

Aside from financial aid, Vanessa is very knowledgeable with Admissions, Accounting, and Registrar’s practices and processes. She takes pride employee retention, staff training, and fostering a positive work environment.