The 9th Annual Education Finance & Loan Symposium

May 24 - 25, 2017

The Westin Alexandria (in Old Town, VA)

Washington D.C.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Conference sponsorships provide opportunities for companies seeking increased brand awareness and a platform to demonstrate their expertise, products, or services. If confirmed early, conference sponsorship may include the opportunity for your firm to be represented on the executive speaking faculty. For more information on conference sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Hank Woji, VP Business Development, iiBIG | Phone: 512-692-9839 | Email: HankW@iibig.com


An iiBIG Thank You To Our Conference Sponsors


2017 PLATINUM SPONSOR

Goal Structured SolutionsGoal Structured Solutions GS2 is a values driven asset management company offering a comprehensive array of products and services to the education loan industry. GS2 has investments in $2 billion of performing and non-performing student loans and manages over $19 billion of private and federally-guaranteed student loans for our clients and partners. GS2 is a licensed debt buyer and debt collector and uses its $40 billion student loan performance database analyze, value, acquire and manage portfolios. Our company’s operations are headquartered in San Diego, CA. Additional information about GS2 can be found at goalsolutions.com.


2017 GOLD SPONSOR

US Education Finance GroupU.S. Education Finance Group – In addition to the on-going administration of related FFELP securitizations totaling $2.75 Billion in assets, U.S. Education Servicing LLC pursues the following business initiatives: 1) the purchase of existing FFELP securitizations and administration companies owned by unrelated parties, 2) the purchase of legacy FFELP portfolios from banks, conduits, and securitizations, 3) the creation of new securitizations with such FFELP loans purchased, 4) the administration of existing FFELP securitizations owned by unrelated parties, 5) consulting services for investors unable to sell or liquidate FFELP asset backed auction rate securities issued by unrelated securitizations, and 6) the origination as well as funding, sale, or securitization of non-FFELP private education consolidation loans. 


2017 SILVER SPONSORS

CampusDoorCampus Door Holdings Inc. is a leading provider of software solutions, systems and processing to lenders, schools and marketing organizations in the private education loan market. Since 1995, the Company’s software has originated underwritten and processed nearly $14 billion in private education loans and helped over 2 million applicants access funding for higher education. CampusDoor’s anchor product, TuitionSourcev5sm, is a customizable loan origination system that provides lenders an integrated platform to design, market, originate, underwrite, document, disburse and process custom-branded private education loans. Learn more about our products and services at www.campusdoor.com


DBRSDBRS is a recognized, international rating agency, providing timely and comprehensive rating opinions to the world's capital markets. DBRS's extensive coverage of structured finance and securitization has solidified its standing as a leading provider of comprehensive, in-depth credit analysis. Privately owned and independent, DBRS also offers in-depth credit opinion related to corporate, financial institutions and government issues in North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America. DBRS is headquartered in Toronto with offices in New York, Chicago and London. For more information, please visit www.dbrs.com.


PurifyPurefy is an award-winning technology platform powering student loan refinancing for banks, credit unions and online lenders. Launched in 2014, Purefy tailors its solutions to offer flexible options for the consumer in a simple, transparent manner. The company has established a niche as a highly regarded industry leader among marketplace and consumer finance websites in the student loan market. Purefy has offices in Washington, DC, and Richmond, VA. For more information, visit the company’s website at https://www.purefy.com.


ReliaMaxReliaMax® is a transformative force in the private student loan industry. We’ve helped over 450 lenders enter this market and deliver private student loans nationally. By focusing on large, prime and near prime credit score markets and utilizing advanced analytics, risk management, servicing and capital markets origination, we help lenders make responsible educational loans so that students and their parents can fulfill educational dreams. All of this is done through our state-of-the-art FinTech platform – The ReliaMax Solution – based on our advanced database of over $14 billion in private student loans. Since 2009 we’ve insured over $2 billion in loans. ReliaMax.com.


Reunion Student Loan Finance Corp.Reunion Student Loan Finance Corporation (SLFC) is a highly respected student loan originator and loan servicer with over 37 years of experience in all aspects of student lending.  RSLFC’s framework features a seamless integration of origination and servicing platforms which enable an end-to-end solution for our lending partners by ensuring all regulatory and compliance guidelines are met.  RSLFC’s platforms provide the flexibility to offer a variety of different student loan programs to meet the lender’s needs.  Our servicing methodology provides direct access for the consumer to their own personal account manager eliminating the call center environment and creating unmatched personalized service. www.slfc.com


TelrockTelrock Systems – Global technology provider of SaaS based solutions that help clients more effectively and efficiently engage with their customers. Key products include: SmartService - enterprise-wide digital channel intelligent messaging platform for use across the entire customer lifecycle, SmartCollect - digital channel messaging and self-serve portal for collections, and Optimus – world class modern collections & recoveries platform. Telrock serves major creditors, processors, and BPO’s across North America, Europe, and Asia, with offices in Atlanta, GA and London, UK. www.telrock.com / phone: 678-451-9975


2017 ASSOCIATE SPONSOR

BridgeforceBridgeforce is a specialized multi-national consulting firm serving a variety of clients involved in all aspects of the consumer and small business lending and payments space. Over 75 percent of Bridgeforce consultants come directly from client-side leadership positions across multiple parts of the credit lifecycle. Combined with subject matter expertise in operations, technology, strategy and regulatory issues, Bridgeforce has the knowledge and experience to make the hard choices in developing and implementing best-fit solutions that are both achievable and lower the risks of execution to ensure sustainability. Bridgeforce success can be attributed to a culture fostering innovation and evolving experienced-based best practices recognized within the industry. For more information, visit www.bridgeforce.com.


First MarbleheadFirst Marblehead is a leading provider of private student loan solutions for lenders, credit unions, and schools. We help meet the growing demand for education financing by offering clients a complete and integrated suite of outsourced services for private student loans, including underwriting, loan origination, and portfolio risk management. For more information, visit: www.firstmarblehead.com.


Financial Recovery Services, Inc.Financial Recovery Services, Inc. (FRS) is a highly regarded and nationally licensed receivables management corporation headquartered in Edina, MN with an additional office in Superior, WI. The company has focused its efforts on building its core values and beliefs and in developing its greatest asset; our employees. Our Mission: Since 1996, FRS has helped many thousands of consumers resolve financial obligations by being fair, empathetic and responsive. We respect and reinforce fellow employees and recognize the power of teamwork. We strive relentlessly to improve what we do and how we do it and are always earning and being worthy of our employee’s and client’s trust.


KrollKBRA (Kroll Bond Rating Agency) is a full service rating agency whose mission is to set a standard of excellence and integrity. Established in 2010, KBRA set forth an effort to restore trust in credit ratings by creating new standards for assessing risk and by offering accurate and transparent ratings. KBRA provides market participants with an alternative solution by delivering timely and in-depth research across the Structured Finance, Public Finance, Financial Guaranty, Financial Institutions, Project Finance and Corporate sectors. With over 200 employees and offices in New York, NY, Dresher, PA and Frederick, MD, our experienced analysts have published over 5,000 ratings across asset classes. KBRA strives to provide the investment community with the products and tools needed to make informed investment decisions.

RenkimMeasureOne offers solutions for providing financial credit for academic success. MeasureOne has developed analytical products for the student loan industry that enable lenders, investors, educational institutions and other market participants to leverage data and information to make better underwriting decisions, improve portfolio performance, and aid in student achievement. Please visit us at measureone.com to learn more. If you'd like to schedule a meeting with Brian Gunn while at the iiBIG conference, please contact Samantha Gomes at sgomes@measureone.com or 949.533.4559.


RenkimRenkim, founded in 1982 is employee-owned and specializes in the distribution of mission critical financial messages via paper and electronic channels. Our client base and experience are within the healthcare, ARM, insurance, financial, consumer media and automotive sectors. Renkim360 client portal provides clients with archival access for all paper and electronic messages, mail track, eNotice click tactics and reporting. Our commitment is client focused, providing Level 1 service- Accuracy and On-Time, with strict adherence to compliancy consisting of Hitech/HIPPA, PCI, GLBA, FISMA and SOC Type II. For more information: www.renkim.com


RGS FinancialRGS Financial is a compliance and customer-centric driven account receivables management firm. Since 2005, RGS has provided impactful first- and third-party collection services resulting in significant increases in revenue for their clients. Their specialty is resolving delinquent student loans accounts for federal and state education agencies. RGS is a certified woman-owned business licensed, registered and bonded to collect in all 50 states. RGS is one of only 58 collection agencies who have achieved the Professional Practices Management System (PPMS) certification through ACA International. This is a strong demonstration of their dedication to running a sound, ethical and compliant business.


VoAppsVoApps is an Atlanta-based technology company that provides innovative voicemail solutions to helps businesses reach mobile contacts with consideration and compliance. We have patented solutions that optimize collections and call center efficiency. DirectDrop Voicemail – our flagship solution - delivers a voice message directly to the consumer's voicemail server – without calling their phone.  Close to 100 million of messages have been delivered to mobile users with DirectDrop Voicemail... and that number grows daily. VoApps was incubated at Georgia Tech's Advanced Technology Development Center and partly funded by the State of Georgia. VoApps was recently named one of the Top 40 Most Innovative Companies in Georgia, recognized for its innovation, financial impact, and efforts to spread the state's technology efforts throughout the US and globally.

Event Details
What: Education Finance & Loan Symposium
Why: Growth Through Learning: The future of Investing & Servicing Student Loans in a Rapidly Evolving Industry
When:
Where: The Westin Alexandria (in Old Town, VA), Washington D.C.
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