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John Falb is the President & Chief Executive Officer of Edvisors, a leading education company focused on providing information, tools and resources to help students, parents, and educators plan and pay for college. He oversees all aspects of the company’s operations, including marketing, sales, and product development. Since 2002, John’s leadership helped College Loan Corporation (CLC) become the nation’s 7th largest student loan originator, servicing more than 900,000 customers, and the 10th largest holder of student loan assets.
He also serves as Treasurer and board member of Stop Child Predators, a nonprofit organization established to protect children and hold their victimizers accountable. He holds a B.S. in Accounting from San Diego State University and an MBA in Finance from the University of San Diego.
Mark Kantrowitz is Senior Vice President and Publisher of Edvisors. His mission is to deliver practical information, advice and tools to students and their families so they can make informed decisions about planning and paying for college. Mark is a nationally-recognized expert on financial aid, scholarships and student loans.
Mark has testified before Congress about student aid policy on several occasions and is frequently interviewed by news outlets. He has been quoted in more than 5,000 newspaper and magazine articles in the last five years. He has written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Washington Post, Reuters, Huffington Post, US News & World Report, Newsweek, and Time magazines. Mark is the author of two bestselling books about scholarships and financial aid and holds seven patents.
Mark is a member of the board of directors of the National Scholarship Providers Association and the board of trustees of the Center for Excellence in Education. Mark serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Student Financial Aid and the editorial advisory board of Bottom Line/Personal.
Mark earned two bachelor's degrees in Mathematics and Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a Master's degree in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University. He has been honored with the Jefferson Medal from the American Institute for Public Service, a Special Award from the College Board, the Creative Leadership Award from CASFAA and the Meritorious Achievement Award from NASFAA.
Anita Myles serves as Vice President of Business Development and Product for Edvisors. Anita is responsible for revenue growth through the nurturing and development of advertiser relationships, as well as oversight for the company’s products and services. She is passionate about helping students succeed through the exchange of engaging, timely, and relevant information.
Prior to joining Edvisors, Anita served as the National Sales Director for American Student Assistance (a former student loan guaranty agency in Boston). In addition to leading the overall sales effort, she led cross-functional work teams on various projects, and was active in discussions with college chancellors, presidents, and other c-suite officers to learn about the current demands and needs of campuses and their students. Anita has spent 24 years to date in higher education financing, having worked for companies such as Citibank, EdFund, NextStudent and Chase Education Finance.
Anita holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from California State University, Sacramento, as well as an MBA in Marketing.
Eric Droukas is the Vice President of Marketing at Edvisors, where he leads the company’s traffic acquisition and retention strategy through inbound and performance marketing. Under Eric’s marketing team leadership since 2011, Edvisors has twice been named to the Inc. 5000 List of fastest-growing companies, generated more than two million leads, and encouraged millions of students to visit the Edvisors network of education resource sites.
Before Edvisors, Eric served as Director of SEO for Everest Gaming, managing all of the company’s content marketing efforts. Eric also worked at SolidWorks, launching a number of inbound marketing initiatives, such as search engine optimization (SEO), paid search advertising, blogging and podcasting.
Eric received a bachelor’s degree in English from Tufts University.