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 Senior Vice President for Edvisors. Anita is responsible for revenue growth through the nurturing and development of advertiser relationships, as well as oversight for the company’s marketing, 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.
David is Editor of Edvisors.com and works alongside Mark Kantrowitz on updating and expanding the site’s resources for students and families. David brings 30 years of experience as Director of Financial Aid at some of the nation’s leading colleges, including Scripps College, California Institute of Technology and Occidental College. He is respected by students, parents and financial aid professionals nationwide because of his extensive outreach and volunteer activities, his extensive knowledge of financial aid and his leadership in helping to simplify the aid application process.
David has served in numerous financial aid leadership and volunteer positions on the national, regional and state levels and has received more than 35 awards for his service.
Jonathan Romano is Vice President of Sales for Edvisors. He is responsible for managing data and advertising partners on Edvisors’ web sites by building relationships with new and existing clients while working closely with our Product and Marketing teams to ensure optimal performance for advertisers. Jon loves the win-win nature of his job, where he is able to deliver value to both students and advertisers.
Prior to joining Edvisors, Jon served as General Manager and Senior Account Director at SimplyPredict, where he contributed to successful data acquisition, engagement and enrichment strategies for major television networks, magazines, newspapers and well-known consumer brands.
Jon supports the Bay Head 5K race to fight Leukemia and the Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA). In his spare time, Jon enjoys writing and recording original music compositions as well as performing on stage, entertaining audiences at live music venues.
Jon attended the Business Economics program at The City College of New York.
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