Meet RepayCentsibly’s Executive Staff…
100+ Years Combined Industry Experience and Success
David Feitz, Executive Director
David Feitz is Executive Director of UHEAA. Prior to becoming Executive Director, Mr. Feitz served as Associate Executive Director for Policy and Development at UHEAA where he directed UHEAA’s financial aid, policy, school services, government relations, business and technology development, marketing, and outreach efforts. He has worked in higher education, financial aid, and education finance for over 30 years.
David Schwanke, Deputy Executive Director
David Schwanke serves as the Deputy Executive Director of the UHEAA and is responsible for the operational and financial oversite of UHEAA’s $5.8 billion portfolio of FFELP, Direct Loan portfolios, and RepayCentsibly™ which is UHEAA’s default prevention service. He has spent the last 22 years working for UHEAA, specializing in the financing and servicing of student loans. Currently, Mr. Schwanke is responsible for the operational, financial and servicing aspects of UHEAA’s student loan portfolio and bonds.
Bob McRae, Director of Finance
Bob McRae has over twenty years of experience assisting students and families to plan and pay for college. Bob has developed many of the budgeting and financial models used throughout UHEAA and its many programs. He is continually looking for ways to devote UHEAA’s resources as efficiently as possible to help families achieve their higher education goals.
Stephen Rogers, RepayCentsibly Program Manager
Steve Rogers has over fifteen years of experience assisting students and families on how to plan and pay for college from both state-governing and institutional positions. Steve manages the RepayCentsibly™ program and has been heavily involved in the development of financial literacy resources and outreach efforts focused on helping students and their families successfully complete their education and limit school-related debt. He is passionate about the educational venture and is committed to ensuring students borrow wisely and make the most out of their educational investment.
Michelle Hansen, Manager of Claims, Ombudsman
Michelle Hansen has worked at UHEAA for 29 years and has an extensive knowledge of federal student loan rules and regulations. She is the data manager for NSLDS updates and Cohort Default Rate appeals. Michelle is currently the Common Manual Governing Board Chair. The Common Manual is a student loan policy presented by the guarantors in the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) program and provides policy guidance to schools and lenders on loans made thru the FFEL program. In addition, Michelle has been the Ombudsman for UHEAA since 2008. As the Ombudsman, she handles escalated student complaints, disputes, and other loan issues.