John has held numerous positions in the higher education space over a 30-year career. As Vice President for Enrollment Services and Marketing at Dean College, John led the College to the highest enrollment in more than twenty years and created a marketing department that focused on promoting the College through various social media platforms. Prior to joining Dean College, John served as Senior Vice President for Business Development at TERI, the largest non-profit guarantor of private education loans and a leading provider of college planning services. John was President of Nellie Mae, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sallie Mae and oversaw more than $2 billion in annual loan originations, making them the 10 th largest student loan provider in the nation. John also held various positions in admissions and financial aid at Westfield State College, Fitchburg State College and North Adams State College.