VP of Professional Development & Institutional Compliance, NASFAA
Dana Kelly currently serves as the vice president of professional development and institutional compliance for the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA). In this role she oversees all products and services assigned to the Training and Regulatory Assistance and Certification and Credentialing departments, supervises DC-based and remote training staff, manages the annual Leadership & Legislative Conference & Expo, develops session content for NASFAA's national conference and oversees NASFAA's Meetings area. As a member of NASFAA's executive team, she is instrumental in ensuring NASFAA is working toward the vision, mission, and goals established by NASFAA's Board of Directors. Dana has over 29 years experience working within the financial aid community. Prior to working at NASFAA, she held positions at Nelnet Diversified Solutions as a national trainer, at Nelnet as a regional director, and at High Point University as the director of student financial planning. She holds a bachelor's degree in justice and policy studies from Guilford College, a master's degree from University of Phoenix in organizational management, and master's in public administration from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.