The College Money Matters Team
founder and executive director of College Money Matters
Nancy Goodman is the founder and executive director of College Money Matters. She retired from Citibank after 31 years as a Vice President in a variety of divisions. While mentoring some high school students she became aware of, and infuriated by, the complexity of the college financing process. She started College Money Matters to provide clear and unbiased information to high school students and their parents.
Financial aid advisor
Marcia Burkett is the financial aid advisor at Mamaroneck High School in Mamaroneck, NY. She works collaboratively with school counselors and families to understand the financial aid process for college and its impact on students. She has volunteered with college access programs, like College Summit and has served as guest speaker for area high schools on College Financial Aid. Previously, she has worked in college admissions and in Human Resources for Conde Nast Publications.
Rodd D. Berro
Co-President and owner of Pegasus Asset Management, Inc.
Rodd D. Berro is Co-President and owner of Pegasus Asset Management, Inc. a Registered Investment Advisory Firm (RIA) based in Montebello, NY. He has been with Pegasus for over 30 years. He holds the designation of Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) since 1995. Rodd is active in a number of non-profit organizations.
Sharon E. Des Jarlais
Sharon E. Des Jarlais retired from American Express (AMEX) after serving for almost 20 years as a vice president in various capacities including accounting, reporting, financial systems, policies and procedures, internal control and compliance, and management of AMEX’s ATM business. She has a strong background in financial consulting/analysis, management, and process improvement based on 30+ years of CPA and financial management experience.
Stacey Sarris has been working in UX (User Experience and Interface) since 2007 and has done consulting, college teaching and has corporate experience in UX. She is currently completing her Doctor of Science in Information and Interaction Design.
Founder and managing partner of Ingram Boccellari & Company
Lois Ingram is founder and managing partner of Ingram Boccellari & Company, a consulting firm that advises organizational leaders as they make such key transitions as repositionings, market expansions, mergers, brand evolutions, and reputational crises. The firm’s clients have included Fortune 100 companies as well as non-profits.