Higher One Announces Vice President of Product Management
NEW HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Higher One, a leader in providing financial services and data analytics to over 1,300 college and university campuses across the U.S., today announces that Whitney Stewart has joined Higher One as Vice President of Product Management. Stewart, who will be responsible for the product management and strategy across several Higher One product suites, brings more than 15 years of technology and financial services industry experience to the role.
Prior to joining Higher One, Stewart was responsible for SunTrust Bank’s Mass Market Consumer Segment strategy as well as the bank’s value added services product organization which includes debit, prepaid, and other consumer financial products. Prior to joining SunTrust, Stewart was responsible for Discover Network’s Brand and Communications organization for Discover Financial Services. She has also held senior management positions at Carreker, Bank of America, eFunds Corporation, and Deluxe Corporation in various Marketing, Product Management, and Business Strategy roles.
“Whitney is a great asset to our efforts in creating offerings that deepen our engagement with students and institutions and that build upon our principles of consumer value, choice, and transparency,” said Miles Lasater, COO and co-founder of Higher One. “As Higher One strives to meet new needs campus-wide and beyond, Whitney’s significant involvement with collaborative working groups brings valuable industry knowledge and skills to our innovative team.”
Stewart is active in leading industry conversations and has served on the Steering Committee of the U.S. EMV Migration Forum, the MasterCard® Debit Advisory Board, the MasterCard® Point of Interaction Advisory Board, the STAR® Network Advisory Board, the Deluxe Corporation Collaborative, the Consumer Bankers Association Interchange Working Group, and the Financial Services Roundtable Interchange Working Group.
About Higher One
Higher One is a leading company focused on creating cost-saving efficiencies for higher education institutions and providing high-value services to students. Higher One offers a wide array of technological services on campus, ranging from streamlining the institution’s performance analytics and financial aid refund processes to offering students innovative banking services, tuition payment plans, and the basics of financial management. Higher One works closely with colleges and universities to allocate resources more efficiently in order to provide a higher quality of service and education to students.
Founded in 2000 on a college campus by students, Higher One now serves more than half of the higher education market, providing its services to over 1,300 campuses and 10.9 million students at distinguished public and private institutions nationwide. More information about Higher One can be found at HigherOne.com.
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