About the Event:
You know you need a degree to move forward, but you don't know how you can make it all work. Returning to school as an adult is a daunting task. You're likely wondering, "Where will I find the time between work and family commitments?"; "How will I pay for it?"; "Can I get any credit for what I have already accomplished?"
Join us for our next Serious Talk webinar to learn ways you can fit pursuing a degree – at any age – into your busy life.
Kristy C. Kotek, Director of Student Success at American InterContinental University
Kristy has over 10 years of experience in higher education, including experience in Financial Aid, Career Services, and Student Advising, all at American InterContinental University. She is also the Chair of WeCare, AIU Online's philanthropy.
Phil Olson, VP of Financial Aid, American InterContinental University
Phil is an expert in the financial aid field with 10 years of experience. He has overseen the financial aid benefits for over 162,000 students, helping them to receive an estimated 200 million dollars in college funding. In addition to his leading over 80 AIU financial aid advisors, Phil serves on the Board of the Career Education Scholarship Fund and also advises the Advantage Grant committee.
Lisa is an Author, Educator, and Public Speaker, who serves and functions in multiple areas of leadership. She completed her Master's Degree in Adult Education and Training with American InterContinental University. She is a resident of Illinois, where she resides with her husband and children. She currently works as a National Admissions Advisor. Lisa is very active in her community. She has been recognized for her excellence in community service by Plainfield High School.
Zina first studied with the Office Education Association (OEA). In college, Zina enrolled in Computer Programming but left due to family needs and a full-time job at Tyson Foods at which she worked for over 20 years. Zina went back to college with American InterContinental University, completing her AABA, BBA, and lastly her MBA in 2012.