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Team: Leadership

Jay Sweda

Jay serves as the Chief Financial Officer at Interfolio, helping to provide strategic and operational financial direction across the organization. Since the late 90s, Jay has served in the finance leadership in a variety of technology based organizations, focused on providing stable financial guidance through growth and turnaround opportunities. His first foray into the education […]

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Tess Frazier

After starting her career at a Washington, DC law firm and acquiring her interest in education technology with roles at PeopleSoft and SAP, Tess joined then fledgling startup Blackboard, Inc. in 1999, where she was responsible for building and managing the contracting function in an aggressively sales driven environment that saw revenues increase to over […]

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Carol Gersten

Carol has been focused on making clients successful through service, delivery, and technology activities and implementations since the beginning of her professional career. She has worked across a variety of industries (logistics, biotechnology, and higher education) guiding and leading organizations of professional services, account management, solution consulting, business development, and enterprise technology engagements. Carol’s background […]

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Darrell Pierre

Darrell is approaching twenty years of service to the education community, having worked for organizations such as National Student Clearinghouse, Ellucian, and Hobsons. He leads the team responsible for outreach to new college and university partners. Darrell is a graduate of Georgetown and earned an MBA at Johns Hopkins.

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Jack Dilanian

Jack has dedicated his entire professional life to the education industry, helping to make institutions and the constituents within them, students, parents, faculty, and administration, as successful as possible. After graduating from George Mason University, Jack started his career at Blackboard in sales within their Higher Education and K12 division. He spent over 8 years […]

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Katherine Kelly, Ph.D.

Katherine directs content and brand strategy at Interfolio, including sales messaging and presentations, market/buyer research, and product marketing. She creates the tone for Interfolio’s voice in the market. Before Interfolio, she produced academic content at ESPN’s Longhorn Network. She has a doctorate in American Studies from The University of Texas at Austin where she studied design history and […]

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Megan Cole

At Interfolio, Megan helms a comprehensive strategy​ to increase the company’s presence as a leader in the market for higher education software. ​With 11 years of B2B and B2C experience​, Megan has deep expertise developing and implementing integrated marketing programs that drive and increase product adoption, as well as improve community retention. Prior to Interfolio, […]

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Max Swagler

Joining Interfolio in 2011 as a member of the Scholar Services team, Max has worn many hats while supporting Interfolio’s scholars and institutions. Now serving as VP of Client Success, he provides direction and sets the long-term strategy for the creative minds in Scholar Services and Client Success.

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Erin Mayhood

Erin imagines a world where faculty feel supported, respected, and free to have the impact on students and research that they have worked so hard to achieve. Following 8 years in higher education as an information scientist and UX specialist at University of Virginia and Boston University, Erin joined Interfolio’s efforts to build thoughtful, well-designed […]

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Ben Wang

Ben is responsible for discovering new ways Interfolio can serve faculty and Institutions through technology. Prior to joining Interfolio, Ben led Product and User Experience for EAB, a division of the Advisory Board Company, an industry leader in advancing student success through innovative technology. Ben holds a B.S. in economics and computer science from Duke […]

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