For Immediate Release
February 8, 2016

Contact: College Planning & Community Engagement
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Promotions Announced by Concord Nonprofit

Concord, NH — Granite State Management & Resources (GSM&R), one of The NHHEAF Network Organizations, announces the following recent promotions:

Stephanie Buttrick of Tuftonboro joins the Executive Management Team and has been promoted to Chief Program Officer. Stephanie joined GSM&R in 2002 and has held various positions, including most recently, Vice President of Project Management. She received her M.B.A. degree from Southern New Hampshire University and has a Project Management Professional Certification awarded by the Project Management Institute. In her new role, Buttrick’s responsibilities include strategic management of the student loan servicing divisions, federal contract management and new business integration.

Daniel Coughlan of Penacook has been promoted to Vice President of Finance. Dan earned his B.S. in Accounting from New Hampshire College (now known as Southern New Hampshire University) and has been with the Organizations since 1996. He previously served as AVP of Finance.

Tori Berube of Manchester has been promoted to Vice President of College Planning & Community Engagement. Berube has been with the Organizations since April of 2002 and previously served as the AVP of College Planning & Outreach. She earned her B.S. in Management from Keene State College and is pursuing a M.S. degree in Organizational Leadership from Southern New Hampshire University.

“On behalf of our Board of Trustees and the rest of our management team, I am pleased to announce the promotions of Stephanie, Dan and Tori,” stated René Drouin, President & CEO of the Organizations. “Their management skills and commitment to our mission will help contribute to the success of our organization.”

Granite State Management & Resources (GSM&R) was established in 1986 to assume administration and loan servicing of federal and private student loan programs. Most recently, GSM&R became a not-for-profit federal contractor for the U.S. Department of Education to service the Federal Direct Student Loan Program.