First Fairfield Associates and Announce New Service Agreement with Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc.

First Fairfield Associates and Announce New Service Agreement with Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 2:35pm

CONTENT: Press Release

Madison, WI, June 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ – First Fairfield Associates, LLC and today announced that they have has entered into a support services agreement with Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc.  Great Lakes is a national student loan servicer with millions of customers across the country.  They are supplementing a financial literacy program to help their customers make wise career choices once they leave school.

“We are pleased to be working with First Fairfield and to provide additional career resources for our customers,” said Brett Lindquist, Chief Marketing & Sales Officer with Great Lakes.  “Our joint service agreement allows our customers to use 1stGig and VetsBridge services free-of-charge as they pursue their post-education careers.”

“There is great synergy between Great Lakes and 1stGig,” said Al Marco, CEO of “We understand that it’s not enough to make a college education available and financeable for our young people and veterans. We need to think beyond the cap and gown, and find innovative ways to help them find the jobs and meaningful careers with good salaries to ensure they are able to service their student loan debt and lead happy, productive lives.”

What’s different about and is that unlike traditional job boards and other self-help resources for new graduates and veterans, these sites provide recruitment services that make it easier and faster for prospective employees and employers to find each other.

Great Lakes is one of the nation's largest integrated providers of student loan services.  The company services $187 billion in student loans for 10.3 million borrower accounts.  Great Lakes serves the U.S. Department of Education and over 6,000 schools and 1,100 lenders across the nation.  Great Lakes is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, with operating and technology centers in several states across the country.

For more information on or, check out the websites or contact Al Marco, or by phone 608-620-6062.


Barbara Hernandez, APR
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