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Invite Education Adds Mary L. Nickeson as Senior Vice President

Nov 01, 2018

BOSTON, MA (November 1, 2018)— Invite Education announced today that veteran college savings industry expert Mary L. Nickeson joined the company as Senior Vice President.

“We are thrilled that Mary has chosen to join our team. Her deep knowledge of the college savings industry and dedication to serving clients with the highest level of service perfectly aligns with Invite Education’s mission,” said John Hupalo, Founder and CEO of Invite Education.

Peter Mazareas, co-founder of Invite Education, added, “Mary is a consummate professional who will help Invite Education

continue to grow. Her proven track-record of success and reputation for excellence in the market sets the bar even higher for us to better serve our clients. We couldn’t be happier to have her on board.”

Nickeson’s career began as a high school guidance counselor where she focused on new technologies, leading her to a college planning software start-up company. She later joined Archimedes, and then served as Vice President at Wealth Management Systems, Inc. Most recently, she led DST’s College Planning Solutions group, providing clients with mobile-friendly college planning applications, custom communications and consulting services. She was also product owner for financial planning calculators, including retirement, college and multi-goal tools, setting strategy to meet a variety of client and market needs.

“I have been very impressed by Invite Education’s commitment to the college savings industry,” Nickeson said, “I am excited to join the team and look forward to continuing to work creatively with clients to provide families with the improved tools and easy to understand information they need to achieve their dream of college.”

About Invite Education:

Invite Education, founded in 2012 and headquartered in Boston, provides information, tools and services to empower families to plan, save and pay for college. Its clients include financial services firms, 529 College Savings Programs including state and private sector partners, banks, credit unions and others seeking to offer online tools to their customers to simplify and demystify the process of planning and paying for college. Invite Education also does business as