David Bledsoe has worked in the financial aid profession for more than 25 years. He brings a wealth of experience in federal regulations and compliance to his position as an FAS consultant.

Prior to joining FAS, David served as the director of financial aid for Georgia State University, where he oversaw implementation of the SunGard Banner software system as well as a centralized imaging system for student information. He also held leadership positions at Buffalo State College and the University of South Florida.

David has extensive experience with institutional developed legacy systems and software programs such as SunGard Banner, GSFC Surfer, and the U.S. Department of Education’s EDExpress, COD System, and NSLDS.

Active in several professional associations, he currently serves as the president of the Georgia Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators. He is a member of the Georgia Student Finance Commission Advisory Board, National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA), and the Southern Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (SASFAA). He has also been a member of professional associations in New York and Florida.

David received his Bachelor of Arts from Marshall University and a Master of Education from University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.

FAS really has top-notch people. They are very professional and easy to deal with. It’s an organization I can trust and be assured that whatever they do or advise will be accepted by the DOE as being true and compliant."

- Eric Nelson | Vice President for Finance | Wesley College