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Robert Heil is CEO of Financial Aid Services (FAS), overseeing all aspects of the business. Robert brings more than 25 years of higher education and executive experience as a university administrator, a highly respected consultant and thought leader, and executive for multiple EdTech and higher ed consulting firms such as RuffaloCODY, Everspring, and RNL. Robert joined FAS in 2022 from Ruffalo Noel Levitz (RNL) where he served as the Chief Revenue Officer. The organizations he led created significant innovations, value, and impact for clients and employees, while generating exponential growth for those companies.

Robert brings valuable strategic insights and a rare foresight on emerging trends which makes him a trusted partner to universities and organizations across the country. He is well-recognized and respected for building long lasting relationships with clients and partners through his ability to listen, identify root issues, and present the right solutions to achieve success. Robert demonstrates that same collaborative leadership and growth focused vitality to our team at FAS.

Robert is passionate about higher education and creating impact for campuses and the students they serve. He brings that same passion to advancing our mission at FAS of empowering colleges and universities to strengthen their financial health, maintain compliance, optimize enrollment, and enhance the student experience.

Robert has served as a corporate advisory board member for several organizations. He is a graduate of Abilene Christian University. He and his family reside in Atlanta, GA.

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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 | (Former) Vice President for Finance | Wesley College