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Tru Student's mission is to continuously innovate to help students, families and our business partners succeed.

Based in Helena, Mont., Tru Student offers products and services including tuition installment payment plans, private student loan servicing, defaulted student loan rehabilitation management and Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program servicing.

Tru Student was established in May 2010 in response to the ever-evolving landscape of the student lending industry. The company is dedicated to remaining on the cutting edge of technology, and to offering its clients the human touch that ensures complete customer satisfaction.

Tru Student is a wholly owned, for-profit subsidiary of nonprofit Student Assistance Foundation (SAF).

Meet the Board of Directors
Ernest Bergsagel - Board Chair, Malta
Terry Cosgrove - Vice Chair, Helena
Lynn Etchart - Helena
Ed Jasmin - Helena
Craig Roloff - Bozeman

Corporate Officers:
Jim Stipcich, President
Bruce Marks, Executive Vice President
Sharon Eslick, Secretary
Craig Roloff, Treasurer

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Tru Student in the News
2/24/2014 SAF, Tru Student Implement Operations Improvement Strategy in Response to Changes Related To Federal Budget Deal
11/14/2012 SAF Subsidiary Announces Staffing Changes
10/26/2012 SAF Subsidiary Announces Partnership with Rural Dynamics, Inc.
04/03/2012 Student Assistance Foundation: Reaching Out to Displaced Workers from AmeriGas
03/12/2012 Student Assistance Foundation: Developing New Business Lines, Looking to Hire Staff