With more than 40 years of strategic and executive management in the public and not-for-profit sectors, Jane L. Roig has focused her professional life on activities related to improving educational opportunities for students and families. As Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Southwest Student Services Corporation, she was responsible for leading and managing a comprehensive array of student loan products and services, and helped lead the organization’s evolution to the subsequent founding of Helios Education Foundation. Prior to joining Southwest, she served as Director of Policy and Federal Relations and the Director of Program Administration for the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. She was a nationally recognized policy and programmatic expert in the administration of student financial assistance programs and received numerous awards and recognitions for her work in the sector. Ms. Roig has also provided specialized consulting services in non-profit management, student financial assistance programs and corporate development.
Ms. Roig currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Arizona Science Center, the Boards of Directors of the Phoenix Suns Charities, and the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute, and serves on the Ed Pastor Center for Politics and Public Service Leadership Council. She previously served as Vice Chair of the Grand Canyon Chapter of the American Red Cross.