October 23, 2023

York College of PA’s Graham Business School hosts CampusDoor president Sara Parrish for Oct. 25 talk


Sara Parrish, president of CampusDoor, headquartered in York and one of the nation’s largest third-party student and specialty loan origination shops, will speak at 2 p.m., Oct. 25, in York College’s Weinstock Lecture Hall, Willman Business Center. The talk, part of the Graham School of Business Executive Speaker Series, is open to the public free of charge.

Parrish will discuss “Funding Futures: Challenges and Opportunities at a Student Lending Fintech.” As CampusDoor’s president, she is responsible for the growth and performance of the company, facilitated through three areas of focus: creating and maintaining lasting lender relationships, cultivating an environment where the entire team can do their best work, and inspiring and enabling the market to offer products that empower students and their families.

Recently awarded a 2023 Forty Under 40 award from the Central Penn Business Journal, Parrish worked in various operational and portfolio management roles at the PA Higher Education Assistance Agency before joining CampusDoor in 2016. Before that, she worked in engineering business development and government services contracting.

CampusDoor provides innovative, white-label solutions to lenders, enabling them to help customers finance a college education, pay off high-interest debt, or cover other unexpected costs. CampusDoor has processed over $26 billion in private student loan applications, assisted more than 2.2 million borrowers, and supports more than 1,200 unique loan programs.