Craig P. Anderson

Senior Vice President, Business Development​
President, Student Connections

Craig P. Anderson, Strada Education Network

As Strada Education Network℠ senior vice president, Business Development, Craig P. Anderson leads the Strada Education company Student Connections​.

Student Connections provides schools with products and services designed to help students successfully complete their postsecondary education and transition to the workforce.

Anderson has 25 years of experience in student financial aid and lending. Prior to joining Strada Education, then known as USA Funds®, in January 2014, Anderson was senior vice president, student loan sales, customer support and servicer management for J.P. Morgan Chase. At Chase he led a staff that handled all aspects of customer support, market communications and vendor management.

He previously held leadership positions with Sallie Mae, Bank One Education Finance and USA Group.

Anderson served on the Consumer Bankers Association education funding committee. He is a past vice chairman of the board for Education Loan Management Resources and was on the ELM board’s executive committee. He is a member of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.

Additionally, Anderson is a board member for the International School of Indiana. He holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Florida. ​​​​​