StrataTech Education Group Names Melanie Zuverink Vice President of Financial Aid

melanie zPHOENIX (February 5, 2018) – StrataTech Education Group, which specializes in the operation of skilled-trade schools, is proud to announce it has named Melanie Zuverink vice president of financial aid. Zuverink was hired in 2014 as director of financial aid for StrataTech Education Group and has continued to grow with the organization, most recently serving as the national director of financial aid.

In her new role, Zuverink will oversee all aspects of financial assistance to current and prospective students within StrataTech’s portfolio of schools, including: Tulsa Welding School, Tulsa Welding School Jacksonville, Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston, and The Refrigeration School in Phoenix.

“As the shortage of skilled-trade workers continues to advance across the nation, we remain dedicated to supporting students looking to further their careers within the welding, pipefitting, electro-mechanical and HVAC/R industries,” said Mary Kelly, CEO of StrataTech Education Group. “Promoting Melanie to vice president of financial aid helps ensure students from every background know and understand the options available to access our nationally-recognized programs.”

Zuverink began her decade-long career as a financial aid advisor at Anthem College in 2007. At Anthem College, she traveled to 23 campuses to help collect delinquent payments, train new advisors and directors, and fill-in as a director when needed. From there, she was recruited by North Central University to counsel graduate students on program costs.

Zuverink received her B.S. in Business and Administration from Anthem College in Phoenix, and is currently earning her M.S. in Management and Leadership from Western Governors University.

About StrataTech Education Group

StrataTech Education Group focuses on the education, growth and development of specialized career education schools, particularly skilled-trade programs designed to address the nation’s growing infrastructure needs. Holding an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau, StrataTech Education Group’s portfolio includes The Refrigeration School, Inc. (RSI), Tulsa Welding School (TWS), Tulsa Welding School Jacksonville, and Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center (TWSTC). For more information, visit