MEFA is led by an extraordinary group of professionals whose uncommon commitment and expertise has been essential in helping students achieve their college goals. The seven members of our leadership team average more than 15 years of service at MEFA, and continually enable our organization to expand and enhance the resources we offer to college-bound students and their families.

Thomas M. Graf, Executive Director

Elizabeth K. Fontaine, Assistant Executive Director

James Leighton, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

Anna Scimemi, Director of College Savings Programs

Lori Seuch, Director of Information Technologies

Penelope V. Hauck, Director of Marketing

Kathleen M. Mahoney, Secretary to the Board and Human Resource Administrator



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MEFA In The News

MEFA’s Participation in Boston’s First Youth Bank Day

MEFA’s participation in Boston’s first Youth Bank Day held at the Reggie Lewis Center on July 27th and hosted by the Mayor’s Office of Financial Empowerment and the Department of…

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College Financing Seminar

November 24, 2015


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