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FAT$TAF, LLC is committed to meeting your school's Financial Aid needs.

The company is owned and operated by Catherine Ivie. It is located in sunny Phoenix, Arizona and provides services to schools throughout the U.S.A.   FAT$TAF, LLC, is committed to meeting your school's Financial Aid needs and to helping you through the complicated process of administering Federal Student Aid. We will be with you every step of the way.

FAT$TAF Staff Members

Catherine  E. Ivie
Owner, Financial Aid Director and Consultant
Catherine has an extensive background in financial aid and post-secondary school administration spanning approximately 32 years. Her background includes such diverse experience as Admissions Representative, School Director, School Owner, Financial Aid Officer, Corporate Fiscal Officer, Corporate Financial Aid Director for a chain of 15 colleges, Third Party Servicer Director and a Title IV Consultant to an array of post secondary institutions. Catherine's experience includes the administrative management of employees for multiple campuses overseeing as many as 40 Financial Aid Advisors and Compliance Officers. She is well versed in all aspects of Title IV Regulations and Title IV delivery systems and has an excellent working relationship with the U.S. Department of Education. Catherine brings with her to her own company, FAT$TAF, LLC, a wealth of knowledge and experience difficult to surpass in the field of post secondary education.

Ditza BenShalom
Assistant Director/Director of Accounting
Ditza brings with her to FAT$TAF, LLC over 25 years of experience in accounting and business management. She holds a degree in accounting and for approximately 25 years she has concentrated her accounting expertise in the areas of Title IV fiscal administration and Federal Student Aid compliance. Ditza demonstrates excellence and precision in her honed ability to reconcile school accounts keeping them in compliance with federal regulations. She is adept in all aspects of USDE reporting as well as auditing of student files and supervision of financial aid staff.

Gina Barciz - FAA/Quality Assurance Manager
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Elliot Howard - FAA/Desktop IT
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Karla Cooper - FAA/Accreditation Manager
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Jason DeStevens - FAA/Assistant Director of Accounting
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Jael Martinez - FAA/Packaging Manager
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Melanie Sumner - Fiscal Officer
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Gregg Kreun - FAA/Financial Aid Administrator
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Lynn Murdock - R2T4 Specialist/Accounting Assistant
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Elizabeth McDonald - FAA/Verification Specialist
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Cynthia Morefield - FAA/Financial Aid Administrator
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Regina Deanes - FAA/Financial Aid Administrator
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Nettie Phares - Office Assistant
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