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Matt Pelkey

Director of Education, OppU

Matt Pelkey plans and oversees all content for OppU, the educational arm of OppLoans. As the director of education for OppU, he has successfully implemented personal finance courses, scholarship opportunities, and financial literacy resources for students and adults of all ages. His prior experience working for Public Citizen, a consumer advocacy nonprofit, combined with the time he spent as a reporter, set him up for success to provide timely and necessary content.

Matt completed training with the National Financial Educators Council (NFEC) in 2020 and is a Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI). He also holds a master’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and a bachelor’s degree from Vassar College.

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