President, ECMC; General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, ECMC Group
In his role as president of ECMC, Dan Fisher is responsible for the management and coordination of all Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP) and guaranty agency program activities for ECMC. He also oversees our college access, trainings and outreach activities in the states where ECMC is the designated guarantor.
Mr. Fisher also is the primary legal advisor to the Corporation and affiliates, including its executive management team and board of directors. Mr. Fisher also provides executive oversight to the legal department, compliance department and several shared services departments. In addition to ensuring compliance with all laws and regulations, he has been critical in forming ECMC's national bankruptcy litigation strategy. He has argued appeals involving student loan dischargeability standards, due process matters and collection cost issues.
Mr. Fisher has given presentations on student loan-related matters at many industry conferences as well as the American Bar Institute and the National Council of Bankruptcy Judges. He is admitted to practice in most federal appellate courts and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Prior to joining ECMC Group, Mr. Fisher served on active duty in the U.S. Army as a judge advocate in Georgia and the Washington, D.C. area, where his primary focus was court-martial litigation. Mr. Fisher also serves on the national board of directors for the nonprofit Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE), which has 60 state and local chapters focusing on teaching young people the skills to improve their financial literacy.