Maurice Benson

Head of University Partnerships

Maurice has spent the majority of his career in higher education finance, specifically focused on creating strategies to increase brand awareness, student loan production and new customer acquisition. For more than 15 years he has developed and led remote sales teams at several large financial services institutions across the country.

Prior to starting with ReUp Education, Maurice was the National Sales Manager for PNC Bank’s Student Lending department. He helped the team transform to a direct to consumer engagement model to help drive potential customers earlier in the student lending cycle. Leveraging market data, we was able to create strategies that focused the team on areas with the highest potential for success. Under his leadership, the team saw significant increases in engaging potential customers as well as increasing internal product awareness.

Maurice received his BA in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin and holds a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University.As a believer in lifelong learning, Maurice recently completed a certificate program in Digital Product Management from General Assembly.