TMS is a company built specifically to help students afford education while helping schools to prosper financially and operationally.
Our sole focus is the education industry; our company has been built with the objective of helping students afford education® while helping schools prosper. We assist schools with meeting their goals financially and operationally.
We use more than 30 years of education experience to stay ahead of the trends and comply with industry related statutes to ensure you can, too. We innovate, grow and enhance our products to ensure we are the partner that meets your needs for every step of the tuition payment process and related functions.
We work tirelessly to help your campus reduce workload, simplify technology needs, create efficiencies in tuition related processes, and reduce overall costs for your campus while providing a high touch service experience for your students and families.
Our services are purpose built for educational institutions and include SIS package integration, hosted technology solutions, billing services, student account presentment, payment acceptance, refund processing, and 1098-T presentment.
Our team of managers and professional development staff are highly trained, seasoned in the education industry, and ready to get the job done.
With decades of industry related experience, we look forward to working with your campus to provide a unique set of products and services enhanced by integration and driven by voice of the customer.
Senior Vice President, Business Development
Learn more about Carl J.
Carl is responsible for our Higher Education National Sales team and, as a senior manager, is a member of our Management Operating Committee. Carl has over 23 years of direct experience managing successful relationships with colleges and universities. Carl holds responsibility in the management of sales and service to new and existing clients, with the critical role of overseeing successful deployment of new and enhanced products and services to Higher Education institutions.He is a graduate of the State University of New York at Oneonta.
Vice President, Channel Partner Management
Learn more about Joe
Joe currently leads the TMS Strategic Partners program and has previously held leadership roles in information technology and product management. He has 20 years experience designing and delivering innovative student financial services with a focus on order to cash processes, payment processing and payment plans. Joe holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from U Mass Lowell.
Learn more about Howard
With a background of over 25 years of hands-on experience delivering innovative payment products in both entrepreneurial start-ups and at one of the nation’s largest and more innovative banks, Howard has built a strong foundation of payment know-how. He has played a key role in rolling out one of the nation’s first web-based cash management products. Most recently, Howard had served as a consultant and advisor to top payment companies and card networks in the world.
Senior Vice President, Information Technology
Learn more about Mark
Mark is responsible for overseeing our Professional Services, Consumer Communication and Implementation Services Teams. As a Senior Vice President, Mark has over 15 years of experience within the areas of Technical Services, Development, Enterprise and Application Architect. Mark oversees our implementation and technical teams, ensuring critical deployment of products and technology to our member schools. Mark holds a BS from UMass Amherst and is a volunteer on the Board of Directors for the Westport Education Foundation.
Director, Marketing and Communications
Learn more about Jodi
As the Marketing Director for TMS, Jodi oversees all marketing and communication efforts as it relates to both our B2B and B2C outreach. With 20 plus years of experience in both marketing and product management roles with more than 10 of those years here at TMS, Jodi guides her team as they engage partners schools to provide optimal communication support to their families and students, as well as managing the companies website, content library and communication programs online. Jodi holds a BS in Business Administration from Providence College.
Vice President of Business Development
Learn more about Suzanne
Suzanne is responsible for the Client School Development and, as a senior manager serves on our Management Operating Committee. Suzanne has over 17 years experience working directly with Higher Education Institutions. Suzanne works collaboratively across the organization to ensure that the products and services TMS delivers to the marketplace support the goals and objectives of our client schools and meet the ever changing needs of the students and families they serve.
Senior Vice President, Operations and Client Services
Learn more about John
John is responsible for overseeing our Call Center and Counseling Services, School Support Administration Services, Financial Account Management, Delivery Services and Corporate Training and Development Teams. John has over 15 years of education finance experience and has worked for over 25 years managing Telephony and Customer Service functions. John has multiple certifications for training, agent development, and customer service and telecommunication platforms.
Vice President, Operations and Client Services
Learn more about Amy
Amy is responsible for overseeing the overall service TMS delivers to our valued school clients. She oversees the Implementation and Professional Services departments, as well as the school-facing Client Support Representative team. Her focus is on ensuring that TMS consistently provides professional, timely and accurate assistance to our schools, while advocating for them within the organization based upon that their feedback and priorities. Amy earned her Bachelors degree from the University of Rhode Island and her MBA in Organizational Leadership from Johnson and Wales University.