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REGIONAL DIRECTOR - MIDWEST
NELNET EDUCATION LOAN SERVICING
Anne Watson is Vice President-Regional Director for Nelnet Inc. for Michigan and Ohio. She is responsible for providing quality service to all higher education institutions in support of Nelnet’s Department of Education student loans servicing contract. Watson works closely with schools to identify their needs, and support their success in the Federal Direct Loan Program.
Watson was Director of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships at the University of Detroit for 23 years. Before joining Nelnet, she worked as a Consultant, training new professionals at Marygrove College, Wayne State University, Henry Ford Community College, Concordia College and auditing student loan records on behalf of the Michigan Department of Education and Department of HHS.
With more than three decades of experience in Student Aid, Watson is a trusted resource for her customers and her colleagues. She recently received the Midwest Regional Association Outstanding Leadership Award in Michigan and a Life Time Achievement Award. She has held several executive board roles in her state and regional associations, including past-president and continues to hold leadership positions on her Association’s Boards.
Watson, an undergraduate degree recipient from Western Michigan University is passionate about mentoring young women, assisting them with accessing higher education institutions and achieving their goal of getting a college degree and bettering their communities. She has a wonderful daughter, Brianna.
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