Ken Ruggiero


San Diego Chapter

Ken has more than 25 years of management, finance and business development experience as an integral part of management teams that grew companies in fast-changing environments. He is Chairman and CEO of Goal Structured Solutions (“Goal”), a recognized industry leader in student loan program development, investing and management. Goal has managed over $10B in securitizations, invested its own capital in $3 billion of performing and non-performing student loans and manages over $26B of student loans for itself and third parties. Previously, he served as CFO and President of Goal Financial a $9 billion student loan company. Prior to joining Goal, he held executive positions at eAssist Global Solutions, NBC’s Internet Division and the public accounting firm, Arthur Andersen. He received his CPA in New York, an MBA from Columbia University and a BA in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.