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National Student Clearinghouse Names Bridget Sedlock as Managing Director, Corporate Services

Bridget SedlockHerndon, VA (Aug. 15, 2016) — The National Student Clearinghouse, the nation’s trusted source for education verification and student outcomes research, announced today Bridget Sedlock of Clifton, Virginia as Managing Director, Corporate Services.

Reporting to the Clearinghouse’s CEO and President Rick Torres, Ms. Sedlock will work with executives and staff to advance the Clearinghouse’s mission, vision, and core values, while furthering individual business units, workforce planning, human capital practices, and organizational development. In this role, she will oversee staff and responsibilities for Human Resources and Workplace Services, Corporate Communications, and the Office of the President.

“Bridget shares our vision and culture and is a dynamic business leader with 25 years of experience at Rolls-Royce North America and the U.S. State Department,” said Rick Torres, President and CEO of the Clearinghouse. “She will advance the Clearinghouse’s goals and build upon our reputation as one of the top places to work in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area for delivering excellent customer service and attracting and retaining top talent, as demonstrated in our 2016 When Work Works Award.”

“I am grateful and excited for this opportunity to champion the Clearinghouse as a great place for staff to work, grow and achieve goals, in a collaborative, high-performing and fun environment, which is anchored in a trust and commitment-based corporate culture,” said Sedlock.

Ms. Sedlock was with Rolls-Royce North America since 1998 providing human resource leadership and services to more than 1,300 employees while driving organization effectiveness through organization design, performance management, succession planning, recruitment, talent management, training and development, as well as compensation and benefits. She has extensive experience working with all types of teams including technology, operations, scientific, training, executive leadership, and senior leadership.

Prior to her work with Rolls-Royce, Ms. Sedlock managed overseas employment for more than 300 employees at 32 embassies and consulates in Latin America and the Caribbean for the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Inter-American Affairs. She has a bachelor’s in government and foreign affairs from the University of Virginia.

About the National Student Clearinghouse®

The National Student Clearinghouse, a nonprofit formed in 1993 with more than 225 employees, is the trusted source for and leading provider of higher education verifications and electronic education record exchanges, handling more than 1.4 billion education record transactions annually.

The Clearinghouse serves as a single point of contact for the collection and timely exchange of accurate and comprehensive enrollment, degree, and certificate records on behalf of its more than 3,600 participating higher education institutions, which represent 98 percent of all students in public and private U.S. institutions. The Clearinghouse also provides thousands of high schools and districts with continuing collegiate enrollment, progression, and completion statistics on their alumni.

Through its verification, electronic exchange, and reporting services, the Clearinghouse saves the education community cumulatively over $750 million annually. Most Clearinghouse services are provided to colleges and universities at little or no charge, including enhanced transcript and research services, enabling institutions to redistribute limited staff and budget resources to more important student service efforts. Clearinghouse services are designed to facilitate an institution’s compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, The Higher Education Act, and other applicable laws. The Clearinghouse has signed the Student Privacy Pledge and is the first recipient of ikeepsafe.org’s FERPA compliance badge, which was awarded to its StudentTracker for High Schools service.

For more information, visit www.studentclearinghouse.org.

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